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Tenants today are reportedly still paying for a Trump family tax scheme from the 1990s

Benedict Cumberbatch will star in an HBO movie about Brexit. Here’s why the film is controversial.

Trump’s response to the Obamacare ruling reveals his bind on healthcare

How fascism works

The latest Obamacare ruling is part of a larger conservative attack on democracy

Ryan Zinke to resign as Interior Secretary at the end of the year

The bizarre story of Democrats helping Republicans stall action on Yemen

The Texas ruling against Obamacare is a boon to Medicare-for-all

Trump names Mick Mulvaney acting White House chief of staff

Federal court rules Obamacare unconstitutional — but the law stands for now

New tension between Flynn and Mueller as Flynn’s sentencing approaches

What the Weekly Standard meant to conservatism

Scott Walker accidentally reveals he doesn’t get Venn diagrams while downplaying GOP’s power grab

Government shutdowns hurt poor families and low-paid workers

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s incredible ability to bounce back

How Republicans are trying to strip power from Democratic governors-elect

Remember when Giuliani was into cracking down on minor crime as mayor of NYC? Times have changed.

How rising rents contribute to homelessness

New Jersey Democrats are threatening to undermine their state’s democracy

The simple reason the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is so wide open

Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl is officially stepping down on December 31

2018 was the 4th year in a row with fewer than 30 executions nationwide

Medicare-for-all’s big problem

Exclusive: Paul Manafort advised White House on how to attack and discredit investigation of President Trump

YouTube’s conspiracy theory crisis, explained

How the federal courts have failed victims of sexual harassment

Obamacare enrollment is about to end and sign-ups are lagging

Denmark gives new fathers paid leave. Why do so few take it?

“He directed me to make the payments”: Cohen says Trump instructed illegal hush money payments

Top House Democrats join Elizabeth Warren’s push to fundamentally change American capitalism

How to do good better

What you need to know about accused Russian spy Maria Butina’s plea deal

The Trump inauguration is now being criminally investigated

The Senate just passed a resolution to end US support for the Saudi war in Yemen

Nancy Pelosi’s red coat is so popular that Max Mara is bringing it back

Read: accused Russian spy Maria Butina’s plea agreement

Trump: I never directed Cohen to make illegal payoffs. Prosecutors: Yes, you did.

We read Democrats’ 8 plans for universal health care. Here’s how they work.

The case for raising the alcohol tax

Elizabeth Warren’s strategic partnership with House Democrats