Sabrina Corgatelli is spending her summer cruising through South Africa on a big game hunting safari. She is chronicling her campaign on Facebook and recently posted a photo of the
Last Friday, political action committees (PACs) had to file their mid-year reports, and Jeb Bush’s Right to Rise PAC is doing quite well. In all,...
Pundits — bored with the prospect of a Hillary Clinton coronation — have conjectured for months that Joe Biden might run for president, but the vice president has remained on the sidelines. So you’d be right to indulge some skepticism toward the latest round of speculation about Biden running. But let’s consider Biden’s position from […]
The New York Times Magazine cover story by political correspondent Jim Rutenberg, "A Dream Undone -- Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act," is a 10-part, 10,000-word doorstop (issued with the baleful threatShow More Summary
We may need a category named "Why Bother?" for this one, because the guy who's currently in first place in the GOP presidential field because the right wing base loves his outright xenophobia and racism has just fired a staffer for... outright xenophobia and racism. Sam Nunberg allegedly wrote racially...
In the news: President Obama made a historic trip to Kenya this week, and called upon African states to abandon anti-gay discrimination (watch the full speech here). In a speech welcomed by Human Rights Campaign, he urged Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to stop treating people differently based on their sexuality, comparing the effects of this to racial […]
Donald Trumps braggadocio has not regressed his early campaign as many in the media and conservative elites opined after his attack on John McCain's military record. In fact, he's building on his caustic style right before the firstShow More Summary
A couple of days ago Indiana's Department of Health exonerated Planned Parenthood of the spurious right wing charge that they profit from the sale of "baby parts." (To use the deliberately grotesque phrase being endlessly repeated by anti-choice fanatics.) And Planned Parenthood has also been exonerated of these false charges in...
Donald Trump may seem invincible right now but his current run can’t last. Even if the belligerent billionaire and current GOP frontrunner doesn’t implode on the debate stage next week or on the campaign trail next month, the fundamentals...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton didn't waste any time Friday impugning Jeb!'s "Right to Rise" campaign slogan by highlighting his plans to phase out Medicare and repeal Obamacare and his criticisms of a federal minimum wage and affirmative action. Here...Show More Summary
Beijing today defeated Almaty in Kazakhstan to become the 2022 Winter Olympics host, despite its lack of natural snow and concerns raised by human rights campaigners. The Chinese capital emerged victorious on Friday, with 44 votes to 40 in a secret paper ballot, making it the first city to be awarded both the winter and summer games. Show More Summary
A super-PAC backing Ted Cruz called Keep the Promise II just filed its campaign disclosure, and it stands rather in contrast with the filing this morning from Jeb Bush's super-PAC. Right to Rise, the Bush-backing super-PAC, revealedShow More Summary
Welcome to Trail Guide, your daily tour through the wilds of the 2016 presidential campaign. It's Friday and this is what we're watching: Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't mention Jeb Bush by name but warned black activists not to trust Republicans' campaign promises She spoke at the Urban League,...
CCAR Slams Deceptive Media Campaign and Congressional Calls to Defund Planned Parenthood, Urges Members to call Congress in Support of Choice Ahead of Possible Senate Vote New York, N.Y. – July 30, 2015 –The Central Conference of...Show More Summary
Joanna Krupa, model and star of The Real Housewives of Miami, has recently pulled out all the stops—AKA her boobs and vagina—for a campaign against SeaWorld. It’s so good to finally be able to laugh about orca captivity, right?! Thanks, PETA! Read more...
Welcome to the only show (that we know of) hosted by someone who has worked on the campaigns of two indicted sitting Members of Congress! Listen LIVE, right here at 9:00 AM ET! Or click this link to listen through your own media player. Kagro...Show More Summary
There’s plenty in the news cycle this week about AFL star Adam Goodes. Or should that be indigenous star? Or maybe Australian of the Year, AFL legend and Aboriginal rights campaigner Adam Goodes. After all, I don’t want to offend. Or even worse, appear racist. Either way, I’m of the opinion the man is always playing the victim. He’s called [...]
Calvin Klein is already known for its steamy campaigns featuring everyone from Kendall Jenner to Justin Bieber, but its latest puts a whole new spin on sexy. Sure, there is plenty of underwear involved in the Fall/Winter 2015 ads (because where would we be without #MyCalvins)? But there is some seriously steamy Internet intrigue involved, too. Show More Summary
Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act.
Jim Rutenberg cover story for NYT magazine. … Continue reading ?