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Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

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

Self-assured, Kaine brings a steady hand to Clinton ticket

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

Alex Jones, Roger Stone And Cenk Uygur Come Near To Fisticuffs To Decide Biggest Asshole

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Trump/Nixonian hatchet-man organizes fight between man-babies backstage at the RNC.

Teachers unions mean better teachers, new study says

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Jeffrey Lord Compares Trump's Speech To FDR

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

Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns

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

Virginia Governor Bypasses Court Ruling To Help 200,000 Ex-Felons Vote

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.

Pat McCrory Calls NBA All Star Game Move 'P.C. BS'

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

Hillary Clinton decides to raise Kaine

Tim Kaine's selection for the Democratic sets up a clash of serious vs. unserious choices.

Slate: Trump Acceptance Speech Un-American

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

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

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

Obama joined by Elizabeth Warren in weekly address focusing on continued Wall Street reform

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

The Return Of The Repressed

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

The Latest: Clinton-Kaine ticket set to make debut in Miami

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.

This week in science: the climate inaction superheroes

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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