GOP Reportedly Panicking That Voters Are Buying Trump's 'Red Wave' Bullshit

To hear President Donald Trump tell it, Republicans are in great shape ahead of November’s midterms, despite poll after poll after poll favoring the Democrats. In fact, he’s predicting a “red wave” that will keep the GOP in power. And now, much to the Republican National Committee’s dismay, the president’s most…

Why Are Democrats Poised to Let 7 Trump-Nominated Judges Slide to Confirmation?

As the shamefully muted fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court mumbles on, there’s a bigger story playing out that’s even easier to miss: Democrats, now and for decades, have been shamefully outpaced by Republicans in their war for the judiciary. The staunchly conservative Federalist Society has…

Rashida Tlaib Is Set to Become the First Muslim Woman Ever Elected to Congress

On Tuesday night, former Michigan State Representative Rashida Tlaib made history. Tlaib won the Democratic primary election in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. She will run unopposed in the general election, and is thus set to become the first Muslim woman—and the first Palestinian-American woman—to ever be…

Centrist Knuckleheads Come Together to Fantasize About How to Stop Bernie Sanders

While a bacchanal for the most boring among us was getting under way in Central Park, an even less comprehensible gathering was taking place in Battleground, U.S.A (aka Columbus, OH) in the form of “Opportunity 2020,” a convention hosted by Third Way, the think tank that positions itself as a “center-left” alternative…