Tue, 18 Dec 2018 23:31:10 -0500
"We will be ready to defend no matter who files [a lawsuit],” a Justice Department official said Tuesday.
The Incoming Head Of The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Called On The Customs And Border Patrol Chief To Resign
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:17:05 -0500
"The ASPCA would not allow animals to be treated the way human beings are being treated” in Texas migrant detention facilities, US Rep. Al Green said.
All 83 Of The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He's On The Supreme Court Now
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:27:08 -0500
A panel of judges concluded that Kavanaugh is no longer covered by the judiciary's disciplinary system now that he's a Supreme Court justice.
A State Senator Has Apologized For Tweeting "Kill Yourself" To Someone Who Accused Him Of Abusing His Parking Permit
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:25:36 -0500
Kevin Parker, a Democrat, apologized to a GOP aide for his "poor choice of words" but not before going on another Twitter tirade against her.
A Group Of Senate Democrats Are Asking HUD Why DACA Recipients Are Being Denied Federal Housing Loans
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:27:09 -0500
The senators wrote in a letter to HUD officials that they are "appalled" by the Trump administration denying FHA loans to DREAMers, following BuzzFeed News's report on the informal new policy last week.
A Judge Told Michael Flynn, "Arguably You Sold Your Country Out," But Agreed To Delay His Sentencing
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:18:47 -0500
After a judge told Michael Flynn that he couldn't hide his "disgust" and "disdain" for Flynn's crimes, Flynn delayed sentencing to fully cooperate with the government in the hopes of maximizing any benefit when he is, ultimately, sentenced.
A New Survey Finds Kamala Harris Has Big Support For A Presidential Run From Top Democratic Women Of Color
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:32:50 -0500
A new She the People national survey of top Democratic women of color shows strong interest in Kamala Harris’s potential 2020 presidential campaign.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:25:47 -0500
“We expect most owners will comply with the law,” a Justice Department official said on Tuesday.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:12:33 -0500
"[T]he government is simply wrong."
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:25:46 -0500
The Hawaii Democrat, who has bucked her party in Congress, may make an announcement about her 2020 decision as soon as this week.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:19:17 -0500
The indictment provides the most detailed account to date of Turkish efforts to persuade the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a longtime rival of Turkey’s president.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:42:57 -0500
As Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg grapples with an ongoing parade of company scandals, the women’s movement she started is stagnant.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:48:29 -0500
Outside researchers provide the deepest look yet at Russian efforts to influence American politics in reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:25:51 -0500
Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: It’s possible that Jared Kushner may not successfully broker a Middle East peace deal.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:18:16 -0500
“I’m confident that if a Texas Democrat is on the ballot in 2020 that Texas will go Democratic," Castro, who is exploring a presidential run, told BuzzFeed News.
The California Nurse Who Was Deported To Mexico In Trump Crackdown Is Back At Home In The US With Her Children
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:37:52 -0500
Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, who had lived in the Bay Area for 20 years, became a local cause célèbre when ICE deported her in 2017. Saturday she returned to the US.
A Father's Version Of A Guatemalan Girl's Trip To The US Raises Questions About The Border Patrol's Account
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:25:31 -0500
He has told advocates that they did not walk through the desert to get to the US, but rode buses, and that she had been eating and drinking normally.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 19:04:49 -0500
The outdoorsman, known for his love of taxidermy, is leaving the Interior after allegations that he used his power for personal financial gain.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:25:35 -0500
The former first couple revisited their first date and major political moments onstage. But is anybody nostalgic for the Clintons?
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 05:25:34 -0500
In a controversial ruling, a Texas judge has ruled that a minor move by Congress last year is grounds to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act, including preexisting condition protections.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:42:35 -0500
Central Americans continue to arrive in northern Mexico, but the US military has cut the number of troops deployed on the border.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:27:05 -0500
Border authorities said the father signed a form saying she wasn’t sick. The form was in English and explained to him in Spanish, a language he apparently doesn’t speak.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:25:47 -0500
A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday in a case with a reported possible link to the special counsel investigation, leading to absolute mayhem as reporters were blocked from the area.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:36:48 -0500
The Department of Housing and Urban Development hasn’t announced a formal policy denying FHA loans for DACA recipients, but lenders tell BuzzFeed News that’s the guidance they’re getting from officials.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:25:40 -0500
Butina pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, and will delay sentencing while she cooperates with the government.
A Senate Vote Signals That An End Is Coming To US Support For Saudi Arabia — If Not Now, Then Next Year
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:45:35 -0500
“I’m never gonna let this go.”
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:57:05 -0500
The California Democrat ensured she will have the votes to be the next speaker of the House, after securing the support of a small group of party holdouts.
A Landmark Deal In Congress Could Give Nonviolent Drug Offenders The Chance To Get Out Of Jail Early
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:59 -0500
The bill would reform mandatory minimums and “three strike” laws, and grant release to people serving exorbitant prison sentences for crack cocaine possession.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:08:19 -0500
The overhaul will ease the process of reporting harassment claims on Capitol Hill, which came under scrutiny when the #MeToo movement reached Congress more than a year ago.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:35:18 -0500
A spokesperson for the California billionaire confirmed the anonymous postings came from Steyer, who she said is still considering joining the 2020 primary.
Sen. Chris Murphy Said He Is “Not Planning” To Run For President, But Wouldn’t Explicitly Rule It Out
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:05:54 -0500
Murphy told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM he doesn’t “have any plans to go to Iowa or New Hampshire.”
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:07:13 -0500
Legal weed is a painless way for state and local governments to raise major new tax revenues, and it comes as big cities desperately need the investment.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:59:59 -0500
Staffers are asking that New York Media management voluntarily recognize an editorial union.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:05:34 -0500
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office previously said it was okay with Flynn getting a sentence that didn't involve time behind bars.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:25:37 -0500
Ayanna Pressley offered donors a vision for the Democratic Party’s future and essentially asked them to get down or sit down.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:19:41 -0500
It’s hard to imagine how these hearings will result in anything more substantial than a few less-than-viral soundbites.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:25:38 -0500
The Justice Department heads back to the justices.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:25:45 -0500
“I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck.”
A Former Trump Campaign Staffer Was Ordered To Pay $25,000 For Violating Her Nondisclosure Agreement
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 23:52:06 -0500
Jessica Denson is going to court to challenge the award to the campaign, which came out of secret proceedings in arbitration.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:56:17 -0500
The former Massachusetts governor is talking with potential candidates as he creates a new role for himself after deciding not to run for president.
Kavanaugh Sided With The Liberal Wing Of The Supreme Court In Declining To Hear Planned Parenthood Cases
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:03:21 -0500
Two cases that threatened to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood will not go before the Supreme Court after a majority of justices declined to take them up.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:46:41 -0500
Trump functions as his own boss, and his family still has a lot of influence in the White House, hampering a future chief of staff’s power.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:48:35 -0500
O’Rourke, now making up his mind about whether or not to join the 2020 Democratic primary, is huddling with another key adviser in Obama’s orbit.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:03:17 -0500
Whitaker's installation at the Justice Department has been painted as another Trump effort to influence investigations against him and his campaign. But it would not have been possible without changes in law pushed by Democrats.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:14:16 -0500
What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame?
Millions Of Comments About The FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Were Fake. Now The Feds Are Investigating.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:25:40 -0500
People's names and addresses were listed on the FCC's website beside net neutrality comments they didn't make. Now the FBI is interested.
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:08:05 -0500
Trump’s second chief of staff tried to impose order on a chaotic White House.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 21:00:49 -0500
British authorities have asked one of the world’s best-known experts on ISIS to limit access to his blog.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:49:11 -0500
The sentencing memo that special counsel Robert Mueller filed in Michael Cohen’s case said a lot about his ongoing Russia investigation.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:05:08 -0500
If the judge agrees Manafort violated his plea deal, prosecutors would no longer be bound to support a lower sentence.