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Trump’s Insistence on Staying at His Own Resorts…

Andrew Milligan/AP President Donald Trump’s obsession with staying at his own resorts isn’t just costing American taxpayers anymore, it’s straining diplomatic relations. CNN reports that the White House is pushing for a June meeting with…

Another Court Has Ruled Against Trump’s Attempt to…

Ting Shen/ZUMA A second federal appeals court has ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to revoke protections against deportation for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, who are known as Dreamers.…

Elizabeth Warren embraces big ideas to fix housing…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Sen. Elizabeth Warren has her own housing plan, but that didn’t stop her from enthusiastically embracing an ambitious plan from Data for Progress. “Skyrocketing housing costs are squeezing families to the breaking point,…

Bush adviser uses meetup with House Republicans to…

Psst: I think they already know. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy invited former George W. Bush economic adviser Larry Lindsey to give Republican leadership a presentation on the escalating Trump-China trade war. It turned weird…

Open thread for night owls: Oil shale project…

The White River, near the proposed rights-of-way for commercial oil shale project in Utah. Andrea Germanos at Common Dreams reports on a topic I covered extensively in the 1980s for several publications, including two limited-circulation publications…

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Kirsten Gillibrand rallies in Georgia against nationwide assault…

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand rallied against Georgia’s restrictive new anti-abortion law on Thursday, calling it—and similar laws in Alabama, Ohio, and other states—part of “a nationwide assault on women’s constitutional rights by ideological extremists.” …

Were not even pretending to uphold the Hatch…

I mean, who even has time to care these days. At one point, something called the Hatch Act purported to bar federal employees from using their taxpayer-funded jobs to boost political candidates or private companies. It…

This is how Republicans get away with their…

Start with a story that spends paragraphs repeating a series of Republican lies about abortion before getting around to acknowledging that there are lies involved, but gosh, it sure is a problem for Democrats. Now, how…

Mistake in Republican tax plan taxes 1.3 million…

Republicans celebrate taking millions from poor students while giving trillions to the wealthy From Bernie Sanders to Elizabeth Warren to Kirsten Gillibrand to … lots of others, Democratic candidates in 2020 seem to have plans to lower the…

Inslee Releases $9 Trillion Climate Plan

Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, rolled out the second plank of his climate change plan, pledging to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 and add 8 million jobs to…

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