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Longer video of woman rapping in Vietnamese with short beat box from @POTUS pic.twitter.com/4SOQinQT1e — David Nakamura (@David [...]

ALBUQUERQUE — Despite his promise to unite the Republican Party, Donald Trump attacked New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez — the chairwom [...]

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump’s response to her criticism of his past comments about the housin [...]

Biden will host cancer research summit in DC

Vice President Joe Biden host a national conference on cancer research with scientists, oncologists, donors and patients, the White House said Tuesday.The “National Cancer Moonshot Summit” will be a daylong conference intended to galvanize Biden’s… Go to Source : Biden w [...]

Did we mention that the Texas Republican Party is propping up an actual lunatic?

Every time the Texas Republican Party successfully hoists up the most insane person in the state for some public office—looking at you, Gov. Abbott—they appear to then get together in the same backroom to launch a new search for someone crazier. How else to explain the continued campaign  [...]

Obama to return to site of first presidential visit

President Obama will return Wednesday to the first city he visited as president, The Hill has learned.A White House official on Tuesday evening confirmed that Obama will travel to Concord High School in Elkhart, Ind., this week.There… Go to Source : Obama to return to site of first  [...]

Email from President Obama: Elkhart

This evening, President Obama wrote the below message to the White House email list to announce his trip to Elkhart, Indiana on Wednesday, June 1st and reflect on the economic progress we've made in both Elkhart and across the country since he originally visited there in the f [...]

Elizabeth Warren’s Anti-Trump Onslaught Looks Like It’s Just Warming Up

Elizabeth Warren isn’t ready to endorse Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, but she’s had no trouble going after Clinton’s presumptive Republican opponent, Donald Trump. Warren and Trump have sparred on Twitter ever since The Donald locked up the  [...]

Our story so far: on January 28, Donald Trump pledged $1 million at a charity fundraiser for veterans. Four months later, after considerabl [...]

Almost four months after promising $1 million of his own money to veterans’ causes, Donald Trump moved to fulfill that pledge on Mond [...]

David Brooks tries to explain why Hillary Clinton is generally disliked: I would begin my explanation with this question: Can you tell me  [...]

Donald Trump pivots to the general election—wait, Vince Foster edition? Really?

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump—a series of words few people ever expected to see in one place as of a year or two ago, which are now as firmly ensconced above our news pages as the raven in the old Poe story—has dispatched with his Republican foes and must now pi [...]

After a barrage of criticism for his remarks comparing wait times for veterans who are VA patients to lines at a Disney amusement par [...]

Authorities said Tuesday that they have arrested five people in Miami who are accused of tricking 1,500 victims into paying a total o [...]

Paging Joe Conason to the Assignment Desk

As we all know, Donald Trump recently suggested that Vince Foster’s suicide was “fishy.” He did this solely to get everyone talking about the old conspiracy theories that maybe Hillary had him murdered, and it worked. Everyone’s talking about it. Sure, most of the  [...]

Ohio cops recorded mocking Trayvon Martin are not the real problem

In yet another case of cops caught on tape, two Ohio sheriff’s deputies were recorded mocking the death of Trayvon Martin and suggesting a “business venture” of portable crosses that could be easily transported and burned in (black, obviously) neighborhoods. The recordings came to light e [...]

San Francisco’s top cop is out. Is the mayor about to join him?

Is San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on his way out? That’s the question CalWatchdog is asking. The site, which focuses on California state government goings-on and other shenanigans, claims that both the city’s mayor and its fire chief seem to be a little raggedy when it comes to handling busin [...]

Cartoon: SFPD

In honor of the Frisco 5 and the ouster of the San Francisco police chief, a strip I did when I was living in SF. Go to Source : Cartoon: SFPD

Ohio Judge Blocks GOP Efforts to Curtail Early Voting

An Ohio judge ruled Tuesday that Republican efforts to curtail the state’s so-called “Golden Week”—a week that included the ability to register and vote at the same location—violated the Constitution and federal voting laws. In the 120-page opinion, Judge Mic [...]

Almost four months after saying he would give $1 million of his own money to veterans’ causes, Republican candidate Donald Trum [...]