Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
The Wall Street Journal editorial board declined Donald Trump’s demand for an apology after it cast doubt on his chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination, instead writing another editorial late Thursday about the "passionate opposition" to his candidacy.
Cell phone footage taken from the backseat of Oregon standoff leader LaVoy Finicum’s truck shows the final moments before he was fatally shot by state police and the immediate aftermath of the confrontation.
Police have released surveillance video of an alleged assault on two Wichita State University students by a man who the students say yelled about his support for Donald Trump, local TV station KAKE reported Wednesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) refused to hold what he called a “perfunctory meeting” with newly named Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland on Wednesday because the Senate won’t be considering him, according to a statement sent out by his office.