Outside counsel tells GOP senators ‘reasonable prosecutor’ would not bring …

In a memorandum to Republican senators, Rachel Mitchell says a “reasonable prosecutor” would not bring a case against Brett Kavanaugh based on Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation given the evidence presented to the Judiciary Committee. But Mitchell, the sex crimes prosecutor hired by Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans who questioned Ford last Thursday, also notes,…

Republicans Are Making False Claims About Medicare for All Ahead of the Mid…

The Trump administration and Republicans in Congress have an undeniably poor record on health care. In addition to repeatedly threatening to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pushing for devastating cuts to programs such as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), majority leaders have increased costs for consumers and undermined critical protections…

California governor signs nation’s strictest net neutrality bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Sunday signed into law the country’s strictest net neutrality bill, marking the state’s latest rebellion against the Trump administration’s agenda. The legislation bars internet service providers from slowing down website speeds, blocking access to certain websites and charging extra for large sites like Netflix, according to The Sacramento Bee.…

Midterms put GOP centrists in peril

A potential blue wave and string of Republican retirements could wipe out a huge chunk of GOP moderates this fall, leaving an even more conservative House caucus behind them. Some of the most competitive races this election cycle feature centrist Republicans like Mike Coffman of Colorado, Leonard Lance of New Jersey and Brian Fitzpatrick of…