Trump Is Ready for Justice Department ‘Jihad’ After Rod Rosenstein Report

Friday afternoon’s Rod Rosenstein bombshell brought with it a familiar anxiety inside the Trump administration, as aides waited to see just how volcanic the president’s reaction would be to the latest story about backstabbing within his top ranks. Current and former administration officials said they fully expected President Trump to dismiss staff inside the Justice…

New York leads Eight States in Filing Federal Lawsuit to Restore Bird Prote…

Attorneys General from New York, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico and Oregon today filed litigation challenging the Trump Administration’s move to eliminate longstanding protections for waterfowl, raptors, and songbirds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Today’s suit, led by New York’s Attorney General, was filed in the Southern District of New…

Charter School Corruption Is Changing Education Policy And Politics

After years of credible reporting on the rampant corruption in the charter school industry, the schools are now drawing more scrutiny from state lawmakers and regulators, and political candidates are making negative stories about charters a contentious issue in the upcoming November midterm elections. Government officials from California to New York are increasingly considering, proposing,…

How national parties are using voter data, outreach to prep for Michigan mi…

As national political parties have beefed up their voter data collection and outreach campaigns, they’ve increasingly directed their efforts towards Michigan voters ahead of what both parties see as crucial midterm elections in the state. In 2016, Michigan’s electorate gained national attention when President Donald Trump narrowly won victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Now, Democrats…