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Oregon Republicans Are On The Lam Over A Climate Bill

OREGON REPUBLICANS ARE ON THE LAM OVER A CLIMATE BILL

Senate Republicans in Oregon have refused to come to the Capitol, denying the legislature the quorum needed to vote on a cap-and-trade...

What's In Bernie Sanders' Student Debt Cancellation Proposal? It Could Be A Game-Changer

WHAT'S IN BERNIE SANDERS' STUDENT DEBT CANCELLATION PROPOSAL? IT COULD BE A GAME-CHANGER

On Thursday, June 27, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will join his fellow 2020 Democratic candidates for the first round of presidential...

 
 
 
Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions

TRUMP IMPOSES NEW IRAN SANCTIONS

President Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the AP reports....

Maxine Waters Under Fire For Accusing Trump of Provoking Iran: Don't ‘Pretend Innocence'

MAXINE WATERS UNDER FIRE FOR ACCUSING TRUMP OF PROVOKING IRAN: DON'T ‘PRETEND INNOCENCE'

Rep. Maxine Waters finds herself on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism after she tweeted her own rebuke of President...

 
 
 
SCOTUS strikes down ban on ‘scandalous' and ‘immoral' trademarks

SCOTUS STRIKES DOWN BAN ON ‘SCANDALOUS' AND ‘IMMORAL' TRADEMARKS

An unusual configuration of justices from both ideological wings of the Supreme Court came together Monday to strike down provisions...

Are Men More Electable Than Women? Apparently Not, According To This Report

ARE MEN MORE ELECTABLE THAN WOMEN? APPARENTLY NOT, ACCORDING TO THIS REPORT

Every time a major election season rolls around, the same questions come up: What do voters want? Can political opponents find common...

 
 
 
Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On Trademarking 'Immoral,' 'Scandalous' Words, Symbols

SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN BAN ON TRADEMARKING 'IMMORAL,' 'SCANDALOUS' WORDS, SYMBOLS

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which...

Beto O'Rourke calls for ‘war tax'

BETO O'ROURKE CALLS FOR ‘WAR TAX'

Beto O'Rourke on Monday called for Congress to enact a “war tax” any time the country goes to war, with the proceeds going to care...

 
 
 
Pete Buttigieg's Emotional Town Hall Exposes Tensions Between South Bend Police, Community

PETE BUTTIGIEG'S EMOTIONAL TOWN HALL EXPOSES TENSIONS BETWEEN SOUTH BEND POLICE, COMMUNITY

The 2020 presidential hopeful faced questions about an officer-involved shooting in his Indiana city.

Former Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak announces presidential bid

FORMER DEMOCRATIC REP. JOE SESTAK ANNOUNCES PRESIDENTIAL BID

Joe Sestak, a retired three-star Navy admiral and former two-term congressman from Pennsylvania, on Sunday became the latest Democratic...

 
 
 
Rename All Birds Named After White People

RENAME ALL BIRDS NAMED AFTER WHITE PEOPLE

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein is a writer, teacher, organizer, and birdwatcher who lives in upstate New York. The ornithological practice...

What Is An ICE Raid? Here's What You Should Know About How To Respond

WHAT IS AN ICE RAID? HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HOW TO RESPOND

Several cities around the United Sates recently started preparing for a series of Immigration Customs Enforcement crackdowns on migrant...

 
 
 
OTR: David Paleologos says pollsters did not get 2016 election wrong

OTR: DAVID PALEOLOGOS SAYS POLLSTERS DID NOT GET 2016 ELECTION WRONG

The director of the Suffolk University political research center responds to President Trump's criticism of pre-election polls.

Nancy Pelosi's Response To Donald Trump Delaying ICE Raids Puts Families First

NANCY PELOSI'S RESPONSE TO DONALD TRUMP DELAYING ICE RAIDS PUTS FAMILIES FIRST

Nancy Pelosi is pleased by the president's recent decision to halt planned deportation raids that would have impacted 10 major cities...

 
 
 
Cory Booker's Quotes About Donald Trump Have Evolved In Recent Years

CORY BOOKER'S QUOTES ABOUT DONALD TRUMP HAVE EVOLVED IN RECENT YEARS

Sen. Cory Booker wants to take down President Donald Trump. Booker tossed his hat in the 2020 presidential race earlier this year,...

Pence: Unclear if Iran's leaders approved downing of U.S. drone

PENCE: UNCLEAR IF IRAN'S LEADERS APPROVED DOWNING OF U.S. DRONE

The Trump administration is still not sure that Iran's leaders authorized the downing of an American drone last week, according to...

 
 
 
Trump says he 'may' bring up election interference with Putin next week

TRUMP SAYS HE 'MAY' BRING UP ELECTION INTERFERENCE WITH PUTIN NEXT WEEK

President Donald Trump said he “may bring up election interference with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G-20 summit in...

Pennsylvania Politics: The message one county sends to Washington

PENNSYLVANIA POLITICS: THE MESSAGE ONE COUNTY SENDS TO WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania will be a major battleground for the 2020 election. In 2016, three counties flipped from blue to red which helped President...

 
 
 
Ahead of ICE raids, Illinois governor bans private immigrant detention centers from state

AHEAD OF ICE RAIDS, ILLINOIS GOVERNOR BANS PRIVATE IMMIGRANT DETENTION CENTERS FROM STATE

With mass raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned for Sunday, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill Friday...

White House unveils 'economic vision' for Palestinians in first part of peace plan

WHITE HOUSE UNVEILS 'ECONOMIC VISION' FOR PALESTINIANS IN FIRST PART OF PEACE PLAN

The White House on Saturday released the first of a two-part Middle East peace plan, outlining the Trump administration's “economic...