House: Ratings Changes in Seven Districts as GOP Majority in Peril

If it wasn’t already clear, last Tuesday’s election results confirmed a political atmosphere that would seriously endanger the House GOP’s majority in 2018. In Virginia, turnout was up 20 percent over 2013 in localities won… Read More

A Wide-Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the Agriculture Department

A former lobbyist for the pesticide industry now leads the deregulatory team at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Visitor logs show old ties remain strong. by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, and Danielle Ivory, The New York… Read More

Trump says he loves miners. Critics say he’s putting their lives in danger.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has gone to extraordinary lengths to bolster America’s mining industry, rolling back environmental regulations, appointing mining executives to high-ranking jobs and funneling more money to struggling coal plants. “We’re going… Read More

Help make Julian Assange Australia’s US ambassador, WikiLeaks urged Trump Jr

WikiLeaks tried to have Julian Assange installed as the Australian ambassador to the US after Donald Trump’s election, a new leak of private correspondence from inside the Trump circle has revealed. On Tuesday the Atlantic… Read More