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This weekend, D.C. becomes a Coachella of Trump rallies, counter-protests and Juggalos

Washington D.C. will turn into somewhat of a bizarre political circus this weekend under a deluge of protests, counter-protests, marches, rallies and Juggalos. According to the Washington Post, more than 35 events are scheduled on federal park property in the nation’s capit...

Flip-flops mock Trump's tweets

Image copyright Getty/President flip flops Image caption Flip-flops that parody Trump's"flip-flops" on policy have been shared widely ...

Using Silicon Valley Tactics, LinkedIn’s Founder Is Working to Blunt Trump

But how effective a Silicon Valley approach to political change can be is a question — and Mr. Hoffman has experienced stumbling blocks before. In 2014, he invested personally in Change.org, an online petition start-up. Last fall, the company laid off more than a third of its ...

Kris Kobach Is Leading the Most Insidious Dimension of Trump's Assault on Democracy

The Republican presidential tactic of crippling agencies you don't like by putting either the incompetent or the actively hostile in charge of them didn't begin in 2017. (Blessings on your memory, James Watt!) But this particular president*'s administration may be the apotheosis ...

Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file wanted one thing: a fiercely independent replacement who would restore...

The ACLU’s Ex-Con Army

Not content with filing nuisance lawsuits all over the country, most of them aimed at thwarting the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is plunging into local politica...

A progressive outsider wins big in Democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia

At a time when it feels as if all hope is lost and it seems like there is little chance of restoring sanity to the federal government anytime soon, it is especially important to remember that l...

Who's Laughing Now? Larry Krasner, Whose DA Candidacy Philly Police Union President Called 'Hilarious,' Wins Democratic Nomination

ReasonJohn McNesby, president of the Fraternal Order of Police in Philadelphia, called civil rights attorney Larry Krasner's candidacy for district attorney "hilarious" in February. But last nigh...

Why Are Democrats Afraid of the Election Integrity Commission?

Last Thursday, President Trump announced the formation of a bipartisan commission to investigate voter irregularities and fraud as well as charges of voter suppression in America. The hysterical ...

Chelsea Clinton is in no hurry to follow in her parents’ footsteps

Congresswoman Clinton? President Clinton? For now, Chelsea Clinton insists she’s focused far less on her political future than burnishing her profile as an author of children’s books. The fo...

Chelsea Clinton is in no hurry to get into politics

NEW YORK – Congresswoman Clinton? President Clinton? For now, Chelsea Clinton says her only plan is to burnish her profile as an author of children’s books. The former first daughter embarke...

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