2018

Full video of Trump calling for Yovanovitch firing—seconds after Parnas smears her with lies

Full video of Trump calling for Yovanovitch firing—seconds after Parnas smears her with lies

In an 83-minute video published by PBS Newshour on Saturday, Donald Trump appears to chat with Lev Parnas—a man Trump has repeatedly insisted he does not know—and then immediately demand that
India welcomed more babies on New Year’s Day than any other country

India welcomed more babies on New Year’s Day than any other country

One of the first children born in 2020 was in Fiji; the US had the last one on Jan. 1.
Here Are The Most Commonly Stolen Cars In America

Here Are The Most Commonly Stolen Cars In America

Is your friend suspiciously interested in your 2000 Honda Civic? Well watch out—that’s the most commonly stolen car in America last year. Are you still sure you can call this person a friend now?
LeBron 2018: I must continue to use my platform to speak out about injustice

LeBron 2018: I must continue to use my platform to speak out about injustice

Fraud. The post LeBron 2018: I must continue to use my platform to speak out about injustice appeared first on Hot Air.
Team Trump has taken over the RNC, and its focus on Donald's ego is hurting down-ballot candidates

Team Trump has taken over the RNC, and its focus on Donald's ego is hurting down-ballot candidates

The Trump campaign’s total takeover of the Republican National Committee may have cost some Republican congressional candidates in 2018, and they have no plans to change course for 2020. ProPublica
Democrats launch campaign to end 'assault on our voting rights' by winning secretary of state races

Democrats launch campaign to end 'assault on our voting rights' by winning secretary of state races

Secretary of state—as in of the individual states, not the member of the president’s Cabinet—is one of those offices that doesn’t get a lot of attention until things go really wrong for voters. But
Trump smears more than 70% of U.S. Jews, then brag-tweets comparison to 'King of Israel'

Trump smears more than 70% of U.S. Jews, then brag-tweets comparison to 'King of Israel'

Donald Trump accused more than 70% of Jewish people in the U.S. of being either ignorant or “disloyal,” then followed it up by bragging about praise from a conspiracy theorist. In yet another attack
House Republicans worry about wave of retirements in 'exhausting and often embarrassing' Trump era

House Republicans worry about wave of retirements in 'exhausting and often embarrassing' Trump era

Six House Republicans so far—three last week—have announced their retirements since Democrats took the House last November, and it’s unlikely that’s the end of it. It’s not just that it’s no fun being
Trump's racist attacks are catnip to the Republican base, but that doesn't make them a 2020 winner

Trump's racist attacks are catnip to the Republican base, but that doesn't make them a 2020 winner

Since Donald Trump launched his racist attacks on the Democratic women of color in The Squad, pundits and political reporters have been obsessing over one particularly gross question: Does racism help
When women and people of color run, they win, new report finds

When women and people of color run, they win, new report finds

Women and people of color remain drastically underrepresented in elected positions in the U.S., but it’s not your imagination that that’s started to change since 2016. A new report from the Reflective
Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can’t Find His Heart

Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can’t Find His Heart

A 41-year-old U.S. Army veteran called his brother to tell him he was heading to New York to visit their sick mother. Before he left, he needed to make sure an outstanding DUI warrant in Pennsylvania
North Carolina Republicans fail to overturn governor's veto of anti-abortion propaganda bill

North Carolina Republicans fail to overturn governor's veto of anti-abortion propaganda bill

Right-wing anti-abortion lies took a loss in North Carolina on Wednesday when the state legislature upheld Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the “Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act.” The bill was part of the
Arizona and Georgia are in play, but is Texas? And maybe even South Carolina? An early look at 2020

Arizona and Georgia are in play, but is Texas? And maybe even South Carolina? An early look at 2020

As we ponder the 2020 general election map, a good place to start is the map of the Putin puppet’s approval ratings in all 50 states, courtesy of Civiqs. Here are the states with the closest Trump
House Democrats' 2018 victories came about in some ways that might surprise you

House Democrats' 2018 victories came about in some ways that might surprise you

One of the most common intramural arguments that Democrats seem to have is which voters to reach out to in order to try to win close elections: Do you try to turn out “base voters”—usually meant to
Florida Gov. DeSantis confirms Russia hacked into two counties' voter databases in 2016

Florida Gov. DeSantis confirms Russia hacked into two counties' voter databases in 2016

It's now officially confirmed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis: Russia infiltrated the voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 election. We knew previously from special counsel Robert
Why does everyone assume white male equals 'more electable'?

Why does everyone assume white male equals 'more electable'?

Do you want to know my biggest trigger? It’s headlines like this: “Democrats Consider: Is A White, Straight Man The Safe Bet Against Trump?”In the past 20 years, here are the presidential raw vote
Sony’s smartphone shipments dropped 50% last year

Sony’s smartphone shipments dropped 50% last year

It's no secret that Sony's mobile division has been struggling for years. Every quarter, the financials consistently show losses under the Mobile Communications section, and the Q4 2018 and FY2018