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Late Late Night FDL: A Serene Salute to Japan

James Coburn and Animal -- A Serene Salute to Japan, from episode 505 of The Muppet Show.

Lorde Is Dropping Song Clues On Instagram Like Some Kind Of Taylor Swift

Her new single, "Yellow Flicker Beat," will be on the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" soundtrack. The post Lorde Is Dropping Song Clues On Instagram Like Some Kind Of Taylor Swift appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mitch McConnell Attacks His Opponent For Answering Yes To: ‘Do You Believe In Climate Change?’

Believe in the reality of climate change? That could be enough to earn an attack from the right. The post Mitch McConnell Attacks His Opponent For Answering Yes To: ‘Do You Believe In Climate Change?’ appeared first on ThinkProgress...

Why Voting Machines Are About To Wreak Havoc On Another Election

A look into why you'll be voting on paper ballots in November instead of on your smartphone. The post Why Voting Machines Are About To Wreak Havoc On Another Election appeared first on ThinkProgress.

GOP Candidate: Mitt Romney's "47 Percent" Remarks Are Even More True Today

A GOP House candidate in Nevada has been caught on tape telling a crowd at a fundraiser that Mitt Romney was right to say that 47 percent of the country mooch off the government. Cresent Hardy, the Republican candidate for Nevada's 4th...Show More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Copperhead Road

Steve Earle and the RocKwiz Orkestra -- Copperhead Road at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2014.

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Cory Gardner shows how to attack and look nice while doing it

Leading Off: • CO-Sen: Republican Cory Gardner characterizes Democratic Sen. Mark Udall as a nice guy, but one who won't fix the Senate. Gardner describes how Udall has a long career in politics, with two cousins serving with him in the Senate (New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall and Utah Republican Mike Lee), and whose dad ran for president. Show More Summary

DNC Launches GOTV Spanish Ad Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC – The Democratic National Committee today launched national and state Spanish language radio ads, the second round of ads in a seven figure national paid media campaign. The first ad, ‘No pierda la oportunidad de votar’...Show More Summary

Eric Holder Stepping Down As Attorney General

Wall Street lawyer turned cabinet secretary Eric Holder is stepping down as Attorney General of the United States. Holder will resign as soon as his successor is confirmed according to National Public Radio which wrote a laudatory piece on Holder that included the news. Those who spoke to NPR told them it was Holder’s decision to leave.

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: The GOP is running a spot in... Oklahoma?!

Leading Off: • OK-Gov: This I didn't expect. The RGA has a spot out in Oklahoma, where Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has generally been seen as safe. The first half ties Democrat Joe Dorman to Obama, while the second part praises Fallin as an effective conservative. A few weeks ago there were some polls showing a closer-than-expected contest. Show More Summary

Late Late Night FDL: Till I Gain Control Again

Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell, Albert Lee (and Roseanne Cash watching) -- Till I Gain Control Again, recorded at CHCH-TV in Hamilton, Canada on Dec. 12, 1983 as part of a series called In Session.

UAE’s First Female Fighter Pilot Led Mission Against ISIS

Major Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, was confirmed to be the leader of the Emirati wing assigned to take part in strikes against ISIS. The post UAE’s First Female Fighter Pilot Led Mission Against ISIS appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Here come the grainy images of terrorists, because the Republicans have nothing left

Dangerously close to self-parody. We already saw Scott Brown proclaim radical Islamic terrorism is going to "cause the collapse of our country." We also laughed at the ham-handed fearmongering of that claim, since it is essentially a...Show More Summary

Insurance Company Pulls Actor Rob Schneider’s Ads Over His Anti-Vaccine Views

Activists pointed out that someone who spreads dangerous information about vaccines isn't an appropriate spokesperson for a company that sells health insurance. The post Insurance Company Pulls Actor Rob Schneider’s Ads Over His Anti-Vaccine Views appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Behind Obama’s U.N. Strategy To Prevent The Next Al-Qaeda

The plan to use the U.N. to help crack down on foreign fighters joining ISIS was months in the making. The post Behind Obama’s U.N. Strategy To Prevent The Next Al-Qaeda appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Is Maine's Governor Running or Fleeing for Office? The race for governor here in Maine is proving to be less Democrat vs. Republican and more Democrat vs. lily-livered coward. Gov. LePage (l) won't debate...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Scott Brown thinks Jeanne Shaheen is vulnerable on ISIS

Leading Off: • NH-Sen: Well, this is interesting timing. Republican Scott Brown decries how Obama and Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen are "confused" about how to protect America from radical Islamic terrorism. The ad is running just as the Obama Administration began bombing ISIS. Show More Summary

DNC Announces 2014 Ad Campaign Targeting Key Constituencies

First Radio Ad, ‘Obstruction’ Features President Obama to Air on African American Radio Stations Nationally WASHINGTON, DC – The Democratic National Committee today announced the first ad in a seven figure national paid media campaign for the fall that will mobilize key constituencies of the Democratic Party to turn out in November’s election. Show More Summary

How To Get Away With Being A Damaged White Man

Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn play Nic Pizzolatto’s Latest Tough Heroes The post How To Get Away With Being A Damaged White Man appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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