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3 years ago

Key GOP Lawmakers Won’t Say If They’ve Read the Mueller Report

Three out of four chairmen and ranking Republicans wouldn't even respond when asked how they reviewed the report.

4 years ago

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump ‘conscience’ rule for healthcare workers

Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that…

4 years ago

Trump Is Mad About Being Accused of a Cover Up As He Obstructs Multiple Investigations

The president is stonewalling multiple congressional investigations by ignoring subpoenas, refusing to allow current and former advisers to testify, and…

4 years ago

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave

BEIJING (Reuters) - Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's…

4 years ago

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law

Moves to boycott Alabama came after Hollywood stars like Alyssa Milano called on the media industry to pull out of…

4 years ago

Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena

A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back…

4 years ago

U.S. House Democrats read redacted Mueller report aloud in hearing room

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel…

4 years ago

Trump’s Tariffs Cost Taxpayers More Than 3 Years Of Obamacare

Trump the Taxer: Not only are Trump's tariffs one of the largest tax hikes in decades, but they also amount…

4 years ago

Missouri GOP-led Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

The bills, along with similar measures proposed in more than a dozen other states, are the latest effort by conservatives…

4 years ago

Women were there for you; Will you be there for us?

Stand up for women like you stand up for any other cause: We are real, we are right here, and…

4 years ago

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers

A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations…

4 years ago

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump’s trade war with China

(Reuters) - U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes…

4 years ago

Exclusive: China backtracked on nearly all aspects of Trump trade deal – sources

The document was riddled with reversals by China that undermined core U.S. demands, the sources told Reuters.

4 years ago

Trump Admin Continues Assault on Law and Order by Refusing Document Subpoena

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rejected a subpoena from a Democratic-led congressional committee seeking documents from former White House…

4 years ago

White House to tell former counsel McGahn not to comply with House subpoena: ABC

The White House has decided to tell former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena…

4 years ago

Hypocrite Chuck Grassley Once Held an AG In Contempt Over Navy Cost Overruns

As Democrats prepare a contempt citation for AG Barr, rpepare for some high pitched Republican histrionics as they attempt to…

4 years ago

Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, has gone into labor

LONDON (Reuters) - Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain' Prince Harry, went into labor in the early…

4 years ago

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts

A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and…

4 years ago

Trump and NRA pushed and now Florida Republicans passed a bill to arm teachers

President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association have argued an armed teacher could provide the best defense against a…

4 years ago

Mueller Will Testify on Russia Probe and Possible Attempts by Trump to Impede It

The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday an agreement had been reached to have Special…

4 years ago

Mueller’s Reality Bomb Triggers Trump To Tell 57 Lies A Day

The "president" has now made 10,000 false or misleading claims while in office. What a lot of winning. Trump now…

4 years ago

Trump accuses New York state of trying to take down the NRA over Letitia James’ subpoenas

It has worked closely with legislators to protect firearms manufacturers from liability for gun violence and pushed a ban on…

4 years ago

Trump heeds NRA, decides to pull U.S. out of Obama-era U.N. arms treaty

"The United States will now lock arms with Iran, North Korea and Syria as non-signatories to this historic treaty whose…

4 years ago

NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to the NRA

The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to…

4 years ago

Rights group condemns U.S. ‘vigilante’ treatment of migrants on border

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small…

4 years ago

Pelosi says infrastructure bill should be $1 trillion-$2 trillion

LEESBURG, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that legislation to rebuild the country's infrastructure that…

4 years ago

Big Democratic field taking shape for 2020 U.S. presidential race

By Arlene Washington (Reuters) - The largest Democratic field in the modern political era is lining up to seek the…

4 years ago

GOP Rep. Don Young Shoves a Female Reporter And It Isn’t His First Time Putting His Hands On Women

Politico reporter Melanie Zanona reported Thursday that Republican Representative Don Young of Alaska physically shoved her and told her to…

4 years ago

Democrats welcome fight as Trump tees up 2020 healthcare battle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Tuesday embraced U.S. President Donald Trump's call to revive a fight over healthcare coverage, ensuring…

4 years ago

Exclusive: More than 1 million acres of U.S. cropland ravaged by floods

By P.J. Huffstutter and Humeyra Pamuk CHICAGO/COLUMBUS, Neb. (Reuters) - At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland…

4 years ago

Republicans will try to change U.S. Senate rules to push Trump nominations

McConnell enraged Democrats in 2016 when he refused to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on Obama's choice of Merrick…

4 years ago

Migrants held in El Paso, Texas in a chain link enclosure

By Jose Luis Gonzalez EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants are being held in a chain link enclosure…

4 years ago

Trump adviser Jared Kushner meets Senate intelligence panel for second time: sources

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner on Thursday appeared at a closed…

4 years ago

WTO says U.S. failed to halt state tax subsidy for Boeing

By Tom Miles and Tim Hepher GENEVA/PARIS (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization said on Thursday the United States had…

4 years ago

Democrats pounce as Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare

By Amanda Becker (Reuters) - Top congressional Democrats on Tuesday attacked a legal move by the Trump administration to step…

4 years ago

Republicans and Democrats blast Trump’s cuts to diplomacy and foreign aid as dangerous for national security

By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress rejected President Donald Trump's…

4 years ago

Kamala Harris Is Coming For Attorney General William Barr

Sen. Kamala Harris, as a former prosecutor, knows very well how this report could be buried and why it must…

4 years ago

Trump to take schools away from military kids to build his wall

The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump's much-debated border wall by shifting funds away…

4 years ago

Judge Who Issued Injunction Says There’s Still a Block on Trump’s Transgender Troops Policy

A federal judge on Tuesday contradicted the Trump administration's "incorrect" claim that no legal blocks remain for it to enforce…

4 years ago

Author of Book on Ivanka and Jared Says They Went Into Government for Self-Service

Vicky Ward said the president's grown daughter and son-in-law, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, went into government not for public…

4 years ago

Why an unbuilt Moscow Trump tower caught Mueller’s attention

Trump Tower Moscow shows Trump was chasing a lucrative business deal in Russia at the same time that President Vladimir…

4 years ago

Unlike the US, New Zealand PM promises gun law reform after 49 killed in mosque shootings

"I can tell you one thing right now, our gun laws will change," Ardern told reporters.

4 years ago

After Trump Admin Lifts Sanctions On Deripaska’s Companies the Russian Oligarch Sues the US Over Sanctions

He is of interest to Mueller because of his ties to the Kremlin and his decade-long relationship with Paul Manafort,…

4 years ago

Exclusive: Beto O’Rourke’s secret membership in legendary Cult of the Dead Cow hacking group

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Some things you might know about Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just…

4 years ago

CAIR Blames New Zealand Attack In Part on ‘Islamophobic, White Supremacist and Racist Trump Administration Policies’

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest Muslim rights group in the United States, said Muslims and other minority…

4 years ago

Organizers Expect 2,500 Students to Join DC Rally to Protest Climate Inaction and Support GND

Organizers expect some 2,500 students to join the event in front of the Capitol Building, where Congress sits, with similar…

4 years ago

Cummings Blasts Ross for Claiming the Trump Administration is Trying to Bolster the Voting Rights Act

"I do not know anyone who believes that the Trump administration is interested in enhancing the Voting Rights Act," Cummings…

4 years ago

Top House Intelligence lawmaker Adam Schiff warns 2020 election ‘enormously vulnerable’

The U.S. presidential election in 2020 is "enormously vulnerable" to hacking and foreign influence, Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of…

4 years ago

Maxine Waters charges ‘Wells Fargo’s ongoing lawlessness and the failure to right the ship’

By Imani Moise and Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic and Republican lawmakers pressed Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive…

4 years ago

GOP Roy Moore, undone by allegations he sexually assaulted or pursued teenage girls, considers new Senate run

Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose unsuccessful 2017 campaign for the U.S. Senate was marred by allegations he sexually assaulted or…

4 years ago

Senior Republican Says Democrats Are Unlikely to Get Access to Evidence from Mueller Probe

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to…

4 years ago

Illinois shooting victim sues state police over shooter wrongly being granted a firearms permit and never forced to surrender it

A man who was wounded in a shooting at an Illinois warehouse last month has sued the state police for…

4 years ago

Exclusive: Leaving Yet Another Senior Pentagon Job Open, Air Force Secretary Wilson to Resign

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, who was considered a top candidate to become…

4 years ago

Gender equality, rights on agenda on International Women’s Day

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigners for gender equality marked International Women's Day on Friday with protests, discussion panels…

4 years ago

Democrats Demand Documents to Probe if Trump Used the Justice Dept to Block AT&T Deal

By David Shepardson (Reuters) - Two U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the White House and Justice Department to turn…

4 years ago

Trump expected to tout North Korea progress, but concrete moves lacking

Some U.S. officials and analysts say Pyongyang has yet to take concrete measures to show it is prepared to give…

4 years ago

U.S. judge sides against Trump in fight over ‘sanctuary cities’

A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities in retaliation…

5 years ago

Election Night Live Blog With PoliticusUSA

PoliticusUSA's Sarah Jones is live blogging all of the results and action from election night.

6 years ago

Bloggers: Here Is Your Chance To Join PoliticusUSA

PoliticusUSA is looking for bloggers who have a passion for liberal/progressive politics and the 2016 election. Here is how to…

7 years ago

Help Wanted: Want To Write For PoliticusUSA? Here’s Your Chance.

PoliticusUSA is growing fast, it's an election season, and we have openings! PoliticusUSA is looking for bloggers, editors, and staff…

7 years ago

Fox News Is Powerless As Republicans Crumble Under Trump Chaos

After abandoning Marco Rubio, Fox News will host a debate where they will be powerless to stop the GOP from…

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Schools Republicans with a SCOTUS Confirmation History Lesson

Hillary Clinton reminded Republicans that President Obama is president until January 20, 2017 and they have a responsibility to vote…

7 years ago

Ted Cruz’s Bad Day Gets Worse As He Gets Caught In A Massive Obamacare Lie

Ted Cruz said Obamacare was the biggest job killer in this country and PolitiFact is not impressed, calling it a…

7 years ago

Trump Brings Down The Republican Party As Ted Cruz Vows Not To Shoot People

The battle for Iowa has unveiled the Republican Party's desperation leading to comments such as, "I can say I have…

7 years ago

White House Rejects Snyder Buck Passing For Flint Water Crisis

"I saw the governor yesterday accepted responsibility. Clearly primary responsibility lies with local and state officials," but he said that…

7 years ago

America Is Going Backward at Warp Speed as Republicans Rip More Rights From Women

All across America, lawmakers have been carving away at a woman's right to authority over her own body. The last…

7 years ago

Promise Fulfilled: Obama’s Moral Mission Has Transformed America For The Better

Seven years in, one thing has become abundantly clear - this President is on a moral mission. Not all people…

7 years ago

Obama Wipes Out America’s Bush Disaster With Two Strongest Jobs Years Since Bill Clinton

The White House is taking a victory lap upon the release of the December jobs report, reminding everyone that President…

7 years ago

BUSTED: NRA Hypocrite Wayne LaPierre Supported Closing All Loopholes Back in 1999

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre was in favor of universal background checks and closing all loopholes -- way back in 1999.

7 years ago

Martin O’Malley Not Only Praises Obama’s Gun Actions But Calls Them “Critical”

In response to the President's proposals to reduce gun violence, O'Malley brought the discussion home by pointing out that every…

7 years ago

For It Before He Was Against It: Video Busts Paul Ryan Supporting Obama Gun Action

Speaker Ryan was for addressing background check loopholes at gun shows until he was against it. He's against it now,…

7 years ago

Obama Wipes Out GOP Failure As Median Household Income Returns To Pre-Recession Levels

At long last, median household income has finally recovered from the Bush Recession. You know, the one Republicans denied existed…

7 years ago

A Cowardly Donald Trump Attacks Hillary Clinton for Being Cheated On

A scared Donald Trump warned former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton that if she's going to unleash Bill Clinton on…

7 years ago

Republicans Faceplant As Rand Paul Doubles Down On Trump’s Sexist Attack On Hillary Clinton

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) doubled down on Donald Trump's vulgar obsession with Clinton's bathroom breaks, last seen during Trump's she…

7 years ago

Donald Trump Hands Victory To Democrats After Vulgar and Sexist Attack Against Hillary Clinton

Mr. Trump felt the desperate need to attack Hillary Clinton for using a bathroom and then said that she got…

7 years ago

Donald Trump Told So Many Lies Fact Checkers Couldn’t Pick Just One for Lie of the Year

Winning Lie of the Year award because out of 77 statements checked, 76 of them were found to be mostly…

7 years ago

Like A Lump Of Coal in Republican Stockings: Donald Trump Is Not Going Anywhere

That big, loud Tartuffe oaf running off at the mouth who thinks killing journalists is no biggie is a real…

7 years ago

Editorial Cartoon: Assault on America

Editorial cartoon: assault on America

7 years ago

Democrats Outsmart Republicans And Urge Them To Stop Letting Terrorists Legally Buy Guns

Democrats in the House are now begging Republicans to reconsider and allow a vote on the bipartisan "King-Lofgren Denying Firearms…

7 years ago

Fact Checkers Bust Donald Trump For Two Racist Lies In Less Than A Week

This week alone, PolitiFact has already given Donald Trump two Pants on Fire ratings, both stemming from his racist beliefs.

7 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Syrian Refugee Bill Is Nothing But a Wasteful Show Vote

Speaker Ryan is putting up a House bill to force security measures on Syrian refugees. But we already have security…

7 years ago

Obama White House Sits Republican Child Governors Down And Schools Them On Refugees

The Obama administration had to host phone call with governors to brief them on what even civilians know regarding the…

7 years ago

Poll Of Democratic Voters Gives Hillary Clinton A Landslide Victory In Iowa Debate

It's official: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won the debate by a long shot according to Democratic primary voters…

7 years ago

Democrats Lick Their Chops As Carson and Trump Humiliate Themselves On Foreign Policy

In the last 24 hours, Donald Trump claimed he knows more about ISIL than the generals do and Ben Carson…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Unleashes a New Ad That Calls Out America’s Rigged Economy

Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) new ad shows why he is so popular with liberals and why his campaign message is…

7 years ago

Obama Blasts Donald Trump’s Sick Forced Deportation Plan Back To The Stone Age

President Obama blasted Donald Trump's suggestion to bring back President Eisenhower's "Operation Wetback" plan and use "Deportation Forces" to kick…

7 years ago

Tell House Republicans To Pay Back The $5 Million They’ve Wasted On Benghazi Investigation

Republicans have spent $5,027,517.23 (to date) and counting on the Select Committee on Benghazi. Tell them ENOUGH.

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Has Learned How to Fight Republicans And Here’s the Ad to Prove It

It's been a long fight but Hillary Clinton has figured out how to fight Republicans and she has a new…

7 years ago

ObamaCare Is Helping Democrats By Dividing, Conquering, and Devastating Republicans

Republicans ran on repealing ObamaCare but it turns out that didn't really mean repealing ObamaCare. Not all of it. Not…

7 years ago

GOP Email Scandal Explodes As Chris Christie Accused of Hiding 9,428 Emails And Documents

Chris Christie loves to pontificate from on high about Hillary Clinton using a private email server during her time as…

7 years ago

Editorial Cartoon: Veterans Day

Editorial cartoon for Veterans Day

7 years ago

Obama Challenges Republicans To Back Up Their Words With Deeds To Support Veterans

The President said it's right that we express our gratitude with parades and ceremonies, but, "Our tributes today will ring…

7 years ago

Million Dollar Baby Donald Trump Once Again Says Wages Are Too High

In case you thought it was a gaffe last night during the debate, asked whether he would support raising the…

7 years ago

Republicans Expect You to Work While Mitch McConnell Gives the Senate A Record Vacation

Mitch McConnell set a very unambitious calendar for 2016, including a nearly two-month August recess.

7 years ago

Danger Ahead: Partial Repeal of Dodd-Frank Is Already Hurting Taxpayers and Economy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings released troubling information from their investigation into the partial repeal of section…

7 years ago

White House Shreds Ben Carson’s Claim That He Was Vetted More Than Obama

White House press secretary Josh Earnest laughed and said he didn't agree with that statement when asked about Ben Carson's…

7 years ago

Obama’s Winning Streak Continues: Strongest Three Years of Job Creation Since 2000

Unemployment rate ticked down, wages grew, and overall the economy added 271,000 jobs in October -- which makes the last…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Vows to Do Everything He Can to Defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) issued a statement in which he vowed to do everything he can to defeat the TPP, saying…

7 years ago

Jeb Bush Melts Down And Hits Bottom With New Strategy Of Swearing To Win Votes

A plummeting Jeb Bush is reaching for profanity as his lifeline, and it's second hand embarrassment inducing.

7 years ago