You tried, America. You tried.
Early Friday morning, the seven-year effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare came to a thundering end—at least for now—when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came through and dropped that no vote down like:
Today, John McCain is doing something “heroic” or “tough” or “badass,” according to a certain echo chamber of political pundits with short memories. After recently being diagnosed with brain cancer, one of a series of ailments that have plagued McCain over the years, he’s decided that today’s health care vote is so…
In a move that appears to have disaster written all over it, the NFL has approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to southern Nevada. Look, I could care less about the fans losing a team, and I could care even less about the new fans gaining a team. I mean, I feel sorry for the loser and happy for the winners, I guess.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has come out against President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), noting that he doesn’t believe Sessions will be willing to go against Trump should the law require he do so.
Updated Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, 1:08 p.m. EST: Even President-elect Donald Trump thought Republicans focused their attention on the wrong issues after they held a closed-door vote to weaken the independent ethics committee created to keep lawmakers honest. On Tuesday, Trump tweeted:
On Monday, the Electoral College meets amid protests to vote for the president of the United States. Many have asked the Electoral College voters to side with the popular vote in the presidential election, which Hillary Clinton won in a landslide, and to not seat President-elect Donald Trump.
Since Tuesday, I have read countless posts from Facebook friends sharing some of the racist experiences they have endured since Donald Trump was elected president. Many of them express hurt and pure shock at being called the n-word, being told to go back to Africa or Mexico, or being taunted and targeted for how they…
Donella Wilson, at 107 years old, has never missed a local or national election since she cast her first vote in the 1940s.
White supremacists have found their guy. And will stop at nothing to ensure that he is elected.
House Democrats have ended their daylong sit-in demanding action on gun control legislation, but the fight is not over. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has pledged to return and continue to push for reforms, NPR reports.