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Democrats Drop The Hammer On Betsy DeVos, Here Are The Humiliating Highlights -VIDEO

Democrats Drop The Hammer On Betsy DeVos, Here Are The Humiliating Highlights -VIDEO

Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is woefully unqualified and unprepared for her new job. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Tim Kaine, and Al Frankin really drove that point home. These highlights of DeVos’ hearing are absolutely cringe-worthy. Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education is yet another indicator that the President-elect has […]

Marco Rubio Goes After Rex Tillerson. Big Time. -VIDEO

Marco Rubio Goes After Rex Tillerson. Big Time. -VIDEO

Looks like Democrats aren’t the only ones who have a problem with Rex Tillerson. On Wednesday, Senate Confirmation Hearings began for Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. Much of the day was spent with Democrats grilling the Exxon Mobil CEO over Russia. But they weren’t the only ones. Republican Senator Marco Rubio […]

Cory Booker Just Did The Dems Proud Testifying Against Jeff Sessions -VIDEO

Cory Booker Just Did The Dems Proud Testifying Against Jeff Sessions -VIDEO

“Persistent biases cannot be defeated unless we combat them.” Senate Confirmation Hearings for Donald Trump’s nominees are now well under way. The hearings for Jeff Sessions, who’s been nominated for Attorney General, began earlier this week. But to the disappointment of many of us, the Senate Democrats have been very easy on their fellow Senator. […]

New Bombshell About Trump’s Russia Connection!

New Bombshell About Trump’s Russia Connection!

US intelligence now says Russia has dirt on Trump they haven’t released yet.¬†There’s also an ongoing investigation into his campaign having direct ties to Russia throughout the election. CNN is reporting on Tuesday night that Donald Trump and President Obama were briefed last week that Russia has incriminating information on Trump and some high-level Republicans. […]

Jeff Sessions Asked What He Would Do If A Sitting POTUS Grabbed A Woman By The Genitals -VIDEO

Jeff Sessions Asked What He Would Do If A Sitting POTUS Grabbed A Woman By The Genitals -VIDEO

Senate Confirmation Hearings began on Tuesday for Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. And so far the Dems have asked some tough, pointed questions. Back during the campaign, an Access Hollywood tape came out with Donald Trump bragging about committing sexual assault. When Sessions was asked about it at the time he said […]

Rachel Maddow And Chuck Schumer Discuss Blocking Trump’s SCOTUS Picks -VIDEO

Rachel Maddow And Chuck Schumer Discuss Blocking Trump’s SCOTUS Picks -VIDEO

Chuck Schumer told Trump, “You’ll be a failure.” On Tuesday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow interviewed the new Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer. If you’ve been worried that the Dems might roll over on everything Trump and the GOP are about to do, this will give you some hope. Chuck Schumer is the new top Democrat […]

10 Democratic Rising Stars To Watch As Dems Rebuild

10 Democratic Rising Stars To Watch As Dems Rebuild

The Democratic Party is reeling from the disastrous 2016 elections. But, as the party scrambles to find new leadership, there are 10 bright rising stars to keep an eye on over the next couple years. The Democrats took a real beating last year, losing both the House and Senate along with the White House. And […]

House Republicans Gut Congress’ Ethics Oversight Panel

House Republicans Gut Congress’ Ethics Oversight Panel

The House Republicans just gutted the Office of Congressional Ethics. Monday night the House Republicans voted 119-74 to gut Congress’ independent ethics oversight watchdog panel. They also voted to take away the panel’s independence. The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) was created by the Dems in March of 2008 following the¬†Abramoff scandal. Abramoff was a […]

Republican Congressman: Russia ‘Did What The Media Should’ve Done’ -VIDEO

Republican Congressman: Russia ‘Did What The Media Should’ve Done’ -VIDEO

Apparently Trump and the Republicans believe that Russia was doing the honorable thing when they hacked into our election. Republican Congressman from Arizona, Trent Franks, appeared on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson on Thursday. And he argued that there’s no “proof” that Russia interfered in our election. (Despite the fact that the CIA, FBI, DNI, and […]

Here’s What The Future Holds For Reproductive Rights, And It Aint Good

Here’s What The Future Holds For Reproductive Rights, And It Aint Good

One thing that is certain to come before the new Supreme Court is abortion rights, especially in the wake of states like Ohio passing new “Heartbeat Laws.” So will Roe v. Wade hold up? Maybe not. And for pro-choice Americans, there is actually a lot to worry about. One of the most impactful consequences of […]