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Future Scope (Video)









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Posted on May 25, 2016 ENLARGE


Samantha Bee on the Fabrication of the Christian Craze Over Abortion Years After Roe v. Wade (Video)

“Many people think the new religious right arose as a response to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision,” the “Full Frontal” host says. “But that’s not true.”

Posted on May 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


John Oliver: Primary System Is a Broken, Counterintuitive ‘Cluster- - - - ’

The “Last Week Tonight” host lays out an idea to reform the convoluted primary and caucus system that is damaging America’s democracy.

Posted on May 23, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Why Donald Trump Might Win

A new poll finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie, with Trump leading Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. Polls this far before an election don’t tell us much, but in this case they do raise a serious question.

Posted on May 23, 2016 READ MORE



Believe It or Not, Hillary Clinton Wasn’t Always This One-Sided on Israel

The former secretary of state used to hold a more nuanced view on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in contrast to the fact that she now seems to blindly support Benjamin Netanyahu’s increasingly right-wing regime.

Posted on May 22, 2016 READ MORE


Don’t Judge









Posted on May 22, 2016 ENLARGE


Trump Women









Posted on May 22, 2016 ENLARGE


Infighting









Posted on May 22, 2016 ENLARGE


Trevor Noah: Megyn Kelly’s Interview With Donald Trump Was Really Just ‘Couples Therapy’ (Video)

“[The] interview didn’t seem to be about journalism or the Republican party or even the election,” says the befuddled “Daily Show” host.

Posted on May 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Reluctant GOP









Posted on May 18, 2016 ENLARGE



Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

The mystery of whether Trump masqueraded as his own spokesman while owner of the New Jersey Generals endures.

Posted on May 18, 2016 READ MORE



British PM David Cameron’s Tiff With Donald Trump Over Muslims: The Hypocrisy Factor (Video)

When Donald Trump announced his monstrous and yet daffy plan to exclude Muslims from the United States, British Prime Minister David Cameron called him out. The plan, he said, is “divisive, stupid and wrong.”

Posted on May 17, 2016 READ MORE



More Mexican Immigrants Are Returning to Mexico Than Coming to the U.S.

Shut up about your dumb wall already.

Posted on May 17, 2016 READ MORE


Hand Size









Posted on May 15, 2016 ENLARGE



No, Bill Clinton Didn’t ‘Kill’ Himself Trying for a State of Palestine (Video)

Bill Clinton claims that as president “I killed myself to give the Palestinians a state” and maintains that he secured an agreement that the Palestinians turned down.

Posted on May 15, 2016 READ MORE



The GOP’s Maddening Trump Conundrum

“No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today,” wrote George Gilder and Bruce Chapman in 1964.

Posted on May 12, 2016 READ MORE


ExTrumpAganza! (Video)









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Crooked









Posted on May 11, 2016 ENLARGE



Samantha Bee Gets Michelle Branch to Sing Most Fitting, Hilarious Goodbye Song to Ted Cruz (Video)

“Goodbye, you creepy soup-hoarding ghoul,” the singer chanted on Monday’s episode of “Full Frontal.” “I want to punch you and ignore you at the same time.”

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE



Sadiq Khan and Donald Trump: Why KKK Donald’s Values Are Unacceptable

The charismatic young mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling out Donald Trump for his bigotry toward Muslims.

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE



Trump Refutes Trump

How do you nail a blob of mercury to the wall? That’s a problem the Democratic nominee will have to solve in running against Donald Trump, most of whose positions on major issues are, shall we say, elusive.

Posted on May 10, 2016 READ MORE


Reagan Revolution









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GOP









Posted on May 9, 2016 ENLARGE



Bill Moyers in Conversation: Eddie Glaude Jr. on America’s Racial ‘Value Gap’

A talk with the scholar and Princeton professor about the tremendous racial inequalities that remain as the final term of America’s first black president draws to a close.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE



Trump Fills a Vacuum Left by the GOP

The Donald Trump rampage—still hard to believe, after nearly a year—is a symptom of something deeper and more profound: the Republican Party’s slide into complete incoherence.

Posted on May 3, 2016 READ MORE


Trump on Clinton









Posted on May 2, 2016 ENLARGE



Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Just GOP Boilerplate, Only More Confused (Video)

Donald Trump tried his hand at foreign policy recently, and the results weren’t any prettier than his incessant forays into domestic policy.

Posted on May 2, 2016 READ MORE


Trump Trample









Posted on Apr 27, 2016 ENLARGE


Samantha Bee on John Kasich and Ted Cruz’s Pathetic Pact to Thwart Donald Trump (Video)

The “Full Frontal” host takes pity on the Republican presidential candidates who haven’t understood that Donald Trump is destroying them.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


GOP Police









Posted on Apr 27, 2016 ENLARGE



Winning in Losing: How Bernie Sanders Pushed Hillary Clinton to the Left (Video)

Bernie Sanders has already justified his run by having pushed Clinton substantially to the left on key issues. Here are just a few.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE


Unifier









Posted on Apr 27, 2016 ENLARGE



A Tough Night for Progressives as Clinton and Trump Edge Closer to Party Nominations

Bernie Sanders won only Rhode Island in Tuesday’s five presidential primary elections, and a handful of progressives running for Congress also had disappointing nights.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE



The Cruz-Kasich Tag Team Is No Match for Donald Trump

Don’t call it strategy, call it strategery: Ted Cruz and John Kasich are going to cooperate to attempt to deny Trump the Republican nomination.

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 READ MORE



The Endgame of 2016’s Anti-establishment Politics

Will Bernie Sanders’ supporters rally behind Hillary Clinton if she gets the nomination? Likewise, if Donald Trump is denied the Republican nomination, will his supporters back whoever gets the Republican nod?

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 READ MORE



The Real Hillary Clinton

Where she stands now isn’t where she’s always stood. As CNN’s Anderson Cooper once asked her, “Will you say anything to get elected?”

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE


Common Core









Posted on Apr 24, 2016 ENLARGE


Sanders May Endorse Clinton, but He Won’t Campaign for Her Unless She Does This One Thing (Video)

If Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders’ support and that of his voters may depend on her doing the one thing that her track record shows she’s been most unwilling to do all along.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



The New Common Ground Between Populist Left and Right (Video)

If we join together, we can make these things happen.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE


What Is Wrong With New York’s Voting System and How Can It Be Fixed? (Video)

Voting rights advocates tally the reforms the state must implement to restore confidence in democracy after more than 125,000 Brooklynites were among many voters unable to cast ballots in the presidential primary because they’d been removed from voter rolls.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


GOP Rules









Posted on Apr 20, 2016 ENLARGE



The Best Reporting on John Kasich Through the Years

A look at the Republican presidential hopeful’s career through accountability journalism and other in-depth reports.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE



What GOP New Yorkers Just Voted For: Torture, Syria Intervention and the Murder of Innocents

In the wake of his big win in New York, I want to push back once more against the normalization of Donald Trump as a legitimate presidential candidate, given his policy positions.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Win Landslide Victories in New York State Primary

Despite the heated campaigning in advance of Tuesday’s delegate-rich New York presidential primary, Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump broke the recent pattern in which each lost a string of states and therefore delegates.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton Is Not Guaranteed the ‘Black Vote’

Black voters are a more diverse group than the media give them credit for; 2016 hasn’t just brought on the implosion of the GOP, but of the Democratic Party, too; meanwhile, a writer questions whether polygamy is the “next marriage rights frontier.” These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE


Samantha Bee on the Absurd Theatrics of Candidates Trying to Win the New York Primary (Video)

As the primary kicks off in the Empire State, the “Full Frontal” host takes a look at presidential candidates’ campaign antics over the past few weeks.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Why Isn’t Everyone in Favor of Taxing Financial Speculation?

Why is there so little discussion about one of Bernie Sanders’s most important proposals—to tax financial speculation?

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE


New York Polls









Posted on Apr 18, 2016 ENLARGE


Handbaskets









Posted on Apr 18, 2016 ENLARGE


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