Ex-acting CIA chief: GOP probe into Flynn 'unmasking' an effort 'to create a political spectacle'
Former deputy CIA director Michael Morell said Republican calls for an investigation into the “unmasking” of former national security adviser Michael Flynn was likely an attempt to “create a political spectacle” in a Sunday
Flynn’s actions on behalf of companies persuading Middle Eastern countries and the Chinese need a thorough investigation to ensure that his advocacy did not, and is not, undermining U.S. national security.
WATCH: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow reveals how we finally know why Mike Flynn lied
As the Mueller investigation has moved along, names like Roger Stone, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen have moved to center stage. On Friday, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow went back to the start of the saga, when Donald Trump staffers like Michael Flynn and his aide K. T. McFarland were the focus of investigation and speculation. “The big question about Flynn—and this has been raised over and over again by critics of the Mueller investigation—why did Mike …
Top Dems want wider Flynn-Russia probe
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn may have stepped down as national security adviser, but the scrutiny over his communications with Russia is just beginning.
Mueller probe: Why is Michael Flynn back in court?
Sentencing hearings for the former White House national security adviser have been delayed several times.
What the Media Gets Wrong About Women in Politics
"As women, we all have a role in calling this out."
Vivienne Westwood’s top ten political moments
The iconoclast turned 74 this week – we celebrate by revisiting her lifetime of rebellion, including taking over Dazed and getting naked for PETA
Whitaker rejected ethics official's advice he should recuse from Russia probe
Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker disregarded the advice of a Justice Department ethics official to step aside from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a senior department official close to the process.
Hillary Clinton reveals to 'Humans of New York' what it takes to be a woman in politics
"I had to learn as a young woman to control my emotions."
Why not a probe of Israel-gate?
There is no proportionality applied to the question of foreign interference in U.S. politics. If there were, we would have a far more substantive investigation of Israel than Russia. But if anyone …
Here’s how Russian money infiltrates American political campaigns — and why ISIS funding could be...
Money from Russians and other foreign nationals and governments can easily infiltrate American political campaigns thanks to the 2010 Citizens United ruling. Thomas O. Melia, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute think tank, wrote in The American Interest that Citizens United opened the door for the type of “dark money” expenditures that lead to foreign money flowing into American campaigns. Because of that…
Volker docs bombshell: Top US diplomat said Ukraine aid was withheld ‘for help with a political...
Newly revealed text messages show that the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine expressed concerns about the Trump administration withholding aid to the country for political purposes. ABC News reports that the text messages were revealed as part of a document dump by Kurt Volker, who last week resigned as the Trump administration’s special envoy to […]
‘Planet Earth II’: How Camera Tech and Political Division Turned Nature Doc Into a Phenomenon
When “Planet Earth” premiered in 2006 on Britain’s BBC One, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever made, and the first to be shot entirely in HD. It was also a ratings bonanza. Th…
Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics
In Primal Screams, acclaimed cultural critic Mary Eberstadt presents the most provocative and original theory to come along in recent years. The rise of iden...
How To Create Winning Political Direct Mail
Direct mail is a powerful tool for your political campaign. It influences the opinions and actions of voters.
How leaks and investigative journalists led to Flynn's resignation
Investigative stories by The Washington Post, The New York Times and other outlets created the conditions for the resignation of the national security adviser.
Matthews to Flynn: What goes around comes around
Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., discusses the political irony of Michael Flynn offering to testify on the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in exchange for immunity.
How to Create a Policy to Handle Discussing Politics in the Workplace
Are your employees getting distracted by discussing politics in the workplace? Here's what you need to know about free speech rights at work.
UNCF Creates HBCU Guide to Political Candidate’s Policies
[caption id="attachment_157220" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Michael L. Lomax[/caption] As a way for students and faculty members from historically Bl
How women in Pakistan are creating political change
Activist Shad Begum has spent her life empowering women to live up to their full potential. In a personal talk, she shares her determined struggle to improve the lives of women in her deeply religious and conservative community in northwest Pakistan -- and calls for women around the world to find their political voice. "We must stand up for our own rights -- and not wait for someone else to come and help us," Begum says.
Probe to learn, probe to design
Probes provide a powerful way of exploring a space. Bill Gaver and his colleagues gave people in elderly communities small packages of beautiful maps, cameras, and postcards that could be...