In a Senate committee briefing yesterday, the new FBI director told lawmakers that the FBI has about 1,000 open cases involving domestic terrorism, a catchall phrase used by the bureau that includes white supremacist organizations and right-wing terrorists.
You can do a lot in seven years if you really work at it. The world has seen a seven-year war; cicadas come out of the ground every seven years; Maxwell drops a new album about every seven years.
When Donald Trump nominated Jeff Sessions—the love child of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Keebler elf—as attorney general of the United States, it was a bittersweet moment.
Senate Democrats successfully filibustered the confirmation of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, sparking a series of contentious moves that will likely result in ... well ... the confirmation of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.
Senate Democrats Monday announced that they will hold an all-night debate, which The Hill is describing as a “talkathon,” to attempt to stop the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for Education secretary.
The appointed apples fall not far from the corrupt presidential tree. Betsy DeVos—you know, the woman President Executive Order pegged to be the education secretary—looks to have plagiarized at least two of her answers on her Senate-committee take-home exam. Yet the nomination of the controversial billionaire who…
Updated Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 12:48 p.m. EST: Ben Carson sat before a Senate committee Thursday morning to make the case that he should be confirmed to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Carson leaned on his upbringing growing up in inner-city Detroit and his family's need for public assistance,…
I hate hip-hop dances and the new "All lives matter" Cam Newton, and I blame both of them for what happened Wednesday evening, when a California Senate race between Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez included the dab.