Kavanaugh Hearing Up In The Air Amid Negotiations

Monday's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the charges made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh are still on scheduled, but the details are still being negotiated.

Defining Totalitarianism

A quick hit and run post to provide a proper definition.

Kavanaugh Nomination At An Impasse Over Hearing On Sexual Assault Charges

The status of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation remains up in the air, as does the question of whether or not Christine Blasey Ford will appear for a hearing on Monday morning.

Sunstein's Muddled Take on Kavanaugh

I'm not the only one confused on what to do about the allegations against President Trump's nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy.

Trump's Trade War Making China Great Again

Donald Trump's trade war is helping China expand its diplomatic influence.

Kavanaugh Musings

Several days after detailed sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee, I'm not fully sure what to believe.

Tim Kaine Continues To Crush Corey Stewart In The Polls

Senator Tim Kaine continues to maintain a huge lead over Corey Stewart in the Virginia Senate Race.

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants F.B.I. Investigation Before Testifying

Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford want the F.B.I. to investigate the charges she has made against Judge Kavanaugh before she testifies, but it's entirely unclear what such an investigation would accomplish.

Trump Slams Another $200 Billion In Ill-Advised Tariffs On Chinese Goods

As expected, President Trump announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese goods yesterday, and China quickly retaliated.

College Students Say They Don't Know How To Buy Stamps

Kids today.

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Chris Collins Un-Suspends Campaign Despite Securities Fraud Indictment

Indicted New York Congressman Chris Collins will run for re-election despite being indictment for securities fraud.

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Voter Turnout Was Way Up In 2018 Primaries

Voter turnout in primary elections in 2018 was significantly above normal levels. especially in Democratic races.

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FEMA Test Of Cell Phone 'Presidential Alerts' Rescheduled To October 3rd

Your phone won't be beeping on Thursday after all.

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Judiciary Committee To Hold Hearing On Accusations Against Judge Kavanaugh

After a day of political pressure, Senate Republicans have agreed to hold a hearing regarding the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh next week.

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Trump Set To Expand His Trade War With China

President Trump is set to expand his ill-advised, economically ignorant, trade war with China.

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Let's Face It, Donald Trump Is A Pathological Liar

Donald Trump has been in office just over 600 days, and he's proven beyond any doubt that he doesn't care if what he says is the truth or not.

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Generic Ballot Polling Suggesting The 'Blue Wave' Is For Real

A new round of Congressional Ballot polls seems to put Democrats in a strong position for the 'blue wave' they've been hoping for all year.

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James Mattis On The Way Out? It Sure Looks That Way

Reports about tension between Defense Secretary James Mattis and President Trump are becoming louder, and it's being suggested that Mattis could be out of office after the midterms.

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Republicans Join Call For Delay In Kavanaugh Vote Pending Investigation

Cracks are beginning to show in the previously united Republican front on the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation notwithstanding what appear to be credible allegations of sexual assault.

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California Woman Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault Comes Forward

A woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of having assaulted her when he was 17 and she was 15 has come forward. What happens next is anyone's guess.

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The Year Of The Political Women By The Numbers

A look at the numbers behind the influx of women into electoral politics this year.

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George W. Bush Won't Campaign For Ted Cruz

Former President Bush has waded back into politics but don't expect him to be campaigning for Ted Cruz.

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Federal Government To Test 'Presidential Alert' System Thursday

Be prepared to get a test message from the Federal Government at 2:18 pm Eastern Time on Thursday. This is only a test.

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On The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment has been in the news a lot lately, but what would it actually take to use it to remove a President from power?

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We are not Seeing a Soft Coup in the Trump Admininstration

As problematic as some of what we know about the internal workings of the White House may be, it isn't a coup.

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Shooting By Off-Duty Dallas Policewoman Raises Far More Questions Than It Answers

The shooting of Botham Jean by off-duty Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger earlier this month seems like a clear cut murder. So why is she only charged with manslaughter?

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A Photo for Friday (on Saturday): "Memorial"

Happy weekend.

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Top GOP Donor In Ohio Quits Party Over Trump

Ohio billionaire Les Wexner was a top Republican donor and fundraiser in Ohio, but not anymore.

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Congress Painting Trump Into A Corner On Budget

In the past, President Trump has threatened to shut down the government if the doesn't get what he wants in the budget. The latest budget deal effectively dares him to do it.

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Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Mueller

Another day, another plea agreement in the Mueller investigation. This one could prove to be problematic for the President.

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2018 Set To Become The Year Of The Political Women

With the primaries over, we can say that it's been quite a successful year for women in politics.

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Nikki Haley's Lavish New York City Digs Give Rise To A Faux Controversy

As part of her position as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has use of a rather lavish private residence. This is not a real controversy.

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Dianne Feinstein Refers 'Secret' Letter About Kavanaugh To F.B.I.

Some last minute dramatics in the Kavanaugh nomination fight, but it seems unlikely to impact the outcome of the nomination fight.

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