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Trump Is Going After Immigrants Without Criminal Records In a Big Way

Mother Jones illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The full reality of President Trump’s bombastic promises on illegal immigration is finally taking shape, and the picture is, unsurprisingly, bleak. After several reports pointing toward an increasing trend of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting undocumented immigrants with no criminal background or low-level offenses—the…

Roy Moore Is Strangely Nostalgic for Slavery Days

Dan Anderson/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. When a candidate is credibly accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl, it tends to block out just about everything else. But Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has some preposterous views about politics too. Moore has said that Muslims should not be allowed…

Scott Pruitt Finally Showed Up for a Congressional Hearing

Mitchell Resnick/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. One year ago, President Trump nominated Scott Pruitt to lead the very agency he repeatedly sued when he was Oklahoma Attorney General. At his first congressional oversight hearing on Thursday, Pruitt reflected on the “very, very consequential, and, I think, exciting 10 months since I’ve been in…