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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A group of lawmakers has expressed official concern over President Donald Trump's media diet . "We are concerned about the process by which you receive information," Democrats on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology wrote (pdf) to Trump on Thursday, describing the president as "vulnerable to misinformation and fake news." The...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Rob Quist has refused contributions from lobbyists and corporate political action committees, earning him the respect of progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is holding a campaign rally in Missoula on Saturday, as well as events in Butte, Billings, and Bozeman ahead of the May 25th special election. (Photo: Getty Images)
Rob Quist, the once-longshot, banjo-strumming populist running for Montana's...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In the wake of news that the U.S. military bombed forces allied with the Syrian...


Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.