Does Tulsi Gabbard Have A "Natural Born Citizen" Problem? No, She Doesn't

Tulsi Gabbard was born in American Samoa, an American territory whose residents are generally not American citizens from birth. However, she is nonetheless a "natural born citizen."

Republicans In Congress Have Never Really Supported Trump's Border Wall

Despite their rhetoric, Republicans in Congress have shown through their own inaction that they don't really support the President's border wall.

Shutdown Drags On, And The Numbers Get Worse For Trump

As the shutdown continues the numbers get worse for the President, but he doesn't seem to care.

Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote But The Future Remains Unclear

Theresa May survived the Labour Party's call for a no-confidence vote, but the future for her and for her country remain as hazy as ever.

Federal Judge Blocks Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

A Federal Judge has blocked the Trump Administration from going forward with a plan to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census.

Nancy Pelosi To Trump: Cancel The State Of The Union Until The Government Reopens

Nancy Pelosi is "suggesting" to the President that the State of the Union be rescheduled for a time after the government shutdown ends, but it clearly seems like more than just a suggestion.

SOTU and the 'Security' Pretext

The Speaker is well within her rights to make Trump's invitation conditional on ending the shutdown. But let's not pretend we can't keep him safe.

Kirsten Gillibrand Enters The Race For President

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is the latest Democratic entrant into the 2020 race for President.

Theresa May Likely To Survive No Confidence Vote, Next Steps Are Unclear

Theresa May is likely to survive today's no confidence vote, but what happens after that is unclear given that changes to her Brexit deal seem unlikely.

William Barr Appears To Sail Through Confirmation Hearing

The confirmation hearing for President Trump's nominee for Attorney General appeared to go very well, making confirmation essentially a certainty.

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As Shutdown Continues, Concern Turns To Its Economic Impact

As the shutdown drags on, it's beginning to have an impact on the economy.

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Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies At 97

RIP, Dolly.

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House Of Commons Overwhelmingly Rejects Theresa May's Brexit Deal

Theresa May's Brexit deal suffered the worst defeat in the modern history of the British Parliament, and nobody is sure what happens next.

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Steve King Stripped Of Committee Assignments Over Racist Comments

The House GOP has moved to rebuke Iowa Congressman for his racist remarks. What took them so long?

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Trump Talked About Withdrawing U.S. From NATO, Aides Say

Donald Trump continues to appear to advocate ideas that harm American national interests and benefit Vladimir Putin. Draw your own conclusions as to why.

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SCOTUS To Hear Case That Could Make It Easier To Buy Wine From Out Of State

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that could make it easier to order and ship wine from out-of-state retailers.

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Brexit Faces Decisive Vote In House Of Commons

Later today, Theresa May's Brexit deal will face a decisive vote in the House of Commons in a vote that could have implications for May's own hold on power.

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Shutdown Drags On With No End In Sight As Trump Refuses To Relent

After twenty-five days, there's no end in sight to the Federal Government shutdown. You can thank the President for that.

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Happy 14th Blogiversary To Ann Althouse!

Ann Althouse hits a blogging anniversary.

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Majority Blames Trump For Shutdown, Multiple Polls Find

As the shutdown goes on, the polls are getting worse for the President.

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Florida Governor Removes Broward County Sheriff Over Inaction In Parkland Shooting

Florida's New Governor has removed the Sheriff of Broward County over his officer's lack of response before and during the Parkland shooting.

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Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro Enters Presidential Race

Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro is the latest addition to the growing Democratic Presidential field.

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Attention Shifts To Senate Republicans As Shutdown Drags On

As the government shutdown enters through its twenty-fourth day, attention is shifting to Senate Republicans who could be pressured to break ranks and potentially force a resolution.

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Goodbye Mile 420, Hello Mile 419.9

Washington State has a problem with people stealing "Mile 420" signs, so they've come up with a solution.

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Tulsi Gabbard Enters The Race For President

Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is the latest Democrat to throw their hat into the Presidential ring.

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Party Trumps Institutional Separation

Don't expect the Congress (i.e., the Senate) to pull us out of this shutdown mess.

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Scientists Discover Mysterious Radio Bursts From Billions Of Light-Years Away

Using new radio telescopes, scientists have discovered mysterious new radio bursts that originated from deep in the universe long before life began on Earth.

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More Border Wall Numbers

Border states/districts are not as pro-wall as presidential rhetoric might make you think.

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Shutdown Polling

The numbers aren't good for Trump.

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The Biggest Obstacle To Ending The Shutdown Is Donald J. Trump

If you're looking for the biggest obstacle to a resolution to the government shutdown, look no further than President Donald J. Trump.

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More on Trump and Russia

Trump doesn't want anyone to know what he and Putin discussed.

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Female Representation in the House

Historical numbers, but still a very male chamber.

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FBI Wondered if Trump was Working for Russia

The firing of Comey raised serious concerns in the Bureau.

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