In the wake of the Oregon shooting, Clinton said she is "determined to do something about it." The post Hillary Clinton Announces Plan To Tackle Gun Control Without Congress appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Someone is feeling a little too big for his britches. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) made it official this weekend, announcing that he will run against current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to be speaker of the House. Chaffetz said on "Fox...Show More Summary
Chaffetz declared Sunday that he's running to replace retiring House Speaker John Boehner, even though Boehner has chosen Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as his successor, and upend the would-be GOP leadership slate. [...] despite having...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court term that begins Monday is likely to produce big victories for the court’s conservatives, in contrast to last term’s liberal-leaning decisions in favor of Obamacare, same-sex marriage and the right to sue for housing discrimination. “The left side did a lot of winning last year,” says Prof. Irv Gornstein, who directs…
Afghan conflict: MSF ‘disgust’ at government hospital claims 5 October 2015 From the section Asia Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said it is “disgusted” by Afghan government statements justifying an air strike on its hospital in Kunduz, calling it an “admission of a war crime”. MSF said the statement implies US and Afghan forces decided […]
Next up, I’d like to brief you on the status of our precious bodily fluids Since the horrific shootings at Umpqua Community College last Thursday, the Internet has discovered oodles of fun stuff about Sheriff John Hanlin, whose office is investigating the murders. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton had a star turn before the gay-rights group Human Rights Campaign Saturday morning, overshadowing Vice President Joe Biden‘s appearance before the group later in the evening, TIME’s Philip Elliott reports. Biden did bring some harsh rhetoric for Republican presidential candidates. Show More Summary
Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman Leading Off: • OH-Sen: GOP Sen. Rob Portman got a bunch of flak on Thursday, and rightly so, for saying that the public dollars that currently fund Planned Parenthood should instead go to "community health centers"...Show More Summary
My first post of the day — my first-Monday-in-October post — focuses on the Washington Post article "because the headline so perfectly sums up the reason mainstream media think you could or should care: 'Supreme Court faces politically...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — President Obama spoke some of the most important words of his tenure last week in response to the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. “This is something we should politicize,” the president said. “It is relevant to our common life together, to the body politic.” This is something we should [...]Show More Summary
The text of President Barack Obama's statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, as released by the White House.
In sounding the alarm about the impending elevation to speaker of the English-challenged and hapless House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, my Post Opinion colleague Ed Rogers issued a clear-eyed admonition to his fellow Republicans. This is serious. McCarthy’s words matter in his current leadership position in the House and will matter even more if […]
From the first Morning Jolt of the week, news that NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds Hillary losing Iowa and New Hampshire to Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, and Carly Fiorina… and today she unveils something that probably won’t help her...Show More Summary
Grace Lyden has an illuminating story about campus sexual assault policies. Illuminating because, after reading what many of the students Lyden interviews have to say, it’s clear that these policies are a waste of everybody’s time. Nobody really expects that college students are going to stop at every stage of an intimate relationship and ask,...
E.J. Dionne Jr. at The Washington Post writes—The conservative evasion on guns: President Obama spoke some of the most important words of his tenure last week in response to the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. “This is something we should politicize,” the president said. “It is relevant to our common life together, to the body politic.” [...]Show More Summary
Donald Trump thinks the solution to America's gun problem is vigilante community college professors. The post The Absurd Wrongness Of Donald Trump’s Response To The Oregon Mass Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Jesus H. Christ, what’s wrong with this guy? "@misterdish69: @TrumpNewMedia @realDonaldTrump @HowardKurtz @JoeNBC pic.twitter.com/GS1BDUCdcK" — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 4, 2015 Little Rube? Really? This is pretty pathetic, @realDonaldTrump. You so often speak and carry on like a little … Continued
I hope their instincts are as good about Carly as they were about Scott Walker: Carly Fiorina has emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers...Show More Summary
Mr. O’Malley called out Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders by name, a move that came after a shooting at a community college in Oregon and before the first Democratic debate in Nevada.
In the season finale of Fear the Walking Dead, the U.S military finally decides to cut its losses and leave LA to the undead walkers. And honestly, I can't really blame them. For starters, the finale’s catastrophe is precipitated by the show’s protagonists’ own actions. Show More Summary