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Jud Lounsbury

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Jud Lounsbury is a political writer based in Madison, Wisconsin and a frequent contributor to The Progressive. He also blogs at uppitywis.org and you can find him on Twitter @judlounsbury. 

Ah yes, heading back to the good ol’ days when the Constitution’s “equal protection” language somehow co-existed with Jim Crow and women not being able to vote or hold office. more

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The new environmental agency head may be as anti-science Christian Taliban as Scott Pruitt. more

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Original: Gage Skidmore

Just how accurate are Trump’s claims about jobs and income? more

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The framers of the U.S. Constitution gave Presidents broad, unilateral power to “grant reprieves and pardons.” But the decision to do so was not without controversy. more

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The National Security Advisor made sure talks with North Korea fell apart before they even happened. more

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Erin Nekervis

How do we know that Michelle Wolf’s performance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner struck a nerve? more

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The fixer always fixes things for himself, first. Might that spell trouble for Donald Trump? more

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Sinclair Broadcasting is not only the biggest owner of local television stations in the country, they are also the fastest growing. Thanks to Trump, they are about to get a whole lot bigger. more

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Cindy Shebley

In a crazed speech Monday, Trump painted a picture of the opioid crisis that lays most of the blame on undocumented Mexican immigrants. Wrong. more

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The idea of President Trump’s former mistress going on ‘60 Minutes’ to dish about a consensual affair they had back in 2006 doesn’t make a lot of sense. more

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Mr. Subtle has uncovered a conspiracy so vast as to boggle the mind. more

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In the upside-down Trumpverse, nothing is as it seems. It's like being stuck in Monty Python's never ending "Argument Clinic." more

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If like most Americans, you thought the founders unanimously adopted the Latin ‘E Pluribus Unum,’ or ‘From Many, One,’ as our motto back in 1782, listen up. There's a new sheriff in town. more

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Much of the book’s key allegations, or at least the spirit of them, have been corroborated by none other Donald Trump himself. more

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Walker, whose approval rating has been well below 50 percent the last couple of years and who is facing a tough re-election in 2018, has taken the Willie Horton ad model to new depths. more

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Imagine a world where only deep pockets can afford to pay for fast Internet. more

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Jon Rubin

In the aftermath of the Texas shooting, Trump was quick to pronounce it, ‘Not a guns situation.’ It is. more

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It looks like Trump has finally found an area where he beats Obama, hands down. more

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Joshua Igor

The richest nation in the world and this guy’s talking about some sort of Mad Max hellscape. more

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Every once in a while Jeff Sessions emerges to reveal what’s going on beneath that doofy veneer. It’s pretty terrifying, and usually pretty racist. more

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