Elizabeth Warren would trump Curt Schilling in US Senate race

Massachusetts US Senator Elizabeth Warren would bloody more than just former Red Sox great #Curt Schilling’s sock — politically — if the Democrat and Republican both run in 2018.   An even more popular figure... Read More

Emmett Till memorial in Mississippi is now pierced by bullet holes

The sign marking the spot where Till’s body was removed from the river in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, now has over 50 bullet holes in it, according to WJTV, a local CNN affiliate.   Kevin Wilson... Read More
‘The problem is your candidate’: Ultra-conservative Fox host explodes over Trump’s losing campaign

‘The problem is your candidate’: Ultra-conservative Fox host explodes over Trump’s losing campaign

“The so-called Gettysburg Address, he raises the issue of suing his women accusers,” Varney complained to Trump economic adviser David Malpass. “He raises the issue of suing his women accusers. He brings these women back... Read More

Jared Fogle’s ex-wife alleges Subway covered up his pedophilia in bombshell lawsuit

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possession of child pornography last year, but now it seems that his former employer might be in some legal trouble of its own.... Read More

Woman shares her late-term abortion story to show it’s ‘nothing like described by Trump’

A woman’s story about her late-term abortion is going viral after she shared it on Facebook to point out that it was “nothing like described by Trump.”   Alyson Draper posted her story during the... Read More
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Ep 92: Circling the Drain

http://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/TTM-Ep-92-Full-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSShttp://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/TTM-Ep-92-Full-Audio.mp3 Trump is facing a daunting reality that it may be over, choosing Wednesday to open his 32nd hotel since announcing he would run... Read More
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One Lie Becomes More Lies: Lying Is Traced to Brain Changes

In a study published in Nature Neuroscience, Tali Sharot from the department of experimental psychology at University College London and her colleagues devised a clever study to test people’s dishonest tendencies while scanning their brains... Read More
Take Back the Senate!

Take Back the Senate!

by Robert Reich Amid all the focus on the presidential race it’s also important to keep in mind Democrats have a fighting chance to take back the Senate in November. There are at least 12... Read More
‘We’re going to have a very much great country’: Trump gives unhinged, incoherent rally in Florida

‘We’re going to have a very much great country’: Trump gives unhinged, incoherent rally in Florida

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and vice presidential candidate Mike Pence held a campaign rally in Naples, FL on October 23, 2016.   Curated from ‘We’re going to have a very much great country’:... Read More

Bernie Sanders: If My Emails Leaked, There’d Be Mean Things About Hillary

While expressing his lack of surprise for any of the content revealed by leaked Hillary Clinton campaign emails, Bernie Sanders admitted that if his own campaign staff’s emails were to be hacked, they’d contain substantially... Read More
Trump reveals his plans to punish media critics during incoherent TV interview

Trump reveals his plans to punish media critics during incoherent TV interview

Donald Trump has said in the past that he wants to change our country’s libel laws to make it easier for people like him to sue critical media outlets — and now we have a... Read More

We Asked 16 Historians If They Think Trump Is a Fascist. This Is What They Said.

Michiko Kakutani did not actually name Donald Trump in her New York Times review of Volker Ullrich’s Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939, but the review was hard to read as anything but a comparison. “Regardless of whether this review was... Read More

Warren to Trump: ‘Nasty Women Have Really Had It With Guys Like You’

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tore into Donald Trump on Monday for his past comments about women, saying that women — and especially “nasty women” — have “really had it with guys like”... Read More

BOMBSHELL: Trump campaign super PAC facing new foreign donor scandal involving Chinese millions

On Monday, the outlet exposed key Trump proponents who “were prepared to accept illicit donations from foreign backers.” In return, undercover reporters expected to receive political power and influence should Trump win the election on November 8.... Read More

The Daily 202: How Democrats are dominating early voting in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Katy Perry’s glamour, Tom Steyer’s money, Univision’s megaphone and organized labor’s muscle, along with a late assist from Barack Obama, each helped lubricate Harry Reid’s well-oiled political machine over the past 48... Read More

Almost a third of teachers quit state sector within five years of qualifying

Of the 21,400 who began teaching in English state schools in 2010, 30% had quit by 2015, the schools minister, Nick Gibb, confirmed in a written parliamentary answer.   More than one in 10 (13%)... Read More

We need to unite globally around opposition to the entire institution of war

by David Swanson (Anna Polo Pessenza) In your website http://worldbeyondwar.org/ you say: “We strive to replace a culture of war with one of peace, in which nonviolent means of conflict resolution take the place of... Read More

Met inspector prevented from retiring to avoid disciplinary action

A high court judge has intervened to prevent a Metropolitan #police inspector charged with two criminal offences from retiring at midnight on Monday to avoid disciplinary proceedings and the loss of his full pension.  ... Read More

Senate Democrats Poised to Pick Up 5-7 Seats

Senate Republicans had been doing a pretty solid job of maintaining their distance from GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump by running their own campaign that focused largely on more local issues or those issues that... Read More

A Guide for Republicans Still Deciding How to Vote for President

The day of decision is nearing. All the talk fades, and one mark must be made beside one box on the ballot. Many Republicans are agonizing. They reject Donald Trump; they cannot accept Hillary Clinton.... Read More

As Trump delivers his Gettysburg address, Republicans prepare for a civil war

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Anne O’Reilly, a lifelong Republican activist, was in the audience here waiting for Donald #Trump to arrive Saturday morning. She remains hopeful that Trump can win the presidency but has no doubt... Read More

Sorry campaign managers: Lawn signs are only 98.3 percent useless

The problem with #lawn signs, as any campaign manager would probably tell you, is that they are expensive, annoying, logistically tricky to distribute and — most importantly — don’t seem to do much of anything. Candidates like to... Read More
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  Donald Trump greets supporters, tourists and the curious after taping an interview with Anderson Cooper at a Trump owned building in mid-town Manhattan on July 22, 2015 in New York City. Trump, who is running for president on a Republican ticket, has come under intensifying criticism for his behavior on the campaign trail. The billionaire's most recent comments on Senator John McCain's war record in Vietnam have resulted in almost universal criticism from fellow candidates.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Exclusive investigation: Donald Trump faces foreign donor fundraising scandal

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is facing a fundraising scandal after a Telegraph investigation exposed how key supporters were prepared to accept illicit donations from foreign backers.   Senior figures involved with the Great America PAC,... Read More

Savers hit yet again as even five-year fixes fail to pass muster

Savers with maturing five-year accounts are in for a nasty shock, as rates have plummeted even for those willing to lock away their #money for longer periods, figures show.   Financial firm Moneyfacts said the... Read More
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Ep. 91: Nasty Women Rise!

http://www.ukprogressive.co.uk//wp-content/uploads/2016/10/TTM-Ep-91-Full-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe @ThreeMuckrakers are joined by @Karoli Kuns, Managing Editor of CrooksandLiars.com and @NicoleSandler, host of The Nicole Sandler Show to discuss the misogynistic Donald... Read More

MPs urge chancellor to honour leave campaign’s £350m NHS promise

Dozens of MPs have signed a joint letter, organised by a group that aims to hold leave campaigners to their pre-referendum promises, which calls on the government to uphold the most infamous Brexit promise of... Read More

Trump: ‘Too much is being made’ about what I said in the debate

President Barack Obama said it’s not a joke, Hillary Clinton said it’s a threat to democracy, and first lady Michelle Obama said you don’t keep American democracy in suspense. But Donald Trump on Monday said... Read More

Election Update: Trump May Depress Republican Turnout, Spelling Disaster For The GOP

Instead of a poll, let’s start today’s Election Update with some actual votes. According to the estimable Nevada journalist Jon Ralston, Democrats have a 20-percentage-point turnout edge so far based on early and absentee voting... Read More

The sad decline of baseball hero Curt Schilling: From “bloody sock” to Breitbart – Salon.com

As we watch embers fly from the conflagration that is #Donald Trump’s unhinged campaign for America’s presidency, it is tempting to start probing questions of its legacy. What will remain after this bad hombre retreats... Read More

Channel 4 to start sponsorship bids at £8m for Great British Bake Off

Channel 4 is to start bids to sponsor The Great British Bake Off at as much as £8m as advertisers salivate at the prospect of cooking up the first commercial relationship with the biggest show... Read More