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Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: The Progress Report

Democrats on Capitol Hill are now pushing multiple measures to force a vote on eliminating the tax loopholes piece by piece -- will the GOP continue to shill for Big Oil?

Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: The Progress Report

He has delayed the deployment of National Guard troops, led a crusade to build sand berms thatexperts say won't work, and confused the planning of the spill response.

Posted on: May 20, 2010, Source: The Progress Report

The goal is so ambitious because the crisis of childhood obesity is so grave -- with the current generation of Americans on track to have a shorter lifespan than their parents.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2010, Source: The Progress Report

Three candidates are rumored to sit atop Obama's shortlist to replace Stevens -- will any of them garner a Republican filibuster?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Denialists have taken their rhetoric as far as to have one state rule climate change should be taught as a "debate." Can new efforts for a green economy set things right again?

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: The Progress Report

Her "Dirty Air Act" resolution would threaten the hopes for a clean energy economic recovery for the nation.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

"Dodd's cozy relations with Countrywide and A.I.G. could subject his nomination to a messy confirmation battle."

Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

In the wake of the failed terrorist attempt aboard a Northwest airlines flight on Christmas Day, the right wing is renewing its pleas for more profiling of Muslims.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Of course he also sprinkled some hyperbolic fear-mongering into his speech.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: The Progress Report

There is plenty of reporting to be done in Copenhagen, but instead the media is playing into deniers' conspiracy theories.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Over the weekend, David Petraeus, James Jones, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Biden told various news outlets that 2011 is not a hard deadline for withdrawal.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Who wants to be caught on the wrong side of Beck?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The national security implications of climate change cannot be so easily dismissed.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Fox news makes mistakes?

Posted on: Nov 14, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

This should be some first-class crazy.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Rep. Steve King (R-IA), one of the right wing’s most shameless hate-mongers, has propagated all sorts of baseless attacks on Obama.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Jasen D. Bruce hit the priest in the head with a tire iron, then chased him three blocks.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source: The Progress Report

Yes, Inhofe is behind much of it, but he's only part of the problem.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The government's trying to put you to death, don't you know.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

You've got to see it to believe it.