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Deputy AG Admits He Knew Trump Made Up His Mind To Fire Comey BEFORE The Memo (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

Deputy AG Admits He Knew Trump Made Up His Mind To Fire Comey BEFORE The Memo (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

For three days, Donald Trump tried to convince Americans that he fired FBI Director James Comey for mishandling the Hillary Clinton email investigation, primarily after reading a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that harshly criticized Comey’s handling of that probe. But that line didn’t pass the smell test, in part because Trump himself, […]

An Inside Look At How Russia Plays The Propaganda Game (VIDEO)

An Inside Look At How Russia Plays The Propaganda Game (VIDEO)

Clint Watts testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week to explain exactly how Russia’s massive fake news propaganda operation works. Watts’ resume is impressive. As a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, where he specializes in national security and Middle East affairs, and a senior fellow at George Washington University’s Center for […]

Senate Prepared To Hear From Investigator Behind ‘Golden Showers’ Dossier (VIDEO)

Senate Prepared To Hear From Investigator Behind ‘Golden Showers’ Dossier (VIDEO)

The standard response from Donald Trump or his minions when questions are asked about Trump’s potential ties to Russia has been “(noun) (verb) fake news.” But in the last 72 hours, that response has looked less and less credible. First, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was caught red-handed lying about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to […]

Go Do Your Job: Chris Christie Not Impressed With Senators Skipping Town Halls (VIDEO)

Go Do Your Job: Chris Christie Not Impressed With Senators Skipping Town Halls (VIDEO)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie showed up on CNN’s State of the Union this morning to talk to host Jake Tapper about several of the controversies surrounding the Donald Trump White House. For the most part, Christie stuck to the typical Republican talking points about these different issues. Near the end of the interview, however, Christie did […]

Cards Against Humanity Creator Sends Copies Of ‘Secret Hitler’ Game To Every US Senator (VIDEO)

Cards Against Humanity Creator Sends Copies Of ‘Secret Hitler’ Game To Every US Senator (VIDEO)

Cards Against Humanity is a gaming phenomenon, and the game’s creators have been known to pull some pretty bizarre publicity stunts. One of those creators, Max Temkin, recently co-created a new board game called Secret Hitler, a hidden role game that models how fascism can take over a democracy. He and fellow Secret Hitler creators, Max Boxleiter […]

Dems Must Jump On Midterms NOW – Not Keep Sitting On Their A**es (VIDEO)

Dems Must Jump On Midterms NOW – Not Keep Sitting On Their A**es (VIDEO)

If you thought all was lost after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November, you’re not thinking straight. Beyond well-employed tactics of resistance like non-violent protest, pressure on lawmakers, and economic shifters like strikes, there is a way to resist: Politics. Through it all, the political process is still going on, and that’s why Democrats should […]

Senate Committee Has Secret Meeting With Comey (VIDEO)

Senate Committee Has Secret Meeting With Comey (VIDEO)

In the moments leading up to the election and the intervening months since Donald Trump’s surprise victory, the actions of FBI Director James Comey have come under heavy scrutiny. From his decision not to alert the public about ongoing investigations on Trump to his bombshell letter about a possible Hillary Clinton scandal concerning a laptop for […]

As Trump – McCain Feud Grows, Dems Get Rare Opportunity In Senate (VIDEO)

As Trump – McCain Feud Grows, Dems Get Rare Opportunity In Senate (VIDEO)

Republicans may still be basking in the glow of controlling the federal government, but the honeymoon is already starting to wane. President Donald Trump has gotten off to a rocky and controversial start as America’s latest chief executive by seeking to make good on campaign promises that most rational citizens thought were hyperbole. From a […]

Our Reality Star President Is Inspiring More Celebs To Run For Office (VIDEO)

Our Reality Star President Is Inspiring More Celebs To Run For Office (VIDEO)

Yes, people, we elected an orange reality star for president. We have a President Donald Trump, what about a Senator Ted Nugent? The NRA-loving, RWNJ musician has mentioned the possibility of running for Senate in Michigan for 2018. He joins another redneck musician, Kid Rock. In an interview with Daily Caller News Foundation (TheDCNF), Nugent said: […]

Republican Icon John McCain Calls White House ‘Dysfunctional’ (VIDEO)

Republican Icon John McCain Calls White House ‘Dysfunctional’ (VIDEO)

You know things are looking dicey when even a Republican stalwart is melting down over the chaos in the White House. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona is the Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee. As such, he is closely involved with the National Security Council (NSC). The Senator has served in the House […]

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

When a president leaves office, so does everyone they appointed. This means Donald Trump has more than 4,000 vacancies to fill in the executive branch. Out of these, 1,242 of these appointees require the approval of the Senate before they can take office. This is just one of the “checks and balances” that the Constitution […]

Dems Unite Against Trump Sec. Of Ed Pick DeVos – Swamp GOP With Calls (VIDEO)

Dems Unite Against Trump Sec. Of Ed Pick DeVos – Swamp GOP With Calls (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos, the Michigan billionaire with no education experience who’s been tapped by the Trump administration to run the Department of Education, will have exactly zero Democrats backing her in her upcoming confirmation vote. Leading the attack is Al Franken, the comedian turned Democratic senator from Minnesota, who has been vocal about DeVos’ evident incompetence: […]

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

Now that “repeal and replace Obamacare” has moved from Republican mantra to near-inevitability, it’s becoming clear that repealing the landmark healthcare legislation will be disastrous on many levels. The first issue at stake is the cost of a repeal. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget – a public policy nonprofit – estimated that repealing […]

Progressive Sen. Liz Warren To Run Again: ‘This Is No Time To Quit’ (VIDEO)

Progressive Sen. Liz Warren To Run Again: ‘This Is No Time To Quit’ (VIDEO)

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has just announced plans to run for reelection. The outspoken progressive Senator has made a name for herself by speaking openly and candidly in favor of progressive causes such as Wall Street regulation. Senator Warren remained mostly on the sidelines of the Presidential race until after Secretary Clinton had won the nomination. […]

Washington Post: Senate Delaying Trump Cabinet Nominees ‘Unprecedented’ (VIDEO)

Washington Post: Senate Delaying Trump Cabinet Nominees ‘Unprecedented’ (VIDEO)

Washington Post reporter, Ed O’Keefe, accused Democrats in Congress of “slow-walking” Donald Trump’s cabinet picks. Republicans have been blocking and obstructing everything President Barack Obama has done. It’s been almost a year since he nominated Merrick Garland to be a Supreme Court Justice. The Senate has refused to hold hearings for him. During the election, […]

Harry Reid: GOP ‘Doesn’t Have The Nerve’ To Repeal Obamacare (VIDEO)

Harry Reid: GOP ‘Doesn’t Have The Nerve’ To Repeal Obamacare (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, and the RWNJs in Congress are happy to do it. In the days following the election, Republicans were already talking about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They have tried and failed to repeal it 60 times. The ACA, more commonly called Obamacare, gave insurance […]

Senate Democrats Vow To Stall Trump Cabinet Picks: ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’

Senate Democrats Vow To Stall Trump Cabinet Picks: ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’

Looks like Republicans are about to get a big dose of both karma and obstruction when it comes to Donald Trump’s picks for his cabinet. Several Democratic lawmakers told Politico they plan to force up to 30 hours of debate and procedural votes on each cabinet nominee, which would take weeks out of the Senate calendar and […]

Senate Dems To Trump: Time To Drain Your Own Swamp (TWEETS)

Senate Dems To Trump: Time To Drain Your Own Swamp (TWEETS)

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 48 hours for Donald Trump. He’s taking a well-deserved reaming for falsely claiming Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead was the product of massive fraud–including from his own party. His chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was exposed as a stone-cold racist. Now, the Senate Democrats have told Trump […]

A Constitutional Convention Could Have Devastating Results For America (VIDEO)

A Constitutional Convention Could Have Devastating Results For America (VIDEO)

This year has been a bad year for progressives. After the last election, the GOP controls the House, the Senate, and the presidency. What’s even scarier than that, though, is that the GOP controls 33 state legislatures. When they have 34, they can call a new constitutional convention, which would be the first since the Philadelphia convention. What […]

The Election Isn’t Over Yet – Meet The Democrats’ Last Glimmer Of Hope For The Senate (VIDEO)

The Election Isn’t Over Yet – Meet The Democrats’ Last Glimmer Of Hope For The Senate (VIDEO)

There’s still one more election day on the horizon. No, not the meeting of the Electoral College on December 19. The Louisiana runoff election on December 10. Less than one month until the people of Louisiana choose a senator to replace retiring David Vitter. And there is a chance we could flip one more seat […]

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