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Paul Ryan Adviser's "Devious Thug" Comment Latest Example Of Rift In GOP's Russia Strategy

Following the fall-out from the Democratic National Committee email leak, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump split with Republicans...

Here is a Handy List of Hillary's Trillion Dollar Tax Increases

It's the final day of the DNC convention in Philadelphia and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage tonight as she tries to...

Harry Reid Agrees, The DNC Didn't Give Sanders A Fair Shake

From calling the GOP field losers to lying about Mitt Romney not paying taxes in a decade, the outgoing Senate Minority Leader is just saying...

Kesha At DNC: 'We Can Control' Who Gets Weapons–Or What Every Anti-Gun Liberal Actually Thinks

Pop artist Kesha did a brief four-song set at the Democratic National Convention, hosted by former Rep. Gabby Giffords’ pro-gun control Americans...

Will Alaska or Colorado Go Single-Payer?

With Hillary Clinton clinching the Democratic nomination for President, it might seem like Senator Bernie Sanders' universal healthcare plan has bitten the dust. However, the United States may still see single-payer healthcare in the near future. Show More Summary

Slavery, War and Presidential Politics

As I watched "unity" take hold of the Democratic Party this week, the believer in me wanted to imbibe it -- bottoms up. Michelle Obama ignited the crowd. "That is the story of this country," she said. "The story that has brought me to the stage tonight. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Should Talk About Faith In Her Big Convention Speech Tonight. Here’s Why.

Hint: it has to do with Donald Trump. The post Hillary Clinton Should Talk About Faith In Her Big Convention Speech Tonight. Here’s Why. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Orlando Shooting -- Are Our Anti-Terror Strategies Working?

In view of 9/11, we have compromised our way of life and our civil liberties. Allegedly, it was the price that we had to pay if we wanted to be safe. Questionable policies have been put into place on our behalf since. We have been secretly...Show More Summary

The Line From Obama That Floored Me Last Night

It is not President Obama's way to deliver a blow in the ring of the sort that puts an opponent down for the count. ("When they go low, we go high.") But last night he said something -- delivering so unexpectedly powerful a blow -- that...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Jr. Just Accused Obama Of Plagiarizing Him And It’s Hilarious

"Where's the outrage?" Trump Jr. asked. The post Donald Trump Jr. Just Accused Obama Of Plagiarizing Him And It’s Hilarious appeared first on ThinkProgress.

A Letter to My Sons On The Day The Glass Ceiling Shatters

Dear Jim and Brian, In a few hours Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Of course I'll be watching -- but you already knew that. You knew that because you grew up with a mom who never...Show More Summary

The Hillary Moment: A Reflection On How We Got Here

Tonight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will accept the nomination of the Democratic Party as the first woman to ever win the nomination from a major political party. It truly will be a historic and evocative moment, one in which many will reflect...Show More Summary

Because Some Asshattery Needs Its Own Snark

Like several valued commenters, I can’t help but love this story: The [North Carolina] state GOP sent out a tweet Wednesday night saying it was “shameful” for Kaine to wear the flag of Honduras during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Kaine was, of course, wearing a Blue Star Service pin, which people wear to signal […]

Mothers Of The Movement, Police Violence And Black Women's Activism

Embed from Getty Images At the recent Democratic National Convention (DNC), a group of black mothers whose sons and daughters have been killed by police violence received a standing ovation after sharing their stories. These "Mothers...Show More Summary

What Will You Do If Trump's Wishes Come True?

Recently a lot of people have quoted Protestant pastor Martin Niemöller, who wrote: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Turns to Shonda Rhimes of ABC to Create Video of Her Life

Ms. Rhimes, the creator and producer of such TV shows as “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Scandal,” also made a TV ad for Mrs. Clinton during the primaries.

UNEXPECTEDLY: Hillary Obstructed Boko Haram’s Terror Designation as Her Donors Cashed In….

UNEXPECTEDLY: Hillary Obstructed Boko Haram’s Terror Designation as Her Donors Cashed In.

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