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Chris Christie's $300m Pension Proposal Broke State Anti-Corruption Laws
Researchers Tie Almost 100 Recent Murders to White Nationalist Site Stormfront
Guantánamo judge to CIA: Disclose ‘black site’ details to USS Cole defense lawyers
Harry Reid Calls Bundy Supporters 'Domestic Terrorists'
Obamacare Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million in Remarkable Turnaround
Virginia High Court Rules Deniers Have No Right to Climate Scientists’ Emails

Analysis ►  The Dishonorable Andrew Cuomo Meets the Hedge Fund / Charter School Zombies
• New Jersey Woman Sues Over '8THEIST' License Plate
• State Department to Delay Keystone XL Pipeline Decision After November 2014
• MORE: Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught on Tape in Homophobic Tirade
• US freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpile
• Danish media: Rasmussen had a recorder when he met with Putin in '02
• VA Governor McAuliffe Will Automatically Restore Voting Rights for All Virginians with a Drug Record
• CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend 'enhanced interrogation'
• Residents demand compensation from BP as oil continues washing up on Louisiana beaches
• Al Franken Calls on Netflix to Oppose Comcast Merger
• Bernie Sanders Continues to Hammer Kochs for Extreme Libertarian Agenda
• Actuaries confirm CBO predictions of only modest premium increases under Obamacare
• Lap Dancers, the CIA, Pay-offs, and BP’s Deepwater Horizon
• Texas seizes polygamist group’s secluded ranch
• Beau Biden plans 2016 run for governor in Delaware
• Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying
• What? Run on Democratic accomplishments to rally the base? Crazy!
• John Edwards Returns to Practicing Law
• Congress Criticizes IRS Failure to Audit Most Big Partnerships
• New York is the latest domino to fall on road to disempowering the Electoral College
• The Tea Party Radio Network: Million Dollar Ad-Hoc Funding

Analysis ►  GOP's Old Ploy: Tag President Obama as the Race Baiter

There Is An Epidemic of Republicans Plagiarizing from Rand Paul | Watch this! ►  SD-Sen: Democrat Rick Weiland Channels Johnny Cash, George McGovern And Elizabeth Warren | WI-Gov: Little-Known Democrat Tries to Unseat Scott Walker | RNC: We're Not Moving on from ObamaCare | Establishment bites back: Chamber of Commerce fights tea party in Senate races | G.O.P. Discovers Useful Voter Outreach Tool: Gun Sweepstakes | Why Is Pelosi Allowing Steve Israel to Gratuitously Screw Over Working Families in Southwest Michigan? | Sebelius Says She’s Not Interested in Senate Run | NC-Sen: Tea Party candidate scrubs conspiracy website, then plagiarizes his positions on issues from Justin Amash | GOP’s new class of jokers: Meet the “rising stars” of the dumbest rebrand ever | Hillary Clinton Faces Challenge in Shaping Legacy for Campaign | Watch this! ►  Analysis ►  Rachel Maddow: Kentucky Democrats forced Rand Paul into a corner by rejecting ‘LBJ law’ | Analysis ►  Why Chris Christie Should NOT Be President

Why Has Obama's Approval Rating Among Latinos Fallen 20 Points Since Election Night? | Republicans marginalized again in poll about income inequality

Analysis ►  Political Attack Ads, Often Negative, Try Instead to Accentuate the Positive | Montana GOP Congressional Candidate Shoots Down Drone in Campaign Ad

Who are the Koch Brothers and What do They Want? | Cliven Bundy, the John Birch Society, and Koch Industries: Yes, They Are Ideologically Tied Together | Boats 'N Hoes PAC Shut Down After Criticism of Its Name

Elizabeth Warren Book Is a Liberal Call to Arms That Rips Tea Party 'Magical Thinking' | Analysis ►  Who is Eric Cantor's intellectual mentor? Ayn Rand? Milton Friedman? Nope. It's the Queen of mean, Ann Coulter | Joe Manchin backs law firm accused of concealing black lung medical evidence | Wingnut TX Rep Wants to Halt Holder's Salary Over 'Fast And Furious' Witch Hunt

NC-Sen: Teawing candidate Greg Brannon is what's wrong with the Republican Party

Hawaii lawmakers to revoke police permission to have sex with prostitutes | Minimum Wage Hike Has Hawaii Lawmakers at Odds | Mississippi GOP shocked—shocked!—to find neo-Confederates in its ranks | New Mexico Governor Susanna Martinez, in Her Own Words | Jerry Brown Steps Up Efforts for Rainy Day Fund in Constitution | South Carolina Mayor with a History of Anti-Gay Remarks Fires City’s First Openly Gay Police Chief | SC Gov. Nikki Haley faces Facebook fracas over appointee’s alleged atheism | These States Are Most Likely to Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have a Happier 4/20 in 2015? | Basil Paterson, New York Political Leader, Dies at 87 | Analysis ►  Bill de Blasio’s Great Experiment | TN Says Yes to Free Higher-Education Tuition for incoming Freshmen

Analysis ►  The plot to overthrow FDR: How the New Deal sent conservatives into a rage | Chelsea Clinton announces: I'm pregnant

Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme | Another Navy Official Charged in Bribery Scheme | Judge: Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can't keep filings from prosecutors | Now two 'Kissing Congressman' staffers have lost their jobs—both women | The New Jersey Legislature panel investigating Bridgegate may compel Christie to talk | Department of Interior Asked to Investigate ALEC Bills in Wake of Bundy Ranch Standoff

And So It Begins: 'Chelsea's Pregnancy Was a Forced Hillary Campaign Ploy'

Illinois Agency Sticks Up for the Long-Term Unemployed | Arby’s worker challenges Florida Republican over minimum wage: ‘Take a walk in my shoes’ | NYC Is Considering a $15 Minimum Wage

Ukraine: separatists refuse to end occupation despite Geneva agreement | Pro-Russian militia members killed in attempt to storm Ukrainian military base

Opinion ►  We are not #BostonStrong: Stop turning tragedies into slogans!

Illinois cops seize computers and cell phones in search for Twitter account mocking mayor | Putin Tells NSA Leaker Snowden There’s No Mass Surveillance in Russia

9/11 military court adjourns trial until June amid FBI spying probe | U.S. Tribe Looks to International Court for Justice

FBI Abruptly Walks Out on Senate Briefing After Being Asked How 'Insider Threat' Program Avoids Whistleblowers

Big 'Duck Dynasty' music and faith jamboree cancelled due to low ticket sales | Hate Group Threatens to Sue TPM for Calling it a "Hate Group" | Analysis ►  The myth of a liberal media is officially dead | Court Declares That, Yes, Bloggers Are Media | Non-Profit Goes to War with ABC News Over Pulitzer | WSJ Sold on Ineffective And Potentially Unconstitutional Surveillance of American Muslims | Number of Right Wing Radio Hosts on Wingnut Welfare Expands

Fox Champions Bundy Supporters Who Threatened Violence Against Federal Agents | Heather Digby Parton on Dick Morris, a horrible wingnut pundit whose "popular vote" hysteria is laughable | Fox News' demented poster boy | New Fox Show Tarnished By Panelist's False Reporting on IRS | Watch this! ►  Outrageous Tea Party Bigot Allen West Attacks Muslim-Americans on Fox News | More on the Fox Effect, Bigot Cultivation Edition | Greta Van Susteren Fires Back at Jay Carney Over Fox News Comments | Cliven Bundy Cries to Fox After Harry Reid Calls Him a Domestic Terrorist | Fox News 'Legal Analysts' Say Cliven Bundy on Wrong Side of the Law | Fox Panel Debates Whether GOP Inmates Are Running the Asylum | The Bizarro World's greatest pundit strikes again | Sharyl Attkisson Keeps Peddling Hollow 'Liberal Media Bias' Claim

Analysis ►  Rush Limbaugh's meltdown over Stephen Colbert's jump to Letterman's spot paints him as a host running on empty

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Stuck Without Work Thanks to Bad Luck | 11 Things That Are Weirdly Missing in Hawaii… And What They Can Teach You | Analysis ►  You'd just better hope that wealthy elites want the same things you want

Analysis ►  The GOP should have gone RTL instead of NRA. Bad call. | Half of Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws, But Many Question Their Effectiveness | Gabrielle Giffords Pens Anti-Gun Column One Year After Senate Blocked Background Checks Bill | Analysis ►  Guns Make Domestic Violence Deadlier

“A self-fulfilling conflict of interest”: Charter schools, testing mania, and Arne Duncan | Teacher accused of racial slur fired by Fairfield, OH board | Gil Voigt, Ohio Teacher, Fired After Telling Student 'We Don't Need Another Black President' | Something About This Michelle Obama Graduation Speech Has Parents Angry | "Drunken frat boy rapist" business model creates problems for Dartmouth | The Education Being Provided to This Group of Students Is Absolutely 'Inadequate,' Says Study

Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows | E-Cigarettes: Worse Than Regular Cigarettes? | Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction | Bill Clinton Sought GOP Support for Health Care

Connecticut Takes a Step Closer to Keep Fracking Wastewater Out of the State

Heartbleed’s grim lesson: America’s cybersecurity is a joke

Klan on Shooter: He's No Klansman | Analysis ►  Cliven Bundy syndrome: Why Christian conservatives think they’re above the law | Frazier Glenn Miller’s ties to a 1987 triple slaying: Did the feds protect a killer? | Mayor not anti-Semite, Just Thinks Jews Destroying America

Texas Women Just Lost Access to Another Abortion Clinic


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