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Trump says his staff can't keep up

President Trump says he moves too fast for his communications department to keep up, and that stopping the daily press briefings is a good idea.

Trump's inner circle is getting smaller

President Trump's trust in his staff is weakening, particularly as the James Comey debacle continues to unfold, and he's relying more and more on his …

Trump stokes fears of how he'd handle real crisis

After chaotic, self-inflicted week many fear chaos Trump can't control.<p>So, what if there’s a real crisis?<p>A real war — not a war with the media, or James Comey. A real showdown — not a political showdown. A real surprise that’s out of the White House’s control — not a situation of President Donald …

McDonnell may be in the clear with the Supreme Court, but the public is another story

Please, Governor Rolex, hold off on the smiles and celebration.<p>That conviction still stands in the court of public opinion.<p>Because seeing former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell’s life laid bare — the Ferrari rides, the shopping sprees, the private jets, the $300 golf rounds and that Rolex — …

A Look Back Sheds Light on Redistricting

• <b>2011 Civitas article illuminates the history of redistricting arguments</b>• <b><br>In the past, Democrats admitted drawing voting maps for political purposes</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Government

Ticket splitting is dead. National parties are now everything.

Every single state that elected a Republican senator this November voted for Donald Trump — and every single state that elected a Democratic senator voted for Hillary Clinton.<p>That’s a first in American history — at least going back to 1913, when the Constitution began mandating the direct popular …

Obama meets with Black Lives Matter activists and civil rights leaders

President Barack Obama is hosting a meeting with civil rights leaders and Black Lives Matter activists from across the country.<p>DeRay Mckeeson and …

AMC Theatres Sued for Discriminating Against the Blind

A group of blind movie patrons filed a federal class action suit this week against AMC Theatres, one of the nation’s largest movie theater chains, alleging that AMC discriminates against blind moviegoers.<p>The lawsuit claims that AMC fails to provide working audio-description devices for visually …

Shades of Grey

Supreme Court declines to intervene in North Carolina redistricting ruling

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court late Friday declined to put on hold a lower court ruling that invalidated congressional redistricting maps in North Carolina.<p>Early this month, a three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled that maps for two districts were …

U.S. Supreme Court

Yes, we still need Black History Month. Here’s why

Because it’s about more than Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.<p>There’s a tendency to distil history into soundbites, statistics, and generalizations. In …

Alabama's New Fight for Voting Rights

Fifty-one years after "Bloody Sunday," civil rights activists in Selma fear a resurgence in voter suppression ahead of the first presidential election since the Supreme Court dented the landmark Voting Rights Act.<p>This past weekend, civil rights advocates gathered in Selma, Alabama, to mark the 51st …

The Supreme Court Says Alabama Has to Recognize a Gay Mom's Child Custody Rights

The justices unanimously overruled the State Supreme Court about eight months after legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>My Husband's Sperm and the Lesbians Who Want It</b><p>On Monday, the US Supreme Court unanimously reversed a decision by the highest court in Alabama denying a lesbian mother …

Gay civil servant wins spousal benefits for husband in landmark case for Hong Kong’s LGBT community

See how United is making changes to ensure that customers are always put first.

Day 1<p>Gothic landmarks, ancient taverns, and museum-quality espresso machines<p>Apart from the famously beery Oktoberfest, we are generally reminded of …

Orphan Drugs: Pursuing Value And Avoiding Unintended Effects Of Regulations

Amid ongoing scrutiny of high pharmaceutical drug prices, debate about the value of “orphan drugs”—those designed to treat rare conditions that …

Health Policy

5 Ways the New GOP Health Care Bill Is Even Worse Than Before

Earlier today, the House passed the American Health Care Act, the Obamacare replacement plan President Trump long promised, by a vote of 217 to 213. …

George Will: Trump is "uniquely unfit" to be president

George Will — the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative commentator — took Donald Trump to task in a scathing column in the <i>Washington Post</i> on …

Health care bill 'shameful,' 'harmful,' medical groups say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans may be jubilant that revamped health care legislation finally passed the House on Thursday, but many of the professional associations that represent America's health care workers are clearly unhappy.<p>The groups said they were "disappointed," "deeply disappointed" and "extremely …

Health Care

Chief Justice Roberts leans to the left

ON MAY 1st John Roberts, America’s conservative chief justice, listed left to form a rare majority with the Supreme Court’s four liberal members. …

First 100 Days: Trump Runs Slap Bang Into the Constitution

<i>This article first appeared on the Verdict site.</i><p>President Donald Trump will keep historians and psychologists busy for decades as they plumb the …

Donald Trump doesn’t like the “archaic” Constitution: “It’s really a bad thing for the country”

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Salon)</b><p>Trump calls the Constitution “archaic,” while his chief of staff is tired of the First Amendment<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>May 1, 2017 11:37am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump has already made it clear that he's upset about how the job of being president isn't as easy as he thought it would be. …

Donald Trump

Trump's executive order on religious liberty: FULL TEXT

EXECUTIVE ORDER<p>- - - - - - -<p>PROMOTING FREE SPEECH AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY<p>By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of …

Change the U.S. Constitution? Texas House says yes, please

AUSTIN — Texas would add its name to a small but growing list of states calling for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and rein in federal …

Trump's Ambiguity On Foreign Policy A High-Risk Doctrine For President

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump’s call with Taiwan’s leader was either a well-coordinated warning shot to China or a harmless …