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Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

They just want to play the game the way it was intended: slow and boring.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

And pro-McCarthy documents are just one addition. Other must-know-names: The Heritage Foundation and the Moral Majority.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

From the RNC to Sarah Palin, right-wingers love to tie the conservative movement to King's work.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Only 11 percent believe that DADT makes the military stronger.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

The conference bills itself as "the most prominent Republican event outside of a Republican National Convention."

Posted on: Jan 5, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

According to Paul, Cheney "had his eight years and he’s caused a lot of trouble for our country and he perpetuated a war in Iraq that was unnecessary and wrong-headed."

Posted on: Dec 23, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

But he also has no plans to expand soldiers' access to emergency contraception (Plan B).

Posted on: Dec 21, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Under a new policy enacted by Major Gen. Anthony Cucolo, troops expecting a baby face court martial and possible prison -- and so do the men who made them pregnant.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

D.C. is now the sixth state or region in the country where same-sex marriage is legal.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Limbaugh was surprised when a recent poll showed few women hold a favorable opinion of him. Maybe he should listen to his own show.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

His unconventional tactics are often unusually cruel and sometimes outright racist.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Although the U.S. has not yet taken an official position on the bill, other countries are speaking out.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Doug Hoffman today issued a statement in which he admitted Bill Owens won the NY-23 special election.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

It's making its way onto t-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs, and even teddy bears.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Eager to make a pariah out of the Gap, AFA wrongly accused the organization of not carrying any Christmas items.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

That's a hell of a severance package.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Lieberman calls it a "matter of conscience."

Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

In the middle of his testimony, Andy Hertzberg paused to "take a huge step:" he asked his partner to marry him.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

National Committeeman Bruce Ash delivered this little morsel of cultural insensitivity.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

In 2005, Jamie Leigh Jones’ Halliburton/KBR co-workers gang-raped her while she was working in Baghdad.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

For the conservatives at The Weekly Standard, the story was simply too good to be fact-checked.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

We're shocked -- shocked!

Posted on: Oct 29, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Part of the bill would ensure that insurers in the individual market would no longer treat domestic violence as a pre-existing condition.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Sadly the university is taking a step backward.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Larry Whitten further angered the community by referring to locals as "mountain people" and "potheads who escaped society"

Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Dana Perino claims the White House attack on Fox sets a bad example for "emerging democracies."

Posted on: Oct 23, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

You wondered why he wasn't making a lot of public appearances.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

According to Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-PA), any veteran who cares about climate change is no better than Benedict Arnold.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The costume includes an orange prison jumpsuit with the words "Illegal Alien," a fake "Green Card," and an alien mask

Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"My main concern is for the children," explained the justice of the peace.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

After facing a day of ridicule, the RNC has quietly made some changes to the site.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The newly appointed Supreme Court justice asked more questions in one session than Clarence Thomas has asked over the course of several years.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Their hatred of Obama apparently overpowers their supposed love of country.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Graham also claimed that Beck is "not aligned with any party as far as I can tell. He's aligned with cynicism. And there's always been a market for cynicism."

Posted on: Sep 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

You can chalk pretty much anything up to "cultural factors" -- as long as you're a complete idiot.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"We take these things seriously."

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Bachmann has waged a high-profile campaign against the Census, claiming that the data collected had been used to round up and intern Japanese-Americans in the 1940s.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

No longer restricted by the Bush administration, the Bureau has released data on some 150,000 married same-sex couples.