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Join the party for our sister, Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

We did it! Kamala Devi Harris is our vice president as of Wednesday. We broke down walls and shattered not one, or two, but three ceilings. No matter what lies ahead,…

Biden cleans house of propagandists at the Voice of America

President Biden is pushing back Donald Trump’s efforts to turn the U.S. Agency for Global Media, including its flagship Voice of America, from U.S. state media (however problematic that may often…

Metal detectors keep finding House Republicans with weapons. How long has that been going on?

U.S. Capitol police are investigating after Rep. Andy Harris, Republican of Maryland, attempted to bring a concealed gun onto the House floor. Harris was caught by the new metal detector installed…

General who delayed use of National Guard in Jan. 6 insurgency may have been Michael Flynn's brother

In the aftermath of the deadly Jan. 6 insurgency, reports identified “a Pentagon official” as having blocked requests for increased security and the use of the National Guard. In particular,…

Donald Trump hands out 143 pardons as he prepares to pardon us all from more Donald Trump

On the last evening of the way-too-long-running series, “Trump: America under Siege,” Donald Trump trotted out his favorite executive power and waved that magic pardon wand like Tinkerbell on a bender. The…

It's Donald Trump's final full day in office. Finally

Take a deep breath: It is the last full day of Donald Trump’s time in office. Trump’s entire official schedule for the day is, as it has been for weeks,…

Yes, Trump can be impeached, convicted, barred from ever holding office again—even after he's gone

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has succeeded again in obstructing vital action for the future of the nation. In this case it’s the conviction of Donald Trump, with McConnell…

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. loved Black music and musicians loved him back

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on Jan. 15, 1929, and his birthday is celebrated as a nationally observed holiday—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—on the third Monday of January each…

Researchers: Biden's economic relief plan could cut child poverty in half

Scholars at Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy did a quick analysis of President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic relief plan, and are enthusiastic, saying the proposal “has…

Trump Jr. gets a call from the Washington, D.C., attorney general—and it’s not for a playdate

In January 2020, Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a civil complaint against the Trump Organization and the Presidential Inaugural Committee alleging that they had misused a lot of money. Whether or…