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  • 13th Body Pulled From Snow In Everest Avalanche

    19 April 2014, 7:01 pm by: BINAJ GURUBACHARYA

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's…
  • Greenwald Expected Pulitzer Committee To Recognize Snowden Reporting 'One Way Or Another'

    19 April 2014, 5:10 pm by: Tom Kludt

    Glenn Greenwald said he expected his reporting on the National Security Agency's global surveillance programs to be recognized by the Pulitzer committee. He just wasn't sure how. Read More →
  • Paper or Pixel?

    19 April 2014, 4:15 pm by: Josh Marshall

    I've just launched a discussion in The Hive (sub req) about the transformation from reading paper books to digital books. Baffling as it is to me, since for decades I was not only a voracious reader but a devotee of the physical book itself, I made the…
  • Ted Cruz: Thanks, Obama

    19 April 2014, 4:07 pm by: Tom Kludt

    Ted Cruz's career in Washington has been defined thus far by his efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature legislation. On Friday, after the Texas senator's own bill was signed into law by Obama, Cruz thanked a president he's attacked repeatedly. Read…
  • 'Grandma Hillary' Coverage Brings Out The Sexism

    19 April 2014, 1:54 pm by: Tom Kludt

    CNN's Jake Tapper echoed a complaint on Friday that's been brought up quite a bit throughout the incessant and at times ridiculous coverage of Hillary Clinton's newfound grandmother-to-be status. Read More →
  • New Comments System

    19 April 2014, 1:36 pm by: Josh Marshall

    It would be an understatement to say our tech team is truly gratified by the positive response (both numerically and in words) to our new comment system. So thank you. This is especially the case since initial reactions to significant changes on website with…
  • Montana Democrats Feud In U.S. Senate Race

    19 April 2014, 12:22 pm by: MATT VOLZ

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being…
  • White House Won't Comment On Petition To Deport Justin Bieber

    19 April 2014, 11:24 am by: JOSH LEDERMAN

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment. Read More →
  • GOP Rep Claims Uninsured Rate Went Up In His State After Obamacare

    19 April 2014, 11:08 am by: Tom Kludt

    Amid news that the country's uninsured rate has fallen to its lowest level in years, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) claimed this week that the opposite is true in his state. Read More →
  • Documents Shed Light On Clinton's 1994 Health Reform Flop

    19 April 2014, 10:37 am by: KEN THOMAS

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. Read More →
  • Michelle Obama's Planned High School Commencement Speech Draws Complaints

    19 April 2014, 10:35 am by: JOHN MILBURN

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. Read…
  • HealthCare.gov Users Told To Change Their Passwords After Heartbleed Review

    19 April 2014, 10:07 am by: JULIE PACE

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding…
  • Bundy Supporter To Hayes: Feds Should Expect Americans To 'Fire Back' (VIDEO)

    19 April 2014, 9:48 am by: Tom Kludt

    A Nevada lawmaker who is showing solidarity with rancher Cliven Bundy told Chris Hayes last night that the federal government should expect Americans to "fire back" in an armed standoff. Read More →
  • Meet The Segway-Riding Activist Who Hopes To Confuse GOP Voters In Paul Ryan Primary

    19 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Daniel Strauss

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)'s primary challenger this time around is unusual, even for a long-shot candidate. His last name is also Ryan -- something he hopes will help him on election day, and he's haunted the Wisconsin state legislature as he rides around on his…
  • A Dead-End for the Dead-Enders

    18 April 2014, 6:40 pm by: Josh Marshall

    I've already explained where we are on the Obamacare policy front. TPM Reader JL does a very good job explaining how the politics of Obamacare changes overnight on November 5th.…
  • GOP Sen: Bundy Ranch Supporters Are 'Patriots,' Not 'Domestic Terrorists'

    18 April 2014, 6:19 pm by: Igor Bobic

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Friday got some public pushback from fellow Nevada Sen. Dean Heller (R) for calling the supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy's standoff "domestic terrorists." Read More →
  • ICYMI

    18 April 2014, 6:14 pm by: Josh Marshall

    In case you missed it, check out my friend David Gelber's first post on the background to the creation of the Years of Living Dangerously series.
  • Conservatives Make A Mockery Of Pollution Study: 'Air Is Racist'

    18 April 2014, 5:50 pm by: Tom Kludt

    A study released this week by the University of Minnesota hit two areas of conservative ridicule: air pollution and racial disparities. Read More →
  • Senate GOPer: Obamacare's 8 Million Sign-Ups 'All Smoke And Mirrors'

    18 April 2014, 4:30 pm by: Dylan Scott

    Add Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) to the growing list of Republicans who aren't buying what the Obama administration is selling on Obamacare enrollment.…
  • Obama Signs Ted Cruz's Bill On Iran

    18 April 2014, 4:24 pm by: Igor Bobic

    President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill blocking admittance to the U.S. by representatives to the United Nations that have "engaged in terrorist activity," such as Hamid Abutalebi, Iran's would-be U.N. ambassador, the Hill reported. Read More →

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