A clerical error in Republicans’ 2017 tax overhaul could end up giving Las Vegas casino workers the leverage they’ve been looking for in a long-running and bitter labor dispute. The owners of the ritzy Palms Casino Resort are asking Congress to patch up an apparent oversight in the Tax Cuts
The Supreme Court ruled that a 40-foot World War I memorial in the shape of a Christian cross on Maryland public land does not violate the U.S. Constitution. The justices held that the First Amendment’s establishment clause, which bars the government from unduly favoring one religion over another, does not
Director Ava DuVernay didn’t expect President Donald Trump to apologize for urging the execution of the five teenagers known as the Central Park Five, more than 30 years after they were falsely accused of raping a jogger, as dramatized in her Netflix miniseries “When They See Us.” “It’s expected,” she
Veteran GOP strategist Rick Wilson on Tuesday pointed out one of the biggest problems Democrats must face up to “very quickly” during the 2020 election — President Donald Trump’s ability to lie, and lie rapidly. Wilson warned on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams” that Trump will “spout a torrent,
A Republican pollster’s bizarre attempt to blame socialism for a broken elevator at a privately-owned five-star hotel in Vienna saw what one person on Twitter joked was him “getting publicly owned.” Frank Luntz was widely mocked Tuesday following his complaint about the Hotel Imperial, which culminated with his plea: “Please don’t bring
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday for his claim that it didn’t make sense to pay reparations for something that occurred more than a lifetime ago. “This rebuttal proffers a strange theory of governance: that American accounts are somehow bound by the lifetime of its
On Saturday, the DNC gave Twitter users the opportunity to download an image of Trump’s face underneath the Beyoncé lyric “Boy Bye” from the singer-songwriter’s 2016 hit “Sorry.” People who pinged the five-digit number with the term “BOYBYE” were also signed up to receive “periodic text messages from the DNC,”
Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” has predicted how the race to become the Democratic nominee in the 2020 election will play out. And, in his view, it’s bad news for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Matthews suggested on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that Sen.