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The Trump Administration has had an especially high turnover, and that includes military and security experts. Author Peter Bergen’s new book, “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos,” discusses…
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Being offline, even for an afternoon, is a trip in today’s nonstop political maelstrom. My exposure to the news that Democratic House leadership had struck a deal with Donald Trump on…
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Sen. Lindsey Graham opened the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz about his report on the FBI investigation into ties between the 2016 Trump campaign…

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Sen. Lindsey Graham opened the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz about his report on the FBI investigation into ties between the 2016 Trump campaign…
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In addition to warning that “the feedback to accelerating climate change may already be underway,” the U.S. government’s latest report on conditions in the Arctic reveals that temperatures in the region are…
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Just days after American Jewish organizations criticized President Donald Trump’s anti-Semitic remarks in a speech he delivered before an American Jewish organization President Donald Trump added insult to injury Wednesday.…
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Earlier this year when members of Congress repeatedly confronted U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos about a study finding the federal government’s charter school grant program had wasted an estimated $1 billion on schools…
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by Hunter One of the Trump administration’s hard-right goals of drowning the government in a bathtub has taken a major hit, as The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump has abandoned his effort…
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After the release of the Mueller report, a lot of people began to question whether we could believe what the attorney general says, which is an extremely disturbing prospect. Many…
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If President Donald Trump were to be acquitted on articles on impeachment in a U.S. Senate trial and win reelection in 2020, he would be the first president in United…
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Being offline, even for an afternoon, is a trip in today’s nonstop political maelstrom. My exposure to the news that Democratic House leadership had struck a deal with Donald Trump on…
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The Trump Administration has had an especially high turnover, and that includes military and security experts. Author Peter Bergen’s new book, “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos,” discusses…
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) elicited an important and revealing response from Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Wednesday when she raised the prospect of Attorney General Bill Barr’s potential…
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ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The rocky highlands of Central Asia, in…
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ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The rocky highlands of Central Asia, in…
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During his turn to question Inspector General Michael Horowitz today, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) didn’t really ask many questions, and instead chose to use his time to rant about what…
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Former Vice President Joe Biden may intend to only serve one term if elected president in 2020, a new report from Politico found on Wednesday. The idea of eschewing a…
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Paul Volcker, who was 92 when he died in New York City on Sunday, December 8, was an economic policy adviser under both Democratic and Republican presidents. The New Jersey…
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For those still blissfully unaware, One America News is a conspiracy-laced, heavily Dear Leader-premised pro-Trump “news” channel that came out of nowhere in recent years to land a spot as one of…
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, faced with a united front of progressive Democrats pushing back against a drug pricing bill seen as insufficient, blinked on Tuesday and handed her party’s left…
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Rick Wiles, the far-right Christian fundamentalist pastor and radio host who founded TruNews, has a long history of bigotry — and that includes a lot of anti-Semitism to go with…
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Earlier this week, Michael Horowitz — inspector general for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) — delivered his 434-page report on the FBI’s 2016 investigation of Russian interference in the…
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One thing that came through in many of the House Intelligence Committee’s interviews with Ukraine experts was the symbolic importance to President Zelensky of having an Oval Office meeting with…
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