At 7:46 a.m. last Wednesday morning, I was lying in bed, scrolling through Tumblr. I was about a half hour into my search for what to post next on Instagram (and about to be late for a spin class). My
You could say that it was with great interest Friday morning that Ken Hughes, a presidential historian with the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, saw what the current president was saying on Twitter.
Republicans floating Merrick Garland for FBI director should be careful what they wish for. Slate columnist Dahlia Lithwick brilliantly shut down Sen. Mike Lee of Utah for his “suggestion” that Democrats
There were only four documented cases of attempted voter fraud in the 2016 elections. This commission is about something else entirely It’s been a terrible week for American voting rights. On Thursday,
IDEAS Gibbs, a former editor-in-chief of TIME, is the visiting Edward R. Murrow Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Less than 24 hours before he sacked the FBI director, President Trump
It is striking President Trump picked Thursday, May 11, to 1) sign an executive order establishing a commission to investigate voter fraud; and 2) have Attorney General Jeff Sessions announce that federal
But Trump had an explanation: voter fraud. "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally," Trump tweeted
(CNN) — It's far too soon to declare there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during last year's election. An FBI investigation into the possibility does not mean the Trump camp did anything
Following a hurricane-of-a-week dominated by backlash surrounding his sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump is reportedly hoping Saturday brings the calming eye of the storm
Paul Ryan (AP/Jacquelyn Martin) May 13, 2017 11:29AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. While most college kids have big dreams of moving out of their parents house and making a major
We have strayed very far from the wise legal constraints set by our founders. Regarding Michael Solon’s “What 1980 and 2016 Have in Common” (op-ed, Dec. 12): In the U.S. and here in Europe, we see a reaction
WASHINGTON — In updating an 18-year-old religious freedom law, Congress this year decided for the first time to expressly protect the rights of people around the world who practice no religion at all.
Would you pay an extra 72 cents a month on your own telecom bill to support Internet access for low-income Canadians and those living in remote, hard-to-serve areas? This question formed part of a wide-ranging
With a record $24 million spent on the election so far, are special interests trying to buy their way into the Legislature?
Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, a Democratic Assembly candidate from the small Northern California farming town of Winters, got a surprise when she bumped into a friend at a local coffee shop. "A friend said, 'Oh,