Trump profits off of Republican fundraising efforts at his hotel

Twice in the past week, major Republican fundraisers have held their events at the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. — putting money in the president’s pocket as he provides access to Republican leaders and helps the party raise money for its candidates. On Monday night,…

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Populist Donald Trump drains swamp with fundraiser where it costs $70,000 to take a picture with him

President Donald Trump’s latest fundraiser, which will be held at his own property, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, is apparently not for the “forgotten men and women” who Trump claims propelled him to victory in 2016. According to the Washington Post’s…

New poll shows suburban voters are turning their backs on Trump

If congressional elections were held today, 61 percent of women in small cities and suburban areas say they would vote for a Democrat compared to 26 percent who say they would vote for a Republican, according to a new NPR/Marist poll released Wednesday. Among all…

Sanders tried to explain why the DOJ should investigate the New York Times. It was a mess.

During Monday’s press briefing — the first the White House has held this month — Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tried to justify President Trump’s call for the Department of Justice to investigate the origins of a New York Times op-ed written by an anonymous administration…

Trump officials reportedly held secret meetings with Venezuelan officers plotting coup

Trump administration officials held several secret meetings with Venezuelan military officers plotting to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro, the New York Times reported Saturday, citing American officials and a former Venezuelan military officer. While the White House claimed in a statement to the Times that establishing a…

Strike at an immigration detention center strengthens the national prison strike movement

Across the United States, prisoners are going on strike, and so are undocumented immigrants being held in detention centers. As of Friday, there were 62 people on strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Takoma, Washington, activists told ThinkProgress. On Saturday, organizers held a rally near…

Wisconsin residents hold crowdfunding campaign to buy air monitors for dangerous coal dust

A Wisconsin environmental group held a crowdfunding campaign this summer to purchase air monitors that can measure the level of coal dust in a community near a large coal-fired power generating site, located on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Clean Power Coalition of Southeast…