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WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court is once again stepping in to determine whether an electoral procedure as old as the republic violates the Constitution. Monday, the nation’s highest court announced it will begin looking into gerrymandered election maps for evidence of discrimination against minorities. If uncovered, the results from the Court’s decision could fundamentally change how we conduct elections. Gerrymandering is the […]

If Trump’s Poll Numbers Don’t Piss You Off Yet, They Should (DETAILS/VIDEO)

If Trump’s Poll Numbers Don’t Piss You Off Yet, They Should (DETAILS/VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s approval ranking has been tanking the last few months. He thinks he won the popular vote, but it looks like he’s not that popular. There’s another point that should piss you off. About 9 percent of the people who voted for Donald Trump also voted for former President Barack Obama four years […]

14 Congressional Members Shot Over Politics – Steve Scalise Makes 3rd Republican (DETAILS)

14 Congressional Members Shot Over Politics – Steve Scalise Makes 3rd Republican (DETAILS)

There’s always at least one person in a political debate to throw out the “Both sides do it” meme. But this mainly applies to corporate lobbying and influence, of which both Republicans and Democrats are unfortunately guilty. Rarely does this talking point apply to gun control, though. Democrats, progressives, and liberals are almost universally in favor […]

10 Facts About The White House That You Might Not Know (IMAGES)

10 Facts About The White House That You Might Not Know (IMAGES)

The White House, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., has housed all our presidents from President John Adams to the current president, Donald Trump. The sitting president when the White House was constructed was President George Washington, but he never had the chance to live in it. The White House is a prominent structure that […]

Maryland And DC File Historical Lawsuit Against Trump Over Emoluments Clause Violations (DETAILS)

Maryland And DC File Historical Lawsuit Against Trump Over Emoluments Clause Violations (DETAILS)

One positive aspect to emerge from all the chaos of the nascent presidency of Donald Trump is the daily civics lessons. Today, we the patriotic progressive American electorate, add another word to our ever-growing common political lexicon: “emolument.” Article 1, Section 9 of the United States Constitution states: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United […]

4 Badass Women Not Afraid To Cross The Aisle To Change Politics (VIDEO)

4 Badass Women Not Afraid To Cross The Aisle To Change Politics (VIDEO)

There are some badass women with amazing histories in Washington, D.C. Whether we acknowledge it or not, women have added struggles rising to places of prominence in our male-dominated society. When they succeed, we should celebrate their victory. Recently, on CNN, they began a series titled “Badass Women of Washington with Dana Bash.” Each installment begins with […]

Ryan CLAIMS GOP Wouldn’t Impeach A Democrat Trump; So Explain This

Ryan CLAIMS GOP Wouldn’t Impeach A Democrat Trump; So Explain This

Earlier this week, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wi) insisted to a reporter that Congressional Republicans would not be seeking impeachment if a Democratic President had done what Donald Trump has been accused of doing. Said the Speaker: “No. I don’t think we would, actually. I don’t think that’s at all the case.” But history tells […]

Comey’s Testimony FINALLY Has Republicans Rethinking Their Blind Support Of Trump (TWEET)

Comey’s Testimony FINALLY Has Republicans Rethinking Their Blind Support Of Trump (TWEET)

Publicly, Republican lawmakers weren’t rattled in the least by James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. But a veteran conservative commentator has learned that Comey’s performance has knocked a lot of scales off GOP eyes. They just aren’t willing to say so before the cameras–yet. According to Politico’s Burgess Everett, Comey’s testimony didn’t change a lot […]

Angry, Lonely, Gaining Weight-CNN Reports On Trump’s Deteriorating Emotional State (VIDEO)

Angry, Lonely, Gaining Weight-CNN Reports On Trump’s Deteriorating Emotional State (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that tensions are high between President Donald Trump and most news outlets. Things might be worse after a CNN reporter claimed that he’s been in a downward spiral since taking office. Gloria Borger is CNN’s Chief Political Analyst. She was recently featured on Anderson Cooper 360 and discussed a report she filed. Apparently Trump isn’t doing so well in the White […]

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

I was a fifth grade teacher for a lot of years. I’ve spent countless hours encouraging children to be thoughtful, moral, cooperative members of our classroom community. The idea was to help young people understand their place in society. We worked on these skills every single day, all day. We learned, slowly, that we don’t have […]

Merkel: Europe Cannot Rely On The United States (VIDEO)

Merkel: Europe Cannot Rely On The United States (VIDEO)

Upon returning to Washington Sunday, President Donald Trump declared his first foreign trip “a great success.” German chancellor Angela Merkel, however, seemed to disagree. Merkel, who is up for reelection in September, addressed a crowd of campaign supporters shortly after the end of the G7 summit. “The times in which we could completely depend on others […]

Former Fox News Contributor Confirms The Scam Rigged Against Liberals (VIDEO)

Former Fox News Contributor Confirms The Scam Rigged Against Liberals (VIDEO)

When we have a reality-TV network posing as a reputable news outlet, no wonder we put a former reality-TV celebrity in the nation’s highest office. We now have inside scoop from a former Fox News contributor that America’s only “fair and balanced” news source is nothing but a scam designed to manipulate viewers. Former Fox News contributor […]

An Unexpected Group Is Pushing For Impeachment–And They May Win (VIDEO)

An Unexpected Group Is Pushing For Impeachment–And They May Win (VIDEO)

Even in the face of mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s actions have strayed into impeachable offenses, most federal lawmakers have been wary about calling for the House to impeach him. However, a number of elected officials in cities and towns aren’t as wary about taking that step. They have drafted and passed resolutions calling for the […]

BREAKING: Flynn Will Plead The Fifth, Refuse To Talk To Senate Intel Committee (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Flynn Will Plead The Fifth, Refuse To Talk To Senate Intel Committee (VIDEO)

The dominoes continue to fall in the Trump-Russia investigation. Today the President’s former pal Mike Flynn pushed another one over. The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed the former national security advisor to find out the details of his ties to the Russian government. Specifically, they want to find out what Flynn knew, and when he knew […]

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

The latest confirmation that Democrats have a wind at their backs came early Saturday morning. The man fighting to take the seat once occupied by Newt Gingrich announced that he is the first congressional candidate in history to rack up more than a million online donations. Jon Ossoff turned a lot of heads in April […]

The Last Time A President Called An Investigation A ‘Witch Hunt,’ It Didn’t End So Well (TWEET)

The Last Time A President Called An Investigation A ‘Witch Hunt,’ It Didn’t End So Well (TWEET)

Donald Trump has made no secret that he isn’t happy with the decision to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel in charge of the investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election. But in light of everything that has emerged in the last few months, this tweet he fired off on Thursday looks incredibly tone-deaf […]

Poll Asked People For First Word That Comes To Mind When They Hear ‘Trump’ – It’s Worse Than You Can Imagine!

Poll Asked People For First Word That Comes To Mind When They Hear ‘Trump’ – It’s Worse Than You Can Imagine!

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Trump” – ignorant, liar, con man, misogynist pig, asshole, narcissist?  The Quinnipiac University poll asked 1,078 voters the first word that came to their mind when they thought about ‘Trump.’ The answer that stood out the most was “idiot,” followed by incompetent, liar, leader, and unqualified. […]

Step-by-Step Guide To Organizing And Mobilizing — Getting Started (VIDEO)

Step-by-Step Guide To Organizing And Mobilizing — Getting Started (VIDEO)

Have you ever wanted to help organize a political campaign and didn’t know how? Well, here are some basic steps and tips to get you started. Examining The Difference Between Organizing And Mobilizing Organizing involves getting people together under a common cause. With organizing, you get people together and come to a consensus. Mobilizing doesn’t necessarily involve […]

IMPEACHMENT: What You Need To Know In The Age Of Trump

IMPEACHMENT: What You Need To Know In The Age Of Trump

This week has been one giant march toward what seems inevitable to many of us. The impeachment of President Donald J. Trump appears to be moving ever closer to reality. With that in mind, this seems like a good time to take a close look at the laws around impeachment, and how the very difficult process works. […]

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