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The Impeachment of George W. Bush

The Impeachment of George W. Bush

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Supreme Court

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Party of Lincoln

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Donald Trump, Our Very Own American Mussolini

The GOP front-runner’s calls for violence against his critics are no joke.

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VIDEO: Tell Your Senators to Do Their Job

In refusing to vote or even hold a hearing on the president’s nominee to the Supreme Court, GOP senators are abdicating their constitutional responsibility.

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Waiting for an End to Supreme Court ‘Death Watch’

Merrick Garland, President Obama’s centrist nominee, seems destined for summary rejection by the GOP-controlled Senate, even as legal observers worry that at any moment yet another death on the bench could intensify the partisan fight over the future of our nation’s highest court.

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VIDEO: Samantha Bee Sits Down With Young Trump Supporters, and It Nearly Destroys Her

Setting out to prove that a presidential candidate can’t win on the “racist thug vote alone,” the “Full Frontal” host brought together several college-educated Donald Trump fans to ask them some questions on everyone’s mind these days. 

Posted on Mar 16, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Trump Is No Heir to Reagan, or Even Nixon: He’s a New, and Vile, Kind of American Politician

The GOP front-runner has adopted the worst aspects of traditional Republicanism—the implicit racism, the nationalism, the embracing of the rich and their goals—and added even more poisonous ingredients.

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What a Trump-Clinton Contest Could Mean for the Middle East

Nothing can be ruled in or out in this election. But if Tuesday’s winners squared off, what would it mean for U.S. policy toward Iran and Islamic State?

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New York Times Shows Shameless Bias Toward Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders got a little love from The New York Times, but the praise was fleeting. A positive Times article on Monday was toned down Tuesday and may have affected primary race voting in five states.

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VIDEO: Samantha Bee Begs Hillary Clinton to Turn Back Time and Unsay What She Said About the Reagans

The “Full Frontal” host could only explain Hillary Clinton’s erroneous statement that Ronald and Nancy Reagan had started a national conversation about HIV and AIDS by quipping that Clinton had “apparently suffered a stroke.”

Posted on Mar 15, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

The Real Reason the GOP Foreign Policy Elite Prefer Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump

And no, it has nothing at all to do with a wall.

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Here’s the Truth About Free Trade

Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are blaming free-trade deals for the decline of working-class jobs and incomes. Are they right?

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 READ MORE

Sucker Born

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Trump Rallies

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What the GOP’s Supreme Court Obstruction Means for Women

Senate Republicans are leaving the women of the United States in limbo on several crucial issues with their stance against any high court nominee by President Obama.

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Can a Moderate Left Beat a Radical Right?

Obama Derangement Syndrome is striking Republicans once again. But for progressives to beat back an increasingly virulent right and encourage more temperate conservatism, they must ponder the crisis on their own side.

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 READ MORE

Trump and Borders

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 ENLARGE

Why It’s Imperative That We Hear Michigan’s Angry Voices

The Rust Belt state’s primary outcome—victories by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump—was brought to you by white working-class men and the people from little towns and small cities.

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Top Six Signs Donald Trump Is Wrong and Islam Doesn’t ‘Hate Us’

Republican presidential candidate and billionaire bigot Donald J. Trump said in a CNN interview last Wednesday that “Islam hates us.”

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Voter ID Laws

More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules, and what impact could they have on the general election?

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 READ MORE

GOP Debate ‘Civil’? Not With Rubio Extolling Egypt’s Military Junta and Israel’s Stand on Palestine

The headlines Friday about the GOP debate in Miami stressed how relatively civil it was, with less name-calling and pissing matches among the remaining candidates. Those editors have a weird definition of civility.

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 READ MORE

The Waterboy

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VIDEO: Trump’s High Steaks

It makes perfect sense that a few days after touting his penis size during a presidential debate, Donald J. Trump would display raw meat, wine and champagne at a press conference.
Posted on Mar 10, 2016 ENLARGE

Women in Politics

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 ENLARGE

VIDEO: Noam Chomsky: 5 Reasons the ‘Human Species Is in Very Deep Trouble’ If Trump Wins

The renowned activist and linguist warns of the systematic threat Donald Trump would pose, from human rights to the environment.

Posted on Mar 9, 2016 READ MORE

VIDEO: Samantha Bee Mourns the Loss of the GOP, ‘a Great Institution, Gone Before Its Time’

“This week, the Republican Party, home to more than a century of great statesmen, died ... violently, tearing itself in half,” the “Full Frontal” host announces.

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Netanyahu’s GOP Policy in Tatters, He Snubs White House Invitation (Video)

The fact that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu functions as a U.S. Republican even as he heads a foreign state disturbs many prominent Democrats, including strong Israel supporters.

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 READ MORE

Will Latinos Wall Off Trump?

How’s this for poetic justice? Donald Trump’s favorite scapegoats could end up having the satisfaction of blocking him from the White House.

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 READ MORE

The Man

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 ENLARGE

Mideast Reacts to Trump: ‘Strange Candidates’ With ‘Weird Beliefs’ and Anti-Muslim Pogroms

The meltdown of the U.S. Republican Party is an unlovely sight inside the country, but what do people abroad think about the outlandish assertions of GOP front-runner Donald Trump?

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Ben Carson, Now Off the Presidential Campaign Trail, Turns Focus to Promoting the Christian Vote

Having finally thrown in the towel, Carson will spend the rest of the campaign season “heavily involved in trying to save our nation” as national chairman of the My Faith Votes organization.

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 READ MORE

Candidates Upped the Ante at Latest GOP Debate, Promising 4 Ground Wars and the Murder of Innocents

At yet another GOP debate, there was a foreign policy section, which Fox News predictably put under the heading of “terrorism.”

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 READ MORE

Sanders and Cruz Give Clinton and Trump a Run for Their Money on Super Saturday

Bernie Sanders won important victories in Kansas and Nebraska in the latest voting, while Ted Cruz showed that Donald Trump may not be as inevitable as he has come to seem.

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 READ MORE

Rep. Alan Grayson Says to U.S. Progressives: Don’t Flee to Canada—Stay and Fight

While Republicans debated the size of Donald Trump’s endowments Thursday evening, Florida Rep. Alan Grayson urged anxious progressives to stand their ground in the event that Republicans take the White House this fall.

Posted on Mar 4, 2016 READ MORE

Live-Blog: Donald Trump Remains Atop Republican Party in 11th GOP Debate

The Trump Show continues. Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich met in the 11th debate of this year’s Republican presidential primary. Trump won again.

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 READ MORE

A GOP Trapped by Donald Trump

The Republican Party is on the verge of being taken over by an egomaniac who appeals to the nation’s darkest impulses.

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 READ MORE

As Coasts Flood, Why Isn’t the Corporate Press Asking Candidates About Climate Change? (Video)

The U.S. corporate press is letting the presidential candidates set the agenda.

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 READ MORE

Super Tuesday

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Trump and Lincoln

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 ENLARGE

Trump and Christie

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 ENLARGE

Trump Dominates Super Tuesday as Sanders Disrupts the Night Clinton Was Supposed to Own

Donald Trump scored big victories across the map on Super Tuesday, while Bernie Sanders came through in states that raise electability questions about Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

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VIDEO: Samantha Bee on How Progressives Slept Through the Most Important Election in Recent History

Pundits and politicians like to make each presidential election seem like the end-all of American politics, and yet one of the elections that has had the biggest impact on our everyday lives was the midterm election of 2010, according to the “Full Frontal” host.

Posted on Mar 1, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

An Open Letter to the Republican Establishment

I have some disturbing news for the billionaires who for decades have been the backbone of the Republican Party.

Posted on Mar 1, 2016 READ MORE

The GOP’s Schoolyard Scuffle

The race for the Republican presidential nomination couldn’t possibly get any more bizarre, appalling, puerile, embarrassing, self-destructive or—hold on, this just in: It did.

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 READ MORE

Scalia Replacement

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 ENLARGE

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