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(TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images) Remember how upset you ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 04:33 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
Hating Citizens United is easy. Overturning it is much more difficult, but that’s not stopping some intrepid legislators from trying. The hurdle is high: You may remember, from your middle-school ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
According to a poll by Gallup half the people in Illinois, Maryland, and Connecticut want to get the hell out. http://www.vox.com/2014/4/30/5668588/illinois-connecticut-maryland-gallup-interstate-...
by ban nock
Comment Count 145 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 04:39 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
"My whole body is burning." These were Michael Lee Wilson's last words as he was being executed in Oklahoma on January 9 -- the result of a controversial mix of untested drugs. Now Oklahoma is ...
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 02:21 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Back by popular demand, here is my analysis on the top three most likely State Senate Seats to flip in November! Hope you'll all enjoy! Democrats currently hold 15 seats in the 33-seat Senate ...
by BlueSasha
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 03:38 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
What I really like about corporate skullduggery is that at least it's usually done with big numbers, as in billions of dollars. Nothing on the cheap (except, of course, when it comes to paying ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 97 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
Ed week has an informative article this week on the 2014 elections and how that can affect education policy including common core implementation, A-F ratings for schools, and charter school ...
by Desert Rose
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 06:52 AM PST with 6 Recommends
As reported at PR Watch - The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which has secretly lobbied for the adoption of its corporate-backed bills and tracked them for years, is likely ...
by Nick Surgey
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 32 Recommends
It wasn't Congress that passed them, of course. It was states like Kentucky where every resident is required to take a bath at least once a year and it's illegal to keep ice cream in your back pocket.
by maxfolger
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jan 02, 2014 at 06:08 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The anti-gay Wrong (I'm never going to refer to them as the Right again) often argues that allowing same sex marriage will inevitably lead to bestiality. They have used horses, dogs, and a box ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 04:13 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Were you disgusted stores forcing their workers to work on Thanksgiving and Christmas? Karl Gehring, Denver Post file photo Here's how we push back: paid holidays! It's a travesty that the US ...
by scott jones
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 27, 2013 at 07:21 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Reframing “Obamacare” Now by Susan C. Strong The administration’s decision to adopt the Right’s “Obamacare” frame for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been incomprehensible for a long ...
by SusanCStrong
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 07:57 AM PST with 0 Recommends
2012 saw the highest percentage of uncontested state legislature elections in the last 10 years. This is not good for democracy.
by wtayscue
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 04:17 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Hey everyone, I'm introducing a new webcomic called "Politics and Physics." The comic will focus on science jokes, politics and why the right-wing is crazy, and everything in between. As a college ...
by alexforgue
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The glitches that are occurring on the federal insurance-exchange website are big news now. They are not, in general, occurring on the state exchanges. That means that when your local paper ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 08:27 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Your help sought for a smaller American corporation that has a very real ethical dilemma that involves the Koch Brothers' American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
by Brian Ross
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 06:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sorry, Texas. We only have love for you and we know one day you'll turn blue. Maybe it was all that secession talk from your hare-brained governor. But look at it this way... at least you don't have ...
by Jason Hackman
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 04:09 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
News from the Plains. All this RED can make you BLUE Please, sirs, may we have some more? by Barry Friedman One in four Oklahomans participated in the federally funded food stamp program for at ...
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 04:00 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
If you qualify for TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] in Missouri, don’t try to use your benefits card at an ATM near a liquor store, a strip joint or a baseball stadium. As of August ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The looming retirement crisis is real and at least some governments—state governments—are ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT with 31 Recommends