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South Carolina Lawmaker Rants Against Gay People While Trying To Preserve Confederate Flag

"We can rally together and talk about a flag all we want, but the devil is taking control of this land and we’re not stopping him," he said. The post South Carolina Lawmaker Rants Against Gay People While Trying To Preserve Confederate Flag appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scott Walker Uses Holiday Weekend To Sneak Controversial Provisions Into State Budget

Measures to gut the state's laws around government transparency and living wages were inserted over the Fourth of July holiday. The post Scott Walker Uses Holiday Weekend To Sneak Controversial Provisions Into State Budget appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mexican Laborer Delivers Devastating Response To Donald Trump In 58 Seconds — And Never Stops Working

"Look at these guys, busting their butts in the sun. It's 107 degrees Fahrenheit, it was 115 degrees earlier." The post Mexican Laborer Delivers Devastating Response To Donald Trump In 58 Seconds — And Never Stops Working appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rick Perry’s Speech To Voters Of Color Ignores Years Of His Own Policies

Perry's record on voting rights, abortion, immigration and the death penalty have been disastrous for people of color. The post Rick Perry’s Speech To Voters Of Color Ignores Years Of His Own Policies appeared first on ThinkProgress...

How Donald Trump Epitomizes The GOP’s Failure To Connect With Latino Voters

He may be the most vocal, but other GOPers feel the same way. The post How Donald Trump Epitomizes The GOP’s Failure To Connect With Latino Voters appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Rise Of Anti-Union Rhetoric In The 2016 Race

Have Republicans all given up on winning union support? The post The Rise Of Anti-Union Rhetoric In The 2016 Race appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Governor Chris Christie Wants To Be President. Here’s How He Hurt New Jersey.

His approval rating is at an all-time low and it's not unclear why. The post Governor Chris Christie Wants To Be President. Here’s How He Hurt New Jersey. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Jeb Bush Says Baltimore And Ferguson Protests Caused By Lack Of ‘Mentoring’

"Kids in this country are aimlessly wandering around in their lives because they've never been told they were capable of learning," Jeb Bush said. "You see what happens in Baltimore and Ferguson." The post Jeb Bush Says Baltimore And Ferguson Protests Caused By Lack Of ‘Mentoring’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Huckabee Vows To ‘Resist And Reject Judicial Tyranny’ After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

"This ruling is not about marriage equality, it's about marriage redefinition." The post Huckabee Vows To ‘Resist And Reject Judicial Tyranny’ After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How The Supreme Court’s Major Housing Ruling Could Impact Voter ID

"We don't always find state legislators saying, 'We're going to suppress the African American vote or the Latino vote.' But there are things that are quite discriminatory in voting that occur on a regular basis," said Senior Attorney...Show More Summary

Democrats Unveil Bill To Restore Gutted Voting Rights Act

The Voting Rights Advancement Act, a stronger bill than the version introduced in 2014, has no Republican co-sponsors. The post Democrats Unveil Bill To Restore Gutted Voting Rights Act appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why The Green Party’s Jill Stein Thinks She Can ‘Speak Truth To Power’ Better Than Bernie Sanders

Dr. Jill Stein, who is seeking the Green Party nomination for President, tells ThinkProgress what sets her apart from progressive Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. The post Why The Green Party’s Jill Stein Thinks She Can ‘Speak Truth To Power’ Better Than Bernie Sanders appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scott Walker Becomes The Most Extreme GOP Candidate Against Equal Pay

Scott Walker said trying to close the gender wage gap "pit[s] one group against another group." The post Scott Walker Becomes The Most Extreme GOP Candidate Against Equal Pay appeared first on ThinkProgress.

3 Contributions From White Nationalists That Rand Paul Hasn’t Returned

Paul quickly moved to donate the contributions he received from Earl Holt III to a fund established to help the victim's families, but refused to give up money from similar donors in the past. The post 3 Contributions From White Nationalists That Rand Paul Hasn’t Returned appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Bobby Jindal Is Running For President. Here Is How He Ran Louisiana.

From health care to criminal justice to education, Jindal will leave his successor a heap of problems to sort out. The post Bobby Jindal Is Running For President. Here Is How He Ran Louisiana. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hillary Clinton Says Solution To Institutional Racism Goes Beyond Removing Confederate Flags

But it's an important first step, she said. The post Hillary Clinton Says Solution To Institutional Racism Goes Beyond Removing Confederate Flags appeared first on ThinkProgress.

President Obama’s Massive Free Trade Deal Advances In The Senate

"This is a day of celebration in the corporate suites in this country," lamented Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown following the narrow vote. The post President Obama’s Massive Free Trade Deal Advances In The Senate appeared first on ThinkProgress.

BREAKING: South Carolina Governor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag

The governor threatens to call an extraordinary session of the state legislature if they refuse to act on a bill to remove the flag from the statehouse grounds. The post BREAKING: South Carolina Governor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Flag appeared first on ThinkProgress.

These Are The South Carolina Legislators Who Refused To Take Down The Confederate Flag In The ’90s

The current Senate majority leader said at the time "the rebels would yell" if the flag were removed. The post These Are The South Carolina Legislators Who Refused To Take Down The Confederate Flag In The ’90s appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ted Cruz Mocks Gun Control Days After Charleston Shooting

"I'm pretty sure you all define gun control the same way we do in Texas -- hitting what you aim at." The post Ted Cruz Mocks Gun Control Days After Charleston Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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