The U.S. has become a country that supports torture, so the fight to stop the godmother of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program may be futile.
Tim Kaine, Mark Warner and 10 other Democratic senators are backing Republican reform legislation that helps Wall Street and hurts Main Street.
Instead of standing up for the American people, the corporate-owned Democrats have strengthened the president.
“It’s all a consistent message: This is not what you were promised,” says a Philadelphia-area House candidate, reflecting the feeling of many in her party.
"Mnuchin didn't mention the name of a single victim in his remarks," journalist David Dayen reports. "He gave dubious statistics that fall apart upon scrutiny."
There's a deep well of resentment around the idea that "government is run for the benefit of the people who run the government and not for the good of the country." Both major parties need to face this reality, no matter how the presidential election turns out.
Sponsored by Missouri Sen Claire McCaskill, the bill is aimed at World War II vets who were exposed to the gas in experiments designed to prepare for chemical warfare Claire McCaskill, the bill is aimed at World War II vets who were exposed to mustard gas in experiments designed to prepare for chemical warfare.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a bold prediction by MSNBC's president and the launch of a pro-marijuana super PAC.
Tuesday’s election saw women take a record number of seats in the U.S. Senate. One-fifth of the legislative body no longer belongs to the good old boys.
“Democracy Now!" serves up a concise, 10-minute roundup of key election and ballot measure results from Tuesday night. Obama’s winning a second term, Elizabeth Warren’s election to the Senate, marriage equality in four states, the legalization of pot for recreational use in two, and the overcoming of efforts to suppress swing-state voters were among the major victories for liberals.