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  • Here's Time Magazine's Powerful Cover Showing The Ferguson Chaos

    21 August 2014, 9:38 am by: Ahiza Garcia

    The cover of Time magazine's Sept. 1 issue featured a moving image of the continuing unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Read More →
  • Sen. John McCain To NFL's Johnny Manziel: 'Grow Up' (AUDIO)

    21 August 2014, 9:16 am by: Tom Kludt

    John McCain thinks it's time for Cleveland Browns quarterback and former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel to "grow up," but the Arizona senator admitted Wednesday that he had his own share of youthful indiscretions. Read More →
  • Report: Islamic Militants Asked The U.S. To Pay Ransom For Executed Journalist

    21 August 2014, 8:20 am by: Catherine Thompson

    Islamic militants had asked the United States to pay a multi-million dollar ransom for journalist James Foley's release before executing him, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Read More →
  • O'Reilly Cuts Off His Vacation To Rage Against Media Coverage Of Ferguson (VIDEO)

    21 August 2014, 7:13 am by: Catherine Thompson

    Bill O'Reilly was so furious about the way the media was reporting on the situation in Ferguson, Mo. that he left vacation Wednesday night to appear on "The O'Reilly Factor." Read More →
  • Just 6 Arrests Made Overnight After Holder Visits Ferguson

    21 August 2014, 6:29 am by: ALAN SCHER ZAGIER

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race. Read More →
  • Obamacare Is Disappearing As A GOP Weapon In 2014

    21 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Sahil Kapur

    Weeks into Obamacare's disastrous rollout last fall, Democrats' worst nightmares were coming true. The politics were so dreadful that even liberal stalwarts like Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley were endorsing "fixes" to gut key elements of the law. One Democratic…
  • What The Heck Is The 'Revolutionary Communist Party' Doing In Ferguson?

    21 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Dylan Scott

    As if the current clashes in Ferguson, Mo., needed any additional stimuli, a group of habitual revolutionaries has tried to insert itself into the drama. It hasn't gone well, and they've clashed with protesters as well as police, as a short video posted by a…
  • Conservative Group Tries To Revive Barry Goldwater With 'Daisy 2'

    21 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Jason Stanford

    It’s always mushroom clouds with these guys. Secure America Now, a 501c4, has released a sequel of sorts to Lyndon Johnson’s infamous Daisy ad that equated electing Barry Goldwater with nuclear Armageddon. Daisy 2 accuses Barack Obama of “failing” to…
  • Tom Tancredo: Impeach Obama If He Grants Executive 'Amnesty'

    21 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Sahil Kapur

    If President Barack Obama takes unilateral steps to grant "amnesty" to people living in the U.S. illegally, the House of Representatives must impeach him, former Rep. Tom Tancredo told TPM in an interview.…
  • Officials: US Rescue Mission In Syria Failed

    20 August 2014, 6:38 pm by: JULIE PACE

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James Foley, but did not find the hostages, senior Obama administration…
  • Missouri Councilman Explains Racist Facebook Posts: 'I Was A Very Active Republican'

    20 August 2014, 6:17 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    A Republican city councilman in Missouri apologized this week for posting racist messages about President Obama on Facebook, citing his own strong engagement with the Republican Party as the reason behind his actions. Read More →
  • Judge: Justice Dept Must Provide List Of Documents

    20 August 2014, 6:13 pm by: PETE YOST

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. Read More →
  • Joe The Plumber: Hold A Job Fair In Ferguson, Protestors Will 'Scatter Like Cockroaches'

    20 August 2014, 4:46 pm by: Ahiza Garcia

    Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as "Joe the Plumber," took to Facebook on Wednesday to post his thoughts about the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo. and compared the protestors to "cockroaches." Read More →
  • Wendy Davis Proposes Ending Statute Of Limitations For Sexual Assault And Battery

    20 August 2014, 4:41 pm by: Daniel Strauss

    Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Wednesday proposed ending the statute of limitations on sexual assault in Texas. Read More →
  • Bob McDonnell Takes Stand In Corruption Trial

    20 August 2014, 3:56 pm by: Daniel Strauss

    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) took the witness stand in the ongoing corruption trial in federal court, according to The Washington Post. Read More →
  • Marine Killed In Crash Was On His Way Home To Surprise His Brother

    20 August 2014, 3:54 pm by: AP

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school. Read More →
  • ACLU Demands Removal Of Officer Who Told Protestor: 'I Will Kill You'

    20 August 2014, 3:31 pm by: Dylan Scott

    This post has been updated.…
  • Supreme Court Halts Gay Marriage In Virginia

    20 August 2014, 3:16 pm by: Sahil Kapur

    The Supreme Court granted an emergency request on Wednesday to halt gay marriage in Virginia just hours before same-sex couples would have been legally allowed to wed. Read More →
  • Former NFL Referee Says He Deliberately Avoided Redskins Games To Protest Name

    20 August 2014, 3:09 pm by: Tom Kludt

    A longtime NFL referee revealed this week that he staged a silent protest against the Washington Redskins' racially charged nickname, deliberately avoiding the team's games for several years. Read More →
  • Witness Suggested McDonnell Move 'Possibly' Depressed Wife Out Of Mansion

    20 August 2014, 3:05 pm by: Catherine Thompson

    A witness in the federal corruption trial against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife testified Wednesday that he recommended the governor move the potentially depressed first lady out of the Executive Mansion in order to alleviate tensions…

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