Anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats party surges in polls amid EU’s Eurosceptic wave

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats have gained ground in a recent poll, pulling almost even with the ruling Social Democrats, ahead of an election in September. Similar parties have won recent elections in Slovenia and Italy. The poll, conducted for Sweden’s Expressen newspaper and published Monday, has put the Sweden Democrats in second place, with 21 […]

‘First step’: House passes prison reform bill uniting (some) Democrats and Trump

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backed the First Step Act, which would allow more inmates to earn an early release from federal prisons and end practices such as shackling female prisoners during childbirth. The bill, House Resolution 5682, was approved on Tuesday evening by a vote of 360 in favor and 59 opposed. Co-sponsored […]

Defying Republicans, Senate Democrats schedule vote to save net neutrality

The US Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday, May 16 on whether to reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules. Republican senators were hoping to avoid the vote, but Democrats are using a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to force the full Senate to vote. The CRA resolution would nullify the FCC’s […]

How Trump Is Winning Over Democrats, Losing Republicans

Since President Donald Trump entered the White House last year, Democrats have moved in near lockstep to oppose most every legislative proposal he’s endorsed. But Trump’s recently announced tariffs and his new focus on trade are making lawmakers in both parties temporarily flip their presidential posturing. As America’s trade war with China escalates, a new […]

Cambridge spies v. sore loser Democrats? Fallout of Facebook data scandal dissected (DEBATE)

London-based political strategy firm Cambridge Analytica has suspended CEO Alexander Nix who had boasted of global backroom influence. RT has hosted a debate on what the fallout of the unfolding Facebook data scandal could be. Richard Goodstein, a former advisor to both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaigns, went head-to-head with legal & media […]

Trump lashes out at media, Democrats, drug dealers, Oprah in rambunctious speech in Pennsylvania

Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump gave a raucous speech in Pennsylvania on Saturday, railing against his critics and touting his achievements. Trump attacked media, including NBC’s Chuck Todd, whom he called “a sleeping son of a b—-.” He also said he hoped Oprah Winfrey runs for president because he knows her “weakness.” Trump also […]