Trump Privately Tells The NRA That He Will Ditch Universal Background Checks

The sellout is complete: Donald Trump will oppose any universal background check legislation that Congress might send to his desk.

Rachel Maddow Warns Trump And GOP That Blocking Background Checks Will Be Political Suicide

The American people are growing increasingly tired of Republicans refusing to offer anything but empty thoughts and prayers.

Eric Swalwell Says ‘Zero Chance’ Moscow Mitch Will Put American Lives Over Russia-NRA Money

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell said there is no chance McConnell will take up a common-sense gun safety bill when Congress returns in September.

Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Plan On Letting Background Checks Pass The Senate

The further we get away from the shooting massacres in El Paso and Dayton, the more it looks like McConnell is just hoping to run out the clock.

The NRA Has Thrown $1.6 Million At Mitch McConnell To Block Expanded Background Checks

$1.6 million can buy a lot in Washington, and the Republican majority leader in the Senate appears to be one of those things up for sale.

Trump Thinks The U.S. Is The Only Country With Video Games And Mental Illness

Republicans love to make these lazy arguments, but the United States isn't the only country in the world with those video games and mental illness.

GOP Hopes Of Retaking The House Are Fading Fast As Another Republican Announces Retirement

Democrats already have control of the House, but Rep. Hurd's seat will be a prime target as the party looks to maintain or expand their grip on the chamber.

Malcolm Nance Warns Mitch McConnell Is Trying To End Free And Fair Elections In America

All of this is happening in plain view, and the consequences for American democracy have been and will continue to be disastrous.

Report Shows Russia Hacked All 50 States In 2016 Just As McConnell Blocks Election Security Bills

A disturbing new Senate report released on Thursday shows that voting systems in all 50 states were hacked by Russia in 2016.

Rachel Maddow: Mueller Just Scored A Major Court Victory On The Eve Of His Testimony

While Trump and his friends at Fox News paint Mueller as a man without credibility, he continues to notch legal victories against former Trump officials.

New Senate Report Shreds Mitch McConnell For Making American Elections Less Secure

Senate Democrats put Mitch McConnell on blast in a new report that blames him for singlehandedly standing in the way of securing America's elections.

Rep. Ilhan Omar Makes Lindsey Graham Look Like An Ass After He Compares Trump To John McCain

Suggesting that Trump is falsely being called a bigot and then comparing him to John McCain is laughable, and Rep. Omar made him pay.

Chris Hayes Says Racism Is The Fuel That Keeps The Republican Party Alive

There is a simple reason so many Republican leaders are standing by Trump after his shameful rally in North Carolina: The GOP needs racism to survive.

Chris Matthews Tells GOP Reps Defending Trump’s Racism To ‘Stay Away From The Lincoln Memorial’

Even though a bipartisan majority voted to formally condemn Donald Trump's racism on Tuesday, the vast majority of Republicans stood by the president.

Trump Humiliated As Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Votes To Condemn His Bigotry

A handful of Republicans and the House's only independent, Rep. Justin Amash, joined with Democrats to condemn Trump's bigotry.

Schumer Invites Women’s Soccer Team To The Senate And Tells McConnell To Pass Equal Pay

Democrats are hoping to score a goal for all American women to honor the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's World Cup victory.

Joy Reid Shuts Down GOP Strategist For Saying Republicans Aren’t The Party Of Trump

Through all of his incoherent and embarrassing tweets, scandals, corruption and incompetence, Republicans have stood by this president.

Rachel Maddow Exposes Trump’s Massive Cover-Up Of Climate Change Research

One major step in combatting the climate crisis is to replace Donald Trump with any one of the 20+ Democratic candidates running for president.

Two GOP Senators Call For Trump To Be Investigated For Latest Rape Allegation

It's sad that it's a breaking news event when Republican senators show concern about a rape allegation made against a sitting president.

GOP Congressman Tells Detained Children To Leave Border Camps If They Don’t Like The Conditions

It's bad enough that this unspeakable tragedy is playing out in the United States. Worse is that so many Americans, including members of Congress, are fine with it.