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Justice Sonia Sotomayor Blasts John Roberts Court Over Affirmative Action Ban

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasted the Roberts court over their decision to uphold the ban on affirmative action in Michigan. The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action Tuesday, but not without a blistering...Show More Summary

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Allege Minimum Wage Violations In Lawsuit Against Team

The Bills are the third team to face a wage theft lawsuit from former cheerleaders. The post Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Allege Minimum Wage Violations In Lawsuit Against Team appeared first on ThinkProgress.

CBO: Medicaid even better deal for states than originally predicted

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last week's report from the Congressional Budget Office was a barnburner for the Affordable Care Act, predicting that Obamacare was set to deliver insurance to more people, with lower premiums and more savings for the government than all of their previous prediction. Show More Summary

CNN's Keilar Cedes To Right-Wing Talking Points On Clinton Record

CNN's senior White House correspondent Brianna Keilar tipped the scales in favor of the conservative meme that Hillary Clinton has "no major achievements to point to" as Secretary of State. In an April 22 post on CNN's Political Ticker...Show More Summary

Prospect Of Hillary Brings Out Disgusting Sexism: ‘I Don’t Know How Far Back They Can Pull Her Face’

Fox News’ Erick Erickson On Hillary Clinton: ‘I Don’t Know How Far Back They Can Pull Her Face’ (via http://crooksandliars.com) Red State and Fox News’ Erik Erickson makes believe he’s a big time Christian conservative politico, but when he opens his mouth about the left, he almost always sounds like nasty degenerate. I guess he […]

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action

In a 6-2 vote, the Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions. The full opinion in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action is here. The opinion holds that Michigan voters had the right to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Burglary Victim Forced Kill His Dog With Bare Hands After Texas Cop Shoots It For Barking

A Texas man said this week that he was forced to kill his dog with his bare hands after an officer who he called to investigate a burglary shot the animal because it was barking. Earlier this week, Cole Middleton explained on Facebook...Show More Summary

On the Hustings

(TPM): 'Entire North Carolina GOP senate field: Climate change is not fact" (Washington Post): "Missouri legislature will begin impeachment proceedings against governor" (CNN Politics): "Another N.J. bridge controversy brewing, and a...Show More Summary

Andrew Cuomo realizes he has a problem on his left

Cuomo. Asshole Democrat and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently wigged out at the Siena poll showing substantial support to his left for a Working Families Party candidate. The poll is certainly emboldening the WFP party to think...Show More Summary

All Four Of North Carolina’s GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers

“Is climate change a fact?” the moderator asked. The questioned produced a brief flurry of laughter from the audience as well as several repressed snickers from the candidates. The post All Four Of North Carolina’s GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Is It Any Wonder Ted Cruz Turned Out The Way He Did?

[embed eid="7812" /] If you've ever wondered how Senator Ted Cruz became as far right as he has, look no further than his dad. Rafael Cruz is about as out there as they come. Now, I bet he's been a great dad and all, but when he talks anything political, most normal thinking sons would cringe in embarrassment. Show More Summary

Skyrocketing Obamacare Enrollment Results In Premium Cut In Half In NY

New York: Skyrocketing Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Result in Premiums Slashed in Half! (via Americans Against The Tea Party) New York is a model for what the Affordable Care Act is meant to be. Republicans tried their best to refuse the Medicaid expansion, and require their citizens onto the federal exchanges.  Realizing that this would ultimately […]

Five Illinois Cops Are Caught Lying On The Stand When Defense Produces A Recording Contradicting Their Testimony

The Glenview police video showed the search occurred only after Sperling was taken from his car, frisked and handcuffed, reports the Chicago Tribune.

No Republican president since Eisenhower has been legitimately elected, says Thom Hartmann

Do Republicans commit treason to gain power? Read this, then decide. Is Hartmann right?

Jon Stewart skewers how the right-wing reacts to male vs. female politicians

17 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last night, Jon Stewart looked into how the media treats male vs. female politicians differently. LARS LARSON (12/14/2010): That's a man's man, who gets choked up about his country, and about the issues he feels passionate about. All...Show More Summary

Polling Confirms That Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage Is Very Popular

Seven out of ten Americans agree that employers should be required to cover contraception in their workers' plans. The post Polling Confirms That Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage Is Very Popular appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Freakshow

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

The Republican US Senate debate last night should have been required viewing for all North Carolinians. With the possible exception of Heather Graham, bless her heart, who actually seemed to be thinking for herself once in a while, the...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz's Worst Nightmare: Obamacare Works

Richard Kirsch, Politico: [Ted] Cruz's nightmare, and the left's long-held dream, has come true. Finally, after years of failed reform efforts, the U.S. government is actually trying to provide affordable health coverage for all. And it's working, despite Republicans' relentless attempts to deep-six the law. Show More Summary

Police Twitter Campaign Backfires When Pictures Of Police Brutality Are Posted

The New York Police Department started a Twitter campaign asking Tweeters to put up pictures of themselves with police officers. It didn’t go well. “Do you have a photo w/ a member of the NYPD? Tweet us & tag it #myNYPD. It may be featured on our Facebook,” the department posted on its NYPD News […]

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