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On Ted Cruz: The Beautiful Death and Resurrection of a Machiavellian Martyr

As Donald Trump was draping himself in the corpse of the Republican Party, Ted Cruz chose to personify a moment of political apocalypse. It was a most astonishing and narcissistic turn of anti-politics. Yet it was aimed to elevate him further. Show More Summary

WNBA rescinds fines levied against players for supporting Black Lives Matter

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The WNBA rescinded the fines it levied against three teams and several players for showing their support of Black Lives Matter and recently slain police officers.  “All of us at the WNBA have the utmost respect and appreciation for our players expressing themselves on matters important to them. Show More Summary

Trump's Putin love is starting to look like a defining aspect of his presidential run

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump’s embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin may be about much, much more than Trump’s admiration for autocrats, blowhards, and anyone who says nice things about Donald Trump. Loyalty to Putin’s Russia may actually be a...Show More Summary

Winners and losers in Cleveland

The Baja 500 GOP Convention in Cleveland went off road early and stayed there, and if at times it felt like Yosemite Sam was driving and Wile E. Coyote co-piloting, in the end Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and...Show More Summary

John Oliver says Donald Trump's Republican convention was all 'feelings over facts'

John Oliver weighed in on the Republican National Convention on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" and concluded that it felt as if it emphasized "feelings over facts." "The Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the most apocalyptic thing ever to happen to that city," the host introduced the event. Show More Summary

RNC: Trump Not Trying to Be 'Factual' in Cruz Dad Smear

Donald Trump wasn't claiming to be passing on "factual information" when he linked Ted Cruz's dad to JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald a day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday. Show More Summary

President Obama on the U.S. - Mexico Relationship

President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico walk through the Blue Room before a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House, July 22, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) "From our shared security to climate change, Mexico is a critical partner and is critically important to our own well-being. Show More Summary

'You're being ridiculous': Sarah Silverman sends message to 'Bernie or bust' supporters at DNC

Famed Comedian and Bernie Sanders supporter Sarah Silverman had a message for the "Bernie or bust" supporters chanting her down for endorsing Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Monday: "You're being ridiculous." Silverman, who was joined on stage by Sen. Show More Summary

DNC apologizes to Sanders; Sanders implores supporters to refrain from floor protests

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As the first day of the Democratic National Convention gets underway, tensions are still running high between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters, despite Sanders' earlier plea for unity. So Sanders has apparently made hisShow More Summary

Democrats Open Convention

The Democratic National Convention opened Monday afternoon in Philadelphia. Speakers today include First lady Michelle Obama, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Also delivering remarks will be immigration reform activist Astrid Silva.

What Tim Kaine says about Hillary Clinton's integrity

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Tim Kaine is not the VP many progressives wanted for the job, including me. Watching Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton debut on stage together several weeks ago was electric, and I warmed to the idea of losing Warren in the Senate to the betterment of the Democratic ticket (despite considerations about her potential replacement). Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders’ Own Delegates Boo Him At The DNC For Endorsing Hillary Clinton

"We have got to defeat Donald Trump, and we have got to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine," Sanders told an angry crowd. The post Bernie Sanders’ Own Delegates Boo Him At The DNC For Endorsing Hillary Clinton appeared first on ThinkProgress.

President Obama to Muslim Americans: "You're a Valued Part of the American Family"

President Barack Obama smells a rose given to him by Sophia Ahmadi, 2, as her parents, Zainab Ahmadi and Mohammad Ahmadi, look on during the Eid al-Fitr reception in the East Room of the White House, July 21, 2016. (Official White House...Show More Summary

Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” Natalie Wood in “West Side Story” and Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady.”

All were Marni Nixon.Nixon has died at the age of 86. Deborah Kerr was nominated for an Academy Award in 1956 for her role as Anna in “The King and I”; the film’s soundtrack album sold hundreds of thousands of copies. For singing Anna’s part on that album, Ms. Show More Summary

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Booed Off Stage By Florida Delegation

Former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Shultz was booed off the stage this morning at the Florida Delegation Breakfast in the wake of the Wikileaks email dump over the weekend. While I haven't had a lot of time to read through the entireShow More Summary

Black Lives Matter Confirms Its Preference for Division Over Peace. Denounces “First Steps” Cookout

Black Lives Matter continues its legacy of being an awful movement that does nothing but spur division instead of peace. The post Black Lives Matter Confirms Its Preference for Division Over Peace. Denounces “First Steps” Cookout appeared first on RedState.

Idiot CNN Trump Lady So Mad Tim Kaine Speaks Spanish Like Common Dora The Explorer

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

How can Scottie Nell Hughes be expected to understand such confusing, un-American things?

Tim Kaine: Corporatist on Economics, Progressive on Social issues

Hillary Clinton's VP pick of Tim Kaine is a disappointment to Sanders supporters and perhaps, even, a not-so-subtle message to them to sit down, shut up, and get back in line. If, as Elizabeth Warren says, "personnel is policy," theShow More Summary

Donald Trump scores post-convention bump in polls, takes lead over Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump took an edge over Hillary Clinton in a set of new polls Monday, receiving an expected bump after the Republican National Convention. A CNN/ORC poll put the Republican presidential nominee at 48% support and his Democratic rival at 45% in a head-to-head contest. Show More Summary

So, DNC's Interim Chair Was Also Implicated in WikiLeaks Emails

With Debbie Wasserman Schultz out as DNC chair effective after the convention because of leaked emails showing her bias against Bernie Sanders in...

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