Ted Cruz crushed by Democratic opponent Beta O’Rourke in latest round of fundraising

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, an El Paso Democrat, once again reported raising more money than Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in what is shaping up to be an intense general election matchup, according to a campaign finance report obtained by the Dallas Morning News.

Fox News host flips out on Parkland teens mocking ‘adults’ like Marco Rubio — and the backlash is spectacular

Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Friday echoed a familiar right-wing talking point about the Parkland school shooting survivors, criticizing them for talking—presumably disrespectfully—“to and about adults.”

Dan Rather perfectly explains why the Republican party and the NRA should be afraid of ‘the wheels of change’

The wheels of change are turning, according to veteran journalist Dan Rather. In a post he warned those who try to circumvent the will of the people will see a backlash from a new generation taking over the leadership of the United States.

Florida dad gives teen’s phone to cops over concerns about possible shooting — what the police found was worse

A Florida father who grew concerned about his son’s posts about guns on Snapchat and Instagram, handed his son’s two phones over to police which allowed investigators to find something much more disturbing.
Broward county sheriff Scott Israel

‘Blue Lives Matter’ and Trump fans are behind #FireSheriffIsrael hate after he shouted at NRA spokeswoman

On Friday night, hashtags calling for the firing or resignation of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel began trending on Twitter — and they appear to be directed by both fans of President Donald Trump and, peculiarly, proponents of the so-called “Blue Lives Matter” movement.

Two European ex-leaders and one current US Rep named in Mueller’s new Manafort indictment: report

A new indictment filed on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid former senior European politicians in 2012 and 2013 to lobby for the pro-Russia government of Ukraine.

Someone is sending fake emails to news outlets to prove conspiracy that CNN tried to script Parkland town hall

CNN made good on their promise to offer “proof” that they didn’t try to script an interview between a survivor of last week’s mass shooting in Parkland, FL and a lawmaker.

Trump company settles lawsuit for $5.45 million over golf club members who demanded a refund and were refused

A Florida golf club owned by U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Friday to pay $5.45 million to settle claims by former members...
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel

Four Broward County deputies did not enter the school during Parkland shooting: report

Three more armed officials have been accused of not entering Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last week’s mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Insurance company will stop underwriting NRA-branded policies for gun owners as companies flee organization

More than half a dozen U.S. companies have abruptly cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week’s Florida high school massacre.

Arizona GOP candidate compares Parkland survivors to Hitler — then asks reporter to put him in touch with teens

A right-wing former lawman running for U.S. Congress compared teenage survivors of a Florida school shooting to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

Trump recites inflammatory ‘snake’ song in anti-immigrant diatribe

US President Donald Trump on Friday recited the lyrics of a song seen as anti-immigration called “The Snake” to drive home his point about restricting immigration — an inflammatory move that harkened back to his days on the campaign trail.