For anyone who thinks protests like the one Black Lives Matter activists staged at Netroots Nation two weeks ago are rude or counterproductive, consider the results. Democratic candidates Friday addressed the National Urban League conference...Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign has hit its first speedbump: the Black Lives Matter movement. Ever since protesters interrupted an obviously frustrated Sanders at t
Ted Cruz has apparently had enough of all the Hitler rhetoric over the Iran nukes deal, and is now suggesting that Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John Kerry want to have a hot swinger foursome with Iran and maybe even a big ol’ sex-pile...Show More Summary
Nice to know we're not the only Western country with bigoted religious whackjobs: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, with...Show More Summary
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he won't run as an independent if he loses the primary, because he doesn't want to split the party's votes. "If it happens that I do not win that process, would I run outside of the system?" Sanders said in a C-SPAN interview. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. Show More Summary
He and his brother are just all heart. The Koch brothers have summoned their chosen Republican presidential candidates—Jeb! Bush, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker and Carly Fiorina (seriously? Fiorina?)—to come kiss their rings and grovel before the 450 biggest donors to the Koch network. Show More Summary
After much media speculation over news that Jon Stewart met with Barack Obama twice during his presidency, The Daily Show host came clean Wednesday night with all the juicy details: "I was brought through the secret White House tunnel entrance at Mount Rushmore," the host cracked. "It was a round table meeting...
At least five black women have died in jail in July, not even convicted of any crime. The post Why So Many African Americans Get Stuck In Jail, In One Chart appeared first on ThinkProgress.
After speaking in New York City on Wednesday, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenged his Republican presidential primary rival Donald Trump to a pull-up contest. Asked by a reporter if he had any message for Trump, Perry responded,Show More Summary
Donald Trump is nothing if not consistent, especially in his repudiation of all he believes is beneath him. It's a habit Jimmy Kimmel hilariously exploited on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night with a montage of the Republican presidential hopeful calling everything, "Disgusting." The bit was inspired by recent accusations leveled at Trump...
Fox's Bill O'Reilly and his buddy Andrea Tantaros are completely incapable of covering any story that involves the Black Lives Matter movement without their typical race-baiting and doing their best to ignore just what the movement is...Show More Summary
Sarah Palin used the right-wing campaign against Planned Parenthood to swipe at opponents of the Confederate Flag - and pretend it's because she cares about black babies. That got her a Fox News prime time spot where, in a word salad,...Show More Summary
Pema Levy and Sam Brodey, Mother Jones: When the New York Times revealed that Hillary Clinton used a private email address as secretary of state, GOP presidential candidate-in-waiting Jeb Bush pounced. "Transparency matters," he tweeted, linking to the archive of his own emails that he had made public a month earlier. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simulcast to events across the country. "The...Show More Summary
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbeque crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter and won applause vowing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. But in...Show More Summary
Trump on health care, as if no one had thought of it before: "repeal and replace with something terrific."
Chaka Fattah It's the end of the line for Rep. Chaka Fattah. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors indicted the Philadelphia Democrat and several top associates on a broad array of corruption charges. Fattah had long been under investigation...Show More Summary
I must say this is a bit surprising in one way and not in another. In a new CNN-ORC poll, VT's Bernie Sanders joins Hillary Clinton in beating all the Republican candidates head to head. A just released CNN poll finds Sanders out-polling all of the GOP's major candidates, though pretty much tied with Jeb Bush. Show More Summary
America, our long national nightmare is over. Donald Trump just outlined his health care plan live on @CNN: "Repeal and replace with something terrific." — Chris Moody (@moody) July 29, 2015 I'm sold.