They call themselves ‘Patriots’: Trump’s scheme for a new third party rooted in far-right extremism

Rep. Carolyn Maloney asks FBI for an investigation of Parler and other violence-promoting sites

From 100-day deportation halt to rescinding Muslim ban, Biden goes big on immigration on first day

The McConnell-Trump war reignites, as Republicans threaten his leadership over impeachment

Cartoon: Hijacked

The GOP needs to figure out their Trump problem now

Senate Democrats request investigation of Hawley, Cruz for their role in January 6 insurrection

Biden addresses COVID-19 with truthful, pull-no-punches address and 10 more executive orders

Hmmm … why are Republicans so worked up about President Biden saying the words ‘white supremacy’?

Fearing consequences for deaths and sedition, Republicans are now mewing about ‘unity’

Democrats working to roll over McConnell, if necessary, in order to provide critical COVID-19 relief

People Have Turned Bernie Sanders’ Inauguration Fashion Into So Much More Than Your Standard Meme

Sorry, Mitch—Democrats came to Washington to get results for Americans

The Healing Power of Garth Brooks

Nancy Pelosi nails response over concerns about impeachment sowing division in U.S.

Biden’s Executive Orders Seek to Restore Obama’s Climate Legacy. That’s Not Enough

Senate Republicans push to let Trump off the hook for inciting Capitol attack

In immediate break with Trump, Biden issues sweeping executive order protecting LGBTQ Americans

How Trump Used His Pardon Power

Democrats aren’t playing McConnell’s game on filibuster

Biden has promised to be a champion for workers. Some early signs suggest he means to deliver

President Biden isn’t just inheriting an empty vaccine closet, he’s also getting a nonexistent plan

Michael Flynn’s brother admits to being part of call where National Guard were delayed on Jan. 6

Big move for reproductive health: Biden ‘will be revoking the Mexico City Policy in the coming days’

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How Trump Used His Pardon Power

One of Donald Trump’s last significant actions as president was to issue a raft of pardons and commutations. With less than 12 hours left in the White House, he granted executive clemency…

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People Have Turned Bernie Sanders’ Inauguration Fashion Into So Much More Than Your Standard Meme

Every big event now has a picture or two that spins off into an internet meme. But what started as a series of photos of Sen. Bernie Sanders arriving at President Joe…

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Trump Made The Federal Courts Whiter And More Conservative — And That Will Be Tough For Biden To Reverse

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES During most of Donald Trump’s presidency, Congress was in a state of persistent deadlock, passing relatively few big pieces of legislation. But the Republican-controlled…

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How President Biden Handles a Divided America Will Define His Legacy

Just before noon On jan. 20, Joseph Robinette Biden jr. put his hand on a bible and vowed to uphold the Constitution as the 46th President of the United States. It was…

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Joe Biden’s Inaugural Events Made a Spectacle of Normalcy. Is That What America Needs Now?

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was not necessarily the star of the ceremony that marked his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States of America, but that was probably by design....

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Biden’s Pledge of Normalcy Clashes with ‘Strange Feeling’ in a City Full of Troops

The reverend could hardly recognize the streets of Washington, DC, as he drove into town on Monday night, a draft of his Inaugural prayer tucked into a three-ring binder. The city looked...

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Live Updates: Washington Greets an Inauguration Day Like No Other

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President on Wednesday, January 20. Inauguration Day is always a momentous occasion in the United States, but this year the tension in the...

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A City Under Occupation

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