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Trump’s Attorney Has Been Trying To Keep Stormy Daniels Quiet Since At Least 2011

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:54:13 +0000

New reports indicate that Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen has been involved in efforts to keep Stormy Daniels from telling her story for at least the past seven years.

2018 Continues To Look Good For Democrats

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:06:53 +0000

Things continue to look good for Democrats as we get closer to the midterm elections.

Jared Kushner’s Company Routinely Filed False Documents

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:22:00 +0000

The family real estate business made tens of millions through shady dealings.

No, Andrew McCabe Is Not Losing His Pension, At Least Not Completely

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:13:16 +0000

The fact that Andrew McCabe was fired before he could retire means that he will lose out on some significant pension benefits, but. contrary to some media reporting, he won't lose his pension completely.

2018 Is Looking Good For Democrats, But What About Nancy Pelosi?

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:25:05 +0000

Things are looking good for Democrats in 2018, but there's some speculation that Nancy Pelosi's position at the head of the party in the House could be in danger.

Why the UK Government Hasn’t Done More to Punish Russia

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:26:47 +0000

Theresa May's government has not hit Russian oligarchs nearly as hard as they deserve because the UK benefits from turning a blind eye.

Russians Voting to Give Putin Another 6 Years

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:17:59 +0000

A contest with no serious challenger will make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Stalin.

Late Night OTB – Slaid Cleaves

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 03:00:25 +0000

He's been in the music business in some form or the other since 1985. He has been, it's fair to say, the opposite of an overnight success.

A Worthwhile Read on the McCabe Firing

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:39:52 +0000

Lawfare provides a balanced piece on the firing of Andrew McCabe.

Russia Retaliates For British Retaliation, Kicking 23 British Diplomats Out

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:35:46 +0000

Not unexpectedly, Russia has retaliated for Great Britain's retaliation for Russia's apparent assassination attempt on British history.

Kelly Tells Reporters Tillerson Was on the Toilet When Told of Firing

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:52:31 +0000

One of the supposed "adults" in the Trump administration has no class.

UMBC Whips UVA in First 16-Seed Over 1-Seed in NCAA Tourney History

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:44:01 +0000

The near-impossible happened last night, demonstrating why March Madness is the most exciting and most absurd way to pick a champion.

Andrew McCabe Fired Two Days Before Retirement

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:14:05 +0000

The FBI's former deputy director was shamefully fired late Friday night, after which President Trump gloated on Twitter.