A Tour of the Capitol Rotunda Paintings for the Fourth of July

On this holiday celebrating our beginnings, today’s raging, bored, and bossy mob may need a dose of history paintings.

House Democrats expanding fundraising lead over Republican challengers

Freshman Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) and Andy Kim (D-N.J.) have an immense fundraising lead over their Republican challengers. (Photo by

Russian Bounties: What Did the President Know and When Did He Know it?

Reading Time: 4 minutes — OPINION — [James W. Pardew was a career US Army intelligence officer who served as

GOP Senators Propose Scrapping Columbus Day, Adding Juneteenth Federal Holiday

Republican senators Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) and James Lankford (R., Okla.) introduced an amendment Wednesday that would replace Columbus Day

Facebook Frustrates Advertisers as Boycott Over Hate Speech Kicks Off

Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Strips Provision From Intelligence Bill Requiring Campaigns to Report Foreign Election Help (DonkeyHotey) From CNN:

Judge Blocks Trump Admin. Rule on Third-Country Asylum Seekers

U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly said that the administration violated the Administrative Procedure Act when adopting the policy.

A Modest Win for the Constitution

By making the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accountable to the president, the Supreme Court has done right — but it

Broadway Actor Dreams Up Racist Past for New Home, Earning National Press Coverage and Social Media Plaudits

There is no evidence the house was built by slaves, as slavery in Massachusetts was abolished nearly four decades earlier

House Dems Lay Out Roadmap for Cutting US Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN’s Michelle Bachelet Says Israel’s Annexation Plans ‘Illegal’ (Chris C.) The author writes, “Just days before

With FEC again defanged, Trump’s latest nominee likely to face opposition

(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The Federal Election Commission is once again lacking the four commissioners it needs to enforce campaign

Multiple Reports Challenge White House Claim That Trump Was Never Briefed on Russian Bounty Intel

The Trump administration maintains that the intelligence was never verified and therefore never made it to the president’s desk.

Police Investigating Protesters after Confrontation with Armed St. Louis Homeowners

Law enforcement is determining whether the protesters committed trespassing and fourth-degree assault by intimidation.