Category: Congress

In Congressional Testimony, Cohen Portrays Trump as Mob-Style Criminal

In Congressional Testimony, Cohen Portrays Trump as Mob-Style Criminal

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen testified to Congress, raising serious ethical and legal questions about the president's conduct.

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Top Foreign Policy Democrat Left Confused as Trump Digs Into Kim Summit

Top Foreign Policy Democrat Left Confused as Trump Digs Into Kim Summit

The Senate's top Foreign Relations Democrat is concerned that Trump is not making agreements with his North Korean counterpart for inspectors or any clear, formal de-nuclearization regime.

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A Trailblazer of a Mother, Duckworth Wants To Extend Help to Other Moms

A Trailblazer of a Mother, Duckworth Wants To Extend Help to Other Moms

Sen. Tammy Duckworth has literally taken mothering to the Senate floor, and now she wants to provide help to other new moms, as well.

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Thinking About The ‘Green New Deal’, Ky. Congressman Encourages People To Think Big

Thinking About The ‘Green New Deal’, Ky. Congressman Encourages People To Think Big

It's time Americans started to really aspire to big goals, a Kentucky congressman says

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House Chairmen  Ask Trump To Lift Veil of Secrecy on N. Korea Talks

House Chairmen Ask Trump To Lift Veil of Secrecy on N. Korea Talks

Before Trump left for his second summit with the leader of North Korea, top Democrats were looking for answers about his diplomacy.

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Democratic Lawmakers Seeking Fresh Corruption Probe at Beleaguered EPA

Democratic Lawmakers Seeking Fresh Corruption Probe at Beleaguered EPA

Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into senior EPA officials over allegations of lapsed ethics.

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Facing Disapproval Vote, Trump Warns Senate Republicans of Dem ‘Trap’

Facing Disapproval Vote, Trump Warns Senate Republicans of Dem ‘Trap’

Afraid of the coming resolution of disapproval, Trump warned Republicans not to stray from his side.

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Pelosi: Building Trump’s Border Wall ‘Not an Act of Friendship’

Pelosi: Building Trump’s Border Wall ‘Not an Act of Friendship’

Building Trump's wall would send a negative message to US neighbors to the south.

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Opinions

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Business Serving on the Supreme Court

By Janet Ybarra

If now we cannot have faith in that investigation which was supposed to have cleared him, perhaps now we can no longer have faith in Kavanaugh's service on that high court.

Lying About His Statements, Donald Trump Seems To Think He Leads North Korea

By Janet Ybarra

Trump appears to be confused with his dear friend, the autocratic Kim Jong Un. This isn't North Korea. Trump can't say something--anything--especially on tape and think he can pretend he never said it.

September Democratic Presidential Debate Recap

By Allison Hellman

Another month gone, another Democratic debate to usher in the fall season.

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

By Janet Ybarra

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.

We Have Met Our Greatest Security Threat, and It Is Us

By Janet Ybarra

As we stop to remember the solemn events of September 11, 2001, perhaps we can recall nothing more important than the great spirit of togetherness and national unity that the terrible terrorist attacks of that day engendered across the nation.

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

By Thomas Brown

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Winning 2020 Will Be Harder Than Trump Thinks

By Janet Ybarra

Donald Trump will have to deal with a very unique challenge which other incumbent presidents have not had to face, at least in modern times, as he seeks a second term. And that's before he faces a single Democrat....

Will Joe Biden Utimately Destroy His Own Campaign?

By Janet Ybarra

Now that he's running for president, Joe Biden's penchant for gaffe-making has become an increasing focus for the press.

Trump has Moved On…to Posting Fake Weather

By Janet Ybarra

The president who introduced the world to "fake news" has branched out in a whole new level of inanity and dishonesty by delivering fake weather from the Oval Office.

Instead of Preparing for Hurricane, Trump Decides Golfing is More Important

By Janet Ybarra

With Hurricane Dorian bearing down, Donald Trump was at Camp David working on his golf swing.