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WATCH: Claire McCaskill Explains Why Trump is too Stupid to be President

WATCH: Claire McCaskill Explains Why Trump is too Stupid to be President

There's is a pretty good reason why Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein are famous. The Washington Post duo were responsible…

4 years ago

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding…

9 years ago

President Obama Bans the Gifting of Some Military-Style Equipment to Police

No more playing war on citizens with federally funded military-style equipment for local police. So says President Obama. Police need…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Flip-Flops And Finally Decides That The Iraq War Was A Bad Idea

On Thursday, Bush finally relented and joined others in the GOP field in admitting that the Iraq War was a…

9 years ago

GOP-Koch Drive To Privatize Rail Service Caused Deadly Amtrak Derailment

The tragic accident was, by all accounts, entirely due to perpetually inadequate funding for the nation's transportation infrastructure; just one…

9 years ago

Obama Plans To Stress Fighting Climate Change During Earth Day Visit To Florida Everglades

President Barack Obama plans to visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday to highlight the urgency of tackling climate change.

9 years ago

While Israelis Terrorize Christians, Evangelicals Accuse Obama Of Persecuting Christ

What the evangelical right never, never ever, talks about is the persecution, barbarism, and hatred targeting Christians at the hands…

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton Defends Same-Sex Marriage As A Constitutional Right

Hillary Clinton hopes the Supreme Court will come down on the side of same-sex couples being guaranteed the constitutional right…

9 years ago

Republicans Offer No Plan To Deal With Iran Other Than Spouting Saber-Rattling Rhetoric

The Republican presidential contenders offer no alternative policy for dealing with Iran other than saber-rattling rhetoric.

9 years ago

More Bad News For Republicans As President Obama Sets A New Job Growth Record

Well, this is awkward for Republicans. The Obama economy has set yet another job growth record in the private sector.

9 years ago

GOP Solicits Obamacare “Horror Stories” But Gets Bombarded With Positive ACA Testimonials

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers solicited Obamacare "horror stories" on Facebook, but instead got bombarded with positive ACA testimonials.

9 years ago

Humiliating Home State Poll Numbers For Jeb Bush As He Trails Hillary Clinton in Florida

Even if they put Jeb Bush at the top of the ticket, Republicans are in obvious danger of losing Florida…

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Proves Ayatollah Right – America Is Disintegrating in Madness

Republicans have actively worked for the collapse of the political system (government) entirely. Now, the machinations of the Republicans have…

9 years ago

Iran’s Foreign Minister Schools GOP Traitors on Constitution and International Law

The Iranian may know the Constitution and international law better than the treasonous 47, but it seems he does not…

9 years ago

President Obama Acknowledges Ferguson’s Racist Police Practices Not An “Isolated Incident”

In a Friday morning interview, President Obama made it clear that Ferguson, Missouri's racist police practices are not unique.

9 years ago

Rudy Giuliani, The Crazy Uncle Face Of The New Republican Party

Seems like every time you turn around these days there's another crazy Republican uncle doing and saying the kind of…

9 years ago

Marco Rubio Flip Flops On Immigration Reform, Recasts Himself As Border Hawk At CPAC

Friday morning, at CPAC, Senator Rubio told an audience that he had learned that his previous support for immigration reform…

9 years ago

It’s Time We Believed Elizabeth Warren. She’s Not Running. And That’s OK

Warren is not running. It is not going to happen, and I think it's time to accept that fact.

9 years ago

Chris Christie’s Hopes Dashed As His Popularity Sinks To New Low

A Rutgers University-Eagleton Poll shows New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie sinking to new depths of unpopularity

9 years ago

Morning Joe Wants Obama To Send More Troops To Fight ISIL Than Were Used In Vietnam War

During Thursday's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that…

9 years ago

GOP Congressman Distorts Obama Speech, Says President Defends ISIL

In a speech where President Obama condemned ISIS as a "death cult", Congressman Fleming interprets Obama's words to be supportive…

9 years ago

President Obama’s Economy Continues To Surge As 257,000 Jobs Added In January

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's jobs report and, as has been the case for some time…

9 years ago

Obama Stands Firm On Protecting Social Security In 2016 Budget

Republicans hope to create a social security crisis, but President Obama has declared that he has no desire to indulge…

9 years ago

The Republican Passed Keystone Pipeline Bill Violates The Constitution

Every one of the Koch Republicans, and their oily Democratic cohorts, who voted to approve a State Department construction permit…

9 years ago

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Emerges As The Republican Candidate To Fear Most

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker impressed the crowds at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Democrats cannot afford to underestimate him.

9 years ago

Obama’s Brilliant State of the Union Wasted On Stupid Anti-Government Americans

For the past seven years President Barack Obama has delivered prescient State of the Union speeches that should appeal to…

9 years ago

The Facts on President Barack Obama’s Plan for Free Community College

The details of President Barack Obama's proposal to make community college free for the first two years for anyone who…

9 years ago

PolitiFact Busts Mitch McConnell For Trying to Steal President Obama’s Economic Record

"False". This is the harsh ruling PolitiFact had for Mitch McConnell's claim that the economy improved because the GOP won.…

9 years ago

Rudy Giuliani Uses Charlie Hebdo Tragedy To Demand America Become A Police State

During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani used the terrorist attack on…

9 years ago

According to Republicans The 114th Koch Congress Is Focused On Koch Priorities

Republicans are beginning the 114th Congress with the mindset that "nothing is going to get in the way of our…

9 years ago

Bill O’Reilly Agrees With David Duke That Media Is “Sympathetic For The Left” On Race Issues

During Monday night's broadcast of The O'Reilly Factor, host Bill O'Reilly interviewed former KKK leader David Duke regarding the recent…

9 years ago

A Stroke Of Obama’s Pen Will Lift 10.4 Million Workers Into the Middle Class

If the President simply adjusted the salary threshold for inflation since it was last raised in 1975, it would be…

9 years ago

2nd Court Slams Brownback For Underfunding Education To Expedite Kochs’ Tax Cuts

  Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress, Americans should brace themselves for a serious Koch-style assault on revenue…

9 years ago

Fox News Host Makes Unsubstantiated Claim That Obama And Eric Holder Are “Anti-Police”

While guest hosting Fox News' Hannity Monday night, Katie Pavlich said during a panel discussion that President Obama "has a…

9 years ago

President Obama Preserved Women’s Reproductive Rights In Passing the CRomnibus

The recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women's reproductive rights and it…

9 years ago

Sen. Marco Rubio Leads Predictable Republican Whinefest Over Obama’s New Cuba Policy

After President Obama announced a new policy shift with Cuba Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) led the predictable Republican outrage.…

9 years ago

Senate CIA Torture Report Still Protects Bush War Criminals

As one would expect from criminals, many Republicans, George W. Bush, and former Bush administration officials in charge of the…

9 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims President Obama Is Looking To Frame A Cop For “Racial Assassination”

In Limbaugh's mind. Obama, Holder and all the other race hustlers feel that they didn't "get a win" with the…

9 years ago

Fact Sheet from the White House on Obama’s Steps to Strengthen Community Policing

"Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country have highlighted the importance of strong, collaborative relationships between local police…

9 years ago

President Obama Honors the ‘Class and Integrity Chuck Hagel Has Always Represented’

Saying it was Secretary Chuck Hagel's decision to step down as Secretary of Defense, President Obama praised the Republican as…

10 years ago

Watch Live As President Obama Announces Executive Action for Immigration Reform

Live video of President Obama's immigration address to the nation.

10 years ago

Party Of Family Values: Newly Elected GOP Lawmaker Is A Convicted Child Abuser

One election where a Democratic seat was flipped red was Montana's District 32 State House race. The Republican, Gilbert Bruce…

10 years ago

In One Fell Swoop Obama Announces Solar Jobs For 50,000 Veterans and Takes On Climate Change

Since Republicans have relentlessly obstructed jobs programs for America's Veterans, the President took it upon himself to enact the program…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Advocates For Election Rigging By Republicans Controlling The “Voting Mechanism”

Christie may not have the anti-voter credentials of some of his Republican brethren, but he does not support the right…

10 years ago

President Obama Remembers Washington Post Legend Ben Bradlee Upon His Death

President Obama, who honored Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013, issued a statement in memory of the…

10 years ago

Hypocrite Ted “Government Shutdown” Cruz Whines That The Government Should Be Doing More on Ebola

The man who shut down the government in an effort to stop funding to Obamacare/access to affordable healthcare is now…

10 years ago

Republicans Proven Wrong As Under Obama The Deficit Falls Below the 40 Year Average

The Treasury Department announced that the 2014 deficit as a percentage of GDP has reached its smallest point since 2007,…

10 years ago

Lace ‘Em Up: Why Neo-Conservatives Are So Anxious To Put Boots On The Ground

Republicans are itching to bring in ground troops against ISIS. The reason stems from an incessant desire to prove American…

10 years ago

Racist Fox Troll Claims African Ebola Patients Will Seek Out ‘Witch Doctors’ For Treatment

During a segment on Fox News' Outnumbered Thursday, the network's favorite little racist troll, Andrea Tantaros, claimed Africans traveling to…

10 years ago

With Nothing To Run On Republicans Blow Religious Dog Whistles

Republicans are big on dog whistle politics, particularly going into a midterm election where they have no apparent agenda to…

10 years ago

No Time Like The Present: Why Historical Midterm Voting Patterns Could Mean A November Upset

Midterms tend to be viewed, both individually and in the eyes of media pundits, as a referendum on the sitting…

10 years ago

Newt Gingrich Backtracks After Stupidly Complaining About Something Obama Didn’t Say

Former Speaker of the House and current conservative pundit Newt Gingrich took to Twitter Tuesday morning to whine about President…

10 years ago

Jon Stewart Highlights Joe Scarborough’s Hypocrisy Over His Complaints About Hillary Clinton

After showing Scarborough ranting about Mrs. Clinton's book tour and making appearances in early primary states while not announcing her…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Wants President Obama Impeached For Following A Law Passed By Republicans

In an 'exclusive' article for Breitbart.com, the former half-term Governor of Alaska wrote that the President needs to be removed…

10 years ago

Thanks, Obama! Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since September 2008

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released June's jobs report on Thursday. The report was released a day earlier than normal…

10 years ago

Fox News Contributor Moronically States That Obama Is Using World Cup As A Distraction

During Thursday's airing of Fox News' Outnumbered, the network's resident psychiatrist, Dr. Keith Ablow, amazingly claimed that President Obama is…

10 years ago

The Reality Is That There Is No Difference Between Republican and Tea Party Candidates

One would be hard-pressed to find any difference whatsoever between Republicans and their teabagger cohort except their willingness to openly…

10 years ago

President Obama Shows Republicans What Real Family Values Are All About

President Obama fired up the crowd today at the Working Families Summit in DC to advocate support and flexibility for…

10 years ago

Obama Says Women Are Smarter Which Is Why They Are More Likely to Vote Democrat

During his remarks at the White House Summit on Working Families, President Obama joked that women are more likely to…

10 years ago

President Obama Compares Neocon Strategy In Middle East To Playing ‘Whack-A-Mole’

Mika Brzezinski on MSNBC's Morning Joe was able to score an interview with President Obama that aired on Monday morning.…

10 years ago

Obama: ‘I try every day to be the husband & father my family didn’t have when I was young’

President Obama talked about real family values in his weekly address, saying, "For Michelle & our girls, I try every…

10 years ago

The Silence Would Be Deafening If Obama Tasked Neocons With Finding Solutions In Iraq

How would the neocons respond if President Obama told them they were solely in charge of coming up with solutions…

10 years ago

GOP Congressman Flip-Flops On Bergdahl and Swift Boats Him During Fox News Interview

During an interview with Megyn Kelly of The Kelly File Wednesday night, Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-CA) managed a nice…

10 years ago

General Eric Shinseki Does The Right Thing And Steps Down As Head Of VA

Late Friday morning, President Obama announced that he'd accepted the resignation of retired four-star general and Secretary of Veterans Affairs…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Claims That She Is the Real Victim In Karl Rove’s Attack On Hillary Clinton

Well, I think we all knew this was coming, in one degree or another. Former half-term Governor of Alaska and…

10 years ago

Racist Police Commissioner Who Called President Obama The N-Word Has Resigned

CNN is reporting that Robert Copeland, a police commissioner in New Hampshire who unapologetically used a racial slur when referring…

10 years ago

Did A Police Commissioner Really Call Obama The N-Word? Yes, And He’s Proud Of It!

On Thursday evening, the town of Wolfeboro, NH held a town meeting to discuss the words and actions of its…

10 years ago

President Obama Makes Unintentional Joke by Mentioning Brains and This Congress Together

Somehow President Obama managed to say this without twitching, "It is a no brainier for Congress to do what it…

10 years ago

Morning Joe Defends Marco Rubio’s Climate Change Denial And Compares Science With Religion

During a discussion of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Monday morning, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough defended Rubio's position on…

10 years ago

Marco Rubio Whines About Stimulus Five Years Later But Still Has No Ideas To Speak Of

Monday marked the fifth anniversary of President Obama's stimulus package that helped pull the nation out of the worst recession…

10 years ago

A Presidents’ Day Examination Of the Monumental Hurdles that President Obama Has Overcome

Instead of waxing philosophically on the achievements of past presidents, it is worthwhile to take stock of the current President…

10 years ago

CNN Sucks Up To Rand Paul by Pushing a Conservative Website’s Hillary Clinton Hit Piece

CNN.com posted a story in their political section on Monday detailing a story that ran on a very conservative website…

10 years ago

It Is Absurd To Have Republicans In Congress Who Intend to Do Absolutely Nothing

It is getting absurd to have Republicans serving in Congress when they have no intention of doing the work the…

10 years ago

Obama Smacks Down Republicans’ False Accusations that He’s Being a Dictator

President Barack Obama explained why and what he is doing with his executive pen to help foster an environment of…

10 years ago

The Big Dog Bites Mitch: Bill Clinton to Campaign for Kentucky’s Alison Grimes

Signaling that they think Kentucky is winnable, Democrats are making President Bill Clinton's first 2014 stop to campaign for Alison…

10 years ago

Unemployment Rate Continues To Improve With Absolutely No Help From Republicans

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's jobs numbers and there was good, mediocre and bad news all mixed in…

10 years ago

GOP May Refuse To Believe It But CBO Shows That Budget Deficits Continue to Shrink

On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office released a report discussing the economy and budget. The report showed that the deficit…

10 years ago

President Obama Hard At Work Providing Retirement Security For Working Americans

On Wednesday, President Obama sent out a memorandum directing the Treasury Department to develop a new retirement savings security for…

10 years ago

Obama Does Right By Federal Contractors and Raises Their Minimum Wage To $10.10 An Hour

Just ahead of his State of the Union address where he will push for Congress to raise the minimum wage…

10 years ago

Bill O’Reilly’s Obama Interview Before Super Bowl Will Hardly Be ‘Fair And Balanced’

Fox announced on Thursday that Fox News talk-show host Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama before the Super Bowl…

10 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Says Obama Is a Dictator Because His Flag Was Too Big At NSA Speech

When discussing President Obama's NSA speech held earlier in the day. Limbaugh commented on the size of the American flags…

10 years ago

DSCC Sees Huge Fundraising Gains in November Due to President Obama’s Help

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee released their fundraising numbers in November and they were nothing short of sensational. For the…

10 years ago

USA Today/Pew Poll Shows Democrats With Advantage in 2014 Elections

A new poll released on Friday by USA Today and Pew Research shows that voters prefer Democrats to Republicans in…

10 years ago

Anti-Apartheid Icon Nelson Mandela Passes Away Today At 95

Former South African President and anti-apartheid hero Neslon Mandela passed away on Thursday at the age of 95.

10 years ago

Republicans Freak Out as Healthcare.gov Gets Nearly a Million Hits on Monday

At his press conference on Monday afternoon, White House Press Secretary confirmed that over 375,000 people visited the federal health…

10 years ago

Obama Speaks Bluntly and Honestly About How Republicans Have Damaged America

It appears they have pushed the President too far and punished the people too severely, because he is finally speaking…

11 years ago

When Pressed Conservatives Can’t Name One Reality Based Example of Obama Tyranny

It is noteworthy that regardless the cries of tyranny, conservative and libertarian devotees never cite one example that could be…

11 years ago

Obama Can’t Fix Congress’ Monsanto Giveaway with an Executive Order

The House used the sequester crisis to slip the Monstanto Protection Act into a short term spending measure. Activists are…

11 years ago

Paul Ryan Lies In Order to Give The Wealthiest Americans a 15% Tax Cut

Paul Ryan is lying to justify inflicting more pain on the American people for the sheer joy of giving the…

11 years ago

Confused Republican ‘Wacko Bird’ Amash Pecks Back at John McCain

After John McCain called GOP Rep Amash a 'wacko bird', Amash accused McCain of coming up with that while having…

11 years ago

It’s a BFD: Obama Renews Biden’s Violence Against Women Act After GOP Obstruction

President Obama said today while signing the Violence Against Women Act, "I promise you this - not just as your…

11 years ago

Obama Delivers the Devastating Truth: Republicans are Intentionally Killing the Recovery

The President is right to tell Americans the devastating truth; Republicans are deliberately punishing people and reversing economic recovery.

11 years ago

Skeet Birthers Freak Out Over President Obama Shooting Picture

Conservatives freak out over the President's skeet shooting photo, falling right into the President's trap. Again.

11 years ago

President Obama Warns Congress to Start Putting Country Ahead of Politics

President Obama urged a balanced approach to the upcoming budget talks, but warned that Congress (read: Republicans) needs to start…

11 years ago

White House Drives the NRA Crazy by Releasing Photo of Obama Shooting a Gun

The President punched the NRA in their lobbyist mouth by releasing a photo of Obama skeet shooting.

11 years ago

Obama Rings in His Second Term With Green Politics and a Special Slow Dance

President Obama and First Lady Michell Obama shared a sweet and loving slow dance to Jennifer Hudson's version of Al…

11 years ago

Obama’s Address Was a Rejection of Every Aspect of Conservative Ideology

If one analyzes the President's speech carefully, every aspect he touched on was contrary to conservative ideology, and none more…

11 years ago

Full Text of Richard Blanco’s Inaugural Poem ‘One Today’

Today, the Inaugural Poet, Richard Blanco, read his poem 'One Today' at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama…

11 years ago

President Obama Announces Important Drawdown Phase in Afghanistan

This spring, Afghan forces will take the lead for security across the entire country. By next year, our war with…

11 years ago

Statement from the President on the Senate Deal to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

'This agreement will also grow the economy and shrink our deficits in a balanced way - by investing in our…

11 years ago