Politics

July 02, 2014

Photos: Street Life in the Traffic Capital of the World
8:00 PM

Pictures from the world's fastest-growing city.

Hobby Lobby Ought to Make Life Harder for Bosses—But, Of Course, It Won't
1:23 PM

The Hobby Lobby ruling is a troubling view into the way the government treats disputes between business owners and everyone else. 

No, the EPA Isn't Waging War on the Fourth of July
But fireworks can do real damage to humans and the environment
12:00 PM

But fireworks can do real damage to humans and the environment.

Don't Put Much Stock in That Poll Calling Obama the Worst President
Bush was the "worst," too
11:03 AM

Quinnipiac ran an identical poll in 2006. Then, Americans chose George W. Bush as the worst modern-day president.

The Last Time the Supreme Court Meddled in Women's Health, It Was a Big Setback for the GOP
10:50 AM

In 1990, Webster v. Reproductive Health Services lifted Democratic fortunes across the country. 

July 01, 2014

Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
8:00 PM

Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.

Paid Family Leave in America Is a Disgrace
But that might finally change

The state of family leave in this country is abysmal. But we are making progress. 

Dmitry Kiselev Is Redefining the Art of Russian Propaganda
Nobody exploits basic human insecurity and fear quite like Putin's favorite TV host
8:00 PM

Nobody exploits basic human insecurity and fear quite like Putin's favorite TV host.

4 Charts Showing the Rift Between Business Republicans and the GOP
8:00 PM

They agree on most issues, but when it comes to corporate power, Wall St. and immigration reform, they're far apart.

Exclusive: A Liberal Organization's Post–Hobby Lobby Battle Plan
A memo from the Center for American Progress details how Democrats should fight back
12:01 PM

A memo from the Center for American Progress details how Democrats should fight back.

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