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Baltimore Activist On Trump’s Vow To Get Rid Of Gangs: ‘The Biggest Gang Is The Police Department’

Trump said in a speech this weekend he will "get rid of those gang members so fast your head will spin." The post Baltimore Activist On Trump’s Vow To Get Rid Of Gangs: ‘The Biggest Gang Is The Police Department’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Republican Presidential Candidates Say Climate Change Isn’t A Foreign Policy Issue

Rubio and Walker deny that climate change is a human rights issue. The post Republican Presidential Candidates Say Climate Change Isn’t A Foreign Policy Issue appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Hedge Funds Are Exploiting Baltimore’s Poorest Residents

"Our legal system can be and all too often is stacked against those who have the least power, who are the most vulnerable," said Hillary Clinton, who has taken donations from the hedge funds preying on Baltimore residents. The post How Hedge Funds Are Exploiting Baltimore’s Poorest Residents appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hillary Clinton Compares Anti-Abortion Republicans To Terrorists

"Now extreme views on women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups...but it's a little hard to take coming from Republicans who want to be the president of the United States," said Clinton. The post Hillary Clinton Compares Anti-Abortion Republicans To Terrorists appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Judge Shuts Down Kris Kobach’s Attempt To Disenfranchise Voters In Kansas Elections

The ACLU is calling the ruling a "great day for voting rights." The post Judge Shuts Down Kris Kobach’s Attempt To Disenfranchise Voters In Kansas Elections appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Republican Governors Have Collected Millions In Presidential Campaign Contributions From State Contractors

Their campaigns claim it's not a conflict of interest. The post Republican Governors Have Collected Millions In Presidential Campaign Contributions From State Contractors appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hillary Clinton Not Alone In Using Personal Email For Official Business

There were several instances where "sensitive but unclassified" information exchanged with was sent to or received from personal email accounts. The post Hillary Clinton Not Alone In Using Personal Email For Official Business appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Alabama Is About To Make It Much Harder To Get A Voter ID

"They want to disenfranchise the most people possible," said Susan Watson with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama. The post Alabama Is About To Make It Much Harder To Get A Voter ID appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Trump Calls Martin O’Malley A ‘Disgusting Little Weak Pathetic Baby’ For Recognizing Black Lives Matter

Of course, that didn't stop him from offering his opinion. The post Trump Calls Martin O’Malley A ‘Disgusting Little Weak Pathetic Baby’ For Recognizing Black Lives Matter appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Here’s Why Marco Rubio’s Wrong To Assume The U.S. Could Have Gotten A Better Nuclear Deal

Experts say that's "magical thinking." The post Here’s Why Marco Rubio’s Wrong To Assume The U.S. Could Have Gotten A Better Nuclear Deal appeared first on ThinkProgress.

These Are The Republican Candidates’ Actual ‘Ideas’ To Defeat ISIS

What alternative plan have the contenders proposed? The post These Are The Republican Candidates’ Actual ‘Ideas’ To Defeat ISIS appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why All The Arguments Against The Iran Deal Sound Familar

As the president’s term winds down, the Iran deal will largely be what defines his foreign policy legacy just as Bush’s was defined by the 2003 Iraq invasion. The post Why All The Arguments Against The Iran Deal Sound Familar appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Read These 14 Quotes From His Opponents And Decide Whether Trump Is Too Crazy To Be The GOP Nominee

Is Trump really “crazier” than the rest of the GOP field? Decide for yourself. The post Read These 14 Quotes From His Opponents And Decide Whether Trump Is Too Crazy To Be The GOP Nominee appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Trump Hits Rock Bottom With Latino Voters

But he says Latino voters "love" him. The post Trump Hits Rock Bottom With Latino Voters appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cruz Stands By Claim That President Obama Is World’s Biggest Funder Of ‘Islamic Terrorism’

Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the man who lost to Obama in 2012, also hit out at Cruz Thursday in a tweet. The post Cruz Stands By Claim That President Obama Is World’s Biggest Funder Of ‘Islamic Terrorism’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What Happened To The Progressive Netroots Movement?

As netroots activists gather for their tenth annual conference, ThinkProgress talked to several early leaders in the blogosphere about the state of the movement. The post What Happened To The Progressive Netroots Movement? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

‘A Glimmer Of Hope': Cuba Opens An Embassy In Washington After 54 Year Stalemate

The embassies have opened, but the travel ban and the embargo remain. The post ‘A Glimmer Of Hope': Cuba Opens An Embassy In Washington After 54 Year Stalemate appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Breathtaking Hypocrisy Of The Republican Freak Out About John McCain, In One Letter

Never forget. The post The Breathtaking Hypocrisy Of The Republican Freak Out About John McCain, In One Letter appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Thanks To Obamacare, The Average Woman Is Saving $255 Per Year On Her Birth Control Pills

The numbers are in: Birth control is cheaper than ever before, thanks to health care reform. The post Thanks To Obamacare, The Average Woman Is Saving $255 Per Year On Her Birth Control Pills appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Is The U.S. Better At Women’s Soccer Than It Is At Gender Equality?

As of Sunday night, Team U.S.A. became the best soccer team in the world. But their success on the field doesn't necessarily correlate to national gender equality. The post Is The U.S. Better At Women’s Soccer Than It Is At Gender Equality? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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