So much winning lately for Team Trump. Source: Rolling Stone Samantha Bee slammed President Trump's proposed budget as senseless macho posturing on Full Frontal on Wednesday night. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has praised the proposal he's selling to Congress as a "hard power budget." Bee had another way to describe it. Show More Summary
Republicans struggle to understand healthcare, the Secret Service begs for more money, and the Wingnut-o-sphere is spinning out of control. Your morning News Brief!
While most of the Republicans who end up opposing Trumpcare if it ends up going to a vote on Thursday will vote against it because it doesn't take health insurance away from enough people as fast as they’d like, there are a few who will be swayed by arguments that would affect an actual human being. Show More Summary
Asked about Trump's campaign chairman's ties to Russia, the White House press secretary responded by talking about... Hillary Clinton?
CONSERVATIVES WANT PREGNANT WOMEN AND VERY ILL REMOVED FROM INSURANCE COVERAGE: In a count by The Associated Press, at least 25 Republicans said they opposed the current House attempt at a health care overhaul, and others were leaning that way, enough to narrowly defeat the measure. Show More Summary
Sen. John McCain called for a select committee to handle the investigation into the Russians meddling in our presidential elections after House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes pulled his little stunt at the White House this Wednesday:...Show More Summary
An increased number of immigrants in the U.S. might have contributed to an historic drop in crime rates, according to a new study. Research also shows that immigrants are less likely than U.S.-born citizens to commit crimes and be imprisoned. Show More Summary
An Open Letter to New Jersey Leaders, The last 24 hours were... incredible. Three Republican Congressmen in NJ, Lance, Smith, and LoBiondo, all declared their opposition to TrumpRyan Care. That is due to the amazing work that...Read more
It is exceedingly rare to see a member of Congress, in the middle of an investigation, commit an act of self-sabotage in such a dramatic fashion.
On Wednesday, the Republican plan to strip away health care from millions was headed for failure because, for the furthest extremes of the party, it didn’t go far enough to screw over the American people. So Republicans’ rolled up their...Show More Summary
Leading Off ? Pres-by-LD: Our project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation hits Washington, where one rogue Democrat gives the GOP control of the state Senate and where Democrats have a bare state House majority. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… “Hello, Barack...” I caught this on my 6-inch hospital room TV when I was recovering from abdominal surgery last week. Not the best time for a belly laugh. Damn you, Conan... x x YouTube Video But I’ll forgive you. Cheers and Jeers starts below the fold...[Swoosh!!] RIGHTNOW! [Gong!!]
Antoinette Miles was outside in the cold last night at Rep. Tom MacArthur’s office. Because the Resistance is tough. COME ON, DEMOCRATS NJ’s Guv race could have been an “inspirational beacon to the rest of the country and a much-needed playbook...Read more
As the clock ticks on Republicans' opportunity to raise a collective middle finger to Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement, Republicans are closing in on a deal with Donald Trump which will do exactly the opposite of what...Show More Summary
Green Eagle: True Trumpanzees don't care how corrupt Trump is, so long as he offers a "license to hate". The Rude Pundit: Comey has given Democrats a line of attack against Gorsuch. Mahablog: Recent wildfires in the central US cattle...Show More Summary
We did it! We survived! We’re back, and better than ever! Or certainly within striking distance of it! Thanks to all of you for your patience, good wishes, and generosity! With your help, we’ll be working toward building a system that can handle occasional computer mishaps a lot better, and not miss a beat. There’s a lot to catch up on, of course. Show More Summary
The ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee says there's evidence of collusion between Russia and Team Trump.