"If a writer pitched Rep. Ilhan Omar's life story to a Hollywood producer as a movie, it would likely be rejected as simply too impossible to believe," Dean Obeidallah wrote recently at Salon. Impossible to believe? Certain aspects of it, sure. Rejected? By Hollywood? Not a chance. Indeed, part of Omar's story was already the
The super PAC aligned with Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) is the largest donor to a prominent progressive group that has thrown itself behind Valerie Plame’s congressional bid. Schumer’s Senate Majority PAC, which is working to help Democrats win back control of the Senate, has donated nearly $8 million to VoteVets, the liberal
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Monday police should be trained to shoot at the legs of assailants, which police training experts decry as impractical and dangerous.
The Supreme Court declined to take up a First Amendment challenge on Monday to the so-called integrated bar, which requires attorneys in 30 states to join a bar association and pay fees as a condition of practicing law.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will continue fuel shipments to Venezuela if Caracas requests more supplies, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, despite Washington’s criticism of the trade between the two nations, which are both under U.S. sanctions. "Iran practises its free trade rights with Venezuela and we are ready to send more ships
The Beatles manager who orchestrated the ill-advised wedding between John Lennon and Yoko Ono is now the Chinese government's pointman to build ties between Beijing and American journalists and officials.
Big-spending outside groups have rushed to boost Iowa Democrat Theresa Greenfield ahead of Tuesday's Senate primary as the establishment-backed businesswoman struggles to put the race away. Endorsed by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) in June 2019, Greenfield was expected to coast to victory in a race that includes little-known progressives Eddie Mauro and Kimberly
Georgetown University professor and former NPR editor Kitty Eisele lamented on Sunday that protesters in Washington, D.C., had not attacked the Trump International Hotel.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) said Sunday that Minneapolis protestors who defied the governor's curfew orders Friday and Saturday night were "terrorized" by the National Guard and police enforcing the governor's orders.
Churches in California and Illinois are challenging pandemic-related restrictions on religious assemblies in the Supreme Court, even as both states have made concessions to houses of worship in recent days.
"Big structural change" is back in vogue. The 2010s saw the return of the left’s boldest claim: that history’s wheel would finally turn and capitalism would at long last end. From the fervor surrounding Occupy Wall Street emerged a flurry of books arguing capitalism had exhausted itself (like David Wallerstein’s Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism) or rewriting basic economic principles (like Thomas Piketty’s much-publicized Capital in the Twenty-First Century). Not since the 19th...
Senate candidate Mark Kelly (D, Ariz.) sat on the advisory board of a Colorado company that partnered with a Chinese state-financed tech giant to bring supersonic aerospace technology to China in 2018, according to his financial disclosure reports.