Category: Congress

The 2020 Democratic Nomination: A Tale of Two Contests

The 2020 Democratic Nomination: A Tale of Two Contests

Iowa and California will play very different roles during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest.

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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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Opinions

The Rockiest Democratic Presidential Launch Yet

By Janet Ybarra

On what was to be his big day, Bill deBlasio suffered one ignominy after another.

Do Political Quizzes Define You?

By Mike Kauffmann

I checked out eight popular quizzes. They were all biased. After all, they’re written by humans and all humans are biased.

A Divided Nation Over Abortion

By Winston Wang

In a recent interview on Fox News, Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders said, “I believe that the decision over abortion belongs to a woman and her physician, not the federal government, not the state government.”

Conservatives Angry at Liberal Internet Bias: Time To Bring Back the Fairness Doctrine?

By Janet Ybarra

If Republicans were sincere, they would help re-establish the Fairness Doctrine.

OPINION: The Top Three 2020 Candidates

By Isiason Brown

Isiason Brown talks about his top three picks to win the Democratic Presidential Race and why he thinks they have a chance.

The First Amendment, Georgia-Style

By Tony Panaccio

Here’s a club that six Georgia Republicans want the state to join.

Is it Ever Okay for Politicians to Swear?

By Winston Wang

Are politicians allowed to drop swear words when they speak, ever?

The Weapon Used to Wage War on Americans

By Jack Menendez

What if there was a device, kind of like a big flashlight, that you could shine on people, bathing them in its radiation, making them stop in their tracks, open up their minds, and hang on your every word?

Debunking The Meme: Pete Buttigieg

By Tony Panaccio

Ezra Klein and Nate Silver are two of the smartest politicos in the business, and despite some big miscalculations in the past, they don’t get much wrong.

The Uphill Battle to Reform U.S. Health Care

By Jack Menendez

The private medical industry is serving a market that does not behave with normal elasticity.