In three quotes, Republicans admit the 'great party switch'

Republicans and their amen corner in the right-wing media are trying to perpetuate yet another hoax on the American people. In a nutshell, they claim that history ended in 1865 or, at the latest, 1965. But sadly for them, three of their leading lights past and present—Cindy Hyde-Smith, Trent Lott and Strom Thurmond–already gave the…

Ted Cruz: 'We’ve got four months to stop a blue wave'

Less than four months, actually, but who’s counting? Well, I am. I may put together a “Goodbye, Asshole” advent calendar that counts down to Election Day. Wouldn’t that be fun? Sen. @tedcruz: "The left, it's not going to stop at anything to come after Texas and come after this country." pic.twitter.com/7koElO3jf5 — The Hill (@thehill)…

GOP’s Cornyn repeatedly threatened judges; now demands Schumer apology

Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday expressed regret that he “used the words I used yesterday” in warning Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch of the public backlash their reproductive rights rulings will produce. While Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proclaimed, “There is nothing to call this except a threat,” more than a…

TX-Sen: MJ Hegar (D) Leads In Both Polling & Fundraising In The Democratic Primary

Here’s some more news out of Texas: On Wednesday, Texas Lyceum released results from its 14th annual poll, identifying Texans' views on the 2020 elections and primaries. Pollsters surveyed 1,000 adults from Texas via telephone. The results show former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders are essentially tied to win the Democratic presidential nomination among potential Texas Democratic voters. Biden…

For the Party of Lincoln, everything is 'worse than Dred Scott'

On Dec. 12, Alabamans will go to the polls in a special election to determine the replacement for Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is now Donald Trump’s hatchet man at the Justice Department. Despite Republican control of every statewide office, there is a remote chance the “Heart of Dixie” may send a Democrat to the Senate for the…