Philadelphia is poised to choose a vulnerable barcode voting system after a “Blue Ribbon Commission” hid its criticism of such systems in the endnotes of its election-security report. Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania auditor general has opened a probe into Philadelphia’s selection process, which appears designed to favor one vendor.
When crucial government agencies start functioning again after a shutdown, the gears don’t spring into action overnight. And what was left undone over 35 days may still harm public health and consumer protections.
Stacey Abrams knows all about the impact that voter suppression and other anti-democracy measures can have on an election. We hope she uses the response to the State of the Union address to urge Americans to fight for democracy — while they still can.
How scared should the uber-rich be of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren? We are about to find out. OPINION
A penetrating look into the transformative influence of black feminist political strategy and principles in mainstream US politics, especially since the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump’s disdain for rules and his anticipated emergency power grab is leaving some Democrats giddy with visions of what a future president could do for their cherished causes. That’s a mistake, both legally and morally. OPINION
A look at the existing border walls and borderlands between the US and Mexico, and the unique landscape they have created.
Opinion: Many GOP lawmakers recognize President Donald Trump is bad for the country, as exemplified by Sen. Mitt Romney’s (UT) recent Washington Post op-ed. But the chances of him or any of them diverging from the Trump agenda are slim to none.
The notorious Steele Dossier claimed Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-personal lawyer and soon to be convict, was in Prague in summer 2016 meeting Russians — allegations he denies. But new reports concerning his cell phone geolocation metadata may substantiate the dossier.
Opinion: The walls may be closing in on President Donald Trump. But don’t count on his departing the White House willingly. Or “Teflon Don’s” die-hard supporters not putting up a fight.
Johnson & Johnson stocks plummeted after new revelations confirm WhoWhatWhy’s report that executives knew for decades of links to cancer from asbestos in their products. But recent coverage missed the hidden connection to newly seated Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
An exposé of the Pentagon’s massive accounting fraud and why it is only now coming to light.
Opinion: When it comes to advisers and close associates who may not always be on the up-and-up, President Donald Trump sure knows how to pick them.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has been sentenced to three years in prison. Here’s the backstory you need to know.
President Bill Clinton pledged to “end welfare as we know it” and left millions in poverty.
Roger Ailes built Fox News into a profitable media empire — at the expense of journalism.
Opinion: More than a few of us ask each day lately, “How did we get here?” Well, it all began 26 years ago, in Houston, Texas, and I was there.
Michael Cohen has been in and out of the news, most lately pleading guilty to lying to Congress. Check out his mysterious backstory with the former USSR — which may explain why Trump originally hired him.
President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.