Mike Pence whitewashes Martin Luther King, and Chris Hayes notes that there were plenty of well-meaning (and mostly white) liberals telling Martin Luther King to hold off on racial justice. Which side are WE on?
Michael Isikoff tells Congress to do their job and provide transparent Congressional oversight to the Trump administration, regardless of what Robert Mueller is doing with his investigation.
DACA stands, at least until the next Supreme Court session. Trump can't trade DACA kids for anything now.
This is a bad decision. However, the lawsuits over transgender service in the US military go forward.
"Downside of shutdown is we can't get our work done, the upside is we can make trouble," says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
John Mulaney and Pete Davidson provide us with what we guarantee is one of the top ten SNL skits of 2019 (and yes, it's only January). (Open thread)
Candace Owens hosts a "conference" to celebrate Black people "exiting" the Democratic Party -- and the audience is overwhelmingly white people. Of course.
We in Springfield, IL were shocked, shocked I tell you! To get a mere dusting (and bitter cold temps) after over nine inches of snow LAST weekend. How are you faring? (open thread)
And makes a wonderful video... (open thread)
What the hell? Republican Tom Marino won re-election handily for a fifth term to a redistricted House seat. After two weeks in office, he's quitting to "join the private sector."
Fox News couldn't NOT cover the Buzzfeed story that Trump (allegedly!) told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.
The First Lady flies at taxpayer expense to her luxury resort for a holiday weekend, during the Trump Shutdown. She really doesn't care, do you?
A Republican Congressman argues that Nancy Pelosi needs to understand she is not equal to the president. Um, the separation of powers would argue against you there, Mike.
Gillette makes an ad suggesting men police toxic masculinity. Right wing media predictably goes nuts. Colbert gets laughs, and the brand gets yet another boost.
Buzzfeed reports that Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project