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Mother Jones

Investigative journalism, politics, chart-tastic, sometimes sarcastic. Voted Magazine of the Year, 2017, by the National Association of Magazine Editors.

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In case you missed it: The Justice Department’s internal watchdog confirmed Wednesday that he is continuing to investigate FBI leaks that took place during the 2016 campaign that were motivated by anti-Hillary Clinton sentiment.

I wish Clint Eastwood would do to himself what female movie journalists are always doing to their sources

@RepEscobar  (D-Texas): “Our Republican colleagues are working overtime to try to convince us that we didn’t see what we saw with our own eyes and we didn’t hear what we heard with our own ears…Facts matter.”

Former Trump-bashers and Mike Pence’s nephew are the face of Trump's Latino outreach effort

Too bad about the Brits, but what does it mean for us?

"Here is the honest to goodness truth: The attorney general of the United States, our nation’s top law enforcement officer, is lying to cover up serious wrongdoing by the president." @DavidCornDC 

How much are corporations spending on union-busting consultants? -Trump International Hotel Las Vegas (2015–16): $569,000 -Bed Bath & Beyond (2014, 2018): $506,000 -FedEx (2014–18): $837,000 -UPS (2014-18): $311,000 -Nestle, USQ (2014–18): $566,000

How Trump once used the homeless to try to evict tenants from one of his properties


Holy crap. @RepSwalwell  just went on the House floor and listed numerous racist statements made by President Donald Trump. Republicans were NOT happy.

Yazmin Juárez, whose 19-month-old daughter died weeks after being released from ICE detainment in 2018, testified before Congress today, describing the mistreatment she faced while seeking asylum. Her testimony, at times, brought @Ocasio2018  to tears.

A Florida massage parlor owner has been selling Chinese execs access to Trump at Mar-a-Lago

In WI, MI, OH & NC lame duck GOP legislatures are brazenly stripping power from Dems, overturning the will of voters, and passing new laws making it harder to vote. This is an outrageous abuse of power and should be a huge national scandal.

A Texas sheriff threatened this woman for having a “F**K TRUMP” bumper sticker. Her new sticker says F**k the sheriff.

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Researchers assembled over 100 voting machines. Hackers broke into every single one. "It is notable—and especially disappointing—that many of the specific vulnerabilities reported over a decade earlier…are still present in these systems today.”