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Is Comcast dropping its promise not to charge for internet fast lanes?

Comcast said on multiple occasions that it would not violate net neutrality. In March 2014, Comcast Senior Executive VP David Cohen wrote, “To be clear, Comcast has never offered paid prioritization, we are not offering it today, and we're not considering entering into any paid...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:33pm

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and what do they do?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was in the headlines this week because of an unusual battle about its leadership. When the government agency's director, Richard Cordray, resigned, President Trump appointed budget chief Mick Mulvaney as acting director. But the deputy director, Leandra...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:03pm

50 US cities pen letter to FCC demanding net neutrality, democracy

Leaders from New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston and the District of Columbia today submitted a signed letter with 45 other mayors urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to uphold the rules supporting net neutrality. Net neutrality would keep the internet as a public utility...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:00am

Eric Trump tries to defend his father's 'Pocahontas' comment

On Tuesday, President Trump’s son, Eric Trump attempted to defend his father by referring to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” during a White House event honoring Native American Code Talkers. "The irony of an ABC reporter (whose parent company Disney has...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 5:17pm

GOP tax plan will benefit wealthy, raise taxes on poorest Americans: Report

As Senate Republicans' tax-cut bill heads closer to a vote, a nonpartisan analysis has found that it will primarily benefit the wealthy, raise taxes on the poorest Americans almost immediately, add more than $1.4 billion to the deficit and result in 13 million people losing health insurance....

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:23pm

Anthony Scaramucci defends Trump's 'Pocahontas' remark

Anthony Scaramucci sat down with CNN’s Chris Cuomo Tuesday morning on "New Day" for his first cable television news interview since his brief stint as Communications Director at the White House. During the interview Scaramuccidefended President Trump’s recent racially charged...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:26pm

New book reveals inner workings of Trump’s brain, for fun

New York-based journalist Ellis Henican has covered Donald Trump for many years, but his newest assignment proved to be among the most challenging: Get inside the president’s brain to expose its (il)logic, and be funny about it. Including illustrations from artist Randy Jones, Henican’s...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:52am

Fate of dueling acting directors of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau still undecided

Update, Nov. 27, 7:15 p.m.: Prosecutors at the Department of Justice were expected to file an order on Monday evening to respond to Leandra English’s lawsuit. Trump-appointed Judge Timothy Kelly said he would review the DOJ’s order and decide how to move forward. CNN’s Erin...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:39pm

Trump called Warren 'Pocahontas' (again) in front of Native American Code Talkers

The “joke” about Pocahontas must’ve been such a big hit at the Trump Thanksgiving table, the president decided to whip it out again this time at an event honoring Native American Code Talkers who served in World War II. Here's the video: Trump calls Elizabeth Warren '...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 6:20pm

White House ethics lawyer James Schultz resigns, says he's returning to private law

White House ethics lawyer James Schultz, has reportedly decided to resign.  Schultz, a lawyer working in the Trump Administration, resigned last week an has plans to return to his private law at the Philadelphia-based law firm, Cozen O’Conner, according to Politico. Schultz came on...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 1:05pm

Melania Trump still pretending she loves being FLOTUS

Melania Trump, wife of y’all’s president, Donald Trump, maybe never wanted to be the First Lady. Please take a bit of time to recover from this truly shocking news. In a profile of the Melania, Vanity Fair reports that the same woman who delayed moving into the White House for...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:46pm

Trump’s America: Democratic harassers, Republican perverts and the self-confessed groper-in-chief

At last, we have found it: the final gasp of bipartisanship in Donald Trump’s Washington. Out-of-control horniness doesn’t lean left, and it doesn’t lean right. It springs from red states and from blue. Democratic harassers and Republican perverts march arm-in-arm together on a...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 5:51pm

Trump calls LaVar Ball an 'ungrateful fool'

President Trump continued his Twitter feud with the father of a UCLA basketball player who was arrested in China for shoplifting, calling him an "ungrateful fool." LiAngelo Ball and two teammates were released from jail after Trump's Asia trip last week, and the president took credit...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:49pm

Donations feeding 32,000 New Yorkers this Thanksgiving: Cuomo

New York State is partnering with Walmart, Wegmans, FreshDirect and The Coca-Cola Company this Thanksgiving to help deliver meals to feed more than 32,000 people statewide, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced on Monday. "New Yorkers have a long and proud history of helping...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 8:51pm

Trump’s America: Trump’s Twitter silence on teen dater Roy Moore

We’d all been waiting for this with no expectation that it would ever arrive: The topic so explosive it could make Donald Trump’s Twitter thumb go suddenly numb. It wasn’t Russian hacking to steal the 2016 election. He’s been tweeting like a madman denying that. It wasn...

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 6:08pm

Would you give up orgasms to see a Trump impeachment?

Remember those commercials back in the day? “What would you doooooo, for a Klondike bar?” the jingle asked. It’s too cold out, so ice cream enveloped in chocolate is out of the question for this lady, but what would you doooooo for a Trump impeachment? Would you give up orgasms...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:19pm

Radio host says she was groped, kissed by Al Franken

A radio and television host has come forward to accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping and kissing her without her consent in 2006 and she has the evidence to prove it. Leeann Tweeden, a former model and actress and now a radio anchor and in Los Angeles says Franken made lewd gestures at her during a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

Hope Hicks: What you need to know about the White House communications director

There’s a new name in the White House, Hope Hicks, and she’s been promoted to communications director following the tumultuous 10-day tenure of Anthony Scaramucci. But Hicks isn’t actually new in the White House, the 28-year-old former model joined Trump back on the campaign...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:37pm

UCLA players back on US soil; Thank Trump for intervening

Update Nov. 15, 2:25 p.m.: The three UCLA men's basketball players held in China for admittedly shoplifting sunglasses are back stateside and have been suspended from the team indefinitely. “They will have to earn their way back,” Coach Steve Alford said of LiAngelo Ball, Cody...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:52pm

Cards Against Humanity buys land near border so Trump can't build his wall

Cards Against Humanity, a raunchy adult card game, purchased land on the United States-Mexico border in an attempt to thwart President Trump’s plans to build his border protection wall. As part of a special holiday promotion called Cards Against Humanity Saves America, the...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:42pm