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Benjamin J. Armbruster is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and at the Center for American Progress. subscribe to Ben Armbruster's feed

Posted on: Jul 15, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Ensign plans to run for re-election in 2012. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell does not seem that excited about it.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Interesting take on that whole checks and balances thing.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The Prime Minister lives in a state of perpetual crisis.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Maybe he should try flying coach.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Powell said Sotomayor is a "gifted" and an "accomplished woman" with "a judicial record that seems to be balanced and tries to follow the law."

Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Zubaydah said he endured “months of suffering and torture” on the false premise that he was an al-Qaeda leader.

Posted on: May 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The U.S. Army discharged National Guard Lt. Daniel Choi because he came out of the closet as a gay man.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Today marks six years since former President Bush launched the invasion of Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Lawyers from up north are going after Bush for his role in authorizing torture.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The Web site for George W. Bush's presidential library foundation is falling behind in online search results for "Bush library."

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The companies' political activities in 2008 "have, in part, yielded them $295.2 billion from the federal government."

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The return of the double-talk express.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

A one-child policy or a provision to help low-income working women reduce health care costs?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Given Kristol's history with the Times, perhaps the Post will do its readers a service and assign an extra fact checker to his work.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

This isn't the first time Limbaugh has thought of bending over and/or grabbing ankles to express his opposition to something.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Nothing stops the neocons from giving bad advice, not even presidential elections.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Tamron Hall slams Kate Obenshain for defending Chip Saltman's controversial Christmas greeting.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Journalist to Bush: "This is a farewell kiss, you dog."

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

Sen. Evan Bayh expects Lieberman to apologize for attacks on Obama in order to keep his committee chairmanship.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2008, Source: ThinkProgress

AIG CEO Edward Liddy should be in jail.