Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her decades ago, said their client will speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. But they asked to continue negotiating the terms of that hearing.
It’s going to be awkward at the Gosar family Thanksgiving dinner this year.
Ed Whelan, an ally of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who floated, then retracted, a conspiracy theory on Twitter accusing another man of sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford, allegedly viewed Ford’s LinkedIn profile before her name was made public, Ford says.
Most people know South Carolina Republican Rep. Ralph Norman as the sort of even-keeled lawmaker who nominates Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, or pulls a loaded gun out during a meeting with constituents. But it turns out Norman is also a hilarious jokester who is able to take the worst news of the day and…
For someone who repeatedly insists he’s not racist, Florida’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis sure seems to find himself attached to a whole bunch of racist people. From moderating an extremely racist Facebook group to attending at least four events hosted by SPLC-listed anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim…
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…
The author of a previously confidential letter to Democrats accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school has come forward to publicly detail the allegations.
It might seem like a nonstarter to think that cops should not send hundreds—if not thousands—of volts of electricity through the fragile bodies of still-growing children. But for one state lawmaker in Ohio, police officers using tasers on kids is apparently totally fine.
Even if he weren’t accused of ignoring multiple credible reports of criminal sexual assault during his time as assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State University, GOP Rep. Jim Jordan would still be a conspiracy theorizing, immigrant child hating, anti-LGBTQ shithead—in other words, a conservative’s dream candidate to…
In a court filing on Friday, prosecutors said they misunderstood text messages by accused Russian agent Maria Butina, and that mistake led them to wrongly accuse her of exchanging sex for political access in the U.S.
One would think that honesty and integrity would be the most basic requirements for a nominee to the country’s highest court. By those standards, however, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wouldn’t even be in the running. Yet, here we are.
Newly unsealed court documents provide explicit details of several allegations by former Playboy playmate Shera Bechard of sexual and psychological abuse by former Republican National Committee deputy finance chairman Eliott Broidy, one of Donald Trump’s—and the GOP’s—biggest campaign fundraisers.
Bald industrialist Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon and America’s richest man, has officially waded into the midterms with a $10 million PAC donation. It is reflective of his absolute inability to spend money in a socially good way.
Of all the juicy allegations included in veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book about the Trump administration, perhaps none has been quite so scandalous (and extremely believable) as the claim that the President of the United States called his hand-picked Attorney General Jeff Sessions “mentally retarded”…
Now that it’s a holiday, Donald Trump is releasing all of his pent-up anxiety over having to take a back seat to John McCain tributes all week.
The story of accused Russian agent Maria Butina is becoming increasingly bizarre as more details of her life and dealings in the U.S. are revealed.
Republican Congressman Rod Blum, who is facing a tough battle from Democrats in Iowa’s 1st House District in the upcoming midterms, has shown once again his failure to comprehend the duties of being a public servant.
Last night, Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis won the Democratic and Republican primaries for governor in Florida, setting up what will be, for the political press corps, the most easily narrative-ized political race in the country. This shit is really being set up on a tee.