Democrats gear up to make health care the defining issue for the Senate and the House in 2020

House Democrats feel secure in their majority because they know that health care, the issue that in large part handed them the House in 2018, is still a problem for Republicans in 2020. Senate Democrats are now readying to seize the advantage on the issue as well. The appeals court decision issued earlier this month, which The…

Rapper DaBaby Speaks Out On Marijuana Citation, Calls It Harassment

Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby spoke out after police in Charlotte, North Carolina, handcuffed and cited him for possessing a very small amount of marijuana on Monday night. DaBaby — whose legal name is Jonathan Kirk — said on social media early Tuesday morning that he’s a regular target of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, which issued him two…

Rudy Giuliani Doubles Down On Anti-Semitic Attacks Against George Soros

Rudy Giuliani doubled down Tuesday on his anti-Semitic comments about Hungarian Jewish billionaire George Soros, increasingly the target of exaggerated attacks by allies of President Donald Trump. “Soros has funded many enemies to the state of Israel, including groups that support (the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement), whose ultimate goal is to destroy the Jewish…

Paris Opera’s Ballerinas Dance In Protest Against Pension Reform In France

Ballerinas with the Paris Opera performed outdoors on Tuesday in an act of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reform.  The dancers, who joined nationwide strikes that have been ongoing since early this month, performed part of “Swan Lake” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky for a crowd of hundreds in front of the majestic Palais…

Michael Bloomberg Confirms He Used Prison Labor To Make 2020 Campaign Calls

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been exploiting prison labor to make calls on behalf of his campaign, The Intercept reported on Wednesday.  The Bloomberg campaign contracted a call center company named ProCom through a third-party vendor to conduct the calls, according to the report. ProCom operates call centers…

Poll: About Half The Public Approves Of Vote To Impeach Trump

Americans lean toward the House of Representatives’ decision to impeach President Donald Trump, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. Forty-nine percent of Americans approve of the decision to impeach Trump, according to the poll, with 42% disapproving and 9% unsure. Views are overwhelmingly partisan: Eighty-nine percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents approve of the impeachment vote, with…