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Socialism, American Style

Steve Skrovan | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics
Steve Skrovan

The next time an American voter asks Bernie Sanders what he means by "socialism," this is what I would whisper in his ear...

The Race Mongers: Conservative Media's Efforts to Delegitimize Justice for Trayvon Protesters

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Walker Bragman

Breitbart, The Blaze, The New American, etc .,all exist for the sole purpose of helping those on the right get elected without any regard for the division they are causing. It is shameful.

WATCH: Comedian Shuts Down Lena Dunham Critics On Fox

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.30.2013 | Comedy

Comedian Jim Norton was a guest on "Hannity" on Tuesday, and was given an odd task: To defend Lena Dunham's faux-controversial Memorial Day tweet, in ...

Michael Calderone

Romney Woos Conservative Media In Private Meeting | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- In an effort to reach out to conservative media, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and wife Ann met for two hours Wednesday with ...

Conservatives Respond To Welfare Parody Video

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

Editor's Note: A YouTube spokesperson had this to say regarding the removal of the "My EBT" video All videos uploaded to YouTube must comply with o...

Michael McAuliff

Elixir For The Left: GOP Medicare Plans Unite Angry Democrats, Progressives | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party’s endorsement of sharply conservative prescriptions to fix ailing state and federal budgets is threatening to reu...

Conservative Blasts Palin's Possible 2012 Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A conservative columnist whose bonafides include a stint at the National Review and a speechwriting gig for former first lady Nancy Reagan has slammed...

Town Hall Social Media Platform For Politicians Launches | 14 Minutes Ago Jennifer Van Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Twitter and Facebook have become important platforms for politicians and public figures to connect with their constituents and fans. Today Microsoft i...

New Study: Online Congressional Townhall Meetings Can Move Voters

Micah Sifry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Micah Sifry

Using cheap and easily accessible technology, members of Congress can effectively connect with their constituents -- including those are typically more cynical about politics -- and hold serious and valuable discussions.

The Ugly Underbelly of Facebook and Twitter

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael D. Brown

Facebook and Twitter were going to offer me a platform from which I could see and read the opinions and activities of people far and near. But now I oftentimes wonder why I stay online.

Ted Kennedy Booed At Schakowsky Town Hall

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We attended Rep. Jan Schakowsky's health care town hall meeting in Niles last night where over 2,000 people showed up, packing a high school auditoriu...

Bachmann: "Prayer And Fasting" Will Defeat Health Care Reform

Minnesota Independent | Paul Demko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday Rep. Michele Bachmann was part of a star-studded "teletownhall" meeting to discuss health-care reform. The event, billed "Keeping Faith w...

Louisiana Dems File Ethics Complaint Against Vitter

The Hill's Briefing Room | Michael O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The head of the Louisiana Democratic Party filed an ethics complaint against Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on Friday, accusing Vitter of using his taxpaye...

Your Town Hall Screamfest Handbook

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The sad reality is that the current town-hall screamers are being embraced by Republicans not as champions of free speech, but rather as cannon fodder in their fight to block any bill.

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

Lobbyist-Run Group Provides Birther With Talking Points For Town Hall

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, ThinkProgress attended Rep. Tom Perriello's (D-VA) town hall in Ruckersville, Virginia. Inside, many people were holding signs provided by...

Jason Linkins

Townhall's Matt Lewis: Obama "Out Of The Country" In Hawaii (VIDEO) [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, here's the latest worry for President-elect Barack Obama: is it okay that he's in Hawaii?