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Infographic: Immigration reform failure through the years

Efforts towards immigration reform have been repeatedly rebuffed time and time again. As of 2012, there were 11.4 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. Check out our infographic to…

Maria Elena Salinas explores why children flee Central America

Gaza burns, Syria has stalled, and separatists in Ukraine continually humiliate themselves. Closer and (un) justifiably overshadowed, is a crisis on the southern U.S. border. Approximately 57,000 children have traveled…

This might be the most pathetic GOP fundraising email ever

This morning, I received an emailed with the subject line, "Huseman, did you abandon the GOP?" It took me a couple of blinks to rationalize that this was a real…

Federal appeals courts issue contradictory rulings on Obamacare subsidies

Only two hours after the federal appeals court in D.C. ruled that the subsidies under Obamacare were unconstitutional, the Fourth Circuit issued a unanimous opinion upholding the same subsidies. So where's…

What the U.S. appeals court ruling on Obamacare might mean for you

On Tuesday morning, a U.S. appeals court tossed out the IRS regulation that governs subsidies, dealing a huge blow to the Affordable Care Act. In effect, the court overruled the…

Meet the new Supreme Court term, same as the old term

So, what comes next for the Supreme Court? …

Conservative media can’t decide if ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ is ‘conservative parody’ or ‘brutal condemnation of Obama’s America’

Movies like, "The Purge: Anarchy" are meant for high school students. They want to bring their dates to the movie theater, use the scare-factor as an excuse to touch each…

Snubbing of Dodai Stewart demonstrates Gawker’s lack of concern for legitimacy

Last week, anonymous Jezebel writers went to Capital Magazine to lament the fact that Gawker Media head Nick Denton passed over Dodai Stewart for the position of editor-in-chief. Stewart, who…

Could single women decide the 2016 election?

In the past several years, the number of unmarried women has increased dramatically in the United States. Due in a large part to better accessibility to higher education and increased…

China looks to cash in on Hollywood

China is setting up for a calculated boom in U.S. cinema. Now, box office sales in the U.S. and Canada dwarf China ($10.9 billion and $3.6 billion respectively). But a…