Opinion: If you can’t win, cheat. And if you can’t win cheating, cheat more. That has been the motto of Republicans in various states following the midterm elections.
Allegations of election fraud, the resignation of the chairman of the board of elections, a rogue political operative, and math that doesn’t add up — here’s a timeline of events concerning North Carolina’s 9th District.
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.
National news media are showering George H.W. Bush with accolades for a lifetime of “public service.” Yet much of his service was not in public; and the beneficiaries of his actions often remained unknown outside his inner circle. Many of his lifelong relationships — and the values they reflected — can be traced back to his membership in an elite Yale secret society whose consistent political influence has long been understated.
As a young naval intelligence officer, George H.W. Bush got a verbal thrashing for failing to be discreet. He sure learned that lesson, and became a man who did one thing in public and another in private. Thanks to that — and to an incurious and superficial media — there’s a whole lot of shocking stuff out there you probably never knew.
Opinion: Americans just witnessed the corrosive effects of voter suppression in the Georgia gubernatorial race. “Defeated” candidate Stacey Abrams, as well as election integrity activists nationwide, are trying to do something about it. So why can’t Big Media?
The head of the NIH claims an AIDS-free world is on the horizon. But administering drugs is the easy part — educating populations less so.
Shane O’Sullivan draws on newly released records to talk about the many gaps in the story of Watergate.
The German banking colossus is back in the news, after German authorities raided its offices Thursday morning as part of a money laundering investigation. We’ve already been looking closely at this bank and its strange relations to Trump, Russia, oligarchs, and more — here’s what we’ve found.
Georgia’s Governor-elect Brian Kemp used his position as secretary of state to influence who gets to vote in his state. Next week, Georgia will decide who will follow in his footsteps and whether the mess he left behind will be cleaned up.
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.
The financial cost of saving the bee is stinging farmers. Is it worth it?
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) made headlines again, this time for openly supporting voter suppression laws. But she’s not alone: other officials are also growing bolder about why they do what they do.
President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
The midterm elections clearly showed that Americans want more democracy. Let’s allow them to vote on it in 2020.
An election integrity group is challenging the results in Georgia’s race for lieutenant governor. If successful, the election will be re-run using a more secure voting system — paper ballots.
Just in time for your journey home from the family jamboree — some sci-fi hope for less stressful journeys in the future.
An author argues that, love it or hate it, capitalism is making planetary crises worse.
It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.