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No stranger to exaggeration, well-coiffed billionaire Donald Trump told an audience at a National Rifle Association event that hi [...]

Up until this point, Sen. Tom Cotton’s (R-Ark.) distaste for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has mostly manifest [...]

I want to make this simple. Here’s what Donald Trump did recently: He pledged $1 million to help veterans. He tried to weasel out of [...]

What Trump And The Billionaire Trying To Destroy Gawker Have In Common (Besides Being Rich)

Whether or not they win, cases like this can bleed news companies dry — which might make them less likely to publish news and criticism in the first place. The post What Trump And The Billionaire Trying To Destroy Gawker Have In Common (Besides Being Rich) appeared first on ThinkPr [...]

Midday open thread: Prosecutors to seek death penalty against Dylann Roof

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is The mysterious Donald Trump: Feds to seek death penalty against Dylann Roof: Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in  [...]

Elizabeth Warren Slams ‘Small, Insecure Money Grubber’ Trump For Profiting Off Housing Crisis

“Donald Trump is worried about helping poor little Wall Street. Let me find the world’s smallest violin to play a sad, sad song.” The post Elizabeth Warren Slams ‘Small, Insecure Money Grubber’ Trump For Profiting Off Housing Crisis appeared first on ThinkPro [...]

Reports that Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel secretly bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media represent [...]

Hillary Clinton Broke Government Transparency Rules While Secretary Of State, Report Finds

“Clinton did not comply with the department’s policies that were implemented in accordance with the Federal Records Act.” The post Hillary Clinton Broke Government Transparency Rules While Secretary Of State, Report Finds appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : Hillary [...]

Almost a decade ago, American news outlets were darn near obsessed with what was described as a distinctly Italian phenomenon. He [...]

Ken Starr Ignores Sexual Misconduct, Praises Bill Clinton

If you want a little background on why Kenneth Starr is having trouble at Baylor University where he has served as president since 2010, the Dallas Morning News recently did a pretty comprehensive piece on the matter. It’s really about how the school has handled allegations of sexua [...]

The politics of Hillary Clinton’s email use as secretary of state will not be budged one inch in any direction by the just-rele [...]

On Tuesday, WaPo’s Dave Fahrenthold got to the bottom of one of the big mysteries of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign [...]

In 2004, Thomas Frank published, “What’s The Matter with Kansas,” a book asking why so many working class and poor  [...]

As Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina inches down in the polls—from a five-point lead in March to a three-point lead now—he’s fin [...]

Tim Fernholz says that this chart shocked him: It’s pretty shocking, all right. We’re allowing our infrastructure to crumble b [...]

LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton will make a new pledge to act on infrastructure in her first 100 days in office, according to a campaig [...]

Meet the Community of Men Who Dress Up Like Dogs in the "Secret World of the Human Pups"

Unbeknownst to many, there is a hidden culture of men who enjoy dressing up and acting like dogs—as in canines, not male jerks—all while their partners in the real world play the role of their disciplined trainers. Thanks to a new television show airing in the United Kingdom,  [...]

One of the two big dominos in the Hillary Clinton email controversy toppled today: The State Department’s Inspector General [...]

Squid, octopus, and cuttlefish populations are booming across the world. These fast-growing, adaptable creatures are perfectly equipped to  [...]