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So many questions: Is the president's pardon power really that broad? Can one member of the executive branch pardon another who's accused of Bill of Rights violations?
The White House is teeming with white nationalists, the commander-in-chief rose to fame on TV and birther claims about the first Black president, and a not-quite "Apprentice" is advising the administration on your schools.
Weeks after Gov. Robert Bentley resigned due to his relationship with aide Rebekah Mason, Mason's name has resurfaced in an investigation that alleges she masterminded DMV closings that would have disenfranchised Black voters.
But Sanders is throwing his weight behind a Nebraska candidate whose record on reproductive rights is as clear as the connection between abortion access and poverty.
Can Donald Trump be sued while he’s the president of the United States?
Wednesday marked the third day of Judge Neil Gorsuch's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Rewire's Vice President of Law and the Courts Jessica Mason Pieklo has been monitoring the scene.
His claim is part and parcel of the GOP’s long tradition of demonizing the poor.
President Donald Trump’s promises of "law and order," combined with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' ability to sanction any action Trump takes with respect to his promise to “make America great again,” does not bode well for Black people in this country.
As Office of Government Ethics Director Walter M. Shaub Jr. pointed out in his letter, Conway’s conduct is virtually identical to a hypothetical that the agency offers on its website as an example of what not to do.
“Go buy Ivanka’s stuff, is what I would tell you. I hate shopping, but I am going to go get some myself today,” Conway said while in an interview with Fox & Friends in the White House briefing room.
The seven-page suit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice claimed that the housing authority did not make accommodations for disabled tenants, and that employees made unwelcome comments about female tenants' bodies and appearance.