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On Radio, Gardner Says He Thinks Gorsuch Wrote about Roe v. Wade

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.04.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Asked by a conservative talk-radio host whether U.S. Senators have private discussions with U.S Supreme Court nominees about cases like Roe v. Wade, U...

The Truth About The Massive New Study That Has Captivated Anti-LGBT Groups

ThinkProgress | James Nichols | Posted 08.26.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-LGBT conservative outlets have been abuzz this week about a new report that seems suspiciously designed to make it look like those who oppose LGB...

New Book Reveals Koch Brothers Paid Firm Run by Former NYPD Chief to Smear Journalist

Steve Horn | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Steve Horn

The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.

Ted Cruz: Black Lives Matter 'Literally' Celebrates Dead Cops

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said the Black Lives Matter movement embraces the murder of police officers at a campaign stop in Iowa on Wednesday. “If you...

ThinkProgress Staffers Unionize With Writers Guild Of America, East

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media

The editorial staff of the progressive news site ThinkProgress has joined the Writers Guild of America, East, making it the latest in a string of Web-...

Inside The Growing Anti-Rape Technology Industry

ThinkProgress | Posted 09.10.2014 | College

Two weeks ago, a new nail polish that promised to detect date rape drugs took the media by storm. The product, developed by four male college students...

About Honesty in Women's Health...

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Fran Moreland Johns

A small victory for reproductive justice: Google recently removed deceptive "crisis pregnancy centers" ads that come up when users look for abortion services.

GOP Rep. Sees Physically Fit People Using Food Stamps, Suspects Fraud

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) told a horror story to his constituents during a town hall in Welch, Okla., on Thursday. In a video ...

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh in

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Inglis's point of view about getting rid of all energy subsidies has hit a supportive chord with many. Yet others in the Republican Party consistently continue to define climate change as an elitist hoax, junk science with a lack of evidence, or part of God's plan.

Do-Nothing Congress Gives Inertia a Bad Name

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you want to see why the public approval rating of Congress is down in the sub-arctic range all you have to do is take a quick look at how the House and Senate pay worship at the altar of corporations, banks and other special interests at the expense of public need.

BuyPartisan Consensus: ExxonMobil Donates $260,000 to Obama Inauguration

Steve Horn | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics say it's more of the same out of an Obama Administration that in the first term had a cozy relationship with corporate patrons.

Michael Calderone

Inside The 2012 Twitter-Fueled News Cycle | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Pierre Prosper, a foreign policy adviser to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama Thursda...

Call It the Reagan Rule

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama should take his own advice and publicly rename the idea the "Reagan Rule" -- and then run a television ad explaining why to the country.

Think Again: The Long March of Patrick J. Buchanan

Eric Alterman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Since virtually all of the mainstream media -- and even former President Bill Clinton -- considers that station to be a liberal analogue to Fox, how is it that MSNBC has this extreme right-wing culture warrior to cut loose in the first place?

Dear Rick Santorum: Whose Family? Whose Values?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I agree with Santorum et al. that the American family is indeed under attack. The question is: By whom?

PolitiFact and the Limits of Fact-Checking

Dan Kennedy | Posted 02.12.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Perhaps the biggest lie of all is that fact-checking can act as some sort of short-cut to the truth.

Best Koch Brothers TV Expose Yet: Al Jazeera -- People and Power (VIDEO)

Kert Davies | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Kert Davies

"People and Power" on Al Jazeera has been working for months on the Koch Brothers expose. It premiered last night and is the best TV story of the Kochs thus far.

David Koch: "There's Some Extremists" in the Tea Party, but Mostly "Normal People Like Us"

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan DeMelle

Yes folks, David Koch is just a normal person, like us. In fact he's exactly like all the other "normal people" with an estimated worth of $21.5 billion.

What Would China Pay to Make John Boehner Speaker and to Give the GOP Power Again?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Communist China knows who its friends are -- and it goes beyond just Ron Johnson who loves the Chinese slave labor model so much that he seems likely ...

Climate Skeptic Pat Michaels Admits 40 Percent of His Funding Comes From Oil Industry

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Notorious climate skeptic Pat Michaels of the CATO Institute finally admitted openly on CNN this weekend that 40 percent of his funding comes from -- wait for it -- Big Oil.

Why Fox News Rejected our Clean Energy Ad

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Allen Smith

There's nothing confusing about the link between oil and terrorist funding. The only confusing thing is why Fox News would reject an ad that calls to defund our enemies by finding new sources of energy.

ThinkProgress Confronts Jesse Watters, O'Reilly Ambusher (VIDEO)

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Members of ThinkProgress attended the Values Voters Summit in Washington, DC today. While we were there, we happened to see Fox News producer Jesse Wa...

Bill O'Reilly's 'Ambush Journalism' in 87 Seconds

John Amato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Amato

We've highlighted many instances where Bill O'Reilly's producers harass and attack journalists, whistleblowers, judges, politicians, and bloggers who do not share Bill O'Reilly's political views.