Stories by Sophia Tesfaye

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Posted on: Sep 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Democrats in Congress are ratf**ed — but Republican retirements just may be the political miracle they need.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: Salon

The war on 'fake news' has infiltrated the government and inspired imitators at lower levels of the federal bureaucracy.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2017, Source: Salon

The politics of protest food.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2017, Source: Salon

The nation's top leaders condemned the violence "on all sides"—yet ignored the white nationalists who stoked it.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2017, Source: Salon

One dead, multiple injured after car plows into crowd protesting racist rally in Virginia.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2017, Source: Salon

How voter suppressionist Kris Kobach’s latest move is closer to evil than it is incompetence.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2017, Source: Salon

The same day the White House demanded Johnny Depp apologize for his comments, Rep. Al Baldasaro was welcomed in.

Posted on: May 2, 2017, Source: Salon

President Donald Trump has more kind words for foreign dictators than for Democratic congresswomen.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Talk radio hosts are angrily comparing the first daughter to Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2017, Source: Salon

The head of the House Oversight Committee suggests Michael Flynn may be in deep trouble.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: Salon

The White House wants to defund cities that harbor undocumented immigrants and is serious about it.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer's No TRUMP Act stands for "No Taxpayer Revenue Used to Monetize the Presidency" Act.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Worrying about Conway's feet ignores big problems with Trump's meeting with black higher education leaders.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Sen. Jeff Sessions was surrounded by friendly colleagues and vocal protesters at Tuesday's hearing.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: Salon

Republicans in Ohio wanted a more restrictive "Heartbeat Bill" to ban abortions as early as six weeks.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's Presidential Inauguration Committee has blocked access to the landmark Lincoln Memorial in D.C.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Republican support for a complete repeal of the health care law has plummeted double digits since Trump won

Posted on: Nov 24, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's pick of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos has led some supporters, like Breitbart News, to cry foul.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source: Salon

"It only helps us when [the media] get it wrong. When they’re blind to who we are and what we’re doing."

Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: Salon

A judge wants the RNC to open up about how they're working with Donald Trump to watch the polls on Election Day.