The nation’s top federal prosecutors have become less diverse under President Donald Trump than under his three predecessors, leaving white men overwhelmingly in charge at a time of national...
Sasha Samberg-Champi"White men lead 79 of the 93 U.S. attorney’s offices in a country where they make up less than a third of the population. Nine current U.S. attorneys are women. Two are Black, and two Hispanic."
Straight-ticket voting helped candidates down-ballot in 2018, and according to a new study, it helped Democrats, too. But that method of voting will go away in 2020.
Sasha Samberg-Champi@RMFifthCircuit My understanding is that GOP used to benefit from straight-ticket voting when they dominated the top of the ticket. But when Beto ran a very close race in 2018, suddenly the Dems benefited more from straight-ticket voting, hence the change by the GOP.
Government lawyers made the unusual move of seeking to take over President Trump’s defense in a defamation suit brought by Ms. Carroll, who has claimed Mr. Trump raped her in the 1990s.
Sasha Samberg-ChampiTechnically, the DOJ's legal position here appears to be that it is within the official duties of the President to lie about and smear a private citizen for personal, political gain.
NPR's Noel King speaks with William Darity Jr. about his book From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty First Century.
Sasha Samberg-Champi@rachelbtiven I admit I don't have a firm recommendation off the top of my head as to what specific reparations might be appropriate. I've been interested in reading this book but have not
The first step in the project is $2 million in ads in competitive states highlighting the consequences for the court if President Trump secures a second term.
Sasha Samberg-Champi"Participants say they are trying to impress upon voters the dominant role that the Supreme Court plays in American life and the potential tipping point for the membership of the court they say is now dominated by hard-right conservative ideologues."
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed multiple rules that target housing access for marginalized communities and weaken protections against discrimination.
Sasha Samberg-ChampiHere are just some of the ways that Ben Carson is making it easier to discriminate in housing and lending. Of course he doesn't acknowledge systemic racism. That's his agenda, to make it impossible to combat many racist policies.
We were promised it wasn’t a Republican protest. We were promised people were just upset they couldn’t golf or buy seeds (in stores) during a pandemic that’s already killed 2,000 of their neighbors. But the folks trekking to Michigan’s Capitol...