#TrumpLeaks uncovers photos of Donald Trump, Jr. at Russian real estate conference in Moscow in 2008

Washington, D.C. - January 4, 2017 -The Democratic Coalition uncovered photos Wednesday morning of Donald Trump Jr. at the Adam Smith Conferences 6th Annual Russian Real Estate Summit in Moscow in 2008. The photos were released as part of an effort known as #TrumpLeaks,...

Ted Cruz and his ‘Filibuster’ Fail

Ted Cruz's 'filibuster' failed to prevent Obamacare from remaining law, not that it would have mattered anyway. Cruz isn't really making much of an argument against Obamacare as much as an argument for direct democracy, or at least a high level of responsiveness to public...

Comey Breakdown

Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks recounting the relationship between himself and President Donald Trump. In his statement, Comey described in detail their interactions and conversations,...

The Tea Party’s Not Racist? Really?

Listen to a Tea Party leader in Arkansas tell this "black" joke to the audience and hear their subsequent laughter. http://www.mootmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Teapartyracist.mp3 “A black kid asks his mom, ‘Mama, what’s a democracy?’ “‘Well, son, that be when white folks work every day so us po’ folks can get...

Shooting at Baltimore Newspaper

by Kevin Rector Multiple people are dead after a shooting at the Capital Gazette in Anne Arundel County, a paper that is owned by The Baltimore Sun, according to officials. Anne Arundel County Police confirmed about 3:15 p.m. that they were responding to an “active shooter”...

Trump’s Comeuppance

President Trump grappled Saturday with the first major setback to his young administration, appearing to question the constitutional checks on his power after a judge’s order reopened the flow of travelers from seven mostly Muslim nations covered by his controversial travel ban. The Department of Homeland...

Discriminatory Redistricting OK With Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Abbott v. Perez: “The decision by five justices of the Supreme Court to silence the voices of Latino...

Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from ‘intermediate range,’ autopsy shows

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News.

US Lends Vietnam $118 Million For Satellite

The United States says it will give Vietnam a loan of more than $100 million to buy a telecommunications satellite from a U.S. company. The U.S. Export-Import Bank Monday said the Vietnamese state-owned company, Vietnam Post, will use the satellite to meet the growing demand of...

GSA Hearing Chair Issues A Warning

GSA Hearing Chair Issues A Warning