By Christal Hayes via USA TODAY: WASHINGTON – More than 80 ethics complaints filed about Brett Kavanaugh were dismissed Tuesday because his confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice means he’s no longer under the jurisdiction of the court’s disciplinary system. The 83 complaints varied but generally alleged that Kavanaugh lied during his confirmation hearings to the D.C. Circuit court in 2004 and 2006, more than a decade before … Continue reading Only the Law is Above the Law
By Rebecca Grant: All the lights were off in the used RV that night, and the blinds were closed to prevent anyone from seeing inside. Five people huddled in the small main room. Kate Petty, 34, lay on a bed that had been converted from a fold-down dinette table, underneath a large painting of a leopard. Her husband, Caleb, whose beard and long hair is … Continue reading Alabama & Other States Control Women’s Bodies Including How Mothers-To-Be Deliver their Babies
By Mary Marie of Fly Media: A very intense meeting between President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer just occurred while being live broadcast moments ago. It was a disaster. Personal aides to the President were shocked that he invited the press into the meeting. Chuck Schumer in part of a heated discussion asked the President if we … Continue reading Tantrum Trump Invites Press in to Witness His Destructive Discussions – Watch Full White House Embarrassing Debate Here
By Johnny Edwards via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Earlier this year, the director of the state’s judicial watchdog agency called a judge about his oversight of a business dispute and influenced him to withdraw from the case. That involvement by the Judicial Qualifications Commission in a south Georgia lawsuit now is raising the kinds of concerns critics voiced when the Legislature overhauled the agency, an investigation … Continue reading Legislative Branch Takes Control Over Judicial Branch One State at a Time – How it’s Unfolding in Georgia
By ABBY LIVINGSTON via POLITICO: El Paso – When Jody Casey came aboard as Beto O’Rourke’s campaign manager in late summer 2017, she faced a dilemma. She was a political novice and O’Rourke family friend who had quit her sales job at General Electric to join the campaign. She was stationed in El Paso, the most remote of major American cities. She was leading a … Continue reading How the Blue Wave Election Drowned Both Female Led Campaigns & Women Trying to Change the Course of Elections
By Tyler Estep & Tamar Hallerman via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The camp of Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux is already questioning the transparency of Wednesday’s scheduled recount in the tightly contested race to represent Georgia’s 7th Congressional District. Bourdeaux, who is trailing Republican incumbent Rob Woodall by just over 400 votes for the seat that’s split between Gwinnett and Forsyth counties, officially requested the recount Tuesday afternoon. It began at … Continue reading Georgia Elections Are A Shady Disaster
By Sheera Frenkel, Nicholas Confessore, Cecilia Kang, Matthew Rosenberg and Jack Nicas via New York Times: Sheryl Sandberg was seething. Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It was September 2017, more than a year after Facebook engineers discovered suspicious Russia-linked activity on its site, an early warning of the Kremlin campaign to … Continue reading Corporate Cover-Up. Why Are We Still On Facebook? It’s A Horrible Company With No Regard To It’s Users While Buying Politicians Via Hiring Their Family Members. Shame On You Chuck Schumer!
(The Daily Beast) Nearly two years of organizing, marching, candidate recruitment and unprecedented fundraising has led the Democratic party to a critical moment. On Tuesday, it can either reassert itself politically or fall short, prompting an utter and complete psychological meltdown. Most in the party believe that the path they will go down will be the former; that they will gain a majority in the … Continue reading What if Democrats lose today?
(The Daily Beast) Thousands of would-be voters at risk of being disenfranchised by ultra-strict registration rules. A draconian ID law that could keep Native Americans from the polls en masse. New measures targeting voting by college students. A Hispanic-majority city that moved its lone polling place out of town. As the 2018 campaign nears its end, experts who track voter suppression say this is the worst it’s … Continue reading If the Republicans Win Tuesday, the Reason Will Be Simple: They Cheated
By Christopher Ingraham via The Washington Post – Senior staffers in congressional offices hold highly inaccurate assumptions about what voters in their districts actually want when it comes to policy. They tend to believe that voters support much more conservative policies than they actually do. And this stunning misperception can largely be explained by the disproportionate attention lawmakers and their aides lavish on donors and … Continue reading Congress Really is Out of Touch — Falsely Believing the Country is Ultra Conservative by Listening to Big Money Donors Over Constituents.