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Steve Southerland vs. Gwen Graham Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Florida District 2 House of Representatives Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Steve Southerland vs. Gwen Graham U.S. House of Representatives race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus...Show More Summary

In the Time it Takes to Find These Guys on IMDB, You Could Have Voted for Marijuana Legalization

I'm a native New Yorker and I live in Brooklyn. But right now I'm in Portland and I am completely dedicating myself to the state of Oregon. Why? This lovely Pacific Northwestern state has the unique and historic opportunity to legalize...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

Dem Rep: Fort Hood Proved Good Guys With Guns Don't Stop Bad Guys With Guns

During an October 27 Congressional debate Representative Tim Bishop (D-NY-01) said his Republican challenger Lee Zeldin's position that more good guys with guns will stop bad guys with guns was proven wrong at Fort Hood, where Bishop says "there were an awful lot of really, really good guys with guns" yet attacks still occurred. 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

We Laughed. We Cried. We Met Hillary Clinton.

One of the biggest Pillow Talk fans is my dear friend Ben Church. We met as teenagers at Central Piedmont Community College so we could get high school and college credit on our transcripts. As seemingly the only two queer, homeschooled...Show More Summary

It's Ebola, Stupid

They say before you have cancer, you have lots of problems; and after you have cancer, you have just one. This year's election is just like that. Before Ebola, we had minimum wage, immigration, student loans, social security, and equal pay. 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.

Jeanne Shaheen Forgets Testimony That 'Gang of 8' Bill Would Make Illegal Immigration Worse

AMHERST, New Hampshire — On the campaign trail, incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) forgot about all the testimony from federal immigration agents and law enforcement personnel warning Senators not to vote for the “Gang of Eight” bill. Show More Summary

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

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your...Show More Summary

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

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

Democrat State Rep. Mocks Abbott's Disability: He "Just Rolls Around"

AUSTIN, Texas -- Just when the furor was starting to die down over Democrat Wendy Davis' "empty wheelchair" ad attacking her Republican opponent Greg Abbott, a video from a Davis campaign event over the weekend is likely to spark that controversy once again. Show More Summary

Republicans try to undercut Maine Democrats by boosting independent Eliot Cutler

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

GOP Betrays Social Security-Cutting Dems: Who Could've Seen It Coming?

Who could've seen it coming? Progressives could be forgiven for developing something of a Cassandra complex when it comes to the Democratic Party's economic stances. Here's the latest case in point: The Washington Post and Politico have...Show More Summary

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