The list of Republicans who have called on the Senate to delay Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote

A growing number of Republican legislators are calling for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process to be delayed over allegations of sexual predation, which were made public last week. On Sunday afternoon, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of attempted rape spoke publicly for the first time,…

Erik Prince is launching a cable news tour to convince Trump to privatize the war in Afghanistan

Growing impatient with the conflict in Afghanistan as it stretches into its 17th year, President Trump is becoming more receptive to appeals to privatize the war, advisers to the president told NBC News. The privatization proposal would involve replacing soldiers with mercenaries who report to a special…

Algae crisis explodes into a leading campaign issue in Florida

Tensions over a growing environmental crisis in Florida have exploded into a full-blown campaign issue as candidates face-off over how to solve the problem and who is to blame. The worst toxic algae bloom to hit Florida’s Gulf Coast in a decade is decimating marine…

California wildfire survivors fear officials will shift utilities’ financial liability to them

California residents who live in regions hardest hit by the state’s 2017 wildfires are growing concerned that Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are caving in to pressure from electric utilities that are lobbying to get the state to change its liability laws. Residents fear…

Working-Class Families Are Getting Hit From All Sides

Many American families are financially insecure. Job growth remains slow and a growing number of jobs are unstable, which means people are vulnerable to layoffs or a cut in work hours that result in lost wages.1 Alongside increasing anxiety about their jobs, people also have…