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The AP's Flawed Immigration 'Round-Up' Scoop and the White House Response
Posted on: Feb 17, 2017, Source: Salon
The AP dropped a big story on the Trump administration's immigration plans and all hell broke loose.
The Democrats' Inept Resistance: Party Leaders Want Bernie Sanders to Save Them From Angry Activists
Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: Salon
Rather than crafting an agenda to appeal to angry voters, Democrats make harebrained plans to hide from them
The White House's Official Explanation of the Michael Flynn Scandal Makes No Sense
Posted on: Feb 15, 2017, Source: Salon
Available evidence suggests Trump misled reporters for weeks about his NSC adviser.
White House for Sale: Trump Team Openly Flouts Ethics Rules in the Nordstrom Flap—Because Congress Will Do Nothing
Posted on: Feb 10, 2017, Source: Salon
Donald Trump and his aides promote Ivanka's business, confident that the GOP Congress will look the other way.
Ignorance or Paranoia? Trump Links Three Unrelated Attacks in His 'Us vs. Them' Worldview
Posted on: Dec 20, 2016, Source: Salon
Based on zero information, our president-elect lumps distinct acts of violence into a struggle for civilization.
Donald Trump's Trying to Give His Kids Top Secret Security Clearance, Making Sure His Conflicts of Interest Are Extra Bold
Posted on: Nov 15, 2016, Source: Salon
Reports that Donald Trump wants top secret clearances for his kids show how ethically disastrous his transition is.
The Right’s Sean Hannity Problem: Conservatives Loved the Fox News Host Until He Became Trump’s Hatchet Man
Posted on: Oct 1, 2016, Source: Salon
"Nobody calls Sean Hannity"—but everyone fears him. How a right-wing media icon became Trump's towel boy.
Trump's Immigration Muddle: He's 'Softening' Without Actually Moderating and Confusing Everyone
Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Salon
After so many contradictions and reversals, Trump's upcoming immigration speech likely won't provide much clarity.
'Election Fraud': Steve Bannon's Residency Issues, Explained by Breitbart News Articles
Posted on: Aug 27, 2016, Source: Salon
The Trump campaign chief's voter registration problem is extremely serious, according to his own website.
Hillary’s Economic Pitch: She’s Recommitting to Progressive Policies and Dismantling Trumpism
Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Salon
Speaking on the economy, Hillary Clinton eased the concerns of progressive activists and lit into Donald Trump.
The GOP's Youth-Vote Disaster: Donald Trump's Nomination Could Hurt Republicans for Years to Come
Posted on: Aug 10, 2016, Source: Salon
Republicans were already at risk of sacrificing a whole generation of younger voters, and then they nominated Trump.
Far Too Little, Way Too Late: The Hopeless Anti-Trump Candidacy of Evan McMullin
Posted on: Aug 9, 2016, Source: Salon
Months after the horse left, #NeverTrump Republicans have finally chosen someone to close the barn door.
Elizabeth Warren’s Devastating Trump Hit: She Drew a Straight Line from Jim Crow to Donald Trump
Posted on: Jul 26, 2016, Source: Salon
Elizabeth Warren's DNC speech made a crucial point about Trumpism's racial hatred: nobody benefits except the rich.
The Tim Kaine Effect: What does Hillary Clinton’s VP pick bring to the race?
Posted on: Jul 23, 2016, Source: Salon
Yes, the Virginia Senator was seen as the safe pick, but he represents a big bet on one issue: competence.
Why Is the Corporate Media Taking Trump's Nonsense Seriously?
Posted on: May 25, 2016, Source: Salon
Somehow we're at the point where one candidate obliquely implicating a rival in a murder conspiracy is no big deal.
Donald Trump’s Flip-Flops: He’s Banking on Bigotry and Ditching Right-Wing Economic Orthodoxy
Posted on: May 6, 2016, Source: Salon
Donald Trump is making some rapid, careful policy shifts and trusting that his core group of supporters won't care.
Trump Has Insane General Election Optimism About States He Can’t Possibly Win
Posted on: Apr 24, 2016, Source: Salon
Can a broadly reviled candidate like Donald Trump win Maryland, Delaware, and Connecticut? Hah... no.
Obama’s Popularity Is Spiking—Further Destroying the GOP’s Chances of Saving Its Sinking Ship
Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: Salon
Republicans argue that Barack Obama is a uniquely disastrous president, but his approval rating is on the rise.
Stuck With Ted: The GOP Establishment Is Grudgingly, Reluctantly Joining Team Cruz
Posted on: Mar 18, 2016, Source: Salon
Lindsey Graham and his establishment pals are gritting their teeth and backing the only viable non-Trump option.
To Take Down Trump, Clinton Has a Secret Weapon That Cruz and Rubio Missed Out On
Posted on: Mar 2, 2016, Source: Salon
Clinton is doing what pretty much every Republican in the country failed to do — she’s taking Trump seriously.
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