Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Law

A Federal Judge in Mississippi has blocked Mississippi's law that purports to ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat.

A Duty to Impeach?

Does the House have an obligation to proceed with impeachment?

The True Cost of Trade Wars

The cost of Trump's trade policies are well beyond the cost of soy beans.

SpaceX Begins Deployment Of Satellite-Based Internet

Earlier this week, SpaceX deployed the first 60 satellites in a network that could result in Internet access from virtually anywhere in the world.

Lawsuit Filed Against Alabama's Plainly Unconstitutional Abortion Law

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Alabama's patently unconstitutional abortion law.

Naomi Wolf's New Book a Complete Misunderstanding

An author's greatest nightmare unfolded on live radio.

Bernie Sanders the Millionaire

There are many things to dislike about the Democratic socialist from Vermont. Hypocrisy isn't among them.

Politicizing Intelligence

Yet another violation of norms by the 45th President.

Judge Orders Halt To Trump's 'National Emergency' Border Wall Funding

A Federal Judge has put at least a partial hold on President's Trump's effort to use a "national emergency" to fund his border wall.

Today in Terrible Electoral College Columns

No, abolishing the EC would not turn farmers into serfs.

Justin Amash Further Bolsters His Call For Impeachment

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is the lone Republican voice speaking out against the President, and he's making a strong case for his position in favor of impeachment.

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Reagan And Bush In The Days When The GOP Had A Sane Immigration Policy

As Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush remind us, there was a time when Republicans weren't xenophobic nationalists when it comes to immigration policy.

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Theresa May To Step Down As Conservative Party Leader On June 7th

Theresa May has announced she is stepping down as leader of the Conservative Party as of June 7th, starting a process that will have her out of Downing Street withing the next two months or so.

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Julian Assange Indicted On Additional Counts Alleging Violations Of Espionage Act

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been indicted on seventeen counts under the Espionage Act arising out of his role in the Chelsea Manning affair.

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John Walker Lindh Released From Prison

John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban," has been released from prison but the war in which he was captured goes merrily along.

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Trump So Calm. Hasn't Lost It.

It's time to invoke the 25th Amendment, folks.

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Open Forum

Where you can't be off-topic because there IS no topic.

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A Photo for Friday: "Federalist"

Happy Friday.

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Tales from the Trade War

So good. So easy to win.

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Investigation Into Northam Racist Yearbook Photo Inconclusive

An independent review of the racist photo on Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook was unsurprisingly inconclusive.

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Former Stormy Daniels Lawyer Charged With Fraud, Other Charges

Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for Stormy Daniels who briefly flirted with the idea of running for President, has been charged with multiple counts of fraud and other charges, some of them in connection with his representation of Daniels herself.

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Appearing On Fox Not Hurting Candidates With Democratic Voters

So far at least, appearing on Fox News Channel does not appear to be hurting the candidates who've done it with Democratic voters.

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New York Passes Law That Will Allow Congress To Get Trump's State Tax Returns

New York has passed a law that would allow Congress to obtain copies of the President's New York State tax returns.

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Federal Judge Deals Trump Stonewalling Strategy Another Loss

President Trump's stonewalling strategy suffered another legal setback in New York City yesterday.

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Trump Administration Punts Yet Again On Putting Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin punted once again on the question of replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, making clear that any change that does occur won't happen until after Donald Trump is out of office.

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Most Americans Do Not Want Roe v. Wade Overturned

A new poll shows that roughly two-thirds of Americans, including a large number of Republicans, do not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned.

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Trump to Democrats: Investigate Me or Govern

The Toddler-in-Chief has issued an ultimatum.

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Trump Not Pleased With Fox News Reaching Out To Democratic Candidates

President Trump isn't pleased that a news network that has generally been his own personal propaganda network is reaching out to Democrats.

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Is San Francisco's Gentrification Such a Bad Thing?

The city by the Bay is rapidly transforming. Should we lament that?

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I.R.S. Contradicts Mnuchin On Providing Trump Tax Returns To Congress

A previously confidential I.R.S. memo contradicts the Administration on the issue of providing copies of the President's tax returns.

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Trump's Stonewalling Increases Pressure On Democrats To Pursue Impeachment

As the Administration continues to stonewall legitimate requests from Congress for documents and witnesses, pressure is growing on Speaker Pelosi to authorize the opening of an impeachment inquiry.

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Open Forum

Where you can't be off-topic because there IS no topic.

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Justin Amash Doubles Down Against Trump As GOP Aligns Against Him

Justin Amash doubled down on his criticism of the President and his call for impeachment even as he came under fire from fellow Republicans.

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House Passes Equality Act, Extending Civil Rights Law To LGBT Americans

The House has passed legislation that would extend the protections of the Civil Rights Act to LGBT Americans, but it is probably doomed in the Senate.

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