On The Anniversary Of Hurricane Maria, The Trump Administration Doesn’t Acknowledge The Thousands Who Died In Puerto Rico
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:25:35 -0400
Ben Carson met with Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and talked about the recovery effort, without mentioning the thousands of hurricane-related deaths.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:14:00 -0400
With the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh dominating talk on Capitol Hill, former staffers remind Congress they still haven’t passed their own legislation on sexual harassment.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:17:48 -0400
We have finally reached a mainstream realization that “personal” matters are inextricably connected to power, and that sexual behavior has social and political consequences.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 02:38:11 -0400
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff that it's "not possible" for Ford to testify Monday, but wanted to set up a call to talk about possible "conditions" for Ford's testimony at a later date.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:52:42 -0400
The feds said the show was Boston Med but it seems to have been a different show, Save My Life: Boston Trauma.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:56:25 -0400
The Act.IL app paints itself as a grassroots initiative, but one expert calls it "advanced digital political astroturfing."
The Trump Administration Intends To Cut Cancer Research Funding To Pay For The Care Of Immigrant Children
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:25:29 -0400
The number of immigrant children in government custody has skyrocketed from 2,400 in May 2017 to 12,800 as of September this year.
Jeff Sessions' Latest Immigration Opinion Is Another Blow To The Independence Of Immigration Judges, The Judges Union Said
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:57:43 -0400
In the opinion, Sessions wrote that immigration judges don't have "free-floating power" to end deportation cases.
Republicans Say The Timing Of The Kavanaugh Letter Is "Disturbing." But Here's What Actually Happened.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:25:36 -0400
The letter’s release was much more complicated than a simple political ploy.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:25:00 -0400
“The blind quotes over the past few months from a series of consultants that suggest he’d run as this neo-centrist New Democrat show that he would be profoundly out of step with the direction of grassroots energy.”
The Woman Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault Wants The FBI To Investigate Before She Testifies In Congress
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:18:54 -0400
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers said that while she "wants to cooperate" with the Senate Judiciary Committee, an FBI investigation "should be the first step" before a hearing currently scheduled for Monday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:24:51 -0400
A Wall Street Journal column criticizing "career staff" for getting in the way of aid to Christians in Iraq was published on a Thursday. Maria Longi lost her job on Friday.
Republicans Say The Woman Who Accused Kavanaugh Of Assault Hasn't Responded To An Invitation To Testify
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:24:59 -0400
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing to interview Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford on Monday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:17:31 -0400
The documents include pages from the FBI application for a warrant to monitor Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:36:20 -0400
The announcement of the hearing comes just a day after Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.
"We Believe Her": More Than 200 Alumnae Of Christine Blasey Ford's High School Have Signed A Letter Supporting Her
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:59:20 -0400
The letter said that Ford's allegation of being sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh while she was a student at Holton-Arms "is all too consistent with stories we heard and lived while attending Holton."
Donald Trump, Often Quick To Attack Accusers, Said He Wants To Go Through “A Process” On Brett Kavanaugh
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:32:05 -0400
The president is standing by his Supreme Court nominee, but so far he’s not publicly lashing out over the allegations against him.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:45:48 -0400
Democrats have complained about the lack of access to documents from Kavanaugh's tenure in the White House under former president George W. Bush.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:55:48 -0400
“Everything I was teaching him to be, and I thought and assumed that I was grooming him for, I’ve ended up assuming that role,” McBath told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:54:52 -0400
The proposed rule would prevent people from knowing which religious colleges discriminate against women and LGBT students.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:25:32 -0400
A woman who has known Kavanaugh since high school told BuzzFeed News she helped organize the letter Thursday and sent it to friends in the area, following reports of a secret allegation against the nominee.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:25:43 -0400
A single sentence, written as the ruins of the World Trade Center still smoldered, has been the legal foundation for 17 years of war.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:25:26 -0400
In a culture that lionizes survivors of challenging childhoods, many of us who grew up lucky have been embellishers.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:11:46 -0400
Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. The letter, which Sen. Dianne Feinstein had kept from committee members, was referred to the FBI on Thursday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 02:25:41 -0400
Manafort's second trial was scheduled to start Sept. 17. Last month, a federal jury in Virginia found him guilty of eight criminal counts and hung on the rest of the charges.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:25:30 -0400
The governor now heads to a November race, and more speculation about his presidential ambitions.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:27:44 -0400
“I'm, like, three weeks away from going to register as an independent. I really am.”
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 16:11:59 -0400
The post says the execution of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a high-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, is “fun to think about.”
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:46:02 -0400
The attorney general complained about “judges acting outside the bounds of their authority.”
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 21:45:57 -0400
“What in the world?” asked a former White House official.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:39:02 -0400
Many parents said they had been coerced into signing away their rights to seek asylum, believing it was the only way to be reunited with their children.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:25:32 -0400
The FBI added "the information" to the Supreme Court nominee's background file and sent it to the Senate Judiciary Committee. It is also expected to have been sent to the White House.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:25:30 -0400
Under the state’s new work requirements system, for every one new person working, volunteering, or training, another 50 people lost their health insurance at the beginning of September.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:18:42 -0400
Neither Trump nor his Supreme Court pick lack legitimacy. Both are the products of an undemocratic system that enables minority rule.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:41:02 -0400
A second Supreme Court seat is only part of White House counsel Don McGahn and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s push to transform the federal courts.
A Former Roger Stone Associate Has Asked The Court To Toss Out A Contempt Order In A Challenge To Mueller
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:10:39 -0400
If he loses on appeal, Andrew Miller could be sent to jail until he testifies before the grand jury hearing matters related to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39:33 -0400
A document obtained by Sen. Jeff Merkley shows the transfer of funds by the Department of Homeland Security.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:25:18 -0400
"Keep on crushing it." —Mike Pompeo, secretary of swagger
More Than 2,000 Puerto Ricans Applied For Funeral Assistance After Hurricane Maria. FEMA Approved Just 75.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:25:41 -0400
The letter from FEMA to Sen. Elizabeth Warren was made public the same day that President Donald Trump called the federal response to Hurricane Maria “an incredible unsung success.”
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:31:23 -0400
Next fall, there will be voters born after Sept. 11 — a true generational divide.
Trump Didn't Incite A Riot When He Said "Get 'Em Out Of Here" At A Rally And Protesters Were Hurt, A Court Ruled
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 18:35:16 -0400
The First Amendment protects Trump “because he did not specifically advocate imminent lawless action,” a panel of federal appeals judges concluded.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:25:32 -0400
"The only Democrat who's unscrupulous enough to out-Trump Trump.”
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 03:33:15 -0400
We didn’t learn much about Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week, but we did see Republicans unified to get him on the Supreme Court before the midterm elections — and Democrats fighting on many fronts.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 19:59:23 -0400
A judge ruled that there weren't any release conditions that would ensure Butina wouldn't try to flee the United States.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:06:16 -0400
With the president calling his critics the "enemy of the people," free speech is a principle worth rallying behind.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 19:56:15 -0400
"The idea that they would accuse me of being soft on anti-Semitism is an outrage," the insurgent progressive candidate for governor in New York said on BuzzFeed News' "AM to DM."
The Dominant Political Institutions For Black And Women Candidates Are Struggling With The New Wave Of Black And Women Candidates
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:56:01 -0400
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC and EMILY’s List missed out on an election that will likely bring a dynamic black woman to Congress.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:43:20 -0400
Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
The White House Claimed Kavanaugh "Didn't Indicate A Personal View" On Birth Control When He Used The Phrase "Abortion-Inducing Drugs”
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:18:03 -0400
“In the hearing, he referred to birth control as abortion-inducing drugs. That was the clearest answer he has given on reproductive health thus far,” a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said about the Supreme Court nominee.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:09:38 -0400
The 2016 presidential nominee has so far been largely in the background this election season.