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What If We Held a Constitutional Convention and the Right-Wingers Prevailed?

Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Nature’s rights, universal basic income, keeping money out of politics: These are some of the principles guiding a coalition of left-wing Californians who want to serve as the “progressive voice” at a convention—which they believe is inevitable—to amend the United States Constitution.…

California Secessionists Are Hoping For A Trump Bump

Mother Jones illustration; Viktorcvetkovic/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Adam Ringel felt the stirrings of national pride at an early age. “Ever since was I a kid, I identified as a Californian, not an American,” he recalled as he sat in the back of a café in San Francisco’s Mission…

“Why the Hell Are We Standing Down?”

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This is the second of two excerpts adapted from Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump (Twelve Books), by Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent for Yahoo News, and David Corn, Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones.…

The DCCC’s First Big Test of 2018 Blew Up in Its Face

Caleb Holder/Shutterstock Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee waded into the seven-way primary for Texas’ seventh congressional district last month with a specific goal in mind: delivering a knockout blow to Laura Moser, a freelance writer and Resistance activist with a large national following, who it…

The Guy Trump Just Named to Run His 2020 Campaign Has Been Interviewed by Congress on Russia

Albin Lohr-Jones/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Brad Parscale, the digital director of his 2016 campaign, will manage his 2020 presidential re-election bid. While Parscale has not been a central figure in inquiries into the 2016 Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia, he hasn’t managed to wholly…