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New Jersey Workers Are Making Paid Sick Leave A Big Question For Christie On The Campaign Trail

Eighty-three percent of New Jersey residents support a paid sick day law but Gov. Chris Christie (R) continues to oppose the legislation. The post New Jersey Workers Are Making Paid Sick Leave A Big Question For Christie On The Campaign Trail appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ten Outrageous Ideas Rick Santorum Actually Believes

It's hard to remember all the absurd statements Rick Santorum has made over the years. Here are some you may have forgotten. The post Ten Outrageous Ideas Rick Santorum Actually Believes appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ex-Senator Joins Firm That Lobbies For The Industries Destroying Her State

The former Senator's new employer represents the companies seeking to build fracked gas export terminals and the Keystone XL pipeline. The post Ex-Senator Joins Firm That Lobbies For The Industries Destroying Her State appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mike Huckabee Makes Excuses For Duggar Family Hiding Years Of Sexual Abuse

Huckabee's statement on the alleged Duggar abuse treats it as a "sin" rather than a crime. The post Mike Huckabee Makes Excuses For Duggar Family Hiding Years Of Sexual Abuse appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Jeb Bush Says ‘There’s Not A Shred Of Evidence’ That NSA Spying Violates Civil Liberties

Sen. Rand Paul would not agree. The post Jeb Bush Says ‘There’s Not A Shred Of Evidence’ That NSA Spying Violates Civil Liberties appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nevada Republicans Say They Want To Expand Some Voting Rights For Minorities

By switching from a caucus to a primary, Nevada would be making it easier for people to cast a ballot. The post Nevada Republicans Say They Want To Expand Some Voting Rights For Minorities appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Gambian Rights Group Spokesman Calls On Rubio To Remove Lobbyist From Fundrasier Host Committee

If you’re the president of the United States, you’re seen as the chief democrat in the world, person with the moral authority to talk about democracy. You cannot have people who hobnob with vicious tyrants." The post Gambian Rights Group Spokesman Calls On Rubio To Remove Lobbyist From Fundrasier Host Committee appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ted Cruz Blasts ‘The Left’ For Focus On Marriage Equality, Says Liberals Are ‘Obsessed With Sex’

Ironically, Cruz suggests focusing same-sex marriage isn't important. The post Ted Cruz Blasts ‘The Left’ For Focus On Marriage Equality, Says Liberals Are ‘Obsessed With Sex’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This 2016 Candidate Wants To Make College Free By Taxing Wall Street

Bernie Sanders (D-VT) wants to see a “revolution” in higher education funding. The post This 2016 Candidate Wants To Make College Free By Taxing Wall Street appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Co-Host Of Rubio Fundraiser Was Foreign Agent For Gambian Despot Who Endorses Gay Beheadings

National Security Advisor Susan Rice recently condemned The Gambia's president for comments warning gay citizens, "I will slit your throat." The post Co-Host Of Rubio Fundraiser Was Foreign Agent For Gambian Despot Who Endorses Gay Beheadings appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chris Christie No Longer Supports A Pathway To Citizenship For Undocumented Immigrants

The governor’s comments come less than two years after he won re-election in his immigrant-filled state by reaching out to minorities and promising benefits for undocumented immigrants. The post Chris Christie No Longer Supports A Pathway To Citizenship For Undocumented Immigrants appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Chris Christie Calls U.S. Surveillance Fears ‘Baloney’

Christie criticized “civil liberties extremists” who have been skeptical of the federal government’s intelligence collection programs. The post Chris Christie Calls U.S. Surveillance Fears ‘Baloney’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What’s Next For The Criminal Probe Into Scott Walker’s Campaign

The case now goes to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which has serious conflicts of interests in the case. The post What’s Next For The Criminal Probe Into Scott Walker’s Campaign appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Is It Okay To Refuse Service To A Same-Sex Couple For Religious Reasons? Jeb Bush: ‘Absolutely.’

"This shouldn't be this complicated," Jeb Bush says, endorsing anti-gay discrimination. The post Is It Okay To Refuse Service To A Same-Sex Couple For Religious Reasons? Jeb Bush: ‘Absolutely.’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scott Walker Once Proposed Forcing Couples To Get HIV Tests Before Their Wedding

Walker isn't a "small-government conservative" on every issue. The post Scott Walker Once Proposed Forcing Couples To Get HIV Tests Before Their Wedding appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Marco Rubio Refuses To Say Whether The Iraq War Was A Mistake

Rubio repeatedly refused to answer Chris Wallace's simple question. The post Marco Rubio Refuses To Say Whether The Iraq War Was A Mistake appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Florida Bucks Red State Trend, Makes Voter Registration Easier

Online voter registration is spreading across the country, but some states are moving in the opposite direct. The post Florida Bucks Red State Trend, Makes Voter Registration Easier appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New Hampshire Supreme Court Rules Voter Registration Poll Tax Is Unconstitutional

The voter registration form is likely to confuse voters and prevent them from registering, the court found. The post New Hampshire Supreme Court Rules Voter Registration Poll Tax Is Unconstitutional appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Yesterday, Jeb Bush Said Answering This Question Would Disrespect Dead Soldiers. Today, He Answered.

On Monday, Fox News' Megyn Kelly asked Jeb Bush a simple question. Then the trouble started. The post Yesterday, Jeb Bush Said Answering This Question Would Disrespect Dead Soldiers. Today, He Answered. appeared first on ThinkProgre...

Evangelicals Are Worried That Scott Walker, Who Backs A 20-Week Abortion Ban, Isn’t Pro-Life Enough

The likely presidential contender will meet with religious leaders in Washington next week to convince them he is socially conservative enough to win the Republican nomination. The post Evangelicals Are Worried That Scott Walker, Who Backs A 20-Week Abortion Ban, Isn’t Pro-Life Enough appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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