The deep ties between the NRA and the Russian national just arrested on conspiracy charges

For years, Maria Butina has been working behind the scenes to establish direct lines of communication between members of the Republican Party and Russian government officials, according to an indictment unsealed by the Department of Justice on Monday. The indictment alleges Butina and her Russian…

BONUS EPISODE: Russian Athletes Aren’t the Only Ones Doping

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games are upon us. Michele and Igor go behind the scenes with HuffPost reporter Travis Waldron to discuss the economic, environmental, and political impacts of the Olympics; the $109 million stadium that will be used for four events before being torn down; the likelihood that Korea’s unified team will bring lasting resolution…