U.S. Drops Designation of China as Currency Manipulator ahead of Trade Agreement

The Trump administration is dropping its designation of China as a currency manipulator ahead of the expected signing of a

Raising the Minimum Wage by $1 May Prevent Thousands of Suicides

Reading Time: 2 minutes PODCAST: Why Was an Alleged Rape Victim Convicted for Lying? (Chris) From the Guardian: “[Last] week,

AOC’s Reelection Campaign Keeps Half of All Donations to ‘Working-Class Champions’ PAC

Ocasio-Cortez framed the “Courage to Change” PAC as a progressive alternative to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

An Experiment in Decency

Reading Time: 17 minutes A federal investigation following the 2014 protests in Ferguson, MO, revealed that much of the town’s

California Budget Proposal Includes $1 Billion ‘Green Loan Fund’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once again, California is leading the way in innovation. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) 2020 budget proposal

Gardening Trends for 2020: Think Unconventional, Sustainable

Reading Time: 2 minutes FBI Surveillance Vendor Threatens to Sue Tech Reporters (Mili) From Gizmodo: “Motherboard on Thursday revealed that

Justice Department Expected to Close Investigation into Clinton Foundation without Charges: Report

In 2017, Jeff Sessions ordered an investigation of corruption allegations involving Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Foundation and a company called

Lawmakers Grill Voting Machine Vendors on Paperless Machines

Reading Time: 4 minutes The heads of three top voting-machine vendors testified before the Committee on House Administration Thursday, with

House Passes Pelosi-Led Resolution Curtailing Trump’s War Powers against Iran

The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Thursday to pass a non-binding resolution aimed at limiting President Trump’s

McConnell Says Senate Will Move on if Pelosi Does Not Submit Impeachment Articles by Week’s End

Mitch McConnell warned Thursday that the Senate would move on if the House continues to withhold the articles of impeachment

Lindsey Graham Accuses Rand Paul, Mike Lee of ‘Empowering the Enemy’ by Trying to Rein in Trump’s War Making Powers

“They’re libertarians. I think they’re overreacting, quite frankly,” Graham told reporters after a briefing on Iran with administration officials.

Rand Paul: Trump Told Me He ‘Shares My Thoughts’ on Avoiding ‘Ground War’ with Iran

Senator Rand Paul said President Trump had personally expressed his desire to avoid another protracted Middle East war.