The Black Texas Congresswoman Who Took On Nixon

It’s still considered one of the great American political speeches. “My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total,” Barbara Jordan thundered. “‘We, the people.’ I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution.” Jordan, a Black congresswoman […]

Moneysupermarket billionaire Simon Nixon invested in Deliveroo, filings show

REUTERS/Charles Platiau One of the UK’s richest men, Simon Nixon, has backed fast-growing food delivery startup Deliveroo. Filings show that Nixon took a small stake in Deliveroo when it raised a massive $ 482 million funding round in 2017. Nixon is the cofounder of price comparison site Moneysupermarket.com and has backed several tech startups. There […]

Clash of Dems: Did Cuomo admit he was lying in spar with NY gov challenger Nixon?

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faced off against primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in their only head-to-head debate last night – but in the midst of political jabs and fiery exchanges, there was one comment that puzzled people. The exchange between the two Democrats over how to fix New York’s flailing subway system got so heated, […]

Michael Avenatti addressed his claim that Michael Cohen is leaking audio recordings seized by the FBI — and now he’s saying it’s ‘just like’ Nixon

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, is zeroing in on what he’s calling the “Trump Tapes” after appearing in longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s court case on Wednesday. Avenatti’s day in court did not go as planned, as Judge Kimba Wood did not grant his motion to appear […]

Cynthia Nixon has a key qualification for governor that Andrew Cuomo lacks

Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Cynthia Nixon has already made fixing New York’s public-transportation problem a signature issue of her nascent campaign for governor. She is challenging Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary. Cuomo has largely neglected these transit problems, giving Nixon an opening to lay down a marker. Former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn, a […]

Cynthia Nixon of Sex and the City running for New York governor

One more person believes it takes a celebrity to tackle America’s problems. Cynthia Nixon has jumped into the race for governor of New York. She’s no stranger to progressive activism and previously supported the Israel boycott. Nixon will run as a Democrat against New York’s incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. The Tony, Grammy and Emmy […]

Thatcher was warned not to meet Nixon, in echoes of May’s own struggles with Trump

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 11:25 Margaret Thatcher met disgraced US President Richard Nixon despite advisers urging her not to. The relationship echoes Theresa May’s determination to meet Donald Trump in the face of widespread opposition. Thatcher met with Nixon in 1982 despite warnings two years earlier that it would stir controversy both at home […]

That time a drunk Richard Nixon tried to nuke North Korea

Charles Tasnadi/AP The North Koreans have been provoking the United States for as long as North Koreans have been praising Kim Il-Sung for being birthed from a shooting star. In the 1960’s the Hermit Kingdom was at the height of its power, which mostly came from the Soviet Union, who both supplied it and protected […]

The Simpsons' President Trump Meets With Ghost of Richard Nixon — WATCH

The Simpsons may be in reruns for the summer, but the creative team behind the long-running, animated series won’t rest until President Donald Trump is out of office. Case in point? This newly released follow-up to their “review” of POTUS’ first 100 days in office. VIDEOSThe Simpsons ‘Reviews’ President Trump’s First 100 Days in Office, Killing Sean […]