Federal Judge Andrew Hanen still hasn't issued a ruling regarding the U.S. government's request that he lift his temporary hold on President Obama's 2014 immigration actions. If he fails to do so by the end of next Monday, government lawyers are now saying they will bypass him and go straight to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals with their request. Show More Summary
It's on! The Supreme Court has set the date of April 28 to hear oral arguments in several cases that challenge statewide bans on same-sex marriage. Here are the two questions attorneys will spend two and a half hours exploring: • Does...Show More Summary
I want the public to see my email. I asked State to release them. They said they will review them for release as soon as possible. — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 5, 2015 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to the controversy surrounding her use of a private email account yesterday by tweeting: “I [...]
This week America learned two amazing things. The first is that Hillary Rodham Clinton — former secretary of state, likely presidential hopeful and the hardest-working poor little rich lady in D.C. — apparently had a bizarre "home-brewed" private email server cooked up that she used...
Offering up some advice to the political press corps as it prepares to cover the 2016 presidential campaign, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni recently stressed that reporters and pundits ought to take a deep breath when big stories...Show More Summary
TPM alum Dylan Scott comes out as a degenerate internet forum addict to report on the psychology of forum aficionados and what we've lost in the everybody's doing it mass Facebook and Reddit era. You'll like this one.
I've been in a flu fog for days, so somehow forgot to post this when it came out a few days ago. It's local, it's Jersey, and whether you have kids in NJ public schools or not, it's worth your watching. It's where your money's going, in many cases it's why your neighbors are aggravated. Show More Summary
Sen. Ray Lesniak interviewed last night by Rachel Maddow on the Christie administration's baffling and sketchy decision to settle a nearly $9 billion legal action against Exxon Mobil that the state had been working on for a decade for just $250 million - about 3¢ on the dollar. Show More Summary
He thinks President Obama and Attorney General Holder abuse their authority and ignore the civil rights of white people. The post Top Republican Election Official Claims Obama Could Eliminate All Prosecutions Of Black People appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A new federal program is helping make clean energy its own cash crop. The post The USDA Is Helping Rural Farmers Get Their Own Renewable Energy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"It's heartbreaking that this is the state where I was born, where I've grown up, where I've chosen to make a career, where my tax dollars go to keeping the city up, yet I'm denied equal rights and treated like I'm unwanted," said Birmingham...Show More Summary
The majority leader is continuing his crusade against the Obama administration's regulatory plan to fight climate change. The post McConnell Is Now Telling States To Ignore Obama’s Carbon Emission Rules appeared first on ThinkProgre...
Worker strikes, weak sales, and threats to the company's business model lead McDonald's to oust former CEO Don Thompson in January. Now they're going to pay him another $3 million to stay on as a consultant. The post McDonald’s Will Pay The CEO It Just Fired Another $3 Million To ‘Consult’ For The Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Watching the police made all the difference in the case of Enrique Del Rosario. The post Brooklyn Teen Was Charged With Assaulting A Cop Until This Video Proved The Police Were Lying appeared first on ThinkProgress.
I'm sure our corporate media will find a way to twist this into yet another nefarious scheme: WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton said late Wednesday she requested the State Department to disclose all of her e-mails from her tenure as...Show More Summary
Later this year, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will be hearing three cases regarding the John Doe investigation into the illegal collaboration between Scott Walker, his campaign and dark money special interest groups, like the Wisconsin...Show More Summary
Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
The Kansas governor's dilemma: embrace part of the ACA or watch his budget crisis get worse. What's it going to be?
Rachel Maddow reviews the evidence in a collection of falsehoods Bill O'Reilly, the biggest name in cable news, has presented on Fox News, the biggest cable...
DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG Guys! You remember new conservative underage heartthrob CJ Pearson, the 12-year-old Georgia kid who made this viral YouTube thing and who just knows that Rudy Giuliani was right that Obama hates ’Murica, because...Show More Summary