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
Shrek -- Thriller and Ten Second Songs -- Thriller in 20 different styles.
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. 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
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 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
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.
"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.
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
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
Bobby 'Boris' Pickett -- Monster Mash or Ian Jensen and Ian Butler -- Monster Hash?
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
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, [...]
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
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
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 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.
"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.
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
The American public doesn't seem to be all that worked up over Ebola, with 70 percent confident the federal government can prevent an outbreak and a majority—54 percent—saying the government is doing a good job now. Well, Republicans just can't have that. Show More Summary