Archive

Category: Black Politics

DOJ Approved Mueller Probe of Manafort Collusion With Russia

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. I guess it’s time to fire Rod Rosenstein: Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III was authorized by a top Justice Department official to investigate whether Paul Manafort, the onetime chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, illegally coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election,…

Maybe Politicians Don’t Really Represent Anybody

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Here’s some political science geekery combined with some chart geekery. Dylan Matthews has a post up today about a recent paper that compares public opinions on key issues with votes cast by members of Congress. How well do members of Congress represent the views of…

Thousands of Teachers in Red States Are Leading the Charge for Better School Funding

Teachers picket around the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday. Sue Ogrocki/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Monday morning, tens of thousands of Oklahoma teachers stormed the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to approve better pay and more funding for their classrooms. At the same time, more than 800 miles away, a similar…