Jon Green
Jon Green graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and a Regional Field Director for President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Jon writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @_Jon_Green, and on Google+. .

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Senator Gillibrand pushes for comprehensive online voter registration

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File this one under “How is this not already a thing?”
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It’s OK if Bruce Jenner is a Republican, but not for the reason she gave

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There are plenty of reasons for LGBT Americans to be Republicans. Acceptance is not one of them.
Why the Family Research Center is a hate group, in their own words

Bob Schieffer introduces Tony Perkins by reminding viewers that he runs a hate group

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If the Family Research Council is going to get national press, at least it’s bad press.
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Washington Post poll: Filibuster-proof supermajority of Americans support marriage equality

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If marriage equality were a bill in the Senate, it would break a GOP filibuster. That’s a big deal.
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Senate cooks go on strike, highlighting issues with privatized public services

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America gets the government it (doesn’t) pay for.
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This surprise engagement video is beyond adorable and will make you melt

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Congratulations, Amber and Adelia!
Marco Rubio, these cookies aren't for you, via Creative Commons

4 questions that GOP candidates don’t deserve a cookie for if they answer correctly

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You get no bonus points for saying what everyone else already knows.
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Pennsylvania high school students’ “Anti-Gay Day” represents social conservatism’s desperation

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What a hateful protest in a Pennsylvania high school can tell us about social conservatism nationwide.
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Hillary hints at reversal from ’08 on capital gains. Does it matter?

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In 2008, she opposed raising capital gains taxes beyond 20%. Now, we need to “take a look” at bigger tax reform.
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That was fast: Scott Walker has already won the Koch Primary

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The Koch brothers have their horse for 2016, and his name is Scott Walker.
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Heritage Foundation: Gay marriage means less marriage and more abortions

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Math is hard, but making up numbers to support your case? That’s easy.
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Mike Huckabee ignores James Madison, tells Christians to avoid military until Obama is gone

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Contrary to popular belief, our military is supposed to be indifferent to religious faith.
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Marco Rubio: Being gay not a choice, but gays shouldn’t have a right to marry

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Schrödinger’s Rubio is simultaneously pro- and anti-LGBT. You just don’t know which until you ask.
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