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The GOP's Attempt at Repealing Obamacare Is the Start of Repealing the Rule of Law in America

At stake in the Senate vote is not just health care but equal protection under the law The runaway train that is the Republican-led Senate’s assault on healthcare safety nets is nearing its fateful conclusion. At stake is not just the American health care system but the architecture of democratic self-governance. Show More Summary

Samantha Bee Has a Field Day With the 'Mooch' Scaramucci's Questionable Strategy: 'That Elephant is Eating Itself'

"What does 'The Mooch Doctrine' look like in practice? Oh worse than you even imagined." White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch, started his job last Friday with an attempt to mend fences between the media...Show More Summary

Joint Chiefs Say There Will Be No Change to Transgender Policy

In a message to commanding military officers Thursday, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said there will be “no modifications” in the military’s policy allowing transgender people to serve in the military until the president issues specific direction to the secretary of defense. Show More Summary

The Trump Administration Is Trying Again to Get Data on Every American Voter

On June 28, when the vice chair of President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission sent a letter to all 50 states requesting sweeping voter data, he triggered a bipartisan rebellion, with not a single state providing all the data he was seeking. Now he’s trying again.  The initial request from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a national crusader for […]

Michael Moore Tells Colbert He's Building an 'Army of Satire' to Combat President Trump

Moore's upcoming broadway show, which begins July 28 aims to empower citizens to fight back against the Trump Administration. On Wednesday night, Michael Moore reminded Stephen Colbert that only a year ago people were saying  "'there's...Show More Summary

New White House Spokesman Scaramucci Quotes Joe Paterno on 'Honor and Integrity'

That sounds about right for this White House. Brand new White House communications director and human pinky ring Anthony Scaramucci thought it would be a good idea to quote Joe Paterno on the topics of “honor and dignity.” As a reminder, Paterno was fired from Penn State for helping cover up decades of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky. Show More Summary

WATCH: CNN Panel Laughs in Trump Supporter’s Face Over His Desperate Spin on Leaks

“Why is it called a financial disclosure form? Because it’s meant to be disclosed.” Trump backer Ben Ferguson appeared on CNN Thursday morning to downplay the massive amount of turmoil occurring in the White House right now — but he found himself simply getting laughed at in response. Show More Summary

Will Trump Try to Bypass Senate to Replace Jeff Sessions?

Republicans are furious about his treatment of the attorney general. Late Wednesday evening, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump has discussed with his advisors the idea of installing a replacement for Attorney General Jeff Sessions while the Senate is in recess. Show More Summary

Fallon Brings on Transgender Comedian to Zap Donald Trump for Military Ban

Trump "probably thinks transgender people are those cars that turn into robots." Trans comic Patti Harrison hilariously served Jimmy Fallon her thoughts on President Trump’s shameful attempt to ban transgender people from the military. Show More Summary

Justice Department: LGBT Workplace Discrimination Is Allowed Under Civil Rights Law

The Justice Department announced on Wednesday that it does not consider workplace discrimination against LGBT individuals to be prohibited under federal civil rights law. The move, which came the same day President Donald Trump announced...Show More Summary

Anthony Scaramucci Targets Reince Priebus in War Against Leaks

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci appeared to attack Reince Priebus on Thursday, challenging the president’s chief of staff to prove that he is not the source for the administration’s leaks to the press. “If Reince wants to explain that he’s not a leaker, let him do that,” Scaramucci told CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “Let me tell […]

Why Radiohead Frontman Thom Yorke's Newest Fans Include the Israeli Govt and Far-Right Demagogues

It's usually a red flag when Fox News and Glenn Beck give you the thumbs-up. The famed rock band Radiohead has found a slew of fans on the far right after forcefully coming out in opposition to Palestinian human rights activists. Among the influential English music group’s new admirers are some of the most notorious demagogues in U.S. Show More Summary

Senate GOP Health Care Proposals Flounder on Second Day of Voting

The CBO says repealing coverage mandates would also cause 20 percent hikes in premiums. The Senate Republican effort to dismantle Obamacare and Medicaid reached a key fork in the road as debate ended late on Wednesday, as all of theShow More Summary

Colbert Rips Trump’s Ban on Transgender Military Service

Like the rest of America, Stephen Colbert has grown accustom to waking up each morning and checking @realDonaldTrump to see how far the “crazy” may have spread. But after the president’s latest tweets Wednesday announcing a ban on transgender people from serving in the military, the “Late Show” host said he feared Trump may really […]

Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting Was Allegedly About the Magnitsky Act. What the Hell Is the Magnitsky Act?

All eyes on Capitol Hill on Thursday morning are on the testimony of Bill Browder, a longtime investor in Russia who spearheaded the passage of the Magnitsky Act, a 2012 law that has suddenly emerged at the center of the Trump-Russia...Show More Summary

9 House Districts California Dems Are Trying to Flip

California, one of America’s most deep-blue states, still has 14 increasingly vulnerable Republican members of Congress. Here are the districts the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee considers most likely to flip based on demographics, GOP scandals, and the committee’s own polling for generic Democrat versus Republican matchups. Show More Summary

If Democrats Are Going to Win Back the House, They Need to Get Their Act Together in California

On a sweltering afternoon in a suburb of Los Angeles, in a strip mall shared by a Little Caesars and the Vallarta Supermarket, 80 people have come to protest their congressman’s vote for Trumpcare. They wear hospital gowns and neck braces or lean on canes and crutches as a mortuary dirge blares from a boom […]

How the Senate’s Two Russia Probes Are Dueling Over Key Witnesses

Competition between the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees over their respective investigations into the Trump campaign and Russia has grown fierce, with the panels taking dueling approaches to witnesses in a bid to win first crack at questioning them. Show More Summary

In India, a Better Economy Means More Chickens—and Loads More Antibiotics

This story was originally published by Food and Environment Reporting Network. Poultry farms in India are dosing their chickens with antibiotics at such high rates that 94 percent of meat chickens and 60 percent of laying hens tested in a new study harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria that can cause grave human infections. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Plays Goebbels for Trump in Insane Attack on Justice Department and Mueller

Gingrich smears the DOJ's mission as a leftist vendetta. The Trump administration, which has been caught lying hundreds of times and continues to ceaselessly attack the media, sunk to new lows Tuesday as former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich launched an attack worthy of Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Show More Summary

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