I'm a reporter based in the South covering labor, politics, and breaking news. I was previously a news editor at Splinter and a reporter at INDY Week, and I cofounded the newsletter Discourse Blog. I've also written for The Nation, The New Republic, In These Times, and more.
It is insulting to claim CNN’s decision—to air 70 minutes of the former president riffing, lying, and insulting the network’s own moderator—was about anything other than money.
Rep. Zooey Zephyr had been banned from speaking for nearly a week, after saying the GOP would have “blood on their hands” for a ban on transition care for minors.
GOP leaders have refused to recognize Rep. Zooey Zephyr in floor debates after she said they’d have “blood on their hands” for passing a ban on gender-affirming care.
And he likely won’t face any consequences for it!
The internal department memo is just the latest attempt by state officials in Texas to crackdown on trans and gender non-conforming people.
“We felt like he was a good candidate to help us in our county,” the new employer said of a cop who was fired after he shot and killed an unarmed woman.
The student reportedly said in the email that Campbell made repeated sexual comments and “grabbed me around my neck.”
The Florida Legislature is set to shield the governor’s official travel records from public records laws as his presidential campaign looms.
Rep. Justin Jones was sworn in last night, and a vote on the seat vacated by former Rep. Justin Pearson is set for Wednesday.
The Texas governor hasn’t handed out many pardons in nearly a decade in office, but says he will approve this one “as soon as it hits [his] desk.”
The shortage announced in October is still ongoing, and it’s making patients, providers, and psychiatrists’ lives much more difficult.