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Santorum Profits With His Imagined Christian Persecution

Recently, Rick Santorum told the Christian Post that we are possibly one generation away from Christian persecution in America. He made a movie called One Generation Away which I'm sure is bought by Churches for a fee. Santorum encouraged pastors to show this documentary at their churches at a 'special event,' rather than at movie theaters. Show More Summary

ORSen: Kochs drop $200k against Merkley

Even as Monica Wehby circles the drain, the Koch Brothers can't resist one more parting shot before they slither away, via their American Future Fund. AFF is bankrolled by the Koch boys. The two have dropped $200k on a new anti-Merkley ad, because apparently they can't think of anything nice to say about Monica Wehby. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Democrats attack Bob Beauprez for 'falsely exploiting a murder'

Leading Off: • CO-Gov: The DGA jumps on a recent controversial spot run by Republican Bob Beauprez. Here's the background: Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering commuting the death sentence for convicted murderer Nathan Dunlap to life in prison. Show More Summary

Sarah Palin says she might run for office again someday to 'bug the crap' out of liberals

Sarah Palin says she might run for office again. No, that's not really "news," but the rationale she gives for saying so is the most new-conservative thing you've ever heard. [Fox Business host Stuart Varney] asked if the "disgraceful" "hatred level" directed at Palin over the years had "driven her out of politics for good." "No, bless their hearts. Show More Summary

Limbaugh: Harassing Women On The Street Is Just ‘Men Being Polite’

Rush Limbaugh wants to know just “what really is the big deal here” about the woman in the viral video who gets catcalls and propositions as she walks through the streets of Manhattan. “I was expecting some really boorish, sexist, dangerous, I was expecting some real real rotten conduct by guys and and I didn’t [...]

Fox News Is Trying To Kill Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance

Fox News helped turn a bogus story about subpoenas sent to a handful of Houston pastors into a national rallying cry for religious liberty. Now the network is helping promote an event that will pit some of the country's most extremeShow More Summary

Behind The Scenes, Southern Baptists Wrestle With How To Handle Homosexuality In The Modern World

ThinkProgress joined 1,200 Southern Baptist leaders for a conference addressing "The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage." The post Behind The Scenes, Southern Baptists Wrestle With How To Handle Homosexuality In The Modern World appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rush Limbaugh Dismisses Viral Street Harassment Video: ‘It Was Men Being Polite’

"I was expecting some real real rotten conduct by guys and and I didn't see that," Limbaugh stated." The post Rush Limbaugh Dismisses Viral Street Harassment Video: ‘It Was Men Being Polite’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Celebrating one year of the Democratic Women’s Alliance

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since we created the Democratic Women’s Alliance. Over the past 365 days, the DWA engaged with women across the country and armed nearly 400 women with the tools to lead their communities in theShow More Summary

Anti-choice Republican may join renegade New York Senate Democrats—and it looks like they want him

Mark Grisanti By now you probably know that even though Democrats have a majority of seats in New York's state Senate, the chamber is actually controlled by the minority Republicans, along with a band of renegade Democrats known as the Independent Democratic Conference, or IDC. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: NOM and Mitt Romney remind North Carolina that they still exist

Leading Off: • NC-Sen: It's been a while since we've seen too many anti-same-sex marriage ads in a general election, even in red states. But the National Organization of Marriage is quickly running out of reasons to exist, so they're hitting Democratic Sen. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Piles On Obama Over Ebola Response That Is Way Worse Than Bush’s Anthrax Response

Former Florida Governor and possible future Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) has joined the chorus of politicians jumping on the Ebola bandwagon, and trying to run President Obama over with it. Even as controversy continues to swirl around quarantine orders issued by governors from both parties, and political and media figures demand travel restrictions, [...]

For the environment, John Kitzhaber is hands-down the right choice for Governor.

By Doug Moore of Portland, Oregon. Doug is the executive director of the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. The Oregon League of Conservation Voters endorsed Gov. Kitzhaber for re-election because he shares our values, understands our issues, and we know he can deliver on our priorities. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Does Ed Gillespie sound just a tad desperate to you?

Leading Off: • VA-Sen: Republican Ed Gillespie's campaign against Democratic Sen. Mark Warner has not gone incredibly well. Gillespie consistently trails in the polls and doesn't have enough money left to run a statewide ad campaign....Show More Summary

Republicans opposed to dark money? Who knew?

Joni Ernst Republican hypocrisy has gotten to be kind of an old, tired story. But then you come across a headline this this, "Republicans Join Attacks on Big Money," and realize the astonishing depths of their ability to twist the truth,...Show More Summary

The Sad Truth Behind John Wall’s Funny New Shoe Ad

The ad for Wall's new shoes takes us -- and him -- through a "Process" that is all too prevalent for professional athletes. The post The Sad Truth Behind John Wall’s Funny New Shoe Ad appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The People Behind The Viral 2-Minute Video That Perfectly Captures Street Harassment

"I really wanted to show people what it felt like to hear this again, and again, and again in just one day." The post Meet The People Behind The Viral 2-Minute Video That Perfectly Captures Street Harassment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Midday open thread: Ernst says no 'proven proof' of climate change, gasoline prices at 4-year low

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Trust goes bust: Here's a collection of elected Republicans or GOP candidates denying climate change on camera in 2014: Senate candidate Joni Ernst of Iowa says she has not seen "proven proof." If we turn out, we win. Show More Summary

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