Okay, Rihanna, Dimon, and Hillary are truly an odd combination. And I'm not referring to some kind of very strange fundraising event trio, but to a new video inspired by the divide in the Democratic Party, and in our country, over how we should view the titans on Wall Street. Show More Summary
The White House and the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department claim President Barack Obama and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius held “countless” one-on-one private meetings to work together on Obamacare. They have, however, stonewalled...Show More Summary
When I interrupted the president's speech to ask him to stop separating our immigrant families, Santiago Garcia-Leco was in his second week of custody at the El Paso Detention Center. He turned himself over to the Border Patrol, hoping to be detained, so that he could find cases of asylum seekers stuck inside the inhumane immigration prison. Show More Summary
Janet Mefferd, among right-wing talk radio's most rabid promoters of homophobia, endorsed Jamaica's anti-sodomy law, falsely suggesting that it was essential to combatting the spread of HIV. On the December 17 edition of The Janet Mefferd...Show More Summary
The first year of a president’s second term is supposed to be a time of continuity, but 2013 gave politicians, pundits, and the public plenty of fresh -- and often chaotic -- drama. By the end of the year, President Barack Obama, the Republican Party, and the U.S. Congress …
In January of 2009, Eli Lilly settled a case with the Department of Justice (DOJ) for 1.415 billion dollars, for improper off-label promotion of Zyprexa, a drug approved for treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This is the fourth largest pharmaceutical company settlement with the DOJ in US history.
Mark Z. Barabak on Jerry Brown and that he’s not ruling out a 2016 bid. Hillary Clinton tweeted against cuts to jobless benefits and food stamps, just ahead of yesterday’s cloture vote on the budget. “What happens to kids in families cut from unemployment insura …
What were you listening to in 2013?
Just a week before young adults return home for the end of year holidays, Organizing for America is debuting a video imploring parents to interrupt their time with their children to promote the benefits of Obamacare in a last-ditch attempt to ease millennial dissatisfaction with President Obama. Show More Summary
We’ve all likely encountered people who talk on their cell phones in public, or (gasp) done it ourselves at some point. Admittedly, sometimes it’s almost unavoidable at a place like an airport where you might be trying to coordinate the
Johnny Weir – Poker Face by frutty87 (h/t commentor Felinious Wench) Via commentor LAMH36: The White House delivered a strong message of opposition to Russia’s anti-gay laws Tuesday with the announcement of its delegation to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. Show More Summary
Polar sea ice increased 50% over last year, growing from 6,000 to 9,000 cubic kilometers when compared to the same period in 2012. Moreover, this year’s multi-year ice is 30 cm thicker than last year, and scientists claim that thick, multi-year ice indicates healthy Arctic sea-ice cover. Show More Summary
I just got off the Senate floor where we voted to clear a key procedural hurdle of the Bipartisan Budget Act. I spoke about why this bill is so important, and now I need your help urging your Senators to vote for final passage to prevent...Show More Summary
Congress’ to-do list for 2014… But first, Senate holds cloture vote on budget deal at 10:00 am ET… How does the administration ultimately respond to yesterday’s court ruling on the NSA?... Obama sits down with tech executives at 10:45 am ET… Scott …
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) tops Hillary Clinton (D) 45%-40% in Iowa in a hypothetical 2016 matchup, according to a Quinnipiac poll. But there’s a long time until 2016. Maggie Haberman looks at the political cost of Chris Christie’s bridge story. Stu Rothenberg …
Prominent American painter and philanthropist George W. Bush—the post-aughts iteration of the former United States President—has managed a resurgence as a beloved personality and even online "hipster icon." So warns Vanity Fair, asking with dread how a man so "uncool" could be so popular with young people. Show More Summary
It’s hardly a surprise that the coalition of social-justice groups that held a press conference in Washington, DC, on December 10 had no influence on the latest lurch into austerity.
(CNN) - An advocacy group that is encouraging former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts to launch a Republican challenge next year in neighboring New Hampshire against Sen. Jean Shaheen is going up with a new TV commercial criticizing the Democrat for her support of the federal healthcare law. Ending Spending tells CNN that its TV […]
Reports of gunfire. Thousands seeking shelter. A president addressing the nation. From all the reports, it appears that something is happening in South Sudan but precisely what and why remains unclear. The post What You Need To Know About South Sudan’s Murky, Uncertain ‘Coup Attempt’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In 2008 Barack Obama promised AIPAC attendees that he would not divide Jerusalem. It looks like this was a lie, too. Obama’s plan for Jerusalem will likely divide the city and allow Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan to have a … Continue reading ?