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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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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?

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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?

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Republican conspiracy theory: Obama plans to bring Ebola patients into U.S.

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Republicans try to undercut Maine Democrats by boosting independent Eliot Cutler

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

You usually don't find much agreement between two rival political campaigns, but both Democrats and Republicans acknowledge two things about the Maine gubernatorial race: The contest is tight, and the supporters of left-leaning independent Eliot Cutler will decide if Republican Gov. Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: The GOP airs a desperate spot against Charlie Crist

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off: • FL-Gov: Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are close in most polls, but you wouldn't know it from this Republican Party of Florida ad. The spot features Crist being asked about donations he received from strip club owners, with Crist saying he won't return it. Show More Summary

The definitive discography of police protest songs with videos and lyrics

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Below you will find a definitive list of police protest songs from 1964 until today. As unlisted songs are identified or produced, we will add to this list. Detailed annotations are forthcoming. Many brilliant and painful songs, which...Show More Summary

The RNC is out with a new ad designed to make America wet its pants

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Republican National Committee has a VERY SCARY new ad up attempting to "nationalize" the election, which is shorthand for making you forget that the Republican candidate running in your state or district has been making an ass of...Show More Summary

Meet The Only South Dakota Senate Candidate Who’s Not Afraid To Oppose The Keystone Pipeline

Weiland has vocally opposed the pipeline for economic, energy security and environmental reasons—a stance many politicians have been afraid to take, especially in energy-dominated states like South Dakota. The post Meet The Only South Dakota Senate Candidate Who’s Not Afraid To Oppose The Keystone Pipeline appeared first on ThinkProgress.

GOP Senate Hopeful: "Less Than 2,000" Women Sued My Company For Pay Discrimination

David Perdue, a former CEO and the Republican nominee for Senate in Georgia, has a lady problem—at least according to recent polls, which show Democrat Michelle Nunn ahead with women voters in this toss-up election. In a Sunday night...Show More Summary

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