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Bridgegate: Jamie Fox’s Problematic Lobbying Records

MT @mattkatz00: Released Friday night: $10,678,799.83 for #Bridgegate lawyers,so far pic.twitter.com/Fo9iRSQ7KX — AFTNJ (@AFTNJ) February 17, 2015 Last month the seemingly unending and ever-expanding political vortex known as Bridgegate sucked in yet another major figure in New Jersey politics and government, James P. Show More Summary

Fox's Peters: Obama And Democrats Acted Like "Bitchy High School Girls" Over Netanyahu Address

From the March 4 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: Previously: Fox's Ralph Peters: "If Israel Disappeared From The Face Of The Earth Tomorrow, Obama Would Not Shed A Tear" Fox's Dana Perino Claims Obama Has Made It So That Democrats No Longer Support Israel Fox's Ralph Peters: Obama "Despises The Men Who Served Honorably" In U.S. Military

Study Confirms That Abstinence Education Has Utterly Failed At Preventing AIDS In Africa

Infection rates remained steady or increased under the abstinence only program. The post Study Confirms That Abstinence Education Has Utterly Failed At Preventing AIDS In Africa appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Alabama Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage Without Clear Authority To Do So

The Alabama Supreme Court really doesn't like same-sex marriage, and they're not afraid to admit it. The post Alabama Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage Without Clear Authority To Do So appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Supreme Court Challenges To Obamacare Keep Screwing Over Hospitals

The ripple effects of gutting Obamacare are huge. The post Supreme Court Challenges To Obamacare Keep Screwing Over Hospitals appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Some Glimmers Of Hope From SCOTUS In ACA Case

There are glimmers of hope contained in the reports of today's Supreme Court arguments in the case brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute challenging federal subsidies to people who buy health insurance on the exchanges. This...Show More Summary

Christie faces pushback on questionable Exxon deal

It can be tough to keep track of each of the controversies surrounding Christie, but there can be little doubt that this story raises some important questions.

Lindsey Graham Real Sorry He Called Nancy Pelosi A Plastic-Faced Old Hag

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina’s most genteel gentleman and apparently the bastard son of John McCain (who knew?), has been testing the waters “to look beyond South Carolina as to whether or not a guy like Lindsey Graham has a viable path” to the White House. Read more on Lindsey Graham Real Sorry He Called Nancy Pelosi A Plastic-Faced Old Hag…

Ben Carson: Prison Shows Homosexuality is a Choice

The neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a potential Republican candidate for president despite never holding an elective office, said on CNN that prison proves homosexuality is a choice "because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay. So, did something happen while they were in there? Ask yourself that question."

3-Year-Old Shoots 18-Month-Old Brother In The Head

The Tennessee boy somehow got a gun, as Anomaly reports, via the AP: The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department said the toddler shot the infant with a.25-caliber automatic pistol in a home Tuesday afternoon in the community of Hillsboro, which is about 70 miles southeast of Nashville. The 18-month-hold was transported to a local hospital. [...]

Christie At New Low In Jersey

The governor now has record low approval ratings in his home state. Only 35 percent of registered voters in the Garden State say they approve of the Republican governor’s job performance in the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind survey, compared to 51 percent who disapprove. Those figures mark the lowest approval and highest disapproval ratings recorded [...]

Senate Republicans can't promise a healthcare fix before the Supreme Court rules

As the Supreme Court hears King v. Burwell, a challenge that could strip the part of the Affordable Care Act that actually makes it affordable for millions of citizens, Senate Republican leadership says they might not have a fix by the time the court rules in June. One day before Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral arguments in King v. Show More Summary

Star Tribune Credulously Cites Work Of Discredited Gun Researcher John Lott

Minnesota paper Star Tribune cited a misleading statistic about carrying concealed guns from pro-gun group Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) without disclosing the group's pro-gun slant or that it is run by discredited gun researcher...Show More Summary

Why Would Two Women Be Punished For Brian Williams’s Mistakes?

Two women are taking the blame while a man is being brought back in to take over and Williams may even get his job back. The post Why Would Two Women Be Punished For Brian Williams’s Mistakes? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Walker pushes for new abortion restrictions

It's a curious brand of leadership that leads a politician to believe he should hide beliefs like these until after voters have cast their ballots.

The scope of House GOP's schism comes into focus

House GOP officials characterize their divisions as an isolated problem, limited to "maybe 40 or 50 people at most," there's ample evidence to the contrary.

Arkansas State Rep Probably Had Good Reason For Giving Adopted Daughter To Guy Who Raped Her

Arkansas state Rep. Justin Harris seems like a pretty godly kind of guy. Last week, the Republican from West Fork, Arkansas, was very sad when the House Education Committee voted down a bill he’d introduced to ban schools from punishing...Show More Summary

Tea Party Darling Ben Carson Says Prisoners Prove That Homosexuality Is A Choice

Ben Carson, the prospective 2016 presidential hopeful beloved by Tea Partiers, told CNN host Chris Cuomo on Wednesday that he believes homosexuality is "absolutely" a choice—because "a lot of people who go into prison, go into prison...Show More Summary

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