🎧 The hosts discuss why rural voters have become more more Republican over the past 25 years and whether there's anything Democrats can do to reverse that trend.
In Joe Biden's America, it's morning. For Republicans, it's now 3 a.m. in an after-hours bar. The people are wasted, hollering about their "enemies," some working to repurpose their bad behavior into grifting opportunities.
Growing up I remember hearing the phrase “Have you no shame?” That question must have held some power back in the day. But if you asked that now, some shapers of our current political culture would respond with a resounding “No.” Hyper-partisanship has moved us into a post-shame world.
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Should the law do more to punish lying about elections? Careful: Such proposals can curtail legitimate speech and give the government power it’s likely to misuse.
It’s easy to blame QAnon, ridiculous conspiracy theories and the "big lie," but America has never had a fully stable relationship with the facts
Santos denies claim of sexual misconduct from former staffer.
Christie Illeto and Alyana Gomez host a Valentine's Day-themed FYI Philly.
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The Democratic Party on Saturday approved the reordering of its 2024 presidential primary, replacing Iowa with South Carolina in the leadoff spot
According to a survey of 2,000 adults, almost a third of people believe Valentine's Day could be make or break for their relationship.
At first glance, Priscilla Villarreal is not a particularly empathetic figure. Not to most conservatives, anyway.
"We have no choice but to make hard decisions," Oklahoma Rep. Kevin Hern recently said. He leads the Republican Study Committee, a group of more than 160 Republican lawmakers that recently called for making cuts in Social Security.
Congress needs to make it clear that payments — including to Social Security recipients — will be made.
A string of historic bipartisan victories during the last Congress — including an update of the Electoral Count Act and transformational investments in infrastructure, semiconductor manufacturing, veterans protections and energy transitions — demonstrate that Congress really can work in a bipartisan and productive manner for the American people.
Commentary: Once we stop looking at what happens to us as an affirmation or rejection of our egos and instead learn to see it as a test of character, the world begins to wear a very different appearance.
Public defense across the West suffers deep-rooted, decades-old problems. States have two solutions to consider: dole out more cash or shrink the criminal justice system.
Sen. McConnell speaks on negotiation over the debt ceiling.
Memphis’ police chief said video of the Jan. 10 beating by five police officers that killed 29-year-old Tyre Nichols included “acts that defy humanity.”
Ukrainian authorities say 3 people have been killed in a Russian missile strike in the city of Kherson. Kyiv alleges the strike targeted a hospital and school. Ukraine meanwhile has admitted its forces are facing a difficult situation in the region of Donetsk. FRANCE 24's Héloïse Melan and C…
Before Tyre Nichols died after police beat him following a traffic stop in Memphis, he was a teenager who made skateboarding videos with his friends in Sacramento. Ryan Wilson was one of them.
A sixth Memphis police officer has been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the violent arrest that led to Tyre Nichols' death. The officer, Preston Hemphill, was relieved of duty amid an ongoing internal investigation at the Memphis Police Department, a spokesperson confirmed…
About this project: Across the West, public defense systems face crushing caseloads, historic underfunding, structural problems and severe staffing shortages, imperiling criminal defendants’ lives and in many cases denying them their constitutional right to counsel.
While Twitter has many critics, a researcher explains the ramifications of losing an important source of real-time information as well as geotagged data.
It’s led to huge deficits yet is the only way out
It's no secret that Illinois has reputational issues. People love to run Illinois down. It seems to be a major sport everywhere.
We've all been trained by decades of science fiction to think of artificial intelligence as a threat to our working futures. The idea is: If an AI robot can do a job as well as a human — cheaper and with less interpersonal unruliness — who needs the human?
They are now among the most powerful women in Congress. But when they were first elected in the 1990s, they were often overlooked, or even talked down to. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, remembers that men would avoid asking her questions, addressing other men in the room instead. Rep. Rosa DeLau…
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin tells CNN's Kaitlan Collins that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has agreed to leave cuts to Medicare and Social Security off the table in debt ceiling negotiations.