Trump added 5 names to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees

President Donald Trump has added five people to his shortlist of possible Supreme Court picks. It’s unclear whether any vacancies on the nine-justice court are looming, but rumors have been swirling in recent months that Justice Anthony Kennedy wants to retire. President Donald Trump has added five names to his list of prospective Supreme Court

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The Trump administration’s extreme vetting plan is being blasted as a ‘digital Muslim ban’

Tech experts and rights groups are criticizing a plan from the Trump administration to develop software that would automate the vetting process immigrants undergo. In recent months, the Department of Homeland Security has sought contractors to build the software, but it’s unclear what the status of those plans are. Such software would be “inaccurate and

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Sitting state Supreme Court justice defends Al Franken by boasting of his escapades with ’50 very attractive females’

A Democratic candidate for governor in Ohio just went off on Facebook, saying “it is time to speak up on behalf of all heterosexual males.” He posted following the allegations of sexual misconduct against Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota. “In the last fifty years I was sexually intimate with approximately 50 very attractive females,”

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The GOP’s walking dead

This week we learned once again that there is no rock bottom with today’s Republican Party. There will never be a rock bottom, just an infinity staircase leading to the bottomless depths of bad faith, irresponsible policy, and hypocrisy. The party has been busy dealing with the fallout from its primary voters having nominated a

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What today’s Republicans can learn from ’90s Democrats

Imagine being a time traveler from the 1990s and gazing at this week’s political debates. You would be surprised to find liberals criticizing Bill Clinton, even saying he should have resigned the presidency over his sexual misdeeds, along with leftists bashing Sen. Al Franken (accused, with photographic evidence, of grotesque groping), while social conservatives could

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Why the GOP is stuck with Roy Moore

How do you solve a problem like Roy Moore? That’s the dilemma Republicans in Washington are tearing their hair out about right now, and they’re willing to contemplate almost anything. Should we cancel the upcoming special election in Alabama? Should we engineer a second special election? Should we refuse to let him take his seat

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Creepy uncle Joe Biden 2020?

The Democrats are starting to feel a bit of wind at their backs. Their lead in the generic congressional ballot poll has opened up to double digits. Twenty-six-year-old lesbians are winning special elections for the state Senate in deep red Oklahoma. The only thing the party is missing is a leader to follow into battle.

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The Republican tax bill is in serious trouble

Is the Republican tax bill going down? While House Republicans passed their version of the bill on Thursday, both the House and the Senate must ultimately pass the same thing before it can become law. And in the latter chamber, several Republicans have already put the bill in serious trouble. In a surprise announcement Wednesday,

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