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Baltimore To Pay Law Firm Millions To Defend Broken Police Practices

Meanwhile, the city is struggling to pay its other bills. The post Baltimore To Pay Law Firm Millions To Defend Broken Police Practices appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Study Finds Republican Voter Suppression Is Even More Effective Than You Think

In primary elections, strict voter ID laws drive down Latino turnout by 9.3 points, Black turnout by 8.6 points, and Asian American turnout by 12.5 points. The post Study Finds Republican Voter Suppression Is Even More Effective Than You Think appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The Apologist For Workplace Sexual Abuse That Ted Cruz Wants On The Supreme Court

A President Cruz could appoint as many as four Edith Joneses to the nation’s highest Court. The post Meet The Apologist For Workplace Sexual Abuse That Ted Cruz Wants On The Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.

All Of The Mistakes Made Before A Teen Girl Was Found Dead In Detention Center

Investigators haven't figured out why a 16-year-old died in a juvenile detention center. The post All Of The Mistakes Made Before A Teen Girl Was Found Dead In Detention Center appeared first on ThinkProgress.

U.S. Senator Disenfranchised By Iowa Caucus Rules

Thanks to Iowa's caucus rules, thousands of Iowans will be unable to vote because they work for a living. The post U.S. Senator Disenfranchised By Iowa Caucus Rules appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Ai Wei Wei Is Using His Art To Highlight The Plight Of Refugees

“The image is haunting and represents the whole immigration crisis and the hopelessness of the people who have tried to escape their pasts for a better future." The post How Ai Wei Wei Is Using His Art To Highlight The Plight Of Refugees appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Ballot Initiative That Could Keep Flint From Being Governed By Another Rick Snyder

The Mitten State has gone blue every presidential election since 1988, yet five of the seven gubernatorial votes since then have elected Republicans. That could soon change. The post The Ballot Initiative That Could Keep Flint From Being Governed By Another Rick Snyder appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ted Cruz Promises To Create The Most Right-Wing Supreme Court In History

"I will be willing to spend whatever political capital is necessary... I give you my word." The post Ted Cruz Promises To Create The Most Right-Wing Supreme Court In History appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Facebook Cracks Down On Private Gun Sales

While actual transactions do not take place on Facebook or Instagram, users were able to post photos and information about the guns, as well as negotiate on their price. The post Facebook Cracks Down On Private Gun Sales appeared first on ThinkProgress.

State Rep. Defends Ku Klux Klan, Says It ‘Was Not So Much A Racist Thing’

"There is some idea out there that certain parts of history out there don’t matter anymore and that’s a bunch of bunk.” The post State Rep. Defends Ku Klux Klan, Says It ‘Was Not So Much A Racist Thing’ appeared first on ThinkProgre...

Video Of Oregon Occupier’s Final Moments Contradicts Claims Police Killed Him With His Hands Up

Releasing video of a police killing within days of the incident itself is highly unusual. The post Video Of Oregon Occupier’s Final Moments Contradicts Claims Police Killed Him With His Hands Up appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Progressive Voting Law That Could Help Trump And Bernie Win Iowa

This simple voting right could help bring thousands of new voters to Monday's caucuses. The post The Progressive Voting Law That Could Help Trump And Bernie Win Iowa appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Texas’ Devious Plan To Silently Kill Roe v. Wade

Texas's top litigator makes a heavy-handed, oafish -- and absolutely brilliant -- bid to gut Roe v. Wade. The post Texas’ Devious Plan To Silently Kill Roe v. Wade appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Huffington Post Says Donald Trump Is Uniquely Xenophobic Candidate. They Are Wrong.

"No other candidate has called for banning 1.6 billion people from the country!" The post Huffington Post Says Donald Trump Is Uniquely Xenophobic Candidate. They Are Wrong. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chicago Police Officer Threatens To Sue Teenager He Shot And Killed

The cop is suing for "emotional distress." The post Chicago Police Officer Threatens To Sue Teenager He Shot And Killed appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chicago Police Union President Denies Officers Destroyed Dash Cam Footage, Blames Ferguson Effect

"They’ve got nobody watching out for them. They’ve got nobody supporting them vocally Downtown." The post Chicago Police Union President Denies Officers Destroyed Dash Cam Footage, Blames Ferguson Effect appeared first on ThinkProgr...

Undocumented Immigrants Left Behind In Flint Water Crisis

"When people first found out, they became very concerned. They were like 'what do we do? Why don't we get any information? If we have issues, who is going to treat my child? Or what about myself, if I don't have insurance?' There's a lot of questions we can't answer." The post Undocumented Immigrants Left Behind In Flint Water Crisis appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Oldest Spanish-Language Newspaper In The U.S. Is Dying

Fewer metro reporters for the Spanish-language publication has meant that there's less space dedicated to original, local reporting that may be crucial for immigrants and other minorities. The post The Oldest Spanish-Language Newspaper In The U.S. Is Dying appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Media Keeps Calling the Oregon Militia ‘Protesters.’ Here’s Proof.

Major outlets are still going easy on the armed occupiers. The post The Media Keeps Calling the Oregon Militia ‘Protesters.’ Here’s Proof. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Home Video Shows Sheriff Bragging About Abusing Children In His Care

In one incident, a student with mental health issues was required to spent 14 hours a day sitting in a corner alone for weeks on end. The student became depressed and started urinating and defecating on himself. The post Home Video Shows Sheriff Bragging About Abusing Children In His Care appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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