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Despite Trump’s Tough Talk About Migrant Smugglers, He’s Undercut Efforts to Stop Them

Despite Trump’s Tough Talk About Migrant Smugglers, He’s Undercut Efforts to Stop Them
ICE has shifted manpower and money away from more complex investigations to support the administration’s push to arrest, detain and deport undocumented immigrants.
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No, Beto O’Rourke didn’t trash seniors and veterans

No, Beto O’Rourke didn’t trash seniors and veterans
There’s no evidence that former Rep. Beto O’Rourke made a series of disparaging comments about the elderly and veterans, despite what a popular meme claims.
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Constitutional fight over Trump border wall begins

Constitutional fight over Trump border wall begins
All of the lawsuits rely, in part, on the President’s own statement on Friday that he actually did not need to declare a national emergency in order to move ahead with the wall’s construction but chose that method as the fastest way to get the job done.
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Amazon is crippling America, and we're just letting it happen

Amazon is crippling America, and we're just letting it happen
There may be no better argument for democratic socialism in America than the way individual state leaders have been falling over each other trying to lure corporations to their states with tax subsidies
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Calling It 'Gross Abuse of Power,' Democrats Vow to Nullify Trump's National Emergency Declaration

Calling It 'Gross Abuse of Power,' Democrats Vow to Nullify Trump's National Emergency Declaration
"The only emergency facing the American people right now is the president's intent to subvert the separation of powers and the rule of law."
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And Now This Message From Some Very Rich People: 'Please Raise Our Taxes'

And Now This Message From Some Very Rich People: 'Please Raise Our Taxes'
If their taxes are raised, wrote 48 millionaires to New York lawmakers, "most of us will literally not notice the difference."
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Border Patrol Detained Me for Speaking Spanish in Montana. Then My Town Turned Against Me.

Border Patrol Detained Me for Speaking Spanish in Montana. Then My Town Turned Against Me.
"The whole exchange took about 40 minutes. The consequences from it continue to this day."
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With Democrats in Charge, House Science Committee Actually Talks About Climate Science

With Democrats in Charge, House Science Committee Actually Talks About Climate Science
The hearing revealed a subtle shift on the Republican side, with younger members acknowledging that scientific research points to human-driven global warming.
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New Hampshire Law Illegally Targets Young Voters Ahead of 2020 Primary

New Hampshire Law Illegally Targets Young Voters Ahead of 2020 Primary
Julie Ebenstein is a senior staff attorney for the Voting Rights Project at the ACLU
The New Hampshire 2020 primary is still almost a year away, but state legislators are already working to disenfranchise voters. HB 1264, a law set to go into effect in July 2019, will change the definition of what it means to be a “resident” of New Hampshire, forcing people with out-of-state driver’s licenses or car registrations to swi
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Trump’s Bogus El Paso Claim

Trump’s Bogus El Paso Claim
Trump said El Paso went from having “extremely high rates of violent crime — one of the highest in the entire country” — to being “one of the safest cities” in the U.S. “immediately” after construction of a border barrier. That’s wrong on all counts.
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