Automatic voter registration in California …

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP

California set to automatically register millions of voters | MSNBC California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP >by: Msnbc |10/10/15 06:10 PM—Updated 10/10/15 06:13 PM |RePost: 10/11/2015 2:31:22 AM| In the aftermath of record-low voter turnout in […]




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Nancy Pelosi calls for special House committee on gun violence

Nancy Pelosi calls for special House committee on gun violence | MSNBC >by: Khorri Atkinson|10/03/15 02:03 PM—Updated 10/03/15 02:08 PM |RePost: 10/04/2015 10:50:39 AM| One day after nine people were killed during a rampage at a community college in Oregon — the 45th school shooting this year alone — Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on House Speaker John Boehner to establish a select committee to address gun violence in […]




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Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa.

Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA | MSNBC >By: Steve Benen | 07/10/15 11:20 AM| RePost:07/12/2015 2:21:37 AM | In the three weeks since the mass shooting in Charleston, two notable statewide gun measures have been signed into law. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) scrapped his state’s 48-hour waiting period, and this week in Maine, Gov. Paul LePage (R) got rid of his state’s concealed gun permit requirement. The […]




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Obama’s next attorney general nominate Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, speaks at a press conference on April 28, 2014

Obama to nominate Loretta Lynch for next attorney general | MSNBC >by Irin Carmon| 11/07/14 01:12 PM—Updated 11/08/14 02:44 PM |RePost 11/09/2014 3:25:37 AM| President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, for attorney general to succeed Eric Holder, the White House said Friday evening. If confirmed by the Senate, the low-profile but widely acclaimed prosecutor would be the first black woman to hold the position. RELATED: […]




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Examine: Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’

Alabama congressman perceives a Democratic ‘war on whites’ >by Steve Benen |08/05/14 08:00 AM—Updated 08/05/14 08:09 AM| Weeks in Review posted 08/07/2014| Re-Post 09/01/2014 5:43:53 AM| Ordinarily we might expect to hear talk of a “war on whites” from those on the radical fringes of American society. When the phrase comes from a sitting member of Congress, the rhetoric is far more alarming. Sam Levine reported yesterday: Rep. Mo Brooks […]




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Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong…Exposed

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is greeted by local Republicans before speaking at a gathering for local candidates, Aug. 5, 2014, in Hiawatha, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP

Why the liberal love for Rand Paul is wrong >By Dorian Warren| 08/16/14 11:19 AM—Updated 08/17/14 08:43 AM |Re-Post| Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is no doubt delighting in the liberal love he is receiving for his TIME magazine op-ed on race, policing, and the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri. But I am not one of those easily impressed. Why not? Because he is wrong. “There is no ‘erosion’ of civil rights [for black […]




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