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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Archived Since:April 22, 2008

Blog Post Archive

JP Morgan ‘Under Assault’ By Unpatriotic Regulators, CEO Says

Despite leading JP Morgan Chase through numerous scandals that exemplify the need for tighter banking regulation, Jamie Dimon wants financial regulators to get off his back. The post JP Morgan ‘Under Assault’ By Unpatriotic Regulators, CEO Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Kentucky Lawmaker Wants To Ban Transgender Students From Bathrooms

This state lawmaker thinks students should be able to sue their school if they see a transgender student in the bathroom. The post Kentucky Lawmaker Wants To Ban Transgender Students From Bathrooms appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Disability Groups Beg City Not To Let The Supreme Court Weigh In On Police Shootings

Civil rights groups worry the Roberts Court will just make things worse for the mentally ill. The post Disability Groups Beg City Not To Let The Supreme Court Weigh In On Police Shootings appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Solar Industry Added Jobs Nearly 20 Times Faster Than The Overall U.S. Economy In 2014

More than of 31,000 solar jobs were added in the U.S. between November 2013 and November 2014, according to a new report. The post The Solar Industry Added Jobs Nearly 20 Times Faster Than The Overall U.S. Economy In 2014 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Under Obamacare, Fewer Americans Are Struggling To Pay Their Medical Bills

A new report provides significant evidence that health reform is starting to accomplish one of its key goals. The post Under Obamacare, Fewer Americans Are Struggling To Pay Their Medical Bills appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The Mental Health Care Workers On The Front Lines Of A Statewide Strike

“The problems these centers face aren't new. If anything, they have certainly gotten worse in the last five years.” The post Meet The Mental Health Care Workers On The Front Lines Of A Statewide Strike appeared first on ThinkProgres...

Obama Calls For The Right To Take A Day Off If You Get Sick

Obama will call for the passage of a national paid sick days law. The post Obama Calls For The Right To Take A Day Off If You Get Sick appeared first on ThinkProgress.

More Than 100 Businesses Call On White House To Protect Bees From Pesticides

"Bee losses have a ripple effect across the entire economy, and in many cases, affect our bottom-line." The post More Than 100 Businesses Call On White House To Protect Bees From Pesticides appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Senator Mocks People On Disability, Claiming Most Suffer From Anxiety Or Back Problems

"Over half the people on disability are either anxious or their back hurts. Join the club," Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said. The post Senator Mocks People On Disability, Claiming Most Suffer From Anxiety Or Back Problems appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Real Battleground In The Fight For Abortion Access

A fundamental point about your reproductive rights, in three maps. The post The Real Battleground In The Fight For Abortion Access appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scientists Discover Two New Pollutants In Fracking Waste

The primary waste product created by oil and gas drilling contains two types of potentially hazardous contaminants that have never before been associated with the industry. The post Scientists Discover Two New Pollutants In Fracking Waste appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dallas Billboard Company Disgusted By Ex-Gay Therapy Ad, Promises To Take It Down

The president of the billboard company described the ad as "repulsive" when he learned what it was actually promoting. The post Dallas Billboard Company Disgusted By Ex-Gay Therapy Ad, Promises To Take It Down appeared first on ThinkProgress.

San Diego Police Think They Can Prevent Future Crimes By Bothering People At Trolley Stops

One sheriff's department launched an egregious policing policy. The post San Diego Police Think They Can Prevent Future Crimes By Bothering People At Trolley Stops appeared first on ThinkProgress.

House Passes Bill To Make Everything Harder And Worse

The Regulatory Accountability Act is a stealth attack on measures put in place by previous Congress's to protect public health and environmental quality. The post House Passes Bill To Make Everything Harder And Worse appeared first on ThinkProgress.

West Virginia Board Of Education Votes To Reconsider Standards That Cast Doubt On Climate Change

The board's decision comes after pressure from West Virginians, who felt that the standards didn't accurately portray the science of climate change. The post West Virginia Board Of Education Votes To Reconsider Standards That Cast Doubt On Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Simple Policy That Prevents Your STD Test From Getting Mailed To Your Parents

How California is leading the nation when it comes to health privacy. The post The Simple Policy That Prevents Your STD Test From Getting Mailed To Your Parents appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Brooklyn Nets Sale Proves Owners Are Largely Irrelevant To NBA’s Success

The Nets sale could command a huge profit for Brooklyn's owner, despite his fumbling management of the team. The post Brooklyn Nets Sale Proves Owners Are Largely Irrelevant To NBA’s Success appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Romney Adviser: ISIS Wouldn’t Exist If Romney Were President

"There wouldn't be an ISIS at all, and Putin would know his place in life," if Romney were president, one adviser said. The post Romney Adviser: ISIS Wouldn’t Exist If Romney Were President appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Maine Will Drug Test Welfare Applicants

Applicants will have to disclose prior felonies and take a drug test or risk losing benefits. The post Maine Will Drug Test Welfare Applicants appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Is ‘Hindsight’ Really 20/20? New TV Show Takes On Time Travel, ’90s Nostalgia And ‘Having It All’

Talking to Emily Fox, the showrunner of VH1's new, stellar scripted series "Hindsight." The post Is ‘Hindsight’ Really 20/20? New TV Show Takes On Time Travel, ’90s Nostalgia And ‘Having It All’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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