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UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access To Abortion And Birth Control

Countries' advice to women to delay pregnancies "ignores the reality" that they don't have control over when they become pregnant. The post UN Demands Zika-Infected Countries Give Women Access To Abortion And Birth Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Latest: Christie points to absence of GOP rivals in NH

Former talk show host and political commentator Montel Williams says John Kasich is the right "adult" among GOP contenders to occupy the White House. Williams, also a military veteran, said in an op-ed posted online Thursday night that...Show More Summary

Infamous Pick Up Artist Lives in Mom's Basement

Daily Mail: This is the man at the center of a worldwide storm after advocating legalizing rape on private property -- in a sweat-stained T-shirt at the door of his mother's house.Daryush "Roosh" Valizadeh, 36, the self-proclaimed "King...Show More Summary

Flea: Why I Support Bernie Sanders

Outspoken Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has already expressed his frustration with some of the Republican presidential candidates. But as the musician noted on Twitter, "I'm happier and more productive when I stay positive." The Chili Peppers have been longtime supporters of Bernie Sanders, going so far as to headline a benefit...

House Speaker says he's helpless on voting rights

Speaker Paul Ryan says he agrees with Democrats on improving voting rights. He's just not willing to do anything to help them.

'Obamacare' enrollment points to continued success

Republicans used to get a good laugh mocking Affordable Care Act enrollment totals. As of yesterday, the right apparently isn't laughing anymore.

'Budding alliance' hopes to change GOP race before it's too late

Jeb Bush and Chris Christie have begun an informal partnership, intended to save their careers and undermine Marco Rubio.

Bernie Sanders is too old

In Thursday’s Democratic town hall, Anderson Cooper raised an issue about Bernie Sanders that Hillary Clinton, for obvious reasons, has not: his age. The Vermont senator will be 75 this year, which means he would be the oldest person ever to enter the White House. Ronald Reagan, who currently holds...

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and feminist fits

After months of polls, pontification and fevered speculation, the Iowa caucuses — and with them, the first official votes of the 2016 presidential primary — are finally in America's taillights. The biggest loser, at least according to conventional wisdom, might be Donald Trump, who came in second...

DisConnect NC: Why the Bond is no longer worthy of support

6 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

There's no meat in this shepherd's pie: The Connect NC bond allocates $1.3 billion or 66 percent of the $2 billion bond issue to universities and community colleges, reflecting Gov. Pat McCrory’s commitment to education. The bond issue...Show More Summary

The First Rule Of Hillary And Bernie Fight Club Is MOMMY AND DADDY, STOP FIGHTING!

Thursday night’s Democratic debate was fun! As usual, it featured grown-ups saying brain thoughts to each other, as opposed to the poo-flinging zoo creatures on the crowded GOP debate stage. But this time the grown-ups’ faces got all red and the brain thoughts were GRRRRR. And, of course, the fight started over which candidate’s “progressive”

Privatization Causes Poverty, Senate Cafeteria Workers' Story Continues

Our government has been on a privatization binge for some time. Things that We the People used to just do federally or through state and local governments were closed down and private corporations were hired to do those things instead. Show More Summary

A Gracious Moment At The New Hampshire Dem Debate

I know the media loves to clip up and blow up the battles between candidates when they are debating, ( I do too) but it was nice to see a kind moment between Bernie and Hillary when Chuck Todd, for some reason asked Hillary a question that was very insulting to Bernie Sanders. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson joins race for Baltimore mayor

Leading Off: ? Baltimore, MD Mayor: On Wednesday, literally minutes before candidate filing closed, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson entered the crowded Democratic primary to become mayor of Baltimore. Mckesson gained prominence during the Ferguson protests in 2014, and he's utilized social media to get his message out. Show More Summary

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