Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHuffPost reporter: Biden’s VP shortlist doesn’t suggest progressive economic policies Hillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report MORE (D-Mass.) and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ […]

‘Becoming’ Director Nadia Hallgren On Traveling The World With Michelle Obama For Emmy-Nominated Documentary

“I was just home one day, sitting at my kitchen table, my phone rang, and it was Priya Swaminathan, who runs Higher Ground Productions, the Obamas’ production company,” Hallgren recalls. “She tells me that Mrs. Obama is getting ready to go on this worldwide book tour, and that they thought it could be a great […]

North Korea suffers another Internet outage, hurls racial slur at Pres. Obama

“At Pyongyang time 7:30 pm (1030 GMT) North Korea’s Internet and mobile 3G network came to a standstill, and had not returned to normal as of 9:30 pm,” Xinhua said. AFP noted Xinhua reporters in the North found the Internet to be “very unstable” throughout the day.

Joe Concha slams WaPo reporter’s tweet on Trump, Obama executive orders: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

As one example of media bias, Washington Post reporter Colby Itkowitz tweeted about President Trump’s Friday executive order asking the question, “can you imagine if Obama had broken up a congressional stalemate over funding by simply signing an executive order and saying it was so?”

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris should ‘politely decline’ any offer to be Biden’s running mate

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (D) advised Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHuffPost reporter: Biden’s VP shortlist doesn’t suggest progressive economic policies Hillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ Why Joe Biden needs Kamala Harris MORE (D-Calif.) to “politely decline” any offer to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump denies White House […]

Trump’s contempt for advice and consent

The Founders of the United States believed that advice and consent helped preserve the balance of power between the legislature and the executive branches of government. The requirement that a majority of the Senate approve heads of agencies in the executive branch, Alexander Hamilton wrote in Federalist #76, provided “an excellent check upon the spirit […]

The Senate Is America’s Most Structurally Racist Institution

Alas, it is not just conservatives who believe that states must always be admitted in partisan pairs. Two years ago, Rhode Island senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat, confessed not to care at all about D.C. statehood: “I don’t have a particular interest in that issue. If we got one one-hundredth in Rhode Island of what […]

Many landmark restaurants, bars won’t reopen after virus

“Manny’s is a Chicago institution,” Axelrod tweeted. “I’ve been going there for forty years to clog my arteries and clear my head! If you’re looking for great deli in and around Chicago, give ’em a try! Food is delicious!!”

Fact check: Inaccurate claims about salaries for U.S. presidents in retirement, Congress members, army soldiers and senior citizens.

Facebook posts shared tens of thousands of times claim that retired U.S. presidents are paid an annual salary of $450,000 for life, U.S. Senate and House of Representative members get $174,000 annually for life, the speaker of the House receives $223,500 annually for life, while the Senate majority leader, Senate minority leader and the House minority leader are each paid $194,400 annually for life. Meanwhile, the […]

Black Lives Matter Activists Court Trump Converts In Crossover Counties

Those topsy-turvy partisan habits of swing voters have become more mysterious and unpredictable, especially as the conversations on race have come to town. Anderson was born and raised in Jasper County, which, judging from the last three elections, is abundant with swing voters like him. So is neighboring Marshall County, where Democrat Steve Sodders, 51, […]