December 11, 2018

Giuliani’s ‘Truth Isn’t Truth’ Tops 2018 Quotes List

With President Donald Trump making his famous claim of being a "very stable genius" early on in January, 2018 looked set to be a promising one for memorable quotes—and indeed, it has delivered, with a top Yale Law School librarian sharing...

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December 11, 2018

Trump Administration Can’t Dodge Central American Child Refugee Claims

A federal judge on Monday denied the Trump administration’s effort to toss most claims brought by parents of Central American migrant children who said the government unlawfully ended a refugee resettlement program without proper explanation. Read the source article at...

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December 10, 2018

The Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a false claim repeated over and over again

Trump’s willingness to constantly repeat false claims has posed a unique challenge to fact-checkers. Most politicians quickly drop a Four-Pinocchio claim, either out of a duty to be accurate or concern that spreading false information could be politically damaging. Read...

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December 10, 2018

18 Trump toys that are guaranteed to ruin Christmas morning

Most political toys are novelty items desired more by collectors with bad taste than actual kids. Forget being naughty or nice — finding one of these in your stocking is worse than getting a lump of coal. Here are 18...

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December 10, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez’s Most Popular Twitter Takedowns

When it comes to social media, few political stars are shining as brightly these days as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the numbers are there to prove it. With 1.54 million Twitter followers and counting, the New York congresswoman-elect has already garnered...

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December 10, 2018

High Court Won’t Hear State Bids to Cut Medicaid Funds

Slamming inaction by their colleagues, three conservative justices dissented Monday from the Supreme Court’s decision not to rule on whether patients can sue over a state pulling Medicaid funding from a specific provider like Planned Parenthood. Medicaid gives patients the...

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December 7, 2018

Rex Tillerson on Trump: ‘Undisciplined, doesn’t like to read’ tries to do illegal things

“What was challenging for me coming from the disciplined, highly process-oriented Exxon Mobil corporation,” Tillerson said, was “to go to work for a man who is pretty undisciplined, doesn’t like to read, doesn’t read briefing reports, doesn’t like to get...

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December 7, 2018

In the Age of Trump, Can Scandal Still Sink a Politician?

Voters re-elected Representatives Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins, who campaigned this fall while out on bail for felony charges. Representative Greg Gianforte had been convicted of misdemeanor assault. Read the source article at msn.com

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December 7, 2018

Judge voids key pieces of Arizona law gutting campaign finance rules

A judge has ruled that Arizona lawmakers violated the state Constitution on multiple fronts when they passed a sweeping overhaul of campaign-finance laws in 2016. Those changes illegally limit the power of the voter-approved Citizens Clean Elections Commission to police campaign-finance laws and...

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December 7, 2018

30 Subpoenas Issued in Trump Emoluments Clause Lawsuit

The subpoenas are seeking information on "which foreign governments and which domestic governments are paying the Trump Post Office hotel, then where's it going, and how is the Trump hotel affecting the hospitality industry in D.C. and in Maryland." Read...

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