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Rick Perlstein: The Alt-Right Is Gunning for Anti-Trump Protesters

The proprietor of Being Libertarian, a Facebook community with 438,888 likes, wrote of Berkeley, “This was a riot,” and urged liberals to “BE LOUD” and...

An Incensed John Oliver Slams Donald Trump's Response to Khizr Khan

But apparently he didn't find a lot to lampoon in the speeches of Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic leaders, and so...

Full Transcript: Bill Clinton's Speech at the Democratic Convention

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton told the Democratic convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday that his wife and “best friend,” Hillary Clinton, is the “best darn...

ISIS Releases New Video Outlining 'Structure of the Caliphate'

By Jack Moore On 7/7/16 at 1:16 PM ... Released by the Al-Furqan media wing, the same branch that released the execution videos of U.S.

Why Third-Party Candidates Are Doomed—At Least This Year

Whether it's Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson or conservative writer David French (whom pundit Bill Kristol is reportedly recruiting to run), third party or independent...

Why the UK Government Has Failed the Disabled Community

According to Dr. Simon Duffy of the U.K. Centre for Welfare Reform, in the six years since the Conservative government came to power in 2010...

Inside Donald Trump's Charm Offensive With the GOP Establishment

The American ConservativeRyan, who may harbor aspirations of running for president in 2020 or later, noted that he represents a wing of the conservatives and...

Ted Cruz's Rise and Fall Are Rooted in the 2013 Shutdown

That epic talk-a-thon in which Cruz alternatively quoted Ayn Rand and Dr. Seuss made him a conservative celebrity, as well as the face of what...

How Jerry Brown Quietly Pulled California Back From The Brink

By Alexander Nazaryan On 4/14/16 at 6:02 AM ... If it is true, as New Jersey's hapless chief executive, Chris Christie, claimed, that governors know...

Will David Cameron's Crises Boost Brexit?

“Of course, it is a worry that the anti-Cameron, anti-Europe press will do anything between now and June 23 to disable him and [Chancellor George]...

Review: Miracles From Heaven

Funny thing. Each week people ask me what movie I'll be writing about – when I told them this week that I'd be covering Miracles...

The Man Mapping the Marijuana Genome Is Changing the Weed ...

03_25_weedscientist_05 A Seattle cannabis worker cradles the resin-dusted bud of a strain called Blueberry Cheesecake, a sativa-dominant hybrid. Pot is often ...and more »...

Trump Happens When Conservatives Don't Deliver

Kim Davis, the great gay-marriage refusenik, was feted by Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee and became a conservative hero for refusing to do her government...

Irish Election 2016: Everything You Need To Know

The campaign has already featured the country's political leader Enda Kenny apparently referring to some voters as “whingers” and the publication of a book of...

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Are More Alike Than You Think

M. Scott Brauer. Jim Manley, a former senior aide to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Ted Kennedy, the Senate's “liberal lion,” before that, agrees...

The Martin Luther King That America and Obama Ignore

His rapprochement with Carmichael drew him to forcefully denounce the Vietnam War, and his meetings with welfare rights organizers helped shape his Poor People's Campaign,...

The Drunken Truth About the JFK Assassination

It was the president who insisted on going to Dallas, a staunchly conservative stronghold, even though a fellow Democrat, Adlai Stevenson, had recently been attacked...

Benghazi Biopsy: A Comprehensive Guide to One of America's Worst Political ...

When Richard Reid, left, was arrested in 2001 for attempting to use a bomb in his shoe to blow up a plane, authorities arrested him,...

Defying a Taboo, Trump Condemns George W. Bush for 9/11 attacks

According to the 9/11 Commission, Clarke found that Bush's national security and foreign policy team “had a steep learning curve” to overcome when it came...

Donald Trump and the Long Tradition of American Populism

Going further back, historians and pundits have spied populism everywhere from the racist shade of George Wallace and other stiff-necked Southern segregationists, to the red-baiting...

The Education Law Everyone Wants to Fix

In the Senate, Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander, a former Secretary of Education, and Washington Democrat Patty Murray have crafted a proposal that passed their Health,...

The Surprising History of the Phrase 'Adam and Eve, Not Adam and Steve'

In the conservative Review of the News that year, he was quoted as saying, "God didn't create Adam and Steve, but Adam and Eve." By...

Medium Is a Messaging Coup for 2016 Presidential Campaigns

The buzz around Clinton Cash, an investigation into the Clinton Foundation's fundraising by a conservative writer, had been building for weeks before The New York...

How Timothy McVeigh's Ideals Entered the Mainstream

Mike Huckabee opined: “There is something incredibly wrong when a government believes that some blades of grass that a cow is eating is [such] an...

How Timothy McVeigh's Ideals Entered the Mainstream

Mike Huckabee opined: “There is something incredibly wrong when a government believes that some blades of grass that a cow is eating is [such] an...

A magical, musical arabian night in Oman's Muscat

Omanis, the men dressed in the traditional white dishdasha tunic and massar turban, and women in black abayas with opulent decoration, mingle with opera-goers in...

Cameron seeks to unite Conservatives ahead of European battle

Chris Leslie, who only became an MP in the last parliament, replaced Ed Balls as shadow chancellor following the latter's surprise defeat in Morley and...

Pope Accepts Resignation of Bishop Who Failed to Report Priest's Suspected ...

Finn submitted his resignation last Tuesday, according to Jack Smith, communications director for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Diocesan officials learned Friday that Francis...

Rubio, Paul and Cruz: Attack of the Freshman Senators

Compare his résumé to that of Joe Biden, who, for 16 years, idled in Congress before making his first presidential bid, in 1988. Another major...

UK Election: Labour's Non-Dom Tax Pledge Will 'Raise a Billion a Year'

However, he was criticised by the ruling Conservative Party for comments made in an interview in January in which he said that it “would end...

How the Presidential Candidates Found Their Faith

“You could see his joy. He was moved to tears,” Towey says. Jeb's road to Catholicism is a telling example of the noble and knotty,...

The Republicans' Fight Club

A member of the media conducts an interview while holding images of potential Republican Presidential candidates during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National...

Gunman Attacks Canada's Parliament

The assault took place very near the room where Harper was meeting with members of his Conservative party, a government minister said. "PM (Harper) was...

Pence: no federal dollars to expand pre-K

Mike Pence has opted to end Indiana's bid for up to $80 million in federal pre-kindergarten funding, a move that appeases some conservatives as he...

SENATE HOPEFUL STUMPS LOCALLY

He is running on the Republican and Conservative lines against incumbent Democrat State Sen. Joseph Addabbo in ... The major issue at hand was the...

The Duchess of Cambridge: How Britain Stopped Believing in the Royal Fairytale

They were representative of the whole pie-chart of voters – Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and even Ukip. They were split roughly 50–50 male and ....

Scottish Referendum Signals the Decline of Party Politics

Outliers on the right, the newly buoyant United Kingdom Independence Party, achieved a victory in the May local and European elections that humiliated the governing...

Is Racism, Disguised as Compassion, at the Heart of Cultural Relevance?

By Alexander Nazaryan / August 12, 2014 12:19 PM EDT ... I remember, during my first year of teaching middle-school English in an impoverished section...

British PM to Head to Scotland as Independence Campaign Gathers Steam

British Prime Minister David Cameron implored Scots on Tuesday not to vote for independence in next week's referendum after an opinion poll showed a surge...

Poll Shows Scottish Independence Vote Too Close to Call as London Offers ...

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, a Scottish-born Labour politician who has been vilified by the ruling Conservatives for presiding over the 2008 economic crisis,...

Mourdock steps down as state treasurer

The conservative Republican said in a statement he is leaving the office early to pursue other professional interests, including those related to helping Americans save...

Is Racism, Disguised as Compassion, at the Heart of Cultural Relevance?

I remember, during my first year of teaching middle-school English in an impoverished section of Brooklyn, the senior teacher in charge of the class, Ms.

The Hunt for Boko Haram: On the Trail of the Killers Tearing Nigeria Apart

It's several weeks since the Islamist militants of Boko Haram kidnapped an entire girls' school in northeastern Nigeria and the general wants me to see...

Does the Hobby Lobby Decision Threaten Gay Rights?

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the conservative five-justice majority found that closely held corporations do not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act's requirement that...

Boko Haram: Terror's Insidious New Face

It is an interpretation of the Kitab Tawheed, the Book of Unification, written by a conservative 13th century Saudi Islamist scholar called Sheikh Abdur-Rahman bin...

It's Time to Get Tough With Putin

And while the Republicans have typically been the more militaristic of America's two political parties, anti-interventionist sentiment is fast growing on the right. That was...