Two April Fool’s Day orders are no joke. And they’re apparently causing confusion.
It’s undemocratic and we should get rid of it. But doing so isn’t a panacea.
Given the times we live in, you may be tempted to argue about politics tomorrow. Here’s my advice — don’t do it.
Jeff Sessions entered the race for the GOP nomination for Senate in Alabama by heaping obsequious and pathetic praise on a man who had spent two years insulting him publicly and privately
Contrary to the hopes of some, getting rid of Trump isn’t going to purge the GOP of Trumpism.
The case of Roland Gramajo is an excellent example of what’s wrong with the Trump Administration’s immigration policy.
Iowa Congressman Steve King finds himself low on campaign cash and with virtually no support from his party.
Congressman Steve King has some rather unique views about human history.
Donald Trump has found a new far-right lunatic to retweet.
What happened to “building a lasting relationship within the African American community”?
With hours to go before they were set to start. the President delayed the mass deportation raids that were supposed to begin this morning.
The House of Representatives passed a bill that would extend protection to DACA beneficiaries and other Dreamers, but it’s likely to die in the Senate.
As Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush remind us, there was a time when Republicans weren’t xenophobic nationalists when it comes to immigration policy.
Republicans have aborted President Trump’s lofty plan for a $2 trillion infrastructure deal just days after it was conceived.
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is the latest entrant into the race for the Democratic nomination for President, and the field isn’t done growing.
Steve King, who has recently come under attack for a long history of racist remarks, is facing a strong challenge for the GOP nomination in 2020.
Trump really has no plan about the border save for demagoging the issue.
Free expression sometimes enables horrible crimes. How does a free society deal with that tension?
Steve King isn’t backing down from his history of white supremacy and racism. And he’s also running for re-election.
The White House isn’t ruling out the idea of a second government shutdown, but Senate Republicans have other ideas.
The government shutdown has now entered historic territory, and the Trump Administration is moving closer to a “national emergency” or other extra-legal means to get money for his wall.
Iowa’s Steve King has long expressed anti-immigrant and racist views, now he’s asking why that’s a bad thing.
Who’s John Delaney? Well, he’s a Congressman from Maryland who’s apparently running for President.
Trumpism is a direct by-product of the poisonous populism of the Tea Party movement, and they’ve both taken over the Republican Party.
Washington said farewell to John McCain 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.
Just hours before Senator McCain died, one of the candidates running for Jeff Flake’s Senate seat claimed that the McCain family released a statement about the late Senator’s health to hurt her campaign.
The House of Representatives has left town after once again failing to pass an immigration reform bill,, thus likely ensuring that nothing will be passed before the midterms.
Donald Trump continues to demonstrate that he has nothing but utter contempt for the Rule of Law. At some point, he will either be called to account for this or our nation’s institutions will suffer as a result.
The odds of an immigration bill passing the House were already low. This morning, President Trump pretty much guaranteed failure.
Notwithstanding the rhetoric of the President and his supporters, most Americans believe that immigration is a good thing for the United States.
House Republicans are supposed to vote on one or more immigration bills this week, but can’t even agree what their policy should be.
Donald Trump wants Republicans to make his immigration policies the centerpiece of the midterm campaign. What could possibly go wrong?
New polling shows that the Trump Administration’s family separation policy is widely unpopular, with only Republicans supporting it. That last fact, though, is why Trump is unlikely to change the policy.
Children are not political bargaining chips, but that’s exactly what this President plans to turn them into.
A small group of Senators is engaged in a seemingly quixotic effort to save DACA before the election.
A small group of Republican rebels in the House are attempting to push legislation protecting DACA beneficiaries to a floor vote. Unfortunately, they’re not likely to succeed.
The answer is, of course, no. Really, this is a post about the wall as policy.
Mitt Romney staked out a position on DACA that is to the right of the President, and to the right of a majority of Utah voters.
The prospect for a fix to help DACA beneficiaries is looking gloomier than ever.
If Trump is able to insist upon a package deal or no deal at all, he may muck up his chance of policy success, but it may be the Democrats who lose politically.
The Tea Party is dead, but it was never really alive to begin with.
One of the main objections that many on the right seem to have to proposals to legalize DACA beneficiaries and other illegal immigrants is the idea that they could eventually become citizens. There’s no good reason they shouldn’t be able to do so.
It’s Day Two of the Federal Government shutdown and there are few signs of a quick resolution.
The government is shut down and Washington is playing the usual blame game. In reality, there’s plenty of blame to go around, and one of the guilty parties is the American people.