Nearly four times as many U.S. Senators died per year from 1789 through 1972 than during the last half-century The passing of California Democratic U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on Thursday marks the first death in the chamber since Arizona Republican John McCain in August 2018. Five years, one month, andContinue Reading


Free Speech For People and Michigan attorney Mark Brewer, on behalf of a diverse group of Michigan voters, filed a lawsuit in state court today to bar Americas Worst Traitor from appearing on the state’s presidential primary and general election ballot in 2024. The lawsuit argues The Traitor is disqualifiedContinue Reading


California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator and a vocal advocate of gun control legislation, has died at age 90. The trail-blazing Feinstein had faced mounting health problems in recent years. Her replacement will be selected by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.). Feinstein already announced she would not runContinue Reading


Robert D. McFadden @ The New York Times: Dianne Feinstein, 90, Dies; Oldest Sitting Senator and Fixture of California Politics. Deena Winter @ AlterNet: Controversial right-wing extremists headed to Minnesota. Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog: In Georgia case, one defendant reaches plea deal with prosecutors. Michael Luciano @ Mediaite:Continue Reading