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North Carolina Tells Supreme Court It's Giving Up Fight Over 'Jim Crow' Voting Law

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) announced Tuesday he was dropping his state’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court over a 2013 voting bill that a fed...

Kellyanne Conway Crumbles Under The Weight Of Her Own Lies

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics

Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday struggled to answer basic questions about why White House officials may have known for several weeks that national securit...

Donald Trump Has Full Confidence In Michael Flynn, Kellyanne Conway Says

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump continues to have confidence in his embattled National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a top White House official said on Monda...

Trump Aide Suggests CNN's Kellyanne Conway Interview Was Sexist

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics

A top White House official is accusing CNN host Jake Tapper of being sexist during a heated interview with presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway. Tapp...

The Revolution is Now

Deborah Drezon Carroll | Posted 02.08.2017 | Fifty
Deborah Drezon Carroll

Two questions posed to me today: Was I disgusted by the DeVos nod and do I think all of our energy against her was for naught? My answers: of course a...

Trump Fails Again To Offer Any Proof For His 'Voter Fraud' Claims

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump again failed to supply evidence to back up false claims that millions of people illegally voted in the U.S. election, this time...

Why Kellyanne Conway Doesn't Get A Break On Her Bowling Green Massacre Lie

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics
Rev. Susan Russell

In case you missed it, Kellyanne Conway of “alternative facts” fame has been trending in both social and earned media since her statement last nig...

Arkansas Pushes For Voter ID Law That State Supreme Court Already Ruled Unconstitutional

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

Arkansas lawmakers are pushing a new state voter ID requirement less than three years after the state Supreme Court struck down a nearly identical mea...

Texas City Begs Court To Let It Hold Election Under System Found Unconstitutional

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

HOUSTON ― A Texas city found to be in violation of the Voting Rights Act and the 14th Amendment last month might still be able to use the offending ...

Austria Will Ban Full-Face Veil In Public Places

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.31.2017 | World

Austria plans to institute a ban on wearing full face veils in public as part of a series of reforms to shore up support for the country’s coalition...

Republicans Trust Trump More Than They Trust The Media

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

Republicans are more likely to say they trust President Donald Trump than to say they trust the media According to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey, 81 pe...

Despite What Trump Suggests, It's Not Illegal To Be Registered To Vote In Multiple States

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump suggests millions of people voted illegally because they’re registered to vote in more than one state ― something that isn...

Voter Fraud: If It Can Happen In Beverly Hills...

John Mirisch | Posted 01.26.2017 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

In a city in which an election was won four years ago by seven votes, every vote should count. But only the votes that should count should count. An...

The President's Voter Fraud Claims Could Alienate His Base

Jim Moore | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
Jim Moore

President Trump has once again alleged widespread voter fraud during the 2016 election, claiming between three and five million illegal votes were cas...

Teens Report Onslaught Of Bullying During Divisive Election

ProPublica | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

By A.C. Thompson, ProPublica A new national survey of more than 50,000 teens charts a surge in abusive and hateful behavior among young people since t...

Kellyanne Conway’s Use of 'Alternative Facts' Causes A Spike On Merriam-Webster Website

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

As a high school English teacher, I often find myself consulting the dictionary to make sure I am precise in my usage of obscure words. “Fact” and...

The Dictionary Shuts Down Kellyanne Conway's Idea Of 'Alternative Facts'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A day after White House press secretary Sean Spicer lied through an entire press briefing about the size of the crowds at President Don...

Kellyanne Conway Says She 'Didn't See The Point' Of The Women's March

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to President Donald Trump, said she didn’t understand why millions of people around the world attended ...

Thousands Affirm Human Rights, Promise Resistance At Honolulu Women's March

Dawn Morais | Posted 01.23.2017 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Festive, fun, life-affirming, inclusive and resolute. The thousands who gathered at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and marched through the streets of Hon...

Obama: History Will Judge Us For Not Closing Guantanamo

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Just shy of eight years after President Barack Obama signed an executive order directing the closure of the military detention faciliti...

No Joke, Trump's New Slogan Is The Same One From 'The Purge'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.18.2017 | Entertainment

Everyone who thought the Trump campaign was something out of a horror movie, well, you were right. In a recent talk with The Washington Post, Presiden...

Democrats Home In On Tom Price Stock Trades Ahead Of Nomination Hearings

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Democrats want to postpone confirmation hearings for Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head th...

John Lewis' Diverse District Bashes Trump For 'Crime Infested' Slam

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.15.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump not only slammed Georgia Democratic Rep. John Lewis after the black congressman challenged the legitimacy of Trump’s coming presidency,...

Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump's Twitter Use As A 'Free' Way To Share Information

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

Kellyanne Conway defended president-elect Donald Trump’s 140-character missives on Twitter as a “free” way to “communicate directly with the p...

Let's Pass A War Powers Resolution For Meddling In Other People's Elections

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.10.2017 | World
Robert Naiman

Historically, most people in the U.S. clearly have not been bothered very much if the U.S. government meddles in other people's elections; indeed, many Americans have welcomed it. But mostly they haven't cared.