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North Carolina Republican Calls It Quits With GOP, Joins Democratic Party

Photo of Jason Thigpen from the Thigpen for Congress facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ThigpenForCongress

In a shocking turn-about, Jason Thigpen — an NC House candidate and decorated war hero — dumped the GOP and switched to the Democratic party. Here’s why.

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Obama News Conference: GOP Hostage Taking Will Not Work (VIDEO)

Obama News Conference: GOP Hostage Taking Will Not Work (VIDEO)

The President seemed resolved like one has not seen in a long time. He indicates that he will not cave to the GOP hostage taking.

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State Senator Wendy Davis For Governor Of Texas? Epic Filibuster Inspires Democrats

From Wendy Davis for Senate

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis inspired women to fight back against the assault on their rights, and many hope she will run for Governor in 2014

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How The Dems Can Crush The GOP In 2014

By Elisabeth Parker with Image composite by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info, with apologies to children's book illustrator G.A. Harker.

Yes, we CAN win the House in 2014 if we: (1) Focus on fairness; (2) Help voters get their IDs; and (3) Give every race everything we’ve got.

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Former GOP Director Of Florida’s Latino Outreach Abandons The Effort, Registers As A Democrat

Pablo Pantoja; image@ThinkProgress

It’s obvious the Latino population is growing, along with its political power, but the GOP can’t seem to grasp that… defections like Pantoja’s help.

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Bobby Jindal: Republicans Don’t Need To Update Views On Equality

Bobby Jindal; courtesy of

The reason the Republican Party lost the 2012 presidential election has nothing to do with the economy and everything to do with their divisive strategies.

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Texas GOP Chair Doesn’t Think Texas Will Be Solidly Republican In 2016

Texas GOP Chair Doesn’t Think Texas Will Be Solidly Republican In 2016

Unfortunately for them, Hispanics vote Democratic by overwhelming numbers; it doesn’t look like they’re rushing to join the party of divisiveness anytime soon.

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GOP Leadership Predicting The Party’s Demise – Will Rand Paul Take Its Place?

GOP Leadership Predicting The Party’s Demise – Will Rand Paul Take Its Place?

The leadership of the GOP has resigned itself to collapse and breakup, but is the Democratic party able to take advantage?

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Nebraska’s Lt. Governor Resigns Immediately After Public Records Request

Nebraska’s Lt. Governor Resigns Immediately After Public Records Request

Nebraska’s Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy has left office as it was revealed that he had made improper, late-night calls on his state-issued cellphone to four women during the last four years.

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White People Not ‘Latinos’ Will Be The Real Swing Vote For The Foreseeable Future

Image from National Vanguard

Latinos are generally more religious and conservative on issues like abortion, which makes them easy pickups for Republicans.

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Sorry Honey Boo Boo, Democrats Top The Ratings

Sorry Honey Boo Boo, Democrats Top The Ratings

The Democratic National Convention came out on top of its time slots the entire week, beating out even the opening football game of the season.

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R.E.M. Uses Some Not So ‘Pretty Persuasion’ Against Fox News For Misuse Of Their Song

R.E.M. Uses Some Not So ‘Pretty Persuasion’ Against Fox News For Misuse Of Their Song

Just over a week ago, Michael Stipe, the lead singer of R.E.M., was among a group of artists who attacked the Republican platform.

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Showing The Love At The Democratic National Convention

Showing The Love At The Democratic National Convention

Past, present, future. Love, understanding, hope.

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Trouble In The Badger State

Trouble In The Badger State

Don’t look now but ever since forcing a recall election on Scott Walker things have not been going all that well for the Democrats.

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It’s Time For The DNC To Back Tom Barrett (Petition)

It’s Time For The DNC To Back Tom Barrett (Petition)

It seems that the DNC ought to step up and start funding Barret’s team. In fact it has been reported that Wisconsin’s Democratic Party has asked the DNC for $500,000 to help with its massive field operation.

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18 Reasons to Thank a Liberal: A Partial List of Liberal Achievements; 1935-2010

18 Reasons to Thank a Liberal: A Partial List of Liberal Achievements; 1935-2010

Liberals get a bad rap from conservatives for over-spending and from their own party for not achieving enough. Yet, where would we be without liberals? The answer is too dire to ponder. If you’re proud to be a liberal or Democrat, please pass on this ode of appreciation.

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Obama Playing Chess While Republicans Are Playing With Birth Control

Obama Playing Chess While Republicans Are Playing With Birth Control

What does a smart President do when faced with an opposition party who takes the word ‘opposition’ far too literally?

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GOP Introduces New Anti-Piracy Bill To Replace SOPA/PIPA (VIDEOS)

GOP Introduces New Anti-Piracy Bill To Replace SOPA/PIPA (VIDEOS)

Is it another wolf in sheep’s clothing or is it a balanced approach to the real problem of online piracy?

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President Obama Has A Commanding Lead Among Hispanic Voters According To New Poll

President Obama Has A Commanding Lead Among Hispanic Voters According To New Poll

Remember when George W. Bush captured 40% of the hispanic vote? Remember when John McCain captured 31%? Well, according to a new poll, Mitt Romney only holds a scant 23% of hispanic voters while President Obama has a commanding 68%.

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Toward The New Community

Toward The New Community

The Republican debates on foreign policy and defense demonstrate how stale and narrowly focused the national discussion on these critical issues remain. The moderators and candidates alike are stuck in neutral. The issues they addressed are relevant, but there is literally a whole world that we need to engage.

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