WASHINGTON (AP) — A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. [...]Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has been described by critics as a snoozer of a choice who could fail to inspire the more liberal wing of the Democratic Party, blue collar workers and others. [...] they...Show More Summary
Trump/Nixonian hatchet-man organizes fight between man-babies backstage at the RNC.
All that stuff you hear about how teachers unions protect bad teachers through the evils of due process and their general uniony badness? A new study for the National Bureau of Economic Research says nuh-uh. EduShyster interviews the...Show More Summary
Seriously, there's no excuse for this man, Jeffrey Lord, even having a job on any outlet other than Alex Jones' Info Wars. He shouldn't have a job reciting Dr. Seuss books. Sorry, that's not cool, because that's an insult to Dr. Seuss. Trump...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and...Show More Summary
He's signing clemency grants for the state's ex-offenders one by one. The post Virginia Governor Bypasses Court Ruling To Help 200,000 Ex-Felons Vote appeared first on ThinkProgress.
North Carolina's ridiculous governor blamed the "the sports and entertainment elite" and "liberal media" for losing the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, a move that'll lose the city of Charlotte upwards of $100 million and the state itself much...Show More Summary
Tim Kaine's selection for the Democratic sets up a clash of serious vs. unserious choices.
Franklin Foer, Slate: There was a strangely foreign quality to [Donald] Trump's address, despite its overt nationalism. He didn't ground his narrative in American history; he didn't invoke any leaders or episodes from the national past. Show More Summary
Too many voters say they're supporting her for a reason you'd never want printed on a campaign T-shirt: "I'm voting for the lesser of two evils." National preference polls may give Clinton an edge over Trump and the electoral map may favor her. [...]Show More Summary
x YouTube Video WARREN: The financial crisis wasn’t an unstoppable act of nature.The whole thing could have been avoided, but we didn’t have the rules in place to stop Wall Street from taking enormous risks that threatened the economy. We...Show More Summary
Donald Trump made a long speech last night without getting into any petty beefs, and restraining himself must have been just killing him, because here's what he's up to this morning: Donald Trump would not accept Ted Cruz's endorsement even if he offered it to him, the Republican nominee said Friday.... "He's fine. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has made her pick and now it's time to team up with running mate Tim Kaine for the Democratic ticket's first public event. The bilingual Kaine may prove to be a valuable asset in Spanish-language media as the campaign appeals to Hispanic-Americans turned off by Republican Donald Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigrants.
How do you drive home the ridiculousness of climate change deniers? The good folks at Climate Inaction came up with some figurines, each with their own superpowers of willful denial: To highlight the absurdity of doing nothing in the...Show More Summary