Three of America’s worst local head prosecutors are running unopposed in the next election as of March 2018, and all three are Democrats.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté to counter the media frenzy around Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the investigation into alleged election interference by Russia. Aaron Maté is a producer for The Real News and a contributor to The Nation. He recently wrote, “Hyping the
Days ago, the Democratic Party disappointingly caved to Republicans and President Donald Trump and ended the government shut down without achieving anything meaningful. They were promised the potential for action by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that could help 800,000-plus immigrants known as Dreamers avoid deportation, but there are few
Senate Republicans are in a rush to pass a very unpopular tax bill that would dramatically cut taxes for the rich and corporations. There are many reasons why they want to pass this unpopular bill. It is what their donors want. Tax cuts are an article of faith among the
Clinton Democrats like Neera Tanden may want to lead the call for $15 minimum wage, but if they can’t reckon with their past opposition, they’re flawed messengers.
Democrats have “A Better Deal” for citizens that they plan to unveil, but it sounds like more of the same corporate politics.
A 19 year-old medical student and grassroots organizer’s account of Jon Ossoff’s campaign stop at an Islamic community center exemplifies why Democrats lose.
Democrats prioritized flipping a Republican seat in Georgia, but they lost. They need to take responsibility for Jon Ossoff’s failure to win.
While Democrats marinated in the unverifiable news of President-elect Donald Trump’s “golden shower” dossier, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bernie Sanders put forward an amendment, which called for the establishment of a “deficit-neutral reserve fund” to “lower prescription drug prices for Americans by importing drugs from Canada. It was rejected, 52
President Barack Obama expanded and institutionalized several powers, especially related to national security, which will make it easier for Trump to impose his authority.