The world was watching the 2018 midterms. Here’s how some countries responded.
President Donald Trump boasted on Wednesday morning that countries called to congratulate him over the 2018 midterm election results. “Received so many Congratulations from so many on our Big Victory last night, including from foreign nations (friends) that were waiting me out, and hoping, on Trade Deals,” Trump tweeted. “Now we can all get back…
The GOP can’t rely on white evangelicals forever
White evangelicals are still turning out in overwhelming numbers for Republican candidates — but not to the extent that they did for Donald Trump in 2016. Back then, white evangelicals were integral to Trump’s win, with 81 percent voting for him. But the midterms tell a more complicated story. On the one hand, evangelical turnout…
Matthew Whitaker has called the Mueller probe a “witch hunt.” He’s now in charge of it.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out, and President Donald Trump has named Matthew Whitaker as his replacement — giving a man who once suggested special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was a “witch hunt” control of the fate of the probe. Whitaker served as Sessions’s chief of staff, one of the most powerful positions at the…
Katie Hill Just Conquered One Of California’s Last Republican Strongholds
That was 19 months ago. Hill ran on a platform that includes support for affordable healthcare, common-sense gun laws, criminal justice reform, affordable childcare, and defending reproductive rights. But she also emphasized the need for bipartisan collaboration in Washington and approached these issues with a straightforward middle-of-the-road Democratic lens. Like other insurgent candidates this election…
Glossier Opens Its Permanent Flagship Store — & It’s Pale-Pink Heaven
The sheer matte lipsticks recently got a major makeover that not only overhauled the tube, but the formula, too. The translucent plastic sticks sometimes criticized by customers in the past (truthfully, we dug 'em) were replaced by sleek, durable silver tubes. The revised formula includes the addition of new moisture-retaining ingredients — sunflower synthetic beeswax,…