Category: Politics

Kavanaugh to address the conservative legal establishment that championed his nomination

The liberal group Demand Justice rolled up a truck that replayed Ford’s testimony that a drunken Kavanaugh had assaulted her when both were teenagers. Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the accusation, and was narrowly approved by the Republican-majority Senate. Protesters changed “Impeach Kavanaugh.” Kavanaugh attended last year’s Federalist Society gala just after his confirmation but said […]

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Will Democrats face a third-party problem — again?

Traumatized by recent elections, jittery about their field and desperate to defeat President Trump, Democrats are increasingly worried about a potential third-party candidacy, as the primaries approach and well-known figures are openly weighing their options. Such a candidate could siphon critical votes in pivotal states, they fear, as happened in 2000 and 2016, helping Republicans […]

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How the impeachment inquiry has revealed a long and murky campaign to oust a veteran U.S. ambassador

The trio had a powerful ally, he added: President Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani. “I thought it was exceedingly strange,” Yovanovitch said, according to a transcript of her closed-door testimony last month. The impeachment inquiry has pulled back the curtain on a long and murky effort to engineer the ambassador’s removal — one driven […]

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Not Getting My Hair Wet Was Keeping My Sex Life Dry

After years of wearing wigs and quick weaves, I recently decided to give my hair a break and try protective styles—and the transition sexually liberated me in ways I never expected. For years, I’d navigated anxiety and insecurities around body image and my sexual performance, but I can also say I’ve spent countless sexual encounters […]

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Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump of bribery

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Colorado Springs Officers Won’t Be Charged in Death of Black Teen They Shot in the Back

A grand jury declined to press charges against two Colorado Springs police officers who were filmed shooting and killing a black teen earlier this year. As BuzzFeed News reports, the jury decided Wednesday that the officers were justified in using deadly force, despite the fact that 19-year-old De’Von Bailey was running away from them at […]

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Nevada’s new caucus rules present challenges for 2020 Democrats

As the Democratic presidential campaign enters the final 100 days before Nevada’s caucuses, a handful of reforms adopted after the 2016 presidential race have created new challenges for candidates and the state’s Democratic party. Nevada holds the third contest of the Democratic caucuses, and is a crucial test of candidates’ support among Hispanics, Asian Americans and the state’s […]

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