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Donald Trump’s Real Memorial Day Message: I Am the Victim

Smart, Fearless Journalism Politics Environment Crime and Justice Food Media Investigations Photos Magazine Podcasts Monika Bauerlein, CEO Dear reader, This feels like the most important fundraising drive since I’ve been CEO of Mother Jones, with staggeringly high stakes and so much uncertainty. In “News Is Just Like Waste Management,” I try to unpack the reality…

Biden’s “Breakfast Club” Comment About Black Voters Was Off. So Were These 5 Claims About the Crime Bill.

Joe Biden speaks on “The Breakfast Club” with host Charlamagne tha God.screenshot For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden went viral in a bad way Friday morning, when, at the end of a radio interview with The Breakfast Club, he told host Charlamagne…

Trump Threatens to Withhold State Funding Over Mail-In Voting

Michael Brochstein/ZUMA For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.President Trump threatened to halt funding in Michigan and Nevada on Wednesday over those states’ pushes to expand mail-in voting in response to the coronavirus—yet another signal that the president views efforts designed to make voting easier as a danger…

With More Mail Voting, Democratic Senators Say Domestic Violence Survivors’ Addresses Shouldn’t Be Exposed

Liu Jie/Xinhua via ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Minnesota’s senators are asking the federal agency that coordinates election policy to allow coronavirus-related emergency funding to be used to protect victims of stalking, domestic violence, and trafficking whose personal information could be revealed through voter registration…