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Effort to Weaken Governors Stirs Separation-of-Powers Debate

Effort to Weaken Governors Stirs Separation-of-Powers Debate

By Ivan Moreno | Dec 8
If Democrats sue to prevent Republicans from diluting the powers of newly elected governors and attorneys general in Wisconsin and Michigan, the lawsuits will probably center on one question: Are lawmakers usurping executive branch authority?

Editorial: Bush Was Not Good for the Gays

Editorial: Bush Was Not Good for the Gays

By BAR Editorial Board | Dec 8
George H.W. Bush's presidency wasn't good for LGBTs, in spite of him signing landmark legislation.

Trump Resort Worker: No Regrets Speaking Out About Abuse

Trump Resort Worker: No Regrets Speaking Out About Abuse

By Claudia Torrens and Bernard Condon | Dec 8
A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported.

Democratic 2020 Campaign Revving Up Quickly

Democratic 2020 Campaign Revving Up Quickly

By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow and Will Weissert | Dec 7
Democrats are hitting fast forward.

Watch: Randy Rainbow Returns with A Few of Trump's Favorite Things

Watch: Randy Rainbow Returns with A Few of Trump's Favorite Things

Dec 6
Once again the singing satirist stitches together footage of himself with interview footage of the president, in order to create a hilarious musical parody. The theme this time? Dictators, porn stars, and spray tans: A few of Trump's favorite things!

Sanders Eyes 'Bigger' 2020 Bid Despite Some Warning Signs

Sanders Eyes 'Bigger' 2020 Bid Despite Some Warning Signs

By Steve Peoples | Dec 3
An insurgent underdog no more, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is laying the groundwork to launch a bigger presidential campaign than his first, as advisers predict he would open the 2020 Democratic presidential primary season as a political powerhouse.

Divisive Race Ends with Republican Hyde-Smith Victory

Divisive Race Ends with Republican Hyde-Smith Victory

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 28
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.

The New York Times Profiles Trump-Supporting Gay Couple

The New York Times Profiles Trump-Supporting Gay Couple

Nov 27
A New York Times piece about a Trump-supporting gay couple is going viral this week.

Last US Senate Race of Midterms Up for Vote in Mississippi

Last US Senate Race of Midterms Up for Vote in Mississippi

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 27
Mississippi voters are deciding the last U.S. Senate race of the midterms, choosing between a white Republican Senate appointee backed by President Donald Trump and a black Democrat who was agriculture secretary when Bill Clinton was in the White House.

Mississippi Senator Banking on Boost from Trump Rallies

Mississippi Senator Banking on Boost from Trump Rallies

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 26
The final chapter of the 2018 midterms is nearing a close in Mississippi, where the prevalent themes of President Donald Trump and race have combined for a much closer contest than anyone expected in one of the country's most deeply conservative states.

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