Stories by Luke Brinker

Luke Brinker is Salon's deputy politics editor. Follow him on Twitter at @LukeBrinker. subscribe to Luke Brinker's feed

Posted on: May 6, 2015, Source: Salon

Chloe Hough, whose "tip" to Kansas' ultraconservative governor went viral, dishes.

Posted on: May 5, 2015, Source: Salon

Chloe Hough sparked a viral sensation when she wrote "Tip the schools" on GOP Kansas governor's receipt.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2015, Source: Salon

This disgraceful ultimatum should be remembered especially now that Rubio has declared he is running.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2015, Source: Salon

Kansas continues to bleed revenue.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: Salon

Many Americans have only the "right to scrounge" for their survival.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2015, Source: Salon

NY Mag report depicts a network riven by personality clashes and editorial disagreements.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2015, Source: Salon

The State Senate has passed a measure that could punish teachers who share "harmful" material.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Salon

The former mayor was and always will be a race baiter.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2015, Source: Salon

NPR reports that Brokaw raised concerns well before Williams' exaggerations came to light.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: Salon

The former governor wears his state's uninsured rate as a badge of honor.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: Salon

Potential presidential candidate says marriage equality should be a "state decision"

Posted on: Jan 2, 2015, Source: Salon

Climate deniers, anti-abortionists and gun nuts, yikes!

Posted on: Dec 13, 2014, Source: Salon

Outgoing Texas governor isn't sweating his state's sorry statistics on inequality.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014, Source: Salon

This politician has attacked Jews, women, Martin Luther King and gay men in his writings.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2014, Source: Salon

The journalist Rula Jabreal explains her heated debate with Maher -- and the "dangerous" impact of his ideas.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: Salon

After months of insisting that a 2016 bid is off the table, the Massachusetts senator sounds a different note.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: Salon

The president “has bent over backward to protect corporate profits,” says ex-Reagan administration domestic policy aide Bruce Bartlett

Posted on: Oct 4, 2014, Source: Salon

After racially insensitive video emerges, West Virginia police lieutenant placed on leave.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2014, Source: Salon

Conservative polemicist spared prison time, after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2014, Source: Media Matters for America

News Corp. head tweets 'all Irish' should boycott the iconic stout.