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Past articles by Emily:

Trump Threatens Accountants Over Release Of His Financial Records

Since Trump's accountants requested that Congress issue a "friendly" subpoena for his records, there's no reason to believe the firm wouldn't comply. → Read More

Trump Preparing To Take Food Stamps Away From 750,000 Americans

Many Americans who need food stamps must also rely on local charities like food pantries in order to get enough to eat every month. → Read More

Trump Campaign Urges TV Producers To Silence His Critics

In a memo to TV producers, Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh urges them to deny "further appearances" to several presidential critics. → Read More

Cover-Up? Trump Golf Club Dismisses Undocumented Workers

He profited off of them when it was convenient for him, and threw them under the bus when it wasn't. → Read More

In Meeting With Democratic Leaders, Trump's Tantrum Backfires

Trump threw a childish tantrum, while Democratic leaders in Congress showed that they’re the real adults in the room. → Read More

Report: Undocumented Women Worked At Trump National Golf Club

It's a courageous act that puts a well-deserved spotlight on Trump's racism and hypocrisy toward immigrants. → Read More

Poll: Many Americans Say Vote Suppression Kept Them From Ballot Box

This is a scandal for anyone who cares about free and fair elections in America. → Read More

Women Made Historic Midterm Gains — But Not GOP Women

Democratic women made historic gains in Congress, but the Republican Party's misogyny is making sure conservative women get left behind. → Read More

Kellyanne: Trump Treated Ford ‘Like A Faberge Egg’

Hours after Trump mocked Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Conway claimed Ford has actually 'been treated like a Fabergé egg by all of us, beginning with me and the president.' → Read More

Poll: Women Register Overwhelming Disapproval Of Trump

Women disapprove of the job Trump is doing 62 percent to 28 percent. It’s not hard to see why. → Read More

7 Ridiculous Republican Defenses Of Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans are determined to blame and discredit Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged victim — no matter how credible she is, and no matter how bad it makes them look. → Read More

Why Would ‘Pro-Choice’ Sen. Collins Support Anti-Choice Judge Kavanaugh?

Collins is lashing out at critics who want her to stop Brett Kavanaugh from becoming the next Supreme Court justice — instead of actually taking responsibility for a decision that could set back civil rights in the U.S. by generations. → Read More

2018 Is The Year Of Women — Except For Republicans

A record number of women are running for office in this year’s election, but the Republican gender gap is probably about to get even worse. → Read More

Payback? Kavanaugh Helped Trump Crush Casino Union

A 2012 ruling by Brett Kavanaugh made sure Trump was able to screw over his own casino workers. → Read More

New NBC Poll Shows Most Americans Support Roe Decision

Trump promised his Supreme Court nominee would overturn Roe v. Wade. Seven in 10 Americans don't want that to happen. → Read More

Newly Released Documents Prove House Republicans Lied About Russia Probe

We now know that Trump and Republicans shamelessly lied to the American people about why the FBI decided to investigate the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. → Read More

Trump ‘Clarifies’: I Meant The Opposite Of What I Said About Russia

Trump blames his treasonous performance on a 'double negative.' → Read More

What Republicans Can Do To Rein In Trump

Some Republicans gently chided Trump for his shameful press conference with Putin — but none of them are doing anything to stop him. → Read More

Trump Launches Unhinged Rant About Hillary’s Emails

The horrifying spectacle of Trump’s joint press conference with Putin was worse than anyone could have imagined. → Read More

US Threatened Trade War Over Breastfeeding — Until Russia Intervened

U.S. officials threatened Ecuador over a breastfeeding resolution — and suddenly backed off once Russia stepped in. → Read More