Should this case prevail, it could be an existential threat to many public sector unions, potentially draining them of the money they need to operate. The post BREAKING: Supreme Court To Hear Case Seeking To Gut Public Sector Unions appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Because so much of the Great Wall is believed to be dilapidated, estimates of how long it stretches range from 13,000 to 5,600 miles. The post One-Third Of The Great Wall Of China Has Disappeared appeared first on ThinkProgress.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie formally launched his 2016 presidential run on Tuesday, vowing to bridge the partisan divide in Washington with blunt talk and a willingness to tackle tough issues. Christie, once seen as a top 2016 White House contender but now viewed as a long shot, told the launch rally at his old high school that he would bring a dose o […]
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's second-in-command gave her pitch to a small crowd at a Philadelphia biotechnology convention in June with her signature move: giving out her cell phone number. "Please consider picking up the phone," Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno said, a plea for attendees from compani […]
Police responding to race-related protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer made a series of missteps, including antagonizing crowds with attack dogs and military-style tactics, according to a U.S. report obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Justice Department report is a summary of a longer report due this week, and reviews the actions o […]
Rand Paul argued Monday that public lands run by the federal government should be handed over to state or local control, making a crowd-pleasing rally cry in Nevada where 67% of the state is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management.