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It's The Overused Headline, Stupid

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"It's the economy, stupid" is a phrase that has lived on longer than anyone would have expected.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Donates Again To The Republican Governors Association: $250,000

Think Progress | Lee Fang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In June, Fox News' parent company News Corporation gave a $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association. This evening, IRS disclosures r...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Ad Ties Rand Paul To Chamber's Alleged Tax Fraud (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Picking a fight with the Chamber of Commerce, MoveOn.org is launched a set of statewide television advertisements Thursday, criticizing Senate Republi...

Sam Stein

Progressive Trio Launches Campaign Targeting Conservative Donors, Ad Sponsors

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A coalition of progressive institutions will launch a major new initiative Tuesday designed to push back against, and even dissuade, conservative grou...

Campaign

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Sandra Bullock and a wetlands foundation...

Koch Industries' Unsolicited Emails: More Questions Than Answers

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Is Koch Industries the largest funder of climate science denying organizations in the world and whether that's true or not, what's Koch Industries' position on climate change?

Steve King Grabs Cameraman After Questions On IRS Attack (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) grabbed Think Progress' Victor Zapanta Thursday at a tax day tea party rally and argued with the cameraman, after being ...

BP CEO Tony Hayward (VIDEO): 'I'd Like My Life Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Think Progress caught the latest insensitive comment made by BP CEO Tony Hayward on Sunday regarding the Gulf oil spill. After apologizing for the dis...

Hayworth, Norquist and CPAC: The Republican Fork in the Road on Immigration

Frank Sharry | Posted 02.19.2010 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Does the GOP choose the backward-looking, anti-immigrant route led by Senate candidate J.D. Hayworth, or the path toward real immigration solutions, led by Grover Norquist, who is supporting Hayworth's primary opponent John McCain?

Why the White House Is 100% Right to Challenge Fox News

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

If Fox News rises up to the challenge of confessing their real identity and real purpose, then -- and only then -- should Obama take on that conservative voice in an interview on their air.

Members of Congress Received Fraudulent Letters Paid for by Coal Companies

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

A burst of developments Monday considerably raised the profile of the latest attempt by polluting industries to thwart environmental legislation through fraudulent mailings to Congress.

Rick Scott: Healthcare Profiteer And Anti-Reform Campaigner (VIDEO)

Think Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This Sunday, the front group Conservatives for Patients' Rights will be airing a 30-minute documentary with "horror stories" aimed at chipping away pu...

The Corporate Lobbyists Behind the Tea Parties

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Before any media accepts the idea that the "tea parties" are just a grassroots outpouring of populist sentiment, they ought to take a look behind the curtain.

Corporate Sponsors Won't Stand for Bill O'Reilly's Ambush Journalism

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

Last night, O'Reilly called Think Progress "insects," said Center for American Progress CEO John Podesta was "driving the hate industry," and that blogger Amanda Terkel was "harming a rape victim and her family."

Not Your Mother's Federalism

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Matt Yglesias at Think Progress has a good synopsis of a new Democracy article that both points out the importance of metropolitan regions to the nati...

Do Contraceptives Stimulate the Economy?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

There has been a lot of damage done to family planning funding over the past eight years. However, this may not be the right issue around which to have the battle.

Internet Advocacy Roundup: Golden Pledge Campaign to Protect Social Security

Alan Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Rosenblatt

Some conservatives still want to gamble our Social Security in the stock market.