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Warren backs plan to get rid of the Electoral College

Warren backs plan to get rid of the Electoral College

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren for the first time on Monday night said that she would back a plan to do away with the Electoral College. The process, she said, effectively disenfranchises voters in states dominated by one of the two parties. “Come a general election, presidential candidates don’t come to places like Mississippi. They also…MORE

Documents pertaining to the Michael Cohen raid will be made available Tuesday

Documents pertaining to the Michael Cohen raid will be made available Tuesday

The public may soon learn more about what led to the now infamous raid of President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. A New York judge has approved a partially redacted version of the search warrant materials pertaining to the raid of Cohen’s home, office and hotel room for public release on Tuesday. The documents are…MORE

Trump donates part of his salary to Department of Homeland Security

Trump donates part of his salary to Department of Homeland Security

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’s donating part of his annual presidential salary to the Department of Homeland Security. Trump posted a photo on Twitter of a check for $100,000 — one quarter of his annual $400,000 salary — made out to DHS. “While the press doesn’t like writing about it, nor do I…MORE

For Trump, old feuds burn bright

For Trump, old feuds burn bright

President Donald Trump just can’t let old feuds die. Time and again he revives past battles like an old warrior who is consumed by the fights he’s already waged, offering a glimpse into a personality that is built on conflict, the search for an enemy and an insatiable quest for personal victories. But Trump’s refusal…MORE

Donald Trump’s 2020 secret sauce

Donald Trump’s 2020 secret sauce

President Donald Trump isn’t in a great place to win a second term in 2020. His overall job approval rating has hovered in the low 40s — and even upper 30s — for the entirety of his first two years in office. Polling in critical swing states in the Midwest and Sun Belt suggests his…MORE

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

A former East Pittsburgh police officer charged in the shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II will begin his trial on Tuesday. The killing of the unarmed black teenager last year triggered protests and outrage in Pittsburgh over the officer’s use of deadly force. The former officer, Michael Rosfeld, 30, faces a criminal homicide charge, which…MORE

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