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Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source: Think Progress

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: Apr 4, 2011, Source: Climate Progress

Posted on: Dec 24, 2010, Source: Think Progress

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.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

On his Fox News show, Neil Cavuto claimed the stock market rebound is evidence of a "Bush recovery".

Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Limbaugh, it seems, is a little put off by Beck's enormous viewer base.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

In his speech to the Human Rights Campaign this weekend, President Obama pledged to "end" Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Bachmann once again demonstrated her true love for Fox News.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

This guy's nuttier than a fruitcake.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"I don’t think the Democrats need to be on defense," Rep. Grayson said. "I think we should be on the offense and not the defense, and that’s where I plan to stay."

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

In spite of this statement, Bolton, the former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, stopped short of endorsing the policy's dissolution.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Top GOP figures urge viewers to click on Fox Nation.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Chairman Steele withdraws support for Rep. Kirk over cap-and-trade vote.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

He reiterated his hope that Republicans will vote for his bill by the time a vote comes up

Posted on: Sep 15, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Yesterday, Rep. Steve King, R-IA, began circulating a letter defending Joe Wilson. He went so far as to agree that the Confederate flag should fly in S.C.