I love being a mom—but motherhood is not all I should talk about with friends, coworkers, or even my own family

I love being a mom—but motherhood is not all I should talk about with friends, coworkers, or even my own family

I love being a mom—but motherhood is not all I should talk about with friends, coworkers, or even my own family Motherhood—and mothers’ voices—should be celebrated every day. But that also means having conversations about the complexities of parenting. In our weekly series, “Millennial Moms,” writers discuss the simultaneously beautiful and daunting responsibilities of motherhood…

Research says that most American adults haven’t made a new friend in five years, and yeah, that tracks

Research says that most American adults haven’t made a new friend in five years, and yeah, that tracks

Research says that most American adults haven’t made a new friend in five years, and yeah, that tracks Friendships are some of the most rewarding yet elusive relationships in adult life. Meeting new people sometimes feels daunting, if not straight-up impossible. Making new friends is already challenging enough, and when everyone around you seems like…

Trump’s criminal justice balancing act

Trump’s criminal justice balancing act

In his quest for re-election, President Trump is casting himself as a defender of law and order; a booster of border security and broader immigration crackdown; a sworn enemy of ISIS and the MS-13 gang; and a staunch opponent of the 1994 crime bill. One of these things doesn’t look like the other. Yet the…

Trump’s new trade war is with Senate Republicans

Trump’s new trade war is with Senate Republicans

Critics of President Trump from the center and left like to say that Republican office holders defer to him far too easily and often. But now we know this isn’t always true. There are some lines Republicans just won’t cross and principles they just won’t compromise — and those are the lines and principles that…

Supreme Court Could Ignore Shocking New Evidence

Supreme Court Could Ignore Shocking New Evidence

Supreme Court Could Ignore Shocking New Evidence Trump Officials Tried to Rig Elections for Whites Voting-rights activists fighting the government’s attempt to add a census question about citizenship faced a setback Wednesday, when a federal district court postponed any inquiry into new evidence that the question originated with a partisan operative who hoped it would…

Donald Trump Has Left The UK

Donald Trump Has Left The UK

Donald Trump Has Left The UK – Here’s What The Hell Just Happened Before Donald Trump had even landed in the UK, he’d called Meghan Markle “nasty”, branded London’s mayor a “stone cold loser” and waded into the Tory battle for the next prime minister. Amid all the pomp and ceremony of his controversial visit,…

Democrat-controlled House passes immigration bill

Democrat-controlled House passes immigration bill

The U.S. House on Tuesday passed the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation and establish a path to citizenship for Dreamers — illegal migrants who arrived to the U.S. as children — the Washington Post reports. Why it matters: Despite the fact that the GOP-controlled Senate will likely…

Jay Inslee Writes to Tom Perez Urging a 2020 Climate Debate

Jay Inslee Writes to Tom Perez Urging a 2020 Climate Debate

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee is upping the pressure on the Democratic National Committee to hold a debate exclusively devoted to climate change, with a letter to Chairman Tom Perez. “Last week, the Democratic National Committee announced further details for the third and fourth Democratic primary debates, including dates, media partners, and…

Mueller Sets the Record Straight: No Exoneration

Mueller Sets the Record Straight: No Exoneration

Wednesday afternoon, Special Council Robert Mueller made his first public statement since the release of his 448 page report detailing the extent of Russia’s interference with the 2016 Presidential Elections. In his address, Mueller set the record straight and reiterated the contents of his findings: Russia meddled in our elections, the President’s team welcomed Russian…

Bernie Sanders Calls For House To Start Impeachment Inquiry

Bernie Sanders Calls For House To Start Impeachment Inquiry

But the Vermont senator cautioned that the Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump and oust him from office. Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is now expressing support for opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. “I believe the (House) Judiciary Committee should begin impeachment inquiries,” Sanders saidat a campaign rally…