Both Dumb and Terrifying: We're Liveblogging Another Round of Senate Confirmation Hearings 

As we strap into another morning on the I Can’t Believe This Is Happening Express (a rickety bobsled careening into an icy gorge), it’s time for three more Senate confirmation hearings for appointees to Donald Trump’s cabinet. One of them has yet to complete his ethics and financial disclosures, but that’s just how…

The Trump Team Wants Information From the State Department About 'Gender-Related' Programs 

In what seems to be becoming a bit of a worrisome pattern, Donald Trump’s transition team is now demanding information from the State Department on “gender-related programs” meant to aid women around the world. It’s tough to imagine that they’re asking because they want to know how they can help.