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  1. russia investigation
    Has White House Counsel Don McGahn Flipped on Trump?McGahn reportedly began cooperating “extensively” with the Mueller investigation after fearing Trump would try to make him a fall guy.
  2. russia investigation
    Mueller Wants Papadopoulos to Go to Jail, Says He Harmed Russia InvestigationProsecutors say the Trump campaign aide’s lies did significant damage to the Russia investigation in its critical early stages.
  3. california
    Rich Absentee Landlords Make a Killing from California’s Prop 13Designed originally to protect middle-class homeowners, California’s Prop 13 is now benefiting rich absentee landlords who inherited their properties.
  4. white house drama
    Omarosa Has Incriminating Video, Texts and Emails, Says a Source Close to HerShe was offered a high-paying position to stay “positive” about the president.
  5. the national interest
    Trump Is Making the Department of Justice Into His Own Private Goon SquadHis purge is creating a chilling effect on law enforcement.
  6. kellyanne conway
    Mean Girl Kellyanne Conway: ‘Why Is Everybody So Obsessed’ With TrumpThe counselor to the president is puzzled by a strange fixation with the world’s most powerful person.
  7. keith ellison
    Franken Resignation Casts Long Shadow on Keith EllisonDemocrats, especially in Minnesota, don’t want Ellison to suffer Franken’s fate, but also don’t want a double standard.
  8. california
    California Voters Will Decide Whether to Partially Repeal a Sweeping Tax LawLiberal groups are finally going to touch the “third rail of California politics” by trying to limit Prop. 13 to residential property.
  9. year of the democratic woman
    GOP’s Fate in the Midterms Is in the Hands of WomenCollege-educated and minority women are trending Democratic at potentially historic levels. If white working-class women begin to join them, look out!
  10. 2018 elections
    GOP’s Fate in the Midterms Is in the Hands of WomenCollege-educated and minority women are trending Democratic at potentially historic levels. If white working-class women begin to join them, look out!
  11. department of the interior
    Melania Chose Modern White House Furniture but Trump Replaced It With Gaudy CrapGuess that explains all the tacky gold décor.
  12. the national interest
    Mean Girl Kellyanne Conway: ‘Why Is Everybody So Obsessed’ With TrumpThe counselor to the president is puzzled by a strange fixation with the world’s most powerful person.
  13. the national interest
    Trump Admits He Was Underfunding Defense Budget to Make Room for ParadeNow he tells us we are going to get fighter jets, but only because he failed to get a parade?
  14. trump white house
    Trump Revoking Security Clearances Shows He Feels Powerless Against MuellerTrump wouldn’t be attacking Brennan and threatening others if he was confident that he could make a bold move against Mueller and get away with it.
  15. disappointments
    Pentagon Postpones Trump’s Absurdly Expensive Military ParadeFollowing a report that the D.C. parade would cost $92 million, the Pentagon said it would be moved from November to some indefinite point in 2019.
  16. big boy parade
    Donald Trump’s Military Parade Costs 666 Percent More Than Originally EstimatedA cursed, extremely over-budget event.
  17. civil rights
    Conservative Christian Baker Back in Court Over a Gender-Transition CakeJack Phillips is probably hoping to get a better answer from a Supreme Court where Brett Kavanaugh has replaced Anthony Kennedy.
  18. everybody hates brett
    Only 28 Percent of Women Want Kavanaugh to Be a Supreme Court JusticeA new CNN poll confirms that most women across party lines don’t like Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
  19. department of motor vehicles
    California GOP Candidate for Governor Compares DMV Lines to the HolocaustThe underdog gubernatorial candidate got more than a little carried away in complaining about bureaucracy.
  20. the national interest
    Pretending Single Payer Health Care Is Easy to Pass Doesn’t Make It EasyBernie Bros need to stop calling Democrats shills and engage with the reason they’re reluctant to impose radical change.
  21. 2018 elections
    No, Democrats Don’t Need a National Platform for the MidtermsThe most important thing to Democrats this year is that they aren’t the party that’s the party of Donald J. Trump.
  22. unite the right
    ‘Get Out of My Room!’: Far-Right Leader’s Dad Interrupts Anti-Semitic LivestreamWith a host of lawsuits to pay off, Jason Kessler is stuck staying with his parents.
  23. revivals
    Steve Bannon Launches Comeback Nobody Asked ForHe’s helming a new pro-Trump group and putting out a documentary aimed at making the midterms a referendum on Trump’s impeachment.
  24. foreign policy
    Trump Signs Defense Bill, Says He’ll Ignore Many Limits Set by CongressTrump claimed he can override restrictions on cooperation with Russia, efforts to reduce civilian casualties, and even mere information requests.
  25. russia probe
    Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller ProbeTrump said it’s “something that had to be done” about the “sham” investigation, & suggested he was testing waters for a broader move against Mueller.
  26. miserable couples
    The 4 Bitterest Exchanges in the Kellyanne and George Conway ProfileA joint profile of the couple paints a very bleak picture of their relationship.
  27. bullies
    Middle School Closed for Safety Concerns After Adults Threaten Transgender GirlAn Oklahoma middle school closed down for two days after multiple parents threatened a transgender girl with violence.
  28. presidential tweets
    For Some Unknown Reason, Trump Thinks Dogs Are Constantly Getting FiredHe has perplexingly accused several of his critics of getting “fired like a dog.”
  29. dana rohrabacher
    Somebody Hacked a Democratic Opponent of ‘Putin’s Favorite Congressman’It’s a mystery, and nobody’s making accusations, but it can’t be good for Dana Rohrabacher that his pro-Russian views are getting fresh publicity.
  30. the national interest
    Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John BrennanPresident uses security clearances to discredit opponents for the first time.
  31. abortion rights
    Woman Dies From DIY Abortion a Week After Argentina’s Abortion VoteLast week, the Argentine Senate rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion. This week, a mother of two died following an illegal procedure.
  32. 2018 eletions
    Leah Vukmir’s Victory in Wisconsin Is a Rare Win for Republican WomenThe veteran conservative state legislator will now face incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin in another uphill race in Wisconsin.
  33. stoneman shooting
    The Parkland Community Is Sending Students Love on Their First Day of SchoolStudents and families took to Twitter to mourn and offer support, six months and one day after the shooting.
  34. power
    Days After Facing Domestic-Abuse Allegations, Keith Ellison Wins PrimaryOver the weekend, Ellison was accused of violently dragging his ex-girlfriend out of bed and cursing at her.
  35. a woman's place is in the house
    What to Know About Ilhan Omar, the Former Refugee Who Won a Minnesota PrimaryShe would be the first Somali-American in Congress.
  36. love in the time of trump
    Apparently Kimberly Guilfoyle Calls Don Jr. ‘Junior Mint’A reference to his bank account, or his sweet, adultering personality?
  37. roe v. wade
    11 Essential Stories on AbortionWhat access to reproductive care looked like before Roe v. Wade, what it’s like now, and what it’s in danger of becoming again.
  38. 2018 elections
    Vermont’s Christine Hallquist Wins Primary, Could Be First Transgender GovernorHallquist won Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, and will now face GOP incumbent Phil Scott, whose popularity just took a dive.
  39. 2018 elections
    Primary Results: Dems Embrace Diversity, GOP Pulls Closer to TrumpAs Democrats nominated several candidates whose win in November would be a historic first, Republicans continued rejecting their pre-Trump past.
  40. last night on late night
    Omarosa Is Not Here to Make Friends, She Is Here to Win“If you see me in a fight with a bear, pray for the bear.”
  41. 2018 elections
    Tim Pawlenty’s Comeback Flops With Minnesota Gubernatorial Primary LossTPaw, the state’s former governor, squandered a big advantage in money and name ID as both parties saw primary upsets.
  42. 2018 elections
    Vermont’s Christine Hallquist Wins Primary, Could Be First Transgender GovernorHallquist won Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, and will now face GOP incumbent Phil Scott, whose popularity just took a dive.
  43. 2018 midterms
    Bernie Sanders Won His Vermont PrimaryIn one of four primary races across the country, Bernie Sanders secured his place on the November ballot.
  44. 2018 elections
    Kansas Governor Concedes to Trump Favorite Kris Kobach in GOP PrimaryKobach’s win sets up an intense gubernatorial race in the fall, and possibly a Democratic win.
  45. politics
    Gary Johnson, Professional Spoiler, Jumps Into New Mexico’s Senate RateThe election was thought to be in the bag for the Democratic incumbent, Senator Martin Heinrich, but the Libertarian’s entry could make waves.
  46. racism
    Sarah Sanders ‘Can’t Guarantee’ There’s No Recording of Trump Saying the N-wordIn a statement that’s sure to do nothing to quell the rumors about Trump’s racist conduct.
  47. racism
    Sanders Says Trump Can’t Be Racist Because the Clintons Went to His WeddingIn one of the odder arguments we’ve heard, the press secretary claims Democrats can’t call Trump racist because Bill and Hill attended his nuptials.
  48. the national interest
    White House ‘Can’t Guarantee’ There’s No Tape of Trump Saying N-WordAn incredibly revealing lack of confidence by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
  49. betsy devos
    Among Other Things, Federal Subsidies to Defraud Students Are ExpensiveBetsy DeVos thinks for-profit colleges as well as K-12 private schools deserve federal subsidies without accountability.
  50. immigration
    Strapping Kids to Chairs in Immigrant Detention Is Not Abuse, State Review FindsInvestigators confirmed that Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center does restrain kids, but that this practice is not abusive.
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