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How will a government shutdown affect you?

Our government has until tomorrow to come to an agreement on a spending bill in order to not face a complete shutdown. While it’s a funny scenario to imagine Senators Lindsay Graham and Cory Booker partnering up on a cross-country road trip ripped out of Judd Apatow style bromance during...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:30am

Mueller's investigators looking at newly discovered payments by Russian Embassy: Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is looking into hundreds of recently discovered payments made by Russian diplomats to people and businesses inside the United States, BuzzFeed News reported on Wednesday. Several transactions related to the Russian Embassy were flagged as...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:27pm

VIDEO: Cory Booker blasts DHS Kirstjen Nielsen for her claiming she didn’t hear Trump make derogatory comments

Senator Cory Booker blasted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for saying she didn’t hear President Trump refer to Haiti and parts of Africa as “shithole countries” The New Jersey Democratic senator went into a tirade, claiming Nielsen denied hearing...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:55pm

Department of Homeland Security Secretary says deporting Dreamers won't be a priority

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the deportation of undocumented immigrants will not be a priority if the Trump administration fails to reach a deal to protect immigrants who receive benefits from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

Trump’s America: Donald digs himself another hole

A house is not a hole. That, I kid you not, is the latest defense from Donald Trump’s enablers, as most of planet Earth howls in outrage at the American president’s vulgar term for nations that aren’t as white as Norway. And Trump’s not helping himself much: He spent...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 6:43pm

Report: Fake news consumption during 2016 campaign correlated with Trump voting

Places where "fake news" was consistently read during the 2016 presidential campaign had a close correlation with Trump voting, according to a paper written by a team of Microsoft researchers. The team looked at data from Internet Explorer and Edge browsers from July 2016 to...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 4:34pm

Poll: Republican satisfaction highest in a decade

According to a new survey conducted earlier this month, Republican satisfaction with our nation's trajectory is at its highest since 2007. A Gallup poll found that 61 percent of Republicans — roughly six in 10 — say they are satisfied when asked, "In general, are you satisfied...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:34pm

The Foreman Forecast: Bannon lawyers up

As cops in cop shows like to say, Steve Bannon has "lawyered up." The once-upon-a-time chief strategist for Donald Trump's improbable launch to the presidency has hired a big-league legal eagle to hold his hand as he faces questions from Congress about the Russia probe. Of course,...

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Trump had a secret plan to scrap Obamacare no matter what, new document reveals

Last spring, while attempts to formally repeal Obamacare were flailing in Congress, the Trump administration showed Republicans their secret plan to take apart the health law using President Trump's authority. "While the effort to scrap Obamacare often looked chaotic, top officials had...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 4:16pm

When is Trump's State of the Union?

Speaker Paul Ryan formally invited Trump to "report on the state of the union" back in November, and the country is waiting anxiously to hear what's going to happen during the upcoming Trump State of the Union. It will be his first speech to the full Congress since February 2017,...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:40pm

Some female lawmakers will wear black to Trump's State of the Union

Some female Democratic members of Congress, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, plan to wear black to President Trump's State of the Union address on Jan. 30 to protest sexual harassment. The protest, which echoes the wardrobe blackout at last Sunday's Golden Globes, is led by Rep....

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:25pm

Joe Biden says he didn't want to be VP

Joe Biden didn’t want to be Obama’s right hand — the Robin to his Batman, the VP to his P — and was upfront about it when the former president asked him in 2008. Huff Post reports that during a Tuesday event in San Francisco promoting his memoir, "Promise Me, Dad: A...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:20pm

Even Trump wants to see Oprah in politics — at least he did in 1999

In the aftermath of Oprah Winfrey's very presidential-seeming Golden Globes acceptance speech, an especially ironic video surfaced: A 1999 interview with Donald Trump, in which he said Oprah would be his first pick as a running mate. "I love Oprah. Oprah would always be my first choice,...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 5:11pm

Trump’s America: Dumb, dumber, Trump

How, like, stupid is this? A new book raises questions about Donald Trump’s mental fitness. So he fires off an angry tweet storm that makes him sound mentally unfit. Then, he sends an unhinged person named Stephen Miller onto CNN to vouch for his “very stable genius.” There...

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:28pm

Roy Moore accuser's house burns, arson investigation launched

The house belonging to a woman who accused former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct was destroyed in a fire on Tuesday, and local authorities have launched an arson investigation. Tina Johnson accused Moore of grabbing her in his office in the early '90s. She said her...

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 5:12pm

The Foreman Forecast: Gearing up for Trump's 'dishonest,' 'corrupt' media awards

I didn’t buy a load of bread, eggs and milk for the bomb cyclone, but I’ll assure you this: I’m laying in a serious supply of popcorn, ginger ale, and Mike and Ike’s for the big awards show on Monday. Which awards, you say? Well, of course I’m talking about President...

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 12:51pm

Photo of Sen. Doug Jones's son staring down Mike Pence goes viral

On Wednesday Vice President Mike Pence had the honor of swearing in Alabama Senator Doug Jones, but it was Jones’s son that stole the show. During the ceremony held at the Capitol, wife Louise and sons Christopher and Carson accompanied Senator Doug Jones. Vice President Mike Pence had the...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 5:10pm

Inside Bernie Sanders' extremely Bernie Sanders New Year's Eve

Famously thrifty Sen. Bernie Sanders did not spend New Year's Eve with the millionaires and the billionaires. Instead, he celebrated in just about the most Bernie Sanders way imaginable: Consuming an early-bird meal while surrounded by adoring millennials snapping photos with their cell phones...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:28pm

Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

As an anti-Republican wave builds, few analysts are predicting that the GOP will maintain control over all three major chambers of government after next year's elections. All eyes are on the Senate, where Democrats' hopes of just maintaining their three-seat minority seemed remote last year...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:03pm

Ellen DeGeneres is a member of the Deep State according to Eric Trump

Eric Trump believes Ellen DeGeneres is a member of the Deep State. On Tuesday, President Trump’s son tweeted a screenshot of Twitter’s suggested people he should follow. The list included former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama. One person who...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 1:32pm