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  • Women Keep Up Wins in Trump-Era Political Surge

    Two women are among the contenders for the powerful role of House speaker after Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Donald Trump, seizing control of both the House and Senate from Republicans for the first time in more than two decades.

    Snopes.com
  • Women keep up wins in Trump-era political surge

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In its 400-year history, Virginia’s House of Delegates has never been led by a woman. There’s a good chance that might change soon. Two women are among the contenders for the

    WTOP
  • Trump keeps trying to cash in his political capital. But it ain't worth much

    Donald Trump went to Kentucky to save the reelection chances of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Trump won the state by 30 points in 2016, and Bevin lost it by a half point two weeks ago. Trump also went to Louisiana several times to boost the gubernatorial bid of Republican Eddie Rispone. Trump won the state by 20 points in 2016, and Rispone lost it by three points over the weekend. The results don't bode well for Trump in 2020, and they certainly aren't inspiring confidence in GOP lawmakers...

    www.dailykos.com
  • Triggered review: Donald Jr proves himself the Trump kid with real political chops

    The son’s book is one-eyed, loose with the facts and a crude attack on the left. In short, it’s like his dad – and it might work In Triggered, the president’s eldest child excoriates the left for its censoriousness, but ignores his father’s repeated demands for the same. In case Don Jr forgot, Trump père is no friend of free speech or a free press. Related: Donald Trump Jr's Triggered: a litany of trolling and insults worthy of his father Continue reading

    the Guardian