We Shall Overcome Voter Suppression: More States Are Making It Easier to Vote

While Republicans in some states remain dedicated to the war on voting, many more states are working to make voting more accessible.

Fact-checking GOP Claims That Tsarnaev Should Be Designated an Enemy Combatant

The Republicans are advocating violating the constitution in their efforts to designate the Boston suspect as an enemy combatant.

Irony: Victims of Gun Violence Subjected to Background Checks by Senate

If you buy a gun, opponents of background checks say it's an invasion of privacy. Speaking in the Gallery of the Senate is another matter.

The Terrorists Didn’t Win: Humanity’s Goodness Still Shines Through at Boston Marathon

The fact that this act represents the worst in humanity is outshined by the people who went into the smoke to help the injured showed us that the best in us still prevails.

Why Recognizing Marriage Equality Shouldn’t be Left to the States

Roger Gorley and Allen Mansell's story shows that being in a socially recognized committed relationship extends way beyond the equivalent of a corporate merger.

Republicans Have Launched 694 Attacks on Women’s Reproductive Rights in 3 Months

Republicans continue to obsess with women's reproductive health, with 694 proposed laws in the first three months of 2013.

Meet The Puppet Master Who’s Turning North Carolina into a Tea Party Utopia

Under the watchful eye of Koch brother friend, Art Pope, North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory, is turning NC into a Tea Party Utopia.

Rand Paul Lies To African Americans By Claiming He Never Opposed the Civil Rights Act

Sending Rand Paul to speak at Howard University was a disaster waiting to happen. First Paul tried (again) to deny that he ever opposed the Civil Rights Act.

Poll: America Wants Congress to Share in the Sacrifice

While Republicans dismiss the President's decision to voluntarily give back 5% of his pay, Americans would like Congress to follow suit.

Cancer Patients Facing Death Thanks to the Republican Sequester

While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.

Jobs Report Proves Obama Correct About The Sequester Killing Jobs

The best thing about the March jobs numbers is they prove that President Obama was right when he said the sequester would stunt job growth.

The Human Costs of the War on Social Security and Medicare

The Chained-CPI amounts to punishing seniors for living longer.

John Yoo Uses the Pretense of Diversity to Defend the Torture Program

Under the pretense of defending diversity, Bush torture policy guru John Yoo came out in favor of a diversity of war criminals.

Republican Outreach: Xenophobia with a Smile

The adverse effect of the GOP's sexist, racist and homophobic attitudes and policies extend beyond the groups most directly affected.

States’ Rights Bites the GOP In the Ass With DOMA’s Bad Day In Court

DOMA's day in court went from bad to worse, when the GOP's favorite argument: states' rights came back to bite them in the ass.

What You Need To Know After the First of Two SCOTUS Marriage Equality Cases

The Supreme Court listened to arguments in the first of two cases considering marriage equality today, and here is what you need to know.

Will Republican Mind Control Succeed? (Humor)

Republicans take on Nancy Pelosi and, to their peril, Hillary Clinton.

Krystal Klear’s Astonishing Response to the Ryan Budget Explained (Satire)

Tea Party Republicans have the answer to their communication problem - mind control over popular and influential liberals - Rachel Maddow and Krystal Klear.

NYPD Officers Testify That Stop and Frisk Targets Racial Minorities

According to testimony by two police officers supported with audio tape evidence, Stop and Frisk targets racial minorities.

In a New Low The NRA is Schilling for War Criminals and Terrorists

While opposing fictional provisions in the Arms Trade Treaty, the NRA becomes a schill for War Criminals and Terrorists.