“I Feel Like I Am Trash”: Immigrant Children Describe Squalid Conditions In Detention Centers Along The US Border
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:52:35 -0400
In interviews filed in federal court this week, immigrant parents and children say they were held for days in frigid, filthy cells and cages at facilities run by US Customs and Border Protection.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:47:49 -0400
Two federal judges ordered the government to quickly reunite individual families who sued over border separations, notwithstanding a nationwide reunification deadline at the end of the month.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:51:11 -0400
The symbolic measure was aimed at dissuading Trump from accepting a deal proposed by Putin to turn over US officials for questioning by Russian investigators.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:12:16 -0400
Six days after the US charged 12 Russian hackers with stealing and leaking DNC emails, a Microsoft executive says the same agency is targeting the midterm elections.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:28:44 -0400
Internal documents show Facebook’s own marketing strategy was influenced by what it learned from its valued customer, the Trump campaign.
Republicans Pulled One Of Trump's Controversial Judicial Nominees After It Was Clear He Wouldn't Have The Votes
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:24:50 -0400
Sen. Tim Scott said he would not vote in favor of 9th Circuit nominee Ryan Bounds. Bounds came under fire for racially charged college writings.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:48:24 -0400
The ruling protecting abortion rights may not be overturned entirely, but instead chipped away at slowly. Even if it is, abortion won’t suddenly be illegal nationwide.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:06:53 -0400
Tension between civil society and the government strengthens democracy. That tension no longer exists in Russia.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:25:31 -0400
It’s hard to tell how much of the story 29-year-old Maria Butina told Americans about herself for years is real. But it's clear that her persona — a scrappy girl from Siberia fighting for Russian gun rights — was carefully calibrated to appeal to US conservatives.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:59:59 -0400
“I may not like what this administration’s directing the Environmental Protection Agency to do, but that doesn’t mean I think we ought to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency.”
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:42:41 -0400
By next year, Democrats could see the number of caucus states cut in half — a potential blow to insurgent candidates ahead of the next presidential election.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:25:37 -0400
An investigation reveals that the fake news sites that flourished in Macedonia in 2016 weren’t just the work of local teens — and that security agencies are probing possible connections to Russia.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:25:36 -0400
A judge ordered Maria Butina, who is charged with illegally acting as an agent for Russia in the United States, held pending trial.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:52:33 -0400
From travel bans to scrapping Obama-era programs.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:49:52 -0400
Rep. Martha Roby, who had Trump’s endorsement, beat off a challenge from Bobby Bright.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:53:50 -0400
“When he’s back talking about the Supreme Court or regulations, they will be back publicly supporting him.”
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:28:29 -0400
The bill, which will be released Tuesday, comes in response to a BuzzFeed News report on pregnant women who say they were mistreated while in immigration detention.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:04:36 -0400
We're collecting and analyzing political ads that people like you are being targeted with on Facebook.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:49:00 -0400
Last year, the Senate Intelligence Committee requested financial transactions on Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin that banks deemed to be "suspicious" or "derogatory."
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:48:53 -0400
Trump threw a soccer ball to Melania, Putin denied Russian interference in the US election, and Trump kinda said he believed him, to name a few.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:22:50 -0400
The judge said the government's position that his reunification orders and deadlines could put kids at risk was "exasperating" and "deeply troubling."
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:31:25 -0400
"No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant."
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:42:22 -0400
"There’s an opportunity to change this world with our election in November."
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:28:04 -0400
Cohen — a consummate troll himself — is a perfect foil to the current political climate of grift and trolling.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:12:48 -0400
A global cultural and political fault line runs through the US, Russia, and Europe — with Trump and Putin on the same side of the divide.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:50:13 -0400
Alabama Rep. Martha Roby, who now has Trump's support, has the advantage. But Trump's record in the state shows that voters have other priorities.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:35:26 -0400
The campaign's spending on legal fees has dropped since the beginning of the year.
Democratic Voters Want To See A Fight Against Brett Kavanaugh. Democratic Officials Worry There’s Not Much To Do.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:01:48 -0400
“We don’t want people to get lost in a wish list of fairy-tale tactics.”
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:15:51 -0400
"You can start seeing trends, and you can see where it’s going before it’s going."
Senators Call For An Investigation Of Alleged Mistreatment Of Pregnant Women In Immigration Detention
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 21:48:55 -0400
The letter cited “harmful and substandard conditions” for pregnant women in ICE and Border Patrol custody in response to a BuzzFeed News report.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:46:18 -0400
Kevin Abel, a businessman, is running against Lucy McBath, a well-known gun control activist.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:57:35 -0400
The White House insists the new indictment doesn’t change much.
Russian Intelligence Officers Have Been Indicted For Hacking Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 04:25:31 -0400
The indictments came as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:33:59 -0400
"If we only talk about racial justice issues or if we only talk about economic issues we’re going to be leaving some people out."
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:31:06 -0400
"They make their members and volunteers feel like they have a duty to vote."
Peter Strzok Called Trump's Criticism Of A Fallen Soldier's Father "Horrible" And "Disgusting" During A Chaotic Congressional Hearing
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 21:53:45 -0400
FBI agent Peter Strzok defended his texts criticizing Donald Trump during the 2016 election, saying Republicans' implications "corrode" Americans' trust in the FBI.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:59:52 -0400
The letter to the speaker of the House frames #IStandWithMaxine's central cause as a nonpartisan issue.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 17:58:31 -0400
Democrats face a very difficult task in blocking any nomination to the Supreme Court.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:58:59 -0400
No Skull and Bones.
A Reporter Who Had Her Records Seized Wasn’t On A List Of Subpoenaed Journalists The Justice Department Sent To A Senator
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:36:38 -0400
DOJ sent Sen. Ron Wyden a letter in March responding to his request for information on journalists who were subpoenaed over the past five years and only listed two instances.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:33:27 -0400
How Forrest Lucas — the little-known millionaire whose company name is plastered on the home stadium of the Indianapolis Colts — wields power, propaganda, and even Sharon Stone to protect Big Agriculture.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:59:57 -0400
The House Appropriations Committee approved the amendment Wednesday. Next, it goes to the full House.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:53:34 -0400
Despite warnings of potential interference, two DHS officials, in separate congressional testimony, said there are no indications yet that Russia is probing state voting systems.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 03:39:02 -0400
“A deafening silence.”
Paul Manafort Said On A Monitored Phone Call In Jail That He's Being Treated Like A "VIP," According To Prosecutors
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:17:02 -0400
Manafort's jail conditions include private living and bathroom quarters, his own laptop and phone, and a "workaround" for the jail's no-email rule.
Government Contractors Asked About The Religion Of Immigrant Women Trying To Reunite With Their Kids, Lawyers Say
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:27:28 -0400
“I don’t understand why that matters," a lawyer for one of the women said.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:01:03 -0400
Lawyers, and even a judge, say Operation Streamline's rapid-fire pace is too fast for some defendants to understand.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:46:17 -0400
The agenda is so far unknown.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:25:11 -0400
The local TV giant expects to release the streaming app this year, according to sources familiar with the project.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:23:46 -0400
The Trump administration couldn't meet a court-ordered deadline to reunify fewer than 100 separated children. Now it faces a new reunification deadline for potentially thousands more.