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Everything wrong with Ted Cruz’s voter shaming mailer

For a campaign that claims to be big into political science research, they really did bungle this one.

Donald Trump will restore marriage to being between one man and many women

"Repeal Obergefell and replace it with something terrific." - Trump, basically.

BDS can’t have it both ways on LGBT equality

Like it or not, the full decolonization of Palestine means granting political rights to an anti-gay population.

Justice Department suggests that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation is already illegal

By arguing a discrimination case instead of moving to dismiss, they're accepting its premise. That's huge.

John Kasich, asked how he’d handle Flint water crisis, ignores current crisis in his own state

Of all of the misdirection at last night's debate, this was the most callous and self-serving.

Bernie Sanders’s theory of change has a chicken and egg problem

In order to achieve his goals, many of his goals have to have already been achieved.

Meanwhile, in Maine

All eyes are on Trump today, but Paul LePage continues to say and do awful things in Maine.

The case for DC: Why our nation’s capital should vote before Iowa and New Hampshire

Our primary calendar is biased in favor of rural voters and against urban voters. Moving DC up would fix that.

Virginia Republicans take aim at absentee voting in latest voter suppression push

Their new bill would make absentee balloting both more difficult AND less secure.

Grand jury clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing, indicts sting videographers

It's almost as if organizations aligned with Democratic politics know they're being watched.

Tennessee lawsuit would invalidate every marriage since June out of spite

Privileged classes of people would rather give up nice things entirely than share them with marginalized classes.

No, really: Bernie Sanders isn’t extreme

The average Republican in Congress is, quantitatively, more conservative than Sanders is liberal.

Is it time to divest from the LGBTQ Task Force?

The Task Force's attempt to whitewash the historic support of US and Israeli Jews for LGBTQ rights is offensive.

Trump doubles down on support for eminent domain

Trump's right on the merits, but in practice he's everything wrong with the policy.

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