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American history is changing right before our eyes with Donald Trump as head of state. On Thursday, the House Republicans passed a revised version of the American Health Care Act, which will affect the lives of many Americans. According to ABC News, the bill passed the House in a narrow 217-213 vote with all Democrats […]

Fed up with the caricature that is Trump, the GOP quickly distanced themselves after Monday night's circus, most seeming to understand just how outrageous, hateful and damaging Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric could be.

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Gentrification will soon drop to the second most-powerful force in Brooklyn, NY, thanks to a big political move. According to MSNBC, Hillary Clinton has signed a new lease for her campaign headquarters and it happens to be in the birthplace of Biggie and, most recently, hipster beards. The One Pierrepont Plaza building, located in what Gothamist dubbed “the […]

The decision to vaccinate is a hot topic among parents in the U.S. as of late — we’re facing what may be the largest measles outbreak in 20 years and the numbers of infected are climbing. And those numbers mean something given the measles vaccine was common for children after the 1960s and led to […]

Mario Cuomo, the former New York governor who served from 1983 to 1994, died on Jan. 1 after a lengthy hospital stay for heart problems, family members confirmed. The former governor, known as a Democratic hero, was 82-years-old. The politician’s son, CNN host Chris Cuomo, confirmed his death to the network. Cuomo passed from heart failure on […]

The “longest war in American history” has finally come to a close. The 13-year war in Afghanistan formally ended with a flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul on Sunday and a statement issued by President Barack Obama, who is currently on vacation with his family in Hawaii. “Thanks to the extraordinary sacrifices of our men and women […]

Last year’s government shutdown was avoided from happening again this week after the House passed a $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill on Thursday. The bill passed 219 to 206, with over 60 Republicans breaking rank to vote against it. The house also passed an additional measure that gives the senate two extra days to approve the bill before […]

Joining the St. Louis Rams in their Sunday protest to stand in solidarity with demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., members of Congress took to the House floor to broadcast their “Hands Up!” gesture and speak out against police violence. The four individuals, all members of the Congressional Black Caucus, raised their hands, palms out, to show the […]

Late last week, President Obama nominated federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to replace Attorney General Eric Holder. And naturally the media rushed to get their hands on Lynch’s past — partly to make a parallel between Holder and his civil rights past (what kind of AG will Lynch make?), and partly to support a conservative narrative […]