Reading Time: 10 minutes Critics accuse US military recruiters of “predatory” practices that target the young and naive.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A whistleblower complaint is behind the mountain of damaging evidence changing minds about impeachment. It’s a miracle it got through.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Long before he was pilloried by President Donald Trump, Rep. Elijah Cummings was memorable. Constituents and colleagues admired his fierce pursuit of the truth.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Just how far will GOP senators go to protect President Donald Trump? Two senators’ differing approaches suggest some cracks in Republican defenses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the FEC in disarray, watchdog groups are working the courts to test the limits of Citizens United and reveal the donors of so-called “dark money” super PACs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Native Americans could significantly sway the outcome of the 2020 election in several states — if they’re allowed to vote.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is North Carolina about to replace its decades-old voting technology with another vulnerable system? It certainly looks that way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An FEC complaint that President Donald Trump violated a federal law that prohibits soliciting information from a foreign national could produce long-awaited answers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Once-discounted voters could sway the 2020 election, as voting-rights groups registered hundreds of thousands of voters on National Voter Registration Day.
Reading Time: 5 minutes States act to address the retirement-income gap through auto-IRAs and other state sponsored retirement programs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump wants to adjust capital gains for inflation, which would reduce taxes on the rich. Why hasn’t Congress done the same with the minimum wage, which inflation erodes every year?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Women in the US won the right to vote 100 years ago today. But they still have a long way to go before being equally represented in politics.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In Florida, Democrats hope that — in response to the El Paso massacre — people will be fed up with mass shootings and demand gun control.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The devastating cuts to the University of Alaska’s budget can be linked to similar cuts nationwide engineered by budget mercenary Donna Arduin for almost 25 years.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A group of legal activists believes that Americans would be more willing to embrace the idea of removing President Donald Trump from office if they understood the impeachment process better.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Democrats have been talking about impeachment all year, but is it starting to divide them? Ask progressive insurgents launching primary campaigns.
Reading Time: 2 minutes What would happen if the minimum wage were increased to $15? New research shows over 33 million Americans would get a raise. Is there a downside?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election — and the possible involvement of people in Donald Trump’s orbit — would “speak for itself.” Here is why his testimony today is still vitally important.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A collection of essays by a 1974 class of sixth graders in Boston casts a new light on the battle — often marred by racist violence — to end school segregation.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Felix Sater, a key figure in President Donald Trump’s life, is being questioned today by the House Intelligence Committee. Since we’ve been watching him long before he became a person of interest, we already have a wish list of questions designed to pick the locks on his knowledge that is so dangerous to Trump.