Melania Trump is taking ‘Be Best’ to Africa, because of course she is

First Lady Melania Trump is officially taking her “Be Best” campaign to Africa, because of course she is.

Melania will be heading for her first major solo international trip on Monday. Over the next week, she will travel to Ghana, Malawai, Kenya, and Egypt to discuss the campaign, which she says has many concepts that can be applied globally.

Melania first introduced her “Be Best” campaign in May. At the time, she said it would be focused on addressing...

These are the senators who can stop Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

There are only four senators left who appear undecided about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is planning to vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation Friday afternoon, just one day after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified that he sexually assaulted her at a party when the two were in high school. The vote will then head to the full Senate and could be as soon as Tuesday.

Republicans need only 50 votes in order to confirm Kavanaugh, as Vice ...

In deep red Iowa, a Democratic challenger is snapping at Steve King’s heels

SIOUX CITY, IOWA — Iowa’s 4th District is not exactly what you’d call ideal territory for a first-time Democratic congressional candidate.

During the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump trounced Hillary Clinton throughout the district. For the past 16 years, it has been represented in Washington by far-right, anti-immigrant Republican Congressman Steve King.

The strength of that conservative support is on full display at a diner in the town of Cherokee, where...

Brett Kavanaugh just debunked one of the biggest lies Republicans tell about the judiciary

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh began his testimony at a hearing examining allegations that he sexually assaulted a young women in high school with an angry, 45-minute long rant.

The judge was emotional, shrill, hysterical, and he would have looked so much more attractive if he’d smiled.

He also revealed himself as a staunch partisan. Kavanaugh, who denied in a previous day of testimony that he is a “Republican judge,” twice looked over at the section ...

Kavanaugh says he has a lot of female friends and therefore he could not have ever assaulted a woman

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly claimed Thursday that he could not have sexually assaulted anyone because he has women friends, which, dear readers, is (of course!) ridiculous.

“One of my closest friends to this day is a woman who was sexually abused and who in the 1990s when we were in our 30s confided in me about the abuse and sought my advice. I was one of the only people she consulted,” he said, several minutes into his angry testimony.

He wou...