A once-unlikely victory for Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones dominated headlines during a busy week in politics. The race came as the GOP moves closer to passing the most significant tax bill in decades, and amid a continued probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. 11 more words
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On Friday, hours after President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russia, Senate Republicans passed a bill that could usher in major changes to the U.S. 16 more words
The Harvey Weinstein revelations and accusations seem to have opened the floodgates of accusations of sexual harassment in the US. Kevin Spacey has also been publicly disgraced, Republican candidate for the Senate Roy Moore is under fire and now a Democratic senator, Al Franken, the latest to be accused publicly. 1,491 more words
This article was written by Jeff Greenfield, the Emmy Award winner, in Politico 08.13.17.
It’s long past Passover, but the latest effusions from Donald Trump bring to mind the question that begins that ritual: “Why is this president different from all other presidents?” 1,068 more words