Adrienne LaFranceA federal judge just knocked down DOJ's attempts to shield the president from @ejeancarroll's defamation suit. Carroll has spent recent months interviewing and profiling women who, like her, accused Trump of sexual misconduct. Read her @TheAtlantic series
Every time the president ramps up his violent rhetoric, every time he fires up Twitter to launch another broadside against me, my family and I see a surge of vicious attacks sent our way.
Adrienne LaFrance"I won’t let anything distract me from doing my job as governor, I will not stand back and let the president, or anyone else, put my colleagues and fellow Americans in danger without holding him accountable."
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears poised to entrench minoritarian rule without the consent of the electorate.
Adrienne LaFrance“In any democracy, there will be a fight over the rules... But disenfranchisement of rival constituencies is not the same as boxing out a primary challenger or arguing over the shape of a ballot; it is an attack on democracy itself.” Must-read @AdamSerwer
Millennials and Gen Z are only a few years away from dominating the electorate.
Adrienne LaFrance“The electorate is beginning its most profound generational transition since the early 1980s, when Baby Boomers became the largest voting bloc, dislodging the Greatest Generation of Americans, who came of age during the Depression and World War II.”
My hunt took me to an unlikely place: Center City, Philadelphia.
Adrienne LaFranceA fascinating piece by @PeterAtlantic that raises a question I've been thinking about a lot lately: How many Republicans in polite society—like Philadelphia's Main Line, where the subject of this piece is from—are voting for Trump but not talking about it.
The process—which one expert described as “witchcraft”—could lead to thousands of legitimate ballots being thrown out.
Adrienne LaFrance“...judges almost always side with voters. But a challenge requires a voter to be aware that his ballot has been rejected, and to either have the resources to fight against it in court or know where to turn for help.”
He doesn’t talk like a revolutionary, but he won’t be satisfied with a placeholder presidency.
Adrienne LaFrance"One of the great failings of the modern Democratic Party is that its technocratic elite often permitted themselves to govern in the realm of abstraction, to construct overly elaborate blueprints." Read @FranklinFoer's latest