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Festival of Slights, the Fifth Night: Trump’s Closing Argument to Voters

Mother Jones illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Happy Hanukkah! Mother Jones is celebrating this year’s festival of lights with a festival of slights. Specifically, President Donald Trump’s slights toward the Jewish people.  On the eve of the 2016 election, both Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump…

10 Albums to Help You Heal From the Trauma of 2017

Justina Mintz/AMC Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Reality has been pretty hard to handle—and impossible to escape—this past year. But sometimes we just need a break, a pause to refresh the spirit for the challenges ahead or to remind us that this too shall pass, however dire things may seem.…

This Republican Keeps Humiliating Trump’s Judicial Nominees

June 6, 2017 – Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.© Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom via ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In a hearing this week for six of President Trump’s judicial nominees, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) simply humiliated one of the potential judges. He asked Matthew Spencer Petersen a few questions that should be basic for anyone…