Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media. Show More Summary
The man behind it all, Ridley Scott, has finally spilled the goods on the question BLADE RUNNER fans have long argued: Is Harrison Ford’s replicant-hunting Rick Deckard a replicant himself? Okay, I’m only going to tell you guys this once so listen up. Show More Summary
In the middle of the night, Genesis Rodriguez struggles to breathe. The 20-year-old's life-long battle with asthma often wakes her from sleep. As a Miami resident without health insurance, she faces alarming health and financial risks. Show More Summary
The Republican-controlled house in Michigan passed drug testing for welfare recipients, while a Florida judge smacked down Gov. Rick Scott. Again.
Alt Text: Charles Laurence Rick Perry would risk looking a wimp just when he needs Republicans to back him for the White House Column Charles Laurence Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:53am New York - This Wednesday, Texas plans to carry...Show More Summary
Death penalty opponents, conservative Republican judges, mental health organizations, and Ron Paul have all asked Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) and the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole to grant clemency for Scott Panetti, a mentally ill convict scheduled to die Wednesday. Show More Summary
Spoilers for this week's mid-season finale of The Walking Dead follow.Last night’s crushing mid-season finale of The Walking Dead saw the welcome demise of Dawn, the tragic demise of Beth, and left Rick and Company in a state of hopelessness. In the wake of all that misery, we spoke with showrunner... More »
Ridley Scott reveals that Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard enters in the third act of the follow-up to 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner."
The sister of Scott Panetti, a paranoid schizophrenic set to be executed by the state of Texas on Dec. 3 for the murder of two people, has pleaded with Gov. Rick Perry to commute his sentence to life in prison. Victoria Panetti has said...Show More Summary
Gov. Rick Scott The uninsured working poor of Florida are now officially abandoned by their Republican leaders. One Republican, state Sen. Joe Negron, had championed some form of Medicaid expansion for the state, and even got Gov. Rick Scott to halfheartedly endorse the idea. Show More Summary
Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, Florida’s Rick Scott, and Maine’s Paul LePage were all vulnerable -- and they all triumphed anyway.
OK, all governors of Texas and putative presidential candidates who think they can easily escape prosecution through the clever exploitation of a convenient loophole, please take one step forward. Not so fast there, Goodhair. This court concludes tha...
Over 50 Evangelical leaders have signed a joint letter warning Texas Governor Rick Perry that the planned execution of severely mentally ill man Scott Panetti, who has been convicted of murder, and has said he believes he is battling Satan, would "cross a moral line."
That’s because medical marijuana is more popular, duh! Although Florida didn’t quite rouse enough young voters to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, support for the measure was much greater than Republican opposition hoped. In fact, total votes for medical marijuana outnumbered the total votes cast for Republican Gov. Rick Scott by a half-million votes. So [...]
Although Florida didn't quite rouse enough young voters to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes, support for the measure was much greater than Republican opposition hoped. In fact, total votes for medical marijuana outnumbered the total votes cast for Republican Gov. Rick Scott by a half-million votes. So why did the measure still fail to pass? According…
Republican Rick Scott won the Florida midterm election for governor, but 51.8% of voters did not want him. Democrat Gina Raimondo was elected governor of Rhode Island, despite 59.2% of voters choosing someone else. What is up with the math of the midterms?
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, foreground, campaigns for Florida Governor Rick Scott, left rear, during a stop at the Jacaranda Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Plantation, Florida. O n Tuesday, Republicans won big in races for offices at all levels of government. Show More Summary
Of all the election results this week perhaps none is more stupefying than Rick Scott being reelected as Governor in Florida. His criminal behavior before taking office and anti Florida policies while at the Capital should have been enough to disqualify him for consideration for a second term. But voters in “Flor-i-duh” did just that. [...]
"For this particular election cycle, Governor Rick Scott was clearly the better choice for Florida as a whole. What is important to us is ensuring that the LGBT community as well as everyone in general, has the opportunity to find jobs,...Show More Summary
Chances are many of you haven't heard about this race, since most of the attention over the last 12 hours has been rightfully focused on congressional and gubernatorial clusterfucks, from Mitch McConnell to Rick Scott, with way too many others in between. Show More Summary