Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Once again, President Trump is threatening a shutdown over the border wall that Mexico was supposed to pay for.

With Vote On Hold, Theresa May Struggles To Save Brexit

Theresa May is trying to save a Brexit deal that appears to be becoming more doomed by the day.

Supreme Court Hands Planned Parenthood A Win In Medicaid Funding Case

The Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving state laws banning Medicaid reimbursement for non-abortion services provided by Planned Parenthood.

McConnell, Other Republicans, Blocking Criminal Justice Reform [Updated: Vote To Go Forward]

Senator Mitch McConnell and others are blocking a criminal justice reform bill currently pending in the Senate.

Republicans Still Don't Get The Point Of The 2018 Election

The verdict of last month's elections was clear, but Republicans still don't seem to get it.

Europe's Highest Court Opens A Brexit Escape Hatch For Great Britain

Europe's highest Court appeared to hand the United Kingdom a way of escaping Brexit altogether if it chose to go that route. This will greatly complicate the domestic political situation for Theresa May.

Trump's Border Wall Faces Its Last Stand

This month's budget fight is likely the last chance the President will have to get any funding for his border wall.

Top Contender To Replace John Kelly Takes His Name Out Of Contention

President Trump's first choice to replace John Kelly as Chief of Staff turned the job down, leading one to wonder why anyone would want the job.

NPR Run by Army of Temps

While often portrayed as left-leaning, the public broadcaster is ruthlessly capitalistic in its labor practices.

France To Investigate Reports Of Russian Instigation In "Yellow Vest" Protests

French authorities are investigating reports that Russian interference may be helping to exploit and expand the five-week-old "yellow vest" protests.

#MeToo And 'Baby It's Cold Outside"

A fifty-year-old song is getting new scrutiny in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

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White Supremacist Found Guilty In Murder Of Charlottesville Counter-Protester

The white supremacist charged with killing a counter-protester during last year's events in Charlottesville has been convicted of first-degree murder.

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Don't Be Shocked, But Cory Booker Is Thinking Of Running For President

Cory Booker's interest in running for President has been an open secret for some time, now he's being far less coy about it.

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John Kelly To Leave White House By The End Of The Year

This time, the rumors about John Kelly leaving appear to be true.

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Supreme Court Appears Willing To Uphold Exception To 'Double Jeopardy' Clause

The Supreme Court appears reluctant to overturn a century of case law that established a significant exception to the Double Jeopardy Clause.

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The Winds Of Mars

(Almost) live from Mars!

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Mueller Catalogs The Lies That Led Him To Rip Up Manafort's Plea Deal

Lies and possible evidence of obstruction of justice make up the bulk of Robert Mueller's new case against former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort.

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The Basic Democratic Problem in Wisconsin

Current attempts to take power away from the state executive branch illustrates a lot of what I have been writing about for years.

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Russia Helping Stoke French Protests

Moscow continues using information warfare to sow division in Western society.

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France's Yellow Vest Riots Enter Fifth Week

Protests that have killed four and injured hundreds have been rewarded and show no sign of ending.

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Government Implicates Trump In Election Scheme In Cohen Sentencing Memos

Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the U.S, Attorney for the Southern District of New York have filed sentencing memos that directly implicate the President in a series of felonies.

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Trump Selects Former Attorney General William Barr To Be New Attorney General

William Barr, who served as Attorney General under President George H.W. Bush, has been selected to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.

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November Jobs Growth Falls Short Of Expectations

Jobs Growth in November was healthy but fell short of expectations.

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John Kelly Expected To Resign "Soon"

There's yet another rumor that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly could be on the way out.

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A Photo for Friday: "Urban Colors"

Happy Friday.

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Trump To Name Heather Nauert Ambassador To The United Nations

President Trump is expected to name a former Fox News host as Ambassador to the United Nations.

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Economic Storm Clouds On The Horizon

The economy is in good shape for the moment but there are storm clouds on the horizon.

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Trump Shrugs Off Reports Of An Approaching Debt Crisis

Trump has reportedly told aides that he doesn't really care about reports of an approaching crisis of the budget deficit and national debt because he'll be out of office before it becomes a problem.

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Bush Funeral Inevitably About Trump

Honoring the 41st President cast a poor light on the 45th.

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Citing Health Issues, Urban Meyer Retires As Ohio State Head Coach

Nine years after retiring as Head Coach at Florida, Urban Meyer announced earlier this week that he would retire from his current position at Ohio State after the Rose Bowl.

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Washington Pays Tribute To George H.W. Bush

Washington said farewell to George H.W. Bush today in a service that both remembered his spirit and his heroism, and stands as a sharp rebuke to what politics has been reduced to in America today.

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Trump Administration Preparing To Ban Bump Stocks

The Trump Administration is preparing to ban bump stocks in the coming weeks.

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Washington And A Nation Pay Tribute To George H.W. Bush

A nation says farewell to a war hero, public servant, former President, and great American.

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Bob Dole Offers A Final Salute To Old Friend And Political Rival George H.W. Bush

Though in poor health himself, Bob Dole made his way to the Capitol to pay his respects to his old friend and political rival.

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