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Quote of the Day: “Nice Work, Vlad”

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. From the Washington Post: President Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers Tuesday when he congratulated Russian President Vladi­mir Putin on his reelection — including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to officials…

The Trouble With Tuna Poke Bowls

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. My first Thanksgiving in the Bay Area, a new friend invited me to share the holiday with her family. Before the potluck meal kicked off, my friend’s Hawaiian grandmother unveiled a bowl of treasure: cubes of succulent raw ahi, or tuna, lightly seasoned with sesame…

Europe and China Have Surrendered to Trump

TPG via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Why does President Trump feel “liberated” just because he’s done a few dumb things lately? Dan Drezner has the right idea: “Trump has such a short-term worldview that if something calamitous does not happen immediately after he does something, it bolsters his…

The Illinois GOP Just Realized It Made a Very Big Mistake

/Wikimedia Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For months, Democrats have kept their eyes glued to an Illinois congressional primary race that seemed to foretell just how progressive an expected “blue wave” in the November 2018 midterms might be. With all the votes nearly counted, progressive hopefuls likely came up empty-handed:…

Watch Members of Congress Go Off on Betsy DeVos at a Budget Hearing

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos waits to testify before a House Committee on Appropriation subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Tuesday morning, Democratic lawmakers seized an opportunity to press Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on everything from racial bias in student discipline to guns in schools as she defended a proposed…