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2h ago

Why Kyrsten Sinema leaving the Democratic Party could be a game-changer

The Arizona senator will need to rely more on donors and voters with conservative demands.
Image: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) smiling while talking to reporters as the elevator door closes.
Image: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) smiling while talking to reporters as the elevator door closes.
2h ago

'Harry & Meg' is beautiful propaganda

The docuseries is compelling at times — but the couple's story is just one of many truths.
Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
6h ago

Congress takes unimpressive stab at Alito leak claim, with key questions lingering

Don’t mistake Thursday’s House Judiciary hearing for an investigation. We’re no wiser about the alleged 2014 leak of Alito’s Hobby Lobby opinion. 
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
14h ago

Mike Lindell isn’t the man to fix the RNC. He has my endorsement.

A September poll found that over 60% of Republicans still maintain the 2020 election was stolen from Trump.
Image: Mike Lindell speaking with the American behind him.
Image: Mike Lindell speaking with the American behind him.
1d ago

Brittney Griner was a pawn in Putin’s relentless crusade to divide America

Putin may think he won this round with the U.S., but that doesn't mean we should.
Image: Brittney Griner wearing a jersey that reads,"USA"
Image: Brittney Griner wearing a jersey that reads,"USA"
1d ago

The cruel irony at the heart of Brittney Griner's Russia injustice

Black women are used to being their own heroes. And this terrible situation once again reinforces why.
Image: Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom.
Image: Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom.
1d ago

Why the Christian right's falsehoods didn’t stop marriage equality

Dozens of Republicans broke with the religious right, but the broader alliance is far from doomed.
A person waves a rainbow flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court
A person waves a rainbow flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court
1d ago

This Supreme Court case should worry anyone who cares about democracy

The independent state legislature doctrine depends on a warped reading of the Constitution.
Image: Members of the League of Women voters rally for voting rights outside the Supreme Court with signs that read,"People over Politics".
Image: Members of the League of Women voters rally for voting rights outside the Supreme Court with signs that read,"People over Politics".
1d ago

Brittney Griner deserves more than American support. She deserves American cash.

WNBA players can earn upward of $1 million by taking their talents outside the United States. Brittney Griner shows us how perilous this can be.
Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury during a game against the Indiana Fever on August 17, 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Ariz.
Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury during a game against the Indiana Fever on August 17, 2021 at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Ariz.
2d ago

QAnon believers tried to overthrow the German government. That’s just the beginning.

At a time of plummeting trust, the extremist ideology is a powerful tool for the far-right.
Image: A flag of the "QAnon" movement at a demonstration against the corona restrictions of the German government at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The flag reads,"GEBT UNS FREI".
Image: A flag of the "QAnon" movement at a demonstration against the corona restrictions of the German government at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The flag reads,"GEBT UNS FREI".