The president's false assertion of massive voting fraud is intended for one purpose.
Another terrifying movement has risen in response to right-wing demagoguery; a University of Michigan professor is suing the U.S. government over "the law that killed Aaron Swartz"; meanwhile, five lawyers are responsible for 440 death sentences. These discoveries and more after the jump.Trump is going to lose this election, then live on as the reason for an emboldened, even less-responsive oligarchy.
Who lost the white working class for the Democrats? Maybe the party should look in the mirror.
What does the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon decision this week have to do with Friday's jobs report, showing 192,000 new jobs for March?
If wealth and income weren’t already so concentrated in the hands of a few, the shameful McCutcheon decision by the five Republican appointees to the Supreme Court wouldn’t be as dangerous.
Silver correctly predicted the results of Tuesday night's election, as opposed to Dick Morris who was utterly wrong in predicting Mitt Romney would win in a "landslide."
Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi’s political rap sheet is already quite appalling, from alleged under-age sexcapades to anti-Semitic jokes. But new allegations by state prosecutors have added another blotch on the billionaire’s bill: He's accused of buying votes to stay in power.
After recounting 2.4 million ballots cast in the state's U.S. Senate election, Minnesota officials are ready to name Al Franken the winner by a mere 225 votes. Franken's rival, Sen. Norm Coleman, will likely fight the decision in the state Supreme Court. His campaign manager, meanwhile, is calling for a do-over. Updates after the jump.