Trump again greets acts of public violence with gross self-congratulation

Donald Trump does not appear to care very much about victims of public acts of violence, nor about the reverberating effects his commentary might...

Republicans in Congress are prepared to give Trump as much power...

On Inauguration Day in 2009, Republicans held a planning session to discuss ways they could completely counteract and hamstring everything President Obama did. By killing compromise immigration...

Bill O'Reilly's mainstreaming of white supremacy is even worse than it...

Even as they lecture Democrats to "get over it," conservatives (including Donald Trump) continue to obsess over the fact that Hillary Clinton clobbered Trump...

North Carolina moves toward repeal of anti-transgender legislation

Controversy is heating up in the Tar Heel state as the city of Charlotte, N.C., and the lame-duck Republican governor, Pat McCrory, are once...

WARNING: Family planning safety net is under risk nationwide

We have been documenting the early indications that anti-choice legislators have been emboldened by the imminent presidency of Donald Trump, powerful vice-presidency of Mike...

In a final insult, the FBI had no probable cause for...

With such razor-thin margins in key states, there are several things that, each on their own, could have delivered President-elect Donald Trump's electoral victory over popular...

Obama announces ban on offshore Arctic and Atlantic Seaboard drilling

The New York Times reports that President Obama, in an effort to enshrine new environmental protections before he leaves office next month, has used...

Trump talks tough on terrorism while still keeping his supposed ISIS...

Republicans have long insisted that a major obstacle to defeating ISIS is the Obama administration's reluctance to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism." Perhaps they...

Michelle Obama on the need for resilience and hope

First Lady Michelle Obama has consistently received high approval ratings throughout her husband's presidency, and, in an interview on CBS with Oprah Winfrey, Obama...

Trump's national security advisor met leader of Austrian white supremacist party...

Heinz-Christian Strache, the leader of Austria's right-wing Freedom Party, announced on Facebook that he has signed an agreement of cooperation with Russia's ruling party....