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The Most Important New Woman in Congress Is Not Who You Think

Bold progressives are getting the attention, but the Democratic Party owes control of the House to moderates like Mikie Sherrill. Whose agenda will prevail?<p><i>Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for</i> Politico.<p>Mikie Sherrill had made a promise to the people in New Jersey who had made her a member of …

U.S. Politics

Bernie Sanders Dragged Democrats Left. Will He Be Left Behind?

The Vermont senator forced pundits, activists, and voters to reevaluate and redefine the broader Democratic project. Ahead of 2020, presidential …

Democratic Party

Will Democrats finally admit the Obama DOJ and FBI lied to the FISA court?

The recently released transcript of Department of Justice lawyer Bruce Ohr’s congressional testimony confirms what conservatives have long been …

Opinion

Investigators Ask Loretta Lynch: Why Didn’t DOJ/FBI Give Trump A Defensive Briefing If They Suspected Members of His Campaign Had Ties to Russia?

Although the transcripts from former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s Testimony last year have not been released yet, investigative reporter Sara …

Conservative View

Beto O’Rourke’s secret membership in America’s oldest hacking group

As the Texas Democrat enters the race for president, members of a group famous for “hactivism” come forward for the first time to claim him as one of their own. There may be no better time to be an American politician rebelling against business as usual. But is the United States ready for …

Texas

Peter Strzok: Clinton, DOJ struck deal that blocked FBI access to Clinton Foundation emails on her private server

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok told Congress last year that the agency "did not have access" to Clinton Foundation emails that were on Hillary …

U.S. Politics

Warren Has ‘Zero’ Sympathy With People Who Lied To Get Into College

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she has “zero” sympathy for anyone who lied or cheated in order to get into a college, in a …

Conservative View

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez: You Know, My Experience Tells Me That Being a Banker Is Exactly Like Being a Bartender

My colleagues Brandon Morse (WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Clowns Herself While Trying to Grill Wells Fargo CEO) and bonchie (AOC Doubles Down on Insane …

Conservative View

'We Have to Lance This Boil': Sen. Kennedy on New Revelations on Handling of Clinton Email Probe

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said Wednesday on "America's Newsroom" that it would be "disgusting" if top officials at the Justice Department "acted on their political beliefs" when it came to crucial decisions on whether to pursue charges against Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private email …

Politics

AOC, Ilhan Omar, Emergency Climate Change Powers—Suddenly, the Democrats Are Making Trump Look Mainstream

One of the ironies of Donald Trump’s breaking of political norms has been that Democrats are embracing the erosion of norms—in reverse. They don’t …

Politics

Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows Wants to Eliminate Super PACs

Mark Meadows, the chair of the conservative Freedom Caucus, wants to end Super PACs.<p>Meadows voted against House Democrats’ sweeping ethics and reform …

U.S. Politics

AOC: Don't Say I Haven't Read a Book Because My History Is Wrong!

On Sunday, shared a video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) at SXSW, talking about about President Reagan's legacy and how he "pitted" whites …

Conservative View

What happens now that May's Brexit deal has been defeated again?

Theresa May’s second attempt to pass her Brexit deal has again been badly defeated, this time by a majority of 149.<p>What happens next?<p>As promised in advance by Theresa May, the next step will be motions on successive days to see first if MPs want to rule out a no-deal departure and then, if they do, …

Politics

Ocasio-Cortez Accuses Wells Fargo Of Being ‘Involved’ In Caging Children

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused Wells Fargo Tuesday of being “involved” in family separations at the border because of the …

Wells Fargo

Labor Fires Warning Shot on Green New Deal

AOC and the AFL-CIO’s Rich Trumka are coming at the Green New Deal from different directions.<p>In the intramural debate over the Green New Deal, the …

Politics

Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal is not going over well at one of the year's biggest energy gatherings

One of the threads running through a major energy conference in Houston is how oil and gas companies can cut their carbon footprint and prevent the …

Green New Deal

KNOWLES: AOC Proves Again She Doesn't Understand How The Economy Works

<i>On Monday’s episode of “The Michael Knowles Show,” bestselling author and bestselfpromoting podcast host Michael Knowles critiques New York Rep.</i> …

U.S. Politics

Former Sen. Lieberman: This Is Not the Democratic Party I Joined Under JFK

Former Democratic U.S. Senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman told Sean Hannity Monday that the Democratic Party's "loudest voices" cannot be seen as denigrating the United States and its economic system.<p>"Our economic system has worked for most of the American people. It's working …

Democratic Party

Steny Hoyer on AOC, Omar, Tlaib pushing for impeachment: “We’ve got 62 new members. Not three.”

Good, good! <i>Let the hate flow through you.</i><p>House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland hit back at some of the most visible new Democrats in Congress …

Conservative View

‘Immediate Harm To Millions’: AFL-CIO Tears Apart Green New Deal

The largest organization of labor unions in the U.S. slammed the Green New Deal Friday for combating climate change by threatening the livelihoods of …

Green New Deal

Social Media Rules For Candidates; Facebook, Google Roped In - A First

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In an attempt to check fake news, social media platforms have been asked to appoint officers and take action against …

Social Media

Why Democrats Said 'No' to a Fox News Debate

The Democratic National Committee’s decision to exclude Fox News from hosting any of the 12 planned presidential primary debates was praised by liberal activists, but it raised new concerns about the party’s strategy.<p>“The grassroots spoke, the DNC listened,” crowed the headline on DailyKos, whose …

U.S. Politics

Bloomberg Won’t Run, Will Spend Gazillions of Dollars to Screw Trump in Other Ways

The billionaire has announced he has more important things to do over the next two years than run for office.<p>After months of teasing a possible run for office in 2020, <b>Michael Bloomberg</b> announced Tuesday that he will not seek the Democratic nomination and will instead use his many, many billions to …

Politics

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces 2020 presidential bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced his Democratic presidential bid on Friday, making him the first governor to enter an already-crowded field of senators and other hopefuls battling to challenge President Trump in 2020.<p>Inslee, 68, a former congressman representing the Seattle district, announced …

U.S. Politics

Bernie Sanders tells ‘The View’ he doesn’t need advice from Hillary Clinton: ‘We have differences’

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he doesn’t need advice from Hillary Clinton because they have "fundamental differences" during an appearance Friday on ABC News’ “The View.”<p>Co-host Meghan McCain pointed out to the 2020 presidential hopeful that other Democratic contenders have met with Clinton for …

Bernie Sanders

John Hickenlooper, former Colorado governor, jumps into 2020 race

Touting that he’s proven he can bring people together “to produce the progressive change Washington has failed to deliver,” former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday morning launched his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>“I’m running for president because we need …

U.S. Politics

Holder announces he won't run for president in 2020

Count Eric Holder out.<p>While the field of Democratic presidential candidates continues to expand, the attorney general during former President Barack Obama’s administration announced Monday that he won’t be running for the White House in 2020. Instead, Holder said he’ll keep battling to end partisan …

U.S. Politics

Hillary Clinton says she's not running for president in 2020

Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, said in an interview Monday that she has ruled out a bid for the 2020 presidential election.<p>The former first lady and secretary of state told News 12 Westchester that she will not be running for president next year.<p>"I'm not running, but …

Hillary Clinton

EXCLUSIVE: DOJ Prevented FBI From Pursuing Gross Negligence Charges Against Clinton

Early in the Hillary Clinton email case, the Department of Justice reached a decision that would have far-reaching implications for the FBI’s …

U.S. Department of Justice