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Read: Mueller filing on Manafort, Kilimnik

Read: Mueller filing on Manafort, Kilimnik

A 31-page filing from special counsel Robert Mueller Tuesday gives an unprecedented window into his work with the grand jury, which is typically secret. Read the 31-page filing: Click here to read full story »MORE

‘Tacos for Teachers’ GoFundMe feeds striking Los Angeles teachers

‘Tacos for Teachers’ GoFundMe feeds striking Los Angeles teachers

A GoFundMe campaign called “Tacos for Teachers” is sending taco trucks to schools across Los Angeles to feed staffers striking for higher salaries and smaller class sizes. The strike prompted the International Socialist Organization and Democratic Socialists of America to set up the fundraising page to help feed an estimated 32,000 striking teachers and staff…MORE

GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump’s border wall

GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump’s border wall

A Republican Montana state senator and Republican delegates from West Virginia plan to introduce measures to allocate state funds to help build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the southern US border. Republican Montana state Sen. Scott Sales confirmed to CNN on Tuesday that he will propose a bill that would allocate $8 million in…MORE

Florida bill would require money management class before high school graduation

Florida bill would require money management class before high school graduation

Florida lawmakers want to make sure high school students in the Sunshine State have money management skills before graduating from high school. The “Dorothy L. Hukill Financial Literacy Act” (SB 114), would require students to take a half-credit course in financial literacy. Hukill first introduced the legislation in 2018 but it failed to get past…MORE

DNC no longer listed as partner for 2019 edition of Women’s March

DNC no longer listed as partner for 2019 edition of Women’s March

The Democratic National Committee appears to have pulled out from partnering with the organizers of the Women’s March as the group’s leadership faces accusations of anti-Semitism due to their association with Louis Farrakhan ahead of its third annual march this weekend. Although the DNC was not listed as a partner for the Women’s March as…MORE

What the Brexit failure reveals about our current morass

What the Brexit failure reveals about our current morass

On Tuesday night, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to usher her country out of the European Union — a move forced by the Brexit vote of 2016 — was crushingly rejected in Parliament. The decision left the British government in total chaos, with just 73 days to go before the country is supposed to…MORE

Mueller confirms Kilimnik a focus of grand jury investigation

Mueller confirms Kilimnik a focus of grand jury investigation

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke to a federal grand jury last fall about his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, including regarding an in-person meeting with the Russian associate and an email with him, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed Tuesday. The 31-page filing gives an unprecedented window into Mueller’s work with the grand jury, which…MORE

Dem Rep. Delgado: Trump’s wall ‘antiquated solution to border security’

Dem Rep. Delgado: Trump’s wall ‘antiquated solution to border security’

Democratic Rep. Antonio Delgado has smashed through barriers to become the first person of color to represent his upstate New York district. He also may be the first member of Congress to have an actual rap career before being elected. Now in the House after unseating longtime GOP Rep. John Faso, Delgado, who also happens…MORE

Senate Republicans break with Trump on Russia sanctions

Senate Republicans break with Trump on Russia sanctions

In a rebuke to the Trump administration on Russia, 11 Senate Republicans joined with Democrats to advance a measure Tuesday that would stop the Treasury Department from relaxing sanctions on three Russian companies with ties to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a Kremlin ally. The Senate voted 57-42 to proceed to a resolution from Senate Minority Leader…MORE

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