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Embattled Healthcare Bill Faces Biggest Test Yet with Republican Defectors

Click here for reuse options! With the bill due to face a House vote this week, Trump and GOP leaders remain confident it will pass, despite numerous hiccups. The Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has...Show More Summary

Inside Trump's Border Crackdown on Women and Kids

Despite President Donald Trump's dire warnings of "bad hombres" and drugs flooding into the United States from Mexico, the most urgent issue along the border has been the influx of Central American families and unaccompanied children, many of whom are fleeing gang-fueled violence in their home countries. Show More Summary

Here's How Badly Police Violence Has Divided America These Past Few Years

In Shots Fired, the buzzworthy police drama premiering March 22 on Fox, federal agents investigate a black cop who has gunned down a young, unarmed white man. By the numbers, police actually kill more white people than they kill black people, but they kill black people at a far higher rate. Show More Summary

Right-Wing Billionaires Are Funding a Cynical Plot to Destroy Dissent and Protest in Colleges Across the U.S.

Click here for reuse options! A multimillion-dollar campaign to stifle protest in universities. As far-right speakers face loud student opposition at their university speaking gigs, conservative lawmakers in several states are introducing legislation that cracks down on protesters. Show More Summary

Thom Hartmann: How Republicans Quietly Sabotaged Obamacare Long Before Trump Came into Office

Click here for reuse options! Billions that should go to Obamacare are missing, thanks to senators like Marco Rubio. Donald Trump suggested that the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) was a clever ruse by our first Black president...Show More Summary

10 Ways Trump's Taste in Interior Decor Would Fit Right into a Third World Dictator's Palace

Click here for reuse options! “‘If I’ve only got one life,’ most dictators seem to think, ‘let me live it surrounded by gold.’” Gold, mirrors, marble: These huge-scale, opulent interior design elements have become so effectively branded...Show More Summary

These Are the What the Brutal Consequences of Trump's Proposed Budget Slash for the Labor Dept. Would Look Like

Click here for reuse options! The proposed $2.5 billion cut would devastate low-income workers. The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” would devastate worker safety, job training programs and legal services essential to low-income workers. Show More Summary

What War Are We Buying With Another $58 Billion for the Military?

Click here for reuse options! With a proposed military budget increase of $58 billion, the President promises to "straighten out" the Middle East. We have to start winning wars again. I have to say, when I was young, in high school and college, everybody used to say we never lost a war. Show More Summary

New Footage Michael Brown on the Day He Was Killed Shows How Easy It Is for Cops to Paint Victims as 'Bad Guys'

Click here for reuse options! Who polices the police?   Last weekend, a new development emerged in the story of the 2014 killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, whose death sparked unrest across the nation. Previously...Show More Summary

Trump Blew Off Friday’s ‘Major Meeting’ About Veterans’ Healthcare with No Explanation

Click here for reuse options! This isn't the first time Trump has not shown up for vets. After saying that he would be holding a “major meeting” on Friday to discuss veterans’ affairs and issues around the VA healthcare system, Pres....Show More Summary

Hightower: Trump Is Already Proving He's a Dunce More Than a Wizard at the Game of Politics

Click here for reuse options! A government built on smoke and mirrors, where the only real thing is the racism. Trump & Company claim they have a sweeping mandate from voters to remake America—but wait, it is just a magic trick—almost half of the electorate chose not to vote in last November's presidential election. Show More Summary

Harry Potter and the Election of Horrors: How J.K. Rowling's Series Helps Make Sense of Trump's World

Click here for reuse options! In February, Bannon was the subject of a Buzzfeed quiz that asked, Who Said It: Steve Bannon or Lord Voldermort?; it was harder than you might have thought. Every generation has its go-to pop-culture political analogy. Show More Summary

Trump Administration to Kill Fracking Rule on Public Lands

Click here for reuse options! Trump disagrees with majority of Americans, who are opposed to fracking and drilling on public lands. The Trump administration intends to scrap and rewrite an Obama-era rule designed to make fracking on federal lands safer. Show More Summary

The Real American Dream: 4 Important Stories of Immigrants Who Ran for Office in Texas

Click here for reuse options! From Houston to Sugar Land, immigrants are taking leading democratic roles in making a difference for their increasingly diverse communities. The following is an excerpt from the new book There Goes theShow More Summary

WATCH: Here's What $20 Worth of Marijuana Looks Like—In Jamaica

Click here for reuse options! Ganja goes for dirt cheap in the land of reggae and Rastas. Ah, Jamaica. Just a hop, skip, and jump from Miami, the Caribbean island nation is a prime tourist destination. It's got gorgeous beaches, breathtaking...Show More Summary

'That's Not How It Works': Trump's Grasp of Nato Questioned After Merkel Tweets

Click here for reuse options! President’s claim that Germany owes the US ‘vast sums of money’ shows a lack of understanding, says ex-Nato representative. On the heels of a visibly awkward visit from German chancellor Angela Merkel, Donald...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway Says She'd Rather 'Bleed Out' than Have Sean Spicer's Job

Click here for reuse options! Conway prefers her “walk-in privileges” at the Oval Office. In an exclusive interview with New York Magazine, Kellyanne Conway opened up about her role in Donald Trump’s White House, as one of his closest and most loyal advisers. Show More Summary

Oops, He Did It Again: Donald Trump Just Can’t Stop Himself from Blurting Out State Secrets

Click here for reuse options! With Tucker Carlson and again with Angela Merkel, our unstable president keeps dropping classified information. Every day he’s president, it causes damage — damage to the traditions of the office, damage to the federal government he’s busily downsizing, damage to our reputation overseas and damage to American culture. Show More Summary

In Case You Missed…

Some of our special stories in February focused on the contentious beginning of the Trump presidency, the growing hysteria over Russia and the dangers of the New Cold War. “Dangers of Democratic Putin-Bashing” by Robert Parry, Feb. 1, 2017 “Ukraine…Read more ?

Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Said to Have Been Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price

Click here for reuse options! Trump's Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price was reportedly under investigation for stock trades Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was removed from his post by the Trump administrationShow More Summary

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