How Obamacare saved my life

After a bitter legislative battle, Obamacare passed by a hair. I followed the news closely. I knew it was was a landmark day for...

Pro-Russia ticket: Pence echoes Trump’s effusive praise of Putin

This is astonishing by any standards. https://twitter.com/AC360/status/774049190313734144 Trump's ghostwriter: https://twitter.com/tonyschwartz/status/773685636532465664 Hillary Clinton's response to Trump's embrace of Putin is appropriate: "Now, that is not just unpatriotic and insulting to the...

The human cost of GOP obstructionism

This is what Hillary Clinton means when she refers to an "implacable wall of hostility" to Obama's agenda from the Republicans: During a press briefing...

Why Trump’s “outreach” to black voters is a complete farce (VIDEO)

Four decades ago, "the Justice Department filed a civil rights case that accused the Trump firm, whose complexes contained 14,000 apartments, of violating the...

Hillary Clinton’s Humans of New York feature hits a nerve

Clinton's story will be familiar to many women, maybe especially (although certainly not exclusively) women of a certain age. The precise details may be...

This happened: Trump demolished his own rationale for concealing taxes

https://twitter.com/JohnJHarwood/status/773334070340255744 The full quote, from an interview with Bill O’Reilly, further reveals the disingenuousness of Trump's rationale: I am under a routine audit, and when it’s...

The veep contest: Kaine vs. Pence

When Hillary Clinton first selected Tim Kaine as her running mate, I noted that Kaine is actually a nice guy, while Mike Pence just...

Global warming is at a terrifying tipping point

And the heat goes on. July was the hottest month since instrumental records began. H/t @ClimateOfGavin #climate pic.twitter.com/h1HZnGFgKg — Peter Gleick (@PeterGleick) August 16, 2016 The...

A comprehensive guide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign

Racism and White Nationalism In August, Hillary Clinton delivered a pivotal speech detailing Trump's centering of white nationalism in his campaign and his mainstreaming of their ugly...

Democrats have a solid path to a Senate majority

Below, a graphic showing the various possible paths for Democrats to reclaim the Senate majority: If Hillary Clinton wins, Democrats need a minimum of five seats...