Get a grip, people. Oprah should not run for president.

January 8th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Get a grip, people. Oprah should not run for president.
Last night at the Golden Globe awards, Oprah Winfrey received a lifetime achievement award and gave a very moving speech, which immediately led all kinds people to proclaim that she should run for president. NBC even tweeted, “Nothing but respect for OUR future president” with a GIF of Oprah. CNN reports that she is “actively thinking” about […]

It’s time for Democrats to take this drastic step on Trump and Russia

January 8th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

It's time for Democrats to take this drastic step on Trump and Russia

THE MORNING PLUM: The escalating campaign by President Trump’s allies to discredit the ongoing Russia investigation is based partly on the idea that the probe itself is an illegitimate abuse of power. Some Republicans in Congress are all in on this alt-narrative and are going to great lengths to employ Congress’s investigative machinery to bolster it, plainly […]

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It’s time for Democrats to take this drastic step on Trump and Russia

January 8th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

It's time for Democrats to take this drastic step on Trump and Russia

THE MORNING PLUM: The escalating campaign by President Trump’s allies to discredit the ongoing Russia investigation is based partly on the idea that the probe itself is an illegitimate abuse of power. Some Republicans in Congress are all in on this alt-narrative and are going to great lengths to employ Congress’s investigative machinery to bolster it, plainly […]

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How bad is the Republican coverup on Trump and Russia? We may soon find out.

Sunday Open Thread

January 7th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Sunday Open Thread
Enjoy.  

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Open Thread

January 6th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

All yours.  

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Happy Hour Roundup

January 5th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

* Republicans in Congress are pulling out all the stops to protect the president: The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate for possible criminal charges the author of the now-famous “dossier” alleging the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin during the 2016 election. The move by Sen. […]

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January 5th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

* Republicans in Congress are pulling out all the stops to protect the president: The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate for possible criminal charges the author of the now-famous “dossier” alleging the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin during the 2016 election. The move by Sen. […]

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Why Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown is going to make legalization more likely

January 5th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Why Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown is going to make legalization more likely
Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. Hates it, with a passion that has animated almost nothing else in his career. “Good people don’t smoke marijuana,” he has said. He even once said about the Ku Klux Klan, “I thought those guys were okay until I learned they smoked pot.” He says that was a joke, but even […]

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Why Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown is going to make legalization more likely

January 5th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Why Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown is going to make legalization more likely
Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. Hates it, with a passion that has animated almost nothing else in his career. “Good people don’t smoke marijuana,” he has said. He even once said about the Ku Klux Klan, “I thought those guys were okay until I learned they smoked pot.” He says that was a joke, but even […]

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Schiff: The case that Trump obstructed justice just got stronger

January 5th, 2018 by The Plum LineThe Plum Line

Schiff: The case that Trump obstructed justice just got stronger

THE MORNING PLUM: The New York Times’s blockbuster new report last night adds extensive new detail to our understanding of just how far President Trump and the White House went to try to derail the probe into Russian sabotage of our election and possible Trump campaign conspiracy with those efforts. The new information also strengthens the obstruction-of-justice […]

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