As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.
Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. Businesses are investing in our great country. And most important, Americans are winning.
The state of California has rejected the terms of the Trump administration’s initial request to deploy National Guard troops along the border with Mexico, U.S. military officials and the head of the Border Patrol said Monday, the latest sign of persistent tension with the White House over immigration enforcement.
Members of Congress in both parties have declared his actions unconstitutional. Will Democrats campaign against their illegality?
Donald Trump’s tabloid lifestyle made him rich, famous and ultimately built the persona that made him President. Yet his back-to-the-future encounter with his sensational and melodramatic past might become his Achilles’ heel.
Sandra Bernhard talks to MSNBC’s Ari Melber about reprising her role as Nancy Bartlett Thomas on the reboot of popular sitcom ‘Roseanne’ and the role Trump plays in dividing the family. Bernhard said a lot of women have “compromised” and “given in” by getting married and unfortunately “don’t have the luxury to think for themselves.” She said these women must be “under the thumb” of their husbands.
On Sunday night, adult-film star Stormy Daniels’s highly-anticipated interview with 60 Minutes aired. During the segment, Daniels spoke of her alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump, claiming that she spanked him with a magazine, was told she reminded him of his daughter, and had unprotected sex with him, among other salacious details. Meanwhile, Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet about Daniels’s allegations — at least publicly. In private, the president has reportedly been demeaning Daniels and insulting her appearance — his go-to tactics whenever a woman speaks out against him.
OPINION: The Ties That Bind
Why would any policymaker with the agenda
or values she espouses work for a president
so determined to lay waste to them?
President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied the account of a woman who alleges he kissed her on the mouth without her consent.
As the White House scrambles to deal with the radioactive fallout of the Rob Porter scandal, the search for a scapegoat is leading to a dizzying round of finger pointing.