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Sen. Al Franken to Gorsuch: Are You Part of Steve Bannon’s Plan for Deconstruction of the Administrative State?

During Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Gorsuch about remarks made by President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff Reince Preibus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon at the recent Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in D.C. about plans for the “deconstruction of the administrative state.”

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7 Reasons the Jeff Sessions Witch Hunt Is Ridiculous

The Democrats and their media are making a big push to portray Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a Russian agent, or at least catch him in a perjury trap, because they had to talk about something other than President Trump’s address to Congress until the weekend news cycle kicks in.

Democrats Invoke 25th Amendment, Question Trump’s Mental Health

Democratic lawmakers are openly questioning President Donald Trump’s mental health, and a growing number of them are invoking the 25th Amendment as a springboard to introduce legislation that would allow former presidents and vice presidents to determine if Trump is mentally unfit for office.

Franken: GOP Colleagues Questioning Trump’s Mental Health

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) claimed “a few” of his Republican colleagues have expressed concerns about President Donald Trump’s mental health. Franken said, “We all have this suspicion that, you know, he lies a

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Franken: The Supreme Court Pick Was Stolen

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Senator Al Franken (D-MN) argued that the Supreme Court pick that President Trump used to nominate Judge Neil Gorsuch was stolen. Franken said, “[W]e’re going to have hearings. I think this guy — I

Dem Sen Franken Blames Comey for Clinton Loss

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) was asked if he believes FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized email server was one of the reasons for her loss in

Franken: 'I'm Ready for Hillary'

Franken: 'I'm Ready for Hillary'

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Cycle,” Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) got out in front of his Democratic colleagues and said he would support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, assuming she runs for the 2016 Democratic Party

Study: Voting by Non-Citizens Tips Balance for Democrats

Study: Voting by Non-Citizens Tips Balance for Democrats

“Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens?” That is the question posed by political scientists Jesse Richman and David Earnest, who answer in a forthcoming article in the journal Electoral Studies: “Most

Study: Illegal Non-Citizen Votes Could Sway U.S. Elections

Study: Illegal Non-Citizen Votes Could Sway U.S. Elections

An upcoming study to be published in the publication Electoral Studies has its authors positing the question “Could non-citizens decide the November election?” Writing in the Washington Post, Old Dominion University political science professors Jesse Richman and David Earnest preview