There has never been a wall of separation between Carson the candidate and Carson the author.
Is Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric spurring his supporters to act out? The post Trump Rally Turns Violent As His Supporters Push And Spit On Immigrant Advocates appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"No sane and normal human being would rule against a child of 17 years old using such a sentence. And why? He didn’t shed any blood, he didn’t steal any property," Ali Mohammad al-Nimr's mother said. The post Saudi Arabia Could Behead This 17-Year-Old Boy For Participating In A Protest appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In an otherwise-successful debate, one of the most important issues went without mention.
Ohio Democratic Senate candidate Ted Strickland Leading Off: • OH-Sen: Democrat Ted Strickland has unveiled his quarterly fundraising total, and his haul remains unimpressive. Strickland brought in just $971,000, far less than GOP Sen. Show More Summary
Two hours of policy without offending a single ethnic minority or promising war with Russia. Low bar, but cleared.
Sanders said he would vote "yes" for recreational marijuana legalization in Nevada. The post Clinton And Sanders Detail Starkly Different Views On Recreational Weed appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It's official: The first Democratic presidential debate is not boring. The post This Is What A Real Debate Looks Like: Democrats Face Off On Guns appeared first on ThinkProgress.
C'mon, Jeb!—this is like shooting fish in a barrel. Here's some classic Jebby from today: "It turns out that being on Medicaid isn't necessarily a better deal than being uninsured. For those policy wonks in the crowd, you may want to...Show More Summary
In case you weren't convinced sexism in the workplace is still a thing. The post Women Are Unqualified ‘Emotionally’ To Be President, Famous Rapper Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The incident involved an officer who was present during Sandra Bland's arrest. The post Video Shows Cop Tase Black City Councilman In The Same Town Where Sandra Bland Was Arrested appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"I didn't get mad at Sony. I got mad at myself. I failed as a negotiator because I gave up too early." The post How Jennifer Lawrence Reacted To The News That She Made Less Money Than Her Male Co-Stars appeared first on ThinkProgres...
Matt Bevin has better things to do than show up at his stupid fundraiser Leading Off: • KY-Gov: Here's how the RGA's plan to whip Matt Bevin's campaign into shape is going: He showed up an hour late to a fundraiser that Sens. Mitch McConnell...Show More Summary
Hey, it's another one of those "weekday" things, so it looks like we're going to do a show! We might be done philosophizing about the nature of party politics for now, so maybe we can catch up on the news beyond the headlines a little...Show More Summary
He then clarified, like a squish, that he took "some poetic license" with the joke.
Last week closed on a low note, with Ben Carson taking a good hard look at Holocaust and deciding that it probably wouldn’t have happened if Hitler hadn’t taken the Jews’ guns. And telling the Anti-Defamation League that it was “foolishness” to think otherwise. This idea is unambiguously wrong, and many were quick to tell Carson so. And, as […]
On October 22, 2016, Democratic frontrunner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The supposed scandal has already claimed one scalp—just not hers. Would-have-been House...Show More Summary
"The TPP would cost lives." The post Newly Leaked Trade Agreement Document Raises More Concerns appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Mickey Murphy tells Bobby Jindal to drop down and give him 49 Now this is a great ad. Just drop whatever you're doing and watch this soon-to-be-classic spot from Democratic state Senate candidate Mickey Murphy. Did you watch it yet? No? Why not? OK, I'll summarize. Show More Summary
Here's a sampling of the big ideas the GOP's floating on how to right one of the deadliest problems in America: Donald Trump: "What are you going to do?" Ben Carson: "I would not just stand there and let him shoot me." Jeb Bush: "Stuff happens... Show More Summary