When Presidents Abuse Their Power: Impeachment, Criticism, or Pass?

Has Donald Trump abused his power ? How do his actions stack up to other Presidents in recent history? When people have thought a President used his office for personal gain or to unfairly advance his own political career, things have turned chaotic. Here are some top examples of alleged...
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State Department Completes Review Of Hillary Clinton's Private Server

Tracking impeachment: Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor testified before several closed-door House committees Tuesday, providing more details about a potential "quid pro quo" involving foreign aid and a Ukrainian investigation of the Bidens, allegedly pushed by President Trump. A...
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President-Elect Trump

The election ended this week when Donald Trump was elected to the highest office in the land. Hillary Clinton received slightly more of the national vote, but Trump won outright in Electoral votes. There have been radically different reactions from the public from nationwide protests of "...
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The Final Days of Election 2016

As the final days of the 2016 presidential election approach and people head to the polls, will any of the October (or November) surprises change their vote? With FBI Director Comey's decision to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails at a time when it won't be finished by...
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Third Debate & Election Integrity

The third presidential debate, which is widely considered to have been the most substantial discussion of policy, occurred in Las Vegas last night. The most talked about moment didn't come when Hillary was asked about the DNC coordinated effort to incite violence at Trump rallies . It...
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Deplorables?

At a fundraiser Friday night, Hillary Clinton said, "You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables'… Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.” Several days later, this...
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Is alt-right all right?

A few days ago, on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton gave a speech describing the alt-right as an "emerging racist ideology” and linking it to Donald Trump's campaign. This is after Stephen Bannon, chairman of Breitbart News Network, was brought in to run the Trump campaign. Bannon has...
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Story of the Week: The Democratic Convention

If you were an alien dropped from outer space to the U.S. last week and you watched the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, you might assume these conventions have been discussing two different countries entirely. You might even decide there are two different Donald Trumps and...
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Can't believe anyone would vote for "you know who"? Here's a hint - we like being right.

How can you vote for Trump with his hateful speech? How can you vote for Clinton with all her scandals? How can you vote for Sanders with no chance to win? And how can you be enthusiastic about it? Lots of people are very enthusiastic about their choice for President, despite these...
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Story of the Week: Who's winning 2016?

In the U.S., contenders for the 2016 presidential race have lit up headlines over the last week. From Donald Trump's latest poll surge and controversial statements about John McCain , to a poll showing Hillary Clinton trailing in three swing states, to a 16th candidate entering the race...
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