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An Evening News Anchor With A Tragic Story Is Trying To Unseat A Republican In Appalachia

An “existential crisis” inspired Democrat Chris Hurst to run for a Virginia House of Delegates seat. His past as a TV journalist could help him win. PEARISBURG, Va. ― Phyllis Niece, a 77-year-old diabetic retiree, can’t remember the last time she voted in a presidential election. But this November, she …

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Al Gore Calls On Donald Trump To Resign

The former vice president has a message for you too. Former Vice President Al Gore was asked if he had any advice for President Donald Trump. He offered up just one word. “Resign,” Gore said in an interview with LADbible posted online on Thursday. Gore, who lost the 2000 presidential …

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Trump And The NRA Armed White Supremacists — And Torched The Constitution

Trump has officially, publicly, overtly aligned himself with white supremacists. And through their silence and willingness to arm bigots, the NRA stands with him.Like many Americans, I was shaken by the events that unfolded last weekend in my home state. In Charlottesville, we saw hate in its purest and most …

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Susan Bro, Heather Heyer’s Mom, Won’t Speak To Donald Trump

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying ‘I’m sorry.’”Susan Bro, whose daughter Heather Heyer was killed by a car at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, says she won’t be speaking to President Donald Trump. “I have not [spoken to Trump], and …

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New Evidence This Simple Reform Would Get A Lot More People Registered To Vote

Vermont tried it and saw a big increase in registered voters — and it’s not even an election year.The number of Vermonters registering to vote or updating their registrations surged after the state adopted a new system to automatically register people when they do business with the Department of Motor …

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More People Refuse To Work With Trump Thanks To His Refusal To Condemn Hate Groups

“Your values are not American values,” the resigning advisory committee members said in a letter to Trump.Sixteen members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned Friday, citing President Donald Trump’s refusal to explicitly condemn hate groups in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. The …

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What To Expect From Steve Bannon Now

He will be able to operate openly and freely to inflict as much damage as he possibly can on the “globalists” that remain in the Trump administration.Steve will do exactly what he has been doing from Day 1 ― try to “bring everything crashing down.” He will continue to use …

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Al Gore’s Stupendous Wealth Complicates His Climate Message. That Can Change.

Right-wing critics say the former vice president’s wealth is hypocritical. By making his fortune a talking point, he could beef up his climate gospel.Al Gore has long been a knight of the movement to combat climate change. But when he returned to the national spotlight last month with his latest …

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People Cheer Companies Kicking Nazis Off The Internet. But Who’s Next?

“Any tactic used now to silence neo-Nazis will soon be used against others.”WASHINGTON ― The Daily Stormer, a website started by a neo-Nazi, has promoted racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and misogynistic content since it was founded in 2013. But this week, after a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, several …

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Major Nonprofits Cancel Mar-a-Lago Fundraisers After Charlottesville

“Mar-a-Lago … has increasingly become a source of controversy and pain for many of our volunteers, employees and supporters,” said the American Red Cross.A sizable ― and growing ― number of nonprofits are walking away from hosting fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s posh resort in Palm Beach, Florida. On …

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