Ron Klain: ‘It’s not even going to be that close’

Florida haunts Ron Klain’s dreams. Seventeen years ago, Klain led the recount effort on behalf of then-Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreCNN coronavirus town hall to feature science author David Quammen, ‘Empire’ actress Taraji Henson Top Democratic pollster advised Biden campaign to pick Warren as VP Melania Trump to appear on CNN coronavirus town hall Thursday night […]

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Dem senator: Moore's shifting denials 'undermine his credibility'

Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillMissouri county issues travel advisory for Lake of the Ozarks after Memorial Day parties Senate faces protracted floor fight over judges amid pandemic safety concerns Amash on eyeing presidential bid: ‘Millions of Americans’ want someone other than Trump, Biden MORE (D-Mo.) on Monday slammed Roy Moore for the “shift” in his denials […]

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GOP-Controlled Kentucky Legislature Moves Fast on Anti-Choice Bills

On the same day that they assumed total control of the state legislature for the first time in nearly a century, Kentucky Republicans introduced and fast-tracked new abortion restrictions that they hope to pass by week’s end. One bill, SB5, would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and passed out of committee late Wednesday […]

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More Than 40 Dems Now Skipping Inauguration, While Planned Protests Grow

More than 40 U.S. lawmakers now say they will not attend Donald Trump’s pricey inauguration on Friday, while the nation’s capital braces for large protests on that day and over the weekend. The Washington Post is keeping a tally and put the count at 44 Democratic representatives on Tuesday morning. New additions to the list […]

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Pence Buoys Anti-Choicers, but 'Abortion Access Is More Popular Than Trump'

Buoyed by an anti-choice Trump-Pence administration, abortion opponents gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday knowing they have allies in the White House to advance an agenda aimed at restricting women’s healthcare and reproductive rights. For the first time in history, the sitting Vice President of the United States addressed the so-called March for Life in […]

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'Sessions Watch' Begins as Chorus Promises to Hold AG Accountable

Setting the stage for bitter battles over civil, immigrant, LGBTQ, and women’s rights during the Trump administration, the Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general on Wednesday evening.  The vote was 52-47 (roll call here), with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) breaking with his party to vote in Sessions’ favor and the nominee himself, who formerly […]

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Leaked Doc Puts "Stake in the Heart" of Trump's Travel Ban Rationale

In a major scoop said to put a “stake in the heart of the Muslim ban,” MSNBC‘s Rachel Maddow reported Thursday evening on a new leaked Department of Homeland Security (DHS) analysis which essentially shreds the Trump administration’s rationale for banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. The document, prepared by DHS’ internal intelligence agency, the […]

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Ignoring Explosive Russia Revelations, Trump Targets Whistleblower Instead

In the wake of a leaked NSA document detailing the agency’s assessment of Russian hacking efforts in last year’s election and news of the contractor who divulged the classified report being arrested, critics are voicing concern that President Donald Trump is now showing more interest in prosecuting a potential whisteblower than in the pursuit of […]

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Perez looking at all options for 2021 – including retirement

Sergio Perez is weighing his options for the future after loosing his drive with Racing Point, and the Mexican is considering all potential scenarios, including a retirement from motorsport. After a seven-year spell with Racing Point, formerly Force India, Perez will make way at the end of the season for the arrival of Sebastian Vettel […]

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Athleta donates to new grant program supporting young women

Athleta is committing 2 million dollars to establish the Power of She Fund – a grant program created in partnership with the Women’s Sports Foundation to provide financial support to organizations that reach women and young girls through sport. The Gap Inc.-owned athleticwear brand hopes to further its mission of empowering women and girls through […]

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