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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed about plan to rig 2020 census

A federal judge said Friday that "his intent and credibility are directly at issue."<p>Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is going to have to testify …

Wilbur Ross

Graham: Ford’s testimony won’t change my vote

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday the testimony of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser won’t change his mind, no matter what she says.<p>“You can’t bring it in a criminal court, you would never sue civilly, you couldn’t even get a warrant,” Graham said on “Fox News Sunday” with Chris Wallace. “What am I supposed …

Lindsey Graham

Billionaire Ken Langone: Trump Accomplished ‘More In Two Years Than The Last Five Idiots’

'Whether you like it or not, he’s got something to do with the prosperity we’re experiencing right now. Big time.'<p>Billionaire Ken Langone, the …

Donald Trump

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: Trump is getting worse; “I suspect he is unable to tolerate reality”

<b>Dr. Brandy Lee; Donald Trump (AP/Yale/Salon)</b><p>Yale psychiatrist who edited “Dangerous Case” bestseller says an urgent intervention “was indicated long ago”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 21, 2018 11:00am (UTC)<p>Two weeks ago, the New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by a senior Trump administration …

Donald Trump

Trump’s corruption is about to stain the Supreme Court

The refusal by President Donald Trump and Republicans to support an FBI examination of the sexual assault charges against Brett Kavanaugh isn’t …

Donald Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence defends Brett Kavanaugh at anti-LGBT summit

US Vice President Mike Pence has addressed crowds at an anti-LGBT event in Washington DC.<p>The Value Voter Summit, an annual conservative conference, …

Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro explodes with rage when guest says alleged Kavanaugh accomplice Mark Judge should testify

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro dedicated much of her Saturday night show to discussing the nomination of accused attempted rapist Brett Kavanaugh to the …

Jeanine Pirro

Fox News host says Christine Blasey Ford 'should be pretty eager to testify' about her violent sexual assault

Trump-loving conservative Ben Shapiro is beginning a new Fox News show in the coming weeks, and on Saturday he appeared in Jesse Watters show to …

Harvard Law School

Trump reelection campaign manager has white hot meltdown over Google and Facebook promoting stories he doesn't like

The chief of President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign lashed out at a supposed “Palo Alto Mafia” in Silicon Valley that having bias against …

Elections

A Grassroots Call to Ban Gerrymandering

Voters Not Politicians gathered an astounding 425,000 signatures in Michigan to secure a spot on the November ballot for a proposed constitutional amendment creating a citizens’ commission for redistricting.<p>LANSING, Michigan—Katie Fahey walks into the Grand Traverse Pie Company, blocks from the …

Voting

Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against Kavanaugh

We are at a sensitive point in the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh where he has been charged with (and by no means …

Brett Kavanaugh

Former congressman: 'Trump has completely destroyed the Republican Party'

Former Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) lamented on the state of American politics, claiming “Trump has completely destroyed the Republican Party.”<p>Rangel, …

Donald Trump

New Jersey sheriff steps down after uproar over racist remarks

<b>(CNN) —</b> The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county has resigned after an outcry over racist remarks he made about black people and the state's attorney general, who is a Sikh.<p>Bergen County Michael Saudino and four undersheriffs resigned Friday. Gov. Phil Murphy said he will be choosing an …

New Jersey

Here’s how Democrats can destroy Brett Kavanaugh even if he makes it onto the Supreme Court

Very few commentators are willing to predict the outcome of this week’s Supreme Court nomination hearings for Brett Kavanaugh. The woman who came …

Brett Kavanaugh

America Is Living James Madison’s Nightmare

The Founders designed a government that would resist mob rule. They didn’t anticipate how strong the mob could become.<p>Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy dying?<p>James Madison traveledto Philadelphia in 1787 with Athens on his mind. He …

James Madison

New poll shows Democrats' lead expanding ahead of midterms

52% of registered voters would like to see the Democrats control Congress after the November elections, while 40% prefer Republicans, according to a …

Polling

Paul Simon Closes Out Farewell Tour With Euphoric Hometown Show

Two songs into his set at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on the final stop of his Homeward Bound Farewell Tour, Paul Simon put down his guitar and put …

Paul Simon

Andrew Sullivan: America, Land of Brutal Binaries

Minds will not be changed.<p>It was entirely a coincidence that I found myself reading Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff’s <i>The Coddling of the American</i> …

Civil Rights

Psst, President Trump! The Chinese aren’t paying for the tariffs you’re imposing. We are.

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he’s slapping a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, on top of similar tariffs imposed earlier this year on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports. Once the new tariffs are in place, Trump’s levies will apply to almost half the value …

Tariffs

Bill Maher: Trump's Narcissism Is a 'Serious, Dangerous Mental Illness' (Video)

“We have to stop treating that like it’s an unfortunate personality tick,” comedian says on “Real Time”<p>Bill Maher took a shot at President Trump’s …

Mental Disorders

Marijuana Study Reveals What Cannabis Can Do for Pain

"Managing chronic pain is not solely about minimizing pain."<p>As of June, a total of 31 states and the District of Columbia allow for the use of …

Cannabinoids

My husband of 17 years is kind but our marriage is loveless | Dear Mariella

It’s far too easy to blame the person standing next to you when so often it’s ourselves we need to look at<p><i>The dilemma</i> I have been married for 17 years and we have three beautiful children, aged between 12 and 17. Over the past 10 years our marriage has become more and more unsatisfying. We don’t …

California has more National Parks than any state. Here are hidden gems you must see at every one.

It's hard to write about the California wilderness without reverting to clichés or John Muir quotes. The undeveloped lands of the Golden State are sublime in their variety, shocking in their breadth and generally defy generic descriptions.<p>One must, truly, see the state's sprawling nature for …

National Parks

Stone Cold Mueller Is Taking Steps To Ensure Trump Can’t Pardon His Way Out Of Legal Trouble

Robert Mueller is Trump-proofing his special counsel investigation so the president of the United States can't skirt the law.

Donald Trump

Watergate prosecutor says Mueller has Trump cornered

<b>(AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>Nicker Akerman calls Mueller’s indictments “prosecutorial masterpieces”<p>Cody Fenwick<p>September 23, 2018 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman argued in a Thursday op-ed for NBC News that special counsel Robert Mueller's work …

Donald Trump

Jeff Bridges: ‘Disappointing’ Trump Must Inspire Us to ‘Take Action’

In June of 2017, the actor Jeff Bridges made some comments about the presidency of Donald J. Trump that struck many of his fans as very <i>un</i>-Dude.<p>When …

Santa Barbara

Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

Some 20 months into his term Trump has been pretty much the president we expected: loud, boastful, bullying, reckless, ruder than the worst-bred minor royalty, tetchy as a wolverine in heat. The main thing to note is the very most main thing: he’s still going.<p>The juggernaut that was launched off …

Trump Tower

New book excerpt: Trump urged Roethlisberger to escort Daniels to room instead of bodyguards

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Stormy Daniels, in her new tell-all book, says she was "terrified" by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after Donald Trump introduced the two at a nightclub in 2006.<p>CNN has an exclusive copy of "Full Disclosure," the book where Daniels details what she says was …

Book Excerpts

Next crash will be ‘worse than the Great Depression’: experts

Ten years ago, it was too-easy credit that brought financial markets to their knees. Today, it could be a global debt of $247 trillion that causes …

Great Depression

View from the Left: Republican men remind us how repugnant their treatment of women really is

Meanwhile, Republicans on Capitol Hill went on the attack. They had backed Dr. Blasey Ford into a corner and proceeded to pummel her with shame, …

Chuck Grassley