WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved forward Tuesday on a sweeping, $612 billion defense policy bill despite a presidential veto threat stemming from larger budget disputes that have hamstrung Washington. The policy bill maintains restrictions...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday he has "zero doubt" that rank-and-file union members will support his Democratic presidential campaign even though Hillary Rodham Clinton has locked up many endorsements. Sanders...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Republican senators, including presidential candidate Marco Rubio, are proposing new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program and human rights abuses. The legislation introduced Tuesday also calls for a U.S. Show More Summary
Following the mass shooting in Oregon, Clinton quickly laid out her plan to address gun violence, an issue where Sanders has been at odds with some Democrats and fellow liberals. While Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and some of his rivals have gone after each other by name, Clinton, Sanders, former Maryland Gov. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just days into his long-shot bid for speaker of the House, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah is already butting heads with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. "Nancy Pelosi and I share the same birthday, and every year...Show More Summary
The problem isn't access to guns or even mental health. It's absent fathers and pansy victims.
The pivot to mental health by Trump, Carson, Fiorina and others is simply a way to dodge gun control.
As one might imagine, the Vatican hasn't reported any success stories.
Josh Horwitz is the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, a nonprofit devoted to eradicating preventable, predictable gun violence. He has spent over two decades working on this issue in Washington, DC. Josh will be joining us in The Hive (sub req) on Thursday Oct. Show More Summary
Ass. Hole. Oh looky here, isn’t this just so adorbs? Bobby Jindal, the outlaw scumbag Confederate governor of Louisiana, made like a dirty blogger in his mom’s basement, and blogged his thoughts about the young man who murdered nineShow More Summary
Bobby Jindal appears to be a seriously disturbed, morally degenerate individual.
And did we mention A Moran, also too? Dr. Ben Carson has been sharing a lot of thoughts about the massacre in Oregon, and for a fellow who sort of faded into the background of the first two Republican debates, something about the murders in Roseburg has turned the man into a veritable Fountain of Derp. Show More Summary
Sexytime Jesus Vacation Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband, Arranged Husband Dillard (his name is “Derick”), are supposedly missionaries in Central America. You remember — we reported on how their Beliebers were all mad about how it...Show More Summary
Pretty much what you’d expect from a guy with a pinched face In the ever-escalating competition to ignore the plight of Syrians escaping their country’s civil war and to be the biggest dick about it, Canadian Sen. Ted Cruz made a solid...Show More Summary
I noted earlier that we need a real conversation about guns in this country. And a real conversation requires those who think we have too many guns in society and too much ease in buying them to think seriously about what our preferred policy is. Show More Summary
A Washington Post column by columnist Katrina vanden Heuvel denounced conservative media narratives surrounding the "war on Planned Parenthood," noting that Republicans have seized on the Center for Medical Progress' "widely-debunked...Show More Summary
A recent Bloomberg poll showing 78 percent of Americans in favor of overturning the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling received no coverage on national nightly news programs for ABC, CBS, NBC or PBS, nor Sunday morning political talk shows on ABC, FOX, or NBC. Show More Summary
Instead of blaming guns, Jindal blamed the shooter's father. The post Jindal Pens Angry Blog Post Blaming Oregon Shooting On Abortion, Movies, Absent Dads appeared first on ThinkProgress.
If you're ever the victim of a gunshot wound, surely you'd rather have a highly successful surgeon like Ben Carson working to save your life than a writer like me. But when it comes to preventing bodies from being riddled with bullets in the first place, trust me when I say you...
The Republican civil war has claimed its biggest casualty yet. The revolution that toppled John Boehner was carried out by a group of intransigent conservatives who had made the speaker of the House's job hell ever since the Tea Party wave of 2010 elevated him to power. It is only...