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Donald Trump Jr. releases Twitter conversation with WikiLeaks

President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr. released correspondences he had with WikiLeaks before the 2016 election and posted the conversation on Twitter. “Here is the entire chain of messages with @wikileaks (with my whopping 3 responses) which one of the congressional committees...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:25pm

Roy Moore banned from Alabama mall in 1980s for trying to pick up teenage girls: Report

Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Alabama was reportedly banned from a mall in the 1980s because he became known for trying to pick up young girls. The Gadsden Mall was a popular place for young people to hang out, or go see movies in the 1980s, but new reports allege the...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:02pm

Republicans warn of ‘coup’ if Mueller investigation continues

Some Republicans say that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election would amount to a "coup" if it's allowed to continue. “We are at risk of a coup d'etat in this country if we allow an unaccountable person, with no...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:47pm

Roy Moore threatens to sue Washington Post over sexual misconduct reports

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says he plans to sue the Washington Post over their report alleging he was involved with sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his 30s working as an assistant prosecutor. One of the allegations includes a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:12pm

George H.W. Bush offers actress non-apology for allegedly groping

Bill Cosby. Harvey Weinstein. Roger Ailes. Ben Roethlisberger. Kobe Bryant. Clarence Thomas. Bill Clinton. Woody Allen. Tiger Woods. David Letterman. Ben Affleck. Add former president George H.W. Bush to the list of men in power who have been accused of sexual misconduct. Actress Heather Lind...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 2:22pm

Trump’s America: Moore sins in Alabama … Who cares?

So what will it take for Alabama Republicans to forsake Roy Moore? Apparently, this isn’t enough: An on-the-record report that the moralistic Ten Commandments judge, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, undressed and groped a 14-year-old hometown girl and dated three other local...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:51pm

Protesters dance with giant puppets to the Art Museum steps in support of those arrested at Trump’s inauguration

On Jan. 20, during the inauguration of President Donald Trump, 230 people – including 12 from Philadelphia – protesting that day in Washington D.C. were arrested en masse and charged with a variety of crimes, ranging from destruction of property and assault of a police officer to...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:29pm

Mike Pence creates VP club with Biden, Cheney

While President Trump busies himself with alienating members of both political parties old and new, Vice President Mike Pence has quietly made himself a couple of besties: former VPs Joe Biden and Dick Cheney. Pence speaks with Biden on the phone at least once a month, and has talked frequently...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:45pm

The Foreman Forecast: The curious case of Rand Paul

Among the many bewildering puzzles in D.C. these days, this may be the best: Why did Rand Paul’s neighbor allegedly tackle him? The Republican senator from Kentucky was dropped on his lawn like a sack of hammers in a mysterious dispute. We know who allegedly took him down: one Rene Boucher,...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:00am

Mark Cuban is 'honestly considering' running for president

This might be the closest the Dallas Mavericks team owner has gotten to announcing a Mark Cuban 2020 presidential run. The Shark Tank investor told a The New York Times columnist that he is “honestly considering” opposing President Donald Trump in the next election. At the DealBook...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:49pm

'You find yourself putting the bad memories out of your mind': Biden on loss of son

Joe Biden talked to Ellen DeGeneres in an emotional interview about writing the book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose about facing the loss of his son Beau Biden. Joe Biden on Beau Biden Apologizing for sounding like a “typical dad,” the former vice...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Is Joe Biden running for president in 2020? Here’s what he says

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be making an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday and we have a sneak peek at what the two talked about. The question on everyone’s mind as the Scranton, Pennsylvania-born politician promotes his new book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope,...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:49pm

California NAACP wants to get rid of the 'Star Spangled Banner'

The California chapter of the NAACP is pushing to get rid of The Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem. “This song is wrong; it shouldn’t have been there, we didn’t have it ’til 1931, so it won’t kill us if it goes away,” said NAACP California chapter...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:32pm

Woman says Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter when she was 14 and he was 32

A woman says that Senate candidate Roy Moore (R-AL) started a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 and he was 32, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Leigh Corfman says that in 1979, Moore started a conversation with her at an Alabama courthouse when she accompanied her mother to a child...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:58pm

Trump impeachment vote will happen by Christmas, swears Al Green

Rep. Al Green says he will force a floor vote to remove President Trump from office by Christmas. “I now announce that before Christmas, there will be a vote on the chief inciter of racism, bigotry, hatred, xenophobia, sexism, ethnocentrism. There will be a vote in the U.S. House of...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:04pm

Steve Bannon is on a juice cleanse to prepare for upcoming 'battles'

The Virginia elections weren't the only unprecedented event that shocked the political world this week: Steve Bannon is reportedly on a diet. The Breitbart chairman and former Trump presidential adviser, who is not exactly known for his healthful glow, has embarked on a juice cleanse to shape...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:31pm

Even Russian press says Trump did not 'Make America Great Again'

One year after the election, the Russian press has turned on President Trump. In Moscow last November, politicians toasted Trump's surprise victory and journalists speculated about a new, more solicitous era in U.S.-Russian relations. Today, they've significantly dialed back the fandom,...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

Danica Roem becomes Virginia's first transgender woman elected official

Virginia made history last night when Danica Roem became the first transgender woman to become an elected official. Democrat candidate Danica Roem, 33, defeated Republican Robert G. Marshall and was elected as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in the state’s 13th District....

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 2:25pm

The Foreman Forecast: Our winning ways

Shalane Flanagan won the TCS NYC Marathon this week – the first American woman to do so in 40 years, and the sight of her sweeping into Central Park was spectacular. In the same race, the greatest American male marathoner in a generation, Meb Keflezighi, was washed by oceans of teary-eyed...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:03am

Betsy DeVos expected to resign from Trump administration

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to resign from the Trump administration, Politico reports. DeVos has attracted controversy since her nomination. A billionaire Republican donor who is a longtime advocate of school vouchers, she has no background in education or public-school...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 2:56pm