.@BernieSanders was interviewed by @nbcbayarea tonight just after @NBCNews called the race for Clinton. 2016 Presidential Election Quiz. Trump camp concedes it's low on money. Sanders camp blasts media for 'suppressing voter turnout' .@BernieSanders camp blasts media for 'suppressing voter turnout'
GOP. Glenn Greenwald: Why the Obama Administration's Persecution of Bradley Manning Should Terrify Us All. Bradley Manning is escorted from a hearing, on January 8, 2013 in Fort Meade, Maryland.
Manning has told a military tribunal that he leaked incident logs from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to WikiLeaks in order to start a "public debate". March 5, 2013 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. TomDispatch. Media Matters with Bob McChesney. Media Matters Journalist John Nichols.
Full List - Famous Republicans. Energy & Environment. An online Magna Carta: Berners-Lee calls for bill of rights for web. The inventor of the world wide web believes an online "Magna Carta" is needed to protect and enshrine the independence of the medium he created and the rights of its users worldwide.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee told the Guardian the web had come under increasing attack from governments and corporate influence and that new rules were needed to protect the "open, neutral" system. Speaking exactly 25 years after he wrote the first draft of the first proposal for what would become the world wide web, the computer scientist said: "We need a global constitution – a bill of rights. " Berners-Lee's Magna Carta plan is to be taken up as part of an initiative called "the web we want", which calls on people to generate a digital bill of rights in each country – a statement of principles he hopes will be supported by public institutions, government officials and corporations.
GOP May Reap Rewards of Obama's Unpopularity in Midterms, Poll Finds. President Barack Obama and his Democratic Party are facing difficult political headwinds less than eight months before November's midterm elections, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Obama’s job-approval rating has dropped to a low point of 41 percent, never a good position for the party controlling the White House;By a 33 percent to 24 percent margin, Americans say their vote will be to signal opposition to the president rather than to signal support, though 41 percent say their vote will have nothing to do about Obama;Forty-eight percent of voters say they’re less likely to vote for a candidate who’s a solid supporter of the Obama administration, versus 26 percent who say they’re more likely to vote for that candidate;And Republicans hold a one-point edge over Democrats on which party registered voters prefer to control Congress, 44 percent to 43 percent. “The president is being taken off the field as a Democratic positive. The loophole that allowed Dylann Roof to illegally buy a gun still hasn't been closed. Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Bought a Gun Illegally, and He Still Could. Here are the GOP senators who voted AGAINST treating anti-LGBT attacks as hate crimes. (via @jeisrael)
Gun violence in America, in 17 maps and charts. Since the August 9, 2014, police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, police have killed at least 1,493 people, as this map (click to view the interactive version) shows.
Fatal Encounters, a nonprofit, has tracked these killings by collecting reports from the media, public, and law enforcement and verifying them through news reports. Some of the data is incomplete, with details about a victim’s race, age, and other factors sometimes missing. .@POTUS: "This massacre is ... a further reminder of how easy it is for someone to get their hands on a weapon"
Gunman in Orlando had an AR-15 assault rifle and a handgun. We need to change this ! #Orlando #guncontrol #tcot #UniteBlue #GOP #DumpTrump @JohnFugelsang. Tulsi Gabbard launches petition to end Democratic Party superdelegate process. The Democratic presidential primary process may be ending next Tuesday, but the fight among Bernie Sanders supporters to rid the party of superdelegates and install new leadership at the Democratic National Committee is not.
How gerrymandering can change election outcomes, in one chart. How Bernie Sanders Exposed the Democrats’ Racial Rift. Donald Trump is on the verge of locking in a racial deficit within the Republican Party that GOP officials won’t overcome for at least a generation, as he systematically alienates Latinos, African-Americans and anyone worried about the powerful undercurrent of white anger on display at his rallies.
But as his racial gaffes have claimed the spotlight, far less appreciated is what has been happening in the opposing party. Democrats face their own racial split that could haunt the party well into the future if it isn’t handled properly now. Story Continued Below. Money For Nothing: Senate Republicans Get Paid But Work The Fewest Days In 60 Years. Elizabeth Warren 2016 American Constitution Society Speech. @JohnFugelsang @SMShow You deserve the credit see you @ Chicago Sexy Liberal.
Krugman: Trump support in the primaries was strongly correlated with racial resentment. Truth and Trumpism. How will the news media handle the battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump?