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  • MSNBC Says Its Contract With Contributor Rula Jebreal Ended Last Month

    23 July 2014, 3:48 pm by: Tom Kludt

    MSNBC finally responded Wednesday to Rula Jebreal's claims that she's been shunned by network brass following her criticism of its coverage of the current conflict in Gaza, telling TPM in a statement that the Palestinian journalist voluntarily ended her…
  • Good Times in Small Business

    23 July 2014, 2:56 pm by: Josh Marshall

    We hear a lot about how small businesses have to navigate all sorts of cumbersome government regulations to stay afloat. And I can attest to numerous cases where we have to deal with regulations that I fully support but could be much more efficiently managed…
  • Hate Group Chief: 'Illegals' Worse Than Al Qaeda Terrorist Attack (AUDIO)

    23 July 2014, 2:47 pm by: Caitlin MacNeal

    Anti-immigrant activist William Gheen this month said that the increase of undocumented immigrants crossing the border into the U.S. is more dangerous than an al Qaeda attack.…
  • Rebel Leader: Separatists Possessed Type Of Missile Used In Plane Attack

    23 July 2014, 2:39 pm by: Dylan Scott

    A Ukrainian rebel leader told Reuters in an interview published on Wednesday that pro-Russian separatists possessed the type of missile system that U.S. officials say shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.…
  • Sarah Palin: I'm Sure Glad I Turned Down That Cameo On 'True Blood'

    23 July 2014, 2:36 pm by: Catherine Thompson

    Sarah Palin gloated Tuesday that she had once turned down a cameo on HBO's "True Blood," the vampire drama that recently angered Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) by airing an episode that featured a fictional, blood-soaked GOP fundraiser. Read More →
  • NYT: Cuomo's Office Scuttled Investigations Into His Political Allies

    23 July 2014, 2:23 pm by: Dylan Scott

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and his office stymied investigations into political allies and associates being undertaken by an independent commission that Cuomo created to stop public corruption, the New York Times reported on Wednesday after a three-month…
  • Oh Good Grief, People!

    23 July 2014, 1:59 pm by: Josh Marshall

    Texas 'Open Carry' activists hold event at Dealey Plaza, site of the Kennedy Assassination. Watch.
  • Watch: Open Carry Activists Hold Event at Dealey Plaza, Site of Kennedy Assassination

    23 July 2014, 1:54 pm by: Catherine Thompson

    A group of open carry gun activists who protested Saturday at Dealey Plaza in Dallas filmed a bizarre, more-than-10-minute video of their demonstration and posted it to YouTube. Read More →
  • The Other White Meat

    23 July 2014, 1:49 pm by: Josh Marshall

    President Elect of National Pork Producers Council arrested trying to bring a handgun into the Capitol building.
  • Pork Lobbyist Arrested For Allegedly Trying to Bring Gun Into U.S. Capitol

    23 July 2014, 1:39 pm by: Luke Barnes

    For the second time in less than a week, police arrested a man on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to bring a pistol into a building at the U.S. Capitol, according to Roll Call.…
  • Sheriff's Office Believes Suspect In String Of California Shootings Is Dead

    23 July 2014, 1:01 pm by: Caitlin MacNeal

    The Riverside County, Calif. sheriff's department found a body believed to be the suspect in multiple shootings in California, NBC Southern California reported.…
  • Michele Bachmann: Why Isn't Anyone Speculating That I'll Run For President?

    23 July 2014, 12:42 pm by: Nicole Lafond

    Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said Tuesday "there's a chance" she may run again for President in 2016 and she wonders why no one in the media has been speculating about it.…
  • Dem Rep. Mocks C-SPAN Caller's Conspiracies: Watch 'Less Fox News' (VIDEO)

    23 July 2014, 12:38 pm by: Caitlin MacNeal

    Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) on Wednesday put a C-SPAN caller in his place after he asked the congressman to defend President Obama from a laundry list of scandals coveted by conservatives.…
  • Fox Hosts Gin Up Outrage Over 'Stranded Illegals' Calling 911 In Spanish (VIDEO)

    23 July 2014, 12:21 pm by: Catherine Thompson

    The hosts of "Fox & Friends" tried to generate outrage Wednesday morning over "stranded illegals" who they said are bombarding Texas authorities with 911 calls in Spanish. Read More →
  • Big Deal

    23 July 2014, 12:15 pm by: Josh Marshall

    A new review of data by the Department of Labor shows that states which hiked their minimum wages experienced higher job growth in 2014 than those that did not. Read More →
  • States That Raised Minimum Wage Saw Faster Job Growth So Far In 2014

    23 July 2014, 12:03 pm by: Caitlin MacNeal

    States with higher minimum wages saw faster job growth in the first six months of 2014 than states that have not raised their wages, according to an analysis by the Associated Press.…
  • AR-15 and Body Armor

    23 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Josh Marshall

    Man with body armor and an AR-15 on the loose in Riverside - already shot a Sheriff and implicated in two murders.
  • Man On Loose With Body Armor, AR-15 May Be Tied To Multiple CA Shootings

    23 July 2014, 11:47 am by: Catherine Thompson

    Police were searching for at least one suspect who was wearing body armor and carrying a semi-automatic rifle after a Riverside County, Calif. sheriff's deputy was shot on Tuesday afternoon. Read More →
  • 'Artificially Cramped'

    23 July 2014, 11:42 am by: David Kurtz

    Nicholas Bagley on why yesterday's DC Circuit ruling invalidating Obamacare tax credits was so misguided.
  • Veteran Says He Was Locked Inside Clinic By VA

    23 July 2014, 11:18 am by: AP

    DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran's Administration. Read More →

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