"You are doing God’s work," Michelle Obama old healthcare enrollees and application counselors in Miami. The Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off today. Gov. Chris Christie (NJ-R) received a standing ovation and Sen. Mitch McConnell (KY-R) brought a gun. The Crimean Parliament voted today to join he Russian Federation. Show More Summary
Maybe Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) should have waited more than an hour after voting down a top voting rights attorney to try to fundraise off her support for voting rights? The post One Hour After Opposing Top Voting Rights Lawyer, Senator Fundraises Off Voting Rights appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Cheers to the District of Columbia Council, which voted today in favor of a measure decriminalizing marijuana possession in the district. Under the new rules, possessing a small amount of marijuana will be a civil, not criminal, offense, punishable by a $25 fine. Show More Summary
(CNN) – The midterm election season officially gets underway Tuesday, as Texas holds the first primary contests of 2014. The voting in the Lone Star State comes eight months to the day before Election Day in November. Here are some things to watch: Tea Party vs. Establishment A top House Republican faces a tea party […]
Unionized container truck drivers at Canada's largest port voted on Saturday to join a strike by their non-unionized colleagues, who walked off the job on Wednesday
The Academy has spoken, and now it's your turn! Jared Leto and Frozen have already won Oscars this evening, but we're wondering if you approve of the winners. Vote, then sound off on who you would have liked to see go home with the statuettes! View Slideshow ›
It is officially the weekend of the 2014 Academy Awards and we want to kick things off by having our readers vote for their favorite films! Leading the pack of nominees this year are Gravity and American Hustle with ten nominations each. 12 Years a Slave follows closely behind with nine nominations. While there is [...]
How does history work? In the technology age, it feels like it doesn’t work at all anymore. Nothing is remembered, as people are off to capture the next memory, the next idea. When it comes to film, we often find that it's either a classic out of the box, or a massive flop. Show More Summary
SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT CONTINUE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW THE RESULTS! America had it’s chance to vote for the first time this season to send someone home on American Idol and now we have the results. The top thirteen contestants performed this week and the bottom three were girls Malaya Watson, MK Nobilette, [...]
Garrett Adelstein had all the qualities of a great Survivor player: Smart, strong and sly. But those elements of his personality quickly fizzled out as he was the second person voted off Survivor: Cagayan — Brains Vs. Brawn Vs. Beauty. The professional poker player, who came across very arrogantly on the premiere episode, admitted his […]
Gotta give Uber and Lyft credit. In addition to providing a great service (and I don't dispute that in most cases the customer experience is clearly superior to that offered by traditional taxis), they've also put together a top-notch...Show More Summary
Last month, self-proclaimed winner and Miami Marlins President David Samson had to do a little “I don’t really give a sht but here ya go…” damage control after people discovered that his profile for the CBS reality series Survivor made it seem like he was bragging about basically tricking Miami-Dade County into footing an outrageous bill for the Marlins’ stadium.
This year on August 17 the people of Alaska will be voting on whether or not to legalize marijuana. On Wednesday Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell officially signed off on the ballot initiative after meeting with the Division of Elections. Earlier this month the Division of Elections found the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol [...]
Today, City Council Members voted to expand the Sick Time Bill, granting about 355,000 more workers paid days off when they are ill. A less expansive bill passed last year requiring paid time off for businesses with 20 or more employees; the expanded bill requires it for businesses with 5 or more employees. [ more › ]
Extending emergency unemployment insurance hasn't fallen off of the Democratic priority list, but beyond that, it's difficult to say much more. Senate Democrats are searching for the 60th vote to renew the aid, which expired in late December, but Republicans continue to make unreasonable demands in exchange for their votes. Show More Summary
Wheel in the sky keeps on turning… So hey, that whole A’stan thing. “Why don’t the poor and stupid love us???” All for defense cuts, but not when they’ll piss people off to vote against us! Save your Confederate currency, boys. President Girlfriend Commie dumbasses 21 gun salute …only when I go there. Mighty white […]
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In case you haven't noticed, Disqus turned off the downvote counter a couple of days ago: "Downvotes are still counted but will no longer display the total number of votes. This action will still be denoted by the voting arrow turning red." No reason is given for the change.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says he expects a much-scrutinized proposal to prohibit snapping the ball until at least 10 seconds run off the 40-second play clock to pass when the NCAA playing rules oversight panel votes on March 6.
For those of you with your images turned off, that’s President Lyndon Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act into law. Martin Luther King, Jr. stands immediately behind him. It is taken as virtual gospel among progressives that Democrats...Show More Summary