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During a recent congressional hearing, Rep. Steve King of Iowa underestimated what scientists know about the relationship between farming p [...]

If you’re going to talk about energy in the United States, you might as well do it in North Dakota. The western part of the [...]

Reversing months of comments to the contrary, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) now says he plans to attend the Republican National Conventio [...]

Abortion Opponents’ Creepy New Tactic: Invade Women’s Cellphones

A new investigation by Rewire, a reproductive health news service, shows that anti-abortion groups are moving beyond their time-honored approaches of picketing clinics and shouting at women: Now they’re going digital, thanks to a technology known as mobile geofencing that can be use [...]

BISMARCK, N.D. — Donald Trump says that he would “love” to debate Bernie Sanders ahead of the June 7 California primary, as long as m [...]

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump plans to appear in the District on Sunday to show support for the annual Rol [...]

The Supreme Court is Considering a Case on How a Bankrupt Trump Casino Screwed Workers

At its weekly conference today, the US Supreme Court will consider whether to hear a case that involves the latest installment in the story of Donald Trump’s failed Atlantic City casino empire and the efforts of hotel workers to recover some of their health and pension benefits from [...]

DC Republicans plead for Rubio to come back and save his Senate seat from a horde of weak candidates

It seems that even Marco Rubio’s humiliating presidential campaign, which culminated in his 46-27 loss to Donald Trump in the Florida GOP primary, couldn’t destroy the myth of Marco Rubio. On Thursday, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn publicly called on Rubio to seek re-election to the Se [...]

The big questions left in the Democratic presidential race are when Bernie Sanders will exit the contest and, relatedly, what he  [...]

The big questions left in the Democratic presidential race are when Bernie Sanders will exit the contest and, relatedly, what he  [...]

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The best that can be said of Full Metal Jacket is that there are traces of Stanley Kubrick in it. This, obviously, is also the worst that can be said of it. Kubrick’s new film, his first in eight years, is about the Vietnam War. After years of preparation in the hands of a man celebrated  [...]

BISMARCK, N.D. — Donald Trump said Thursday that unless any new information surfaces, the 1993 death of then-White House deputy couns [...]

Donald Trump Says He’ll Debate Bernie Sanders for "Women’s Health Issues"

Ever on a magnanimous streak, Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday afternoon that he “would love to debate” Bernie Sanders, but would only do so if the televised broadcast could raise $10 to $15 million for a charity. The GOP presumptive nominee, who on the same day seized [...]

Trump Repeatedly Refuses To Say If He Still Supports Muslim Ban

“We’re going to be looking at a lot of things,” Trump said. “We’ll see what happens.” The post Trump Repeatedly Refuses To Say If He Still Supports Muslim Ban appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : Trump Repeatedly Refuses To Say If He Still Su [...]

Well, maybe. April saw sales of 619,000 new single-family homes. This is starting to get very close to the average from 1980-2001, before t [...]

Daily Caller breaks year’s biggest story: Barack Obama is within 1,096 feet of bein’ a Muslim

Every once in a while, a story comes along that I feel completely unqualified to make fun of. A story whose inherent stupidity would seem to require a response above my pay grade; one that could only be properly addressed by digging up Mark Twain or putting a few thousand volts through th [...]

What’s Whitewater? If you’re 40 or older, you’d probably say that it was a flubbed real estate investment the C [...]

More questions raised about OPM’s response to breaches of background, personnel records

A year after the government disclosed that personal information on millions of current and former federal employees and others had been stolen from two Office of Personnel Management databases, auditors remain skeptical of OPM’s steps to shut the cyber barn door. “We continue to believe t [...]

Midday open thread: U-Turn Utah to fight effort to sell public land; bishops make anti-gay video

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is In line at the ladies’ room: • Daily Kos is 14 years old today:  “Remember when in the darkest hours following 9-11, Bush hid in the cornfields of Nebraska? Well, as our fearless leader now admits, “I was trying to get out of harm’ [...]

LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton campaigned in Nevada — a general election battleground state — on Thursday and called for unity in th [...]