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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Hillary Clinton was the 11th-most liberal Senator. Why that does (and doesn’t) matter

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Voting record matters, but it isn’t everything.
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A liberal compromise on voter ID laws

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This liberal is willing to trade free voter IDs for universal voter registration.
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Study quantifies how much welfare spending goes to subsidizing low wages

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What could America do with an extra $153 billion dollars?
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Wayne LaPierre on Hillary: “Eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough”

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We’ve had our fun, but it’s time to elect a white man again.
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Hillary Clinton officially announces: It Could Be Worse 2016

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Hillary’s announcement says a lot about the current political climate, but not much about her.
Okay, maybe just a little.

Pope Francis blocking French ambassador’s appointment over his sexual orientation

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The Catholic Church’s rebrand appears to be all bark and no bite.
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It’s time to unlock Congress

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Outlining a blueprint for reforms designed to fix our legislature’s dysfunction.
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Obama endorses bans on ex-gay conversion “therapy”

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Response to White House petition calls the practice “neither medically or ethically appropriate.”
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Chris Hayes skewers Kansas State Senator over welfare shaming bill

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Apparently farmers in Kansas don’t smoke, drink or get tattoos. Ever.
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Rand’s rollout violates copyright and touts “eductation” policy, among other SNAFUs

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Apparently, his staff needs a 21st Century eductation on how to operate online.
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Refusing to write anti-gay messages on a cake isn’t discrimination (duh)

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We need to spend less time feeding trolls cake and more time worrying about big business’ right to discriminate.
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What’s going on in Pennsylvania?

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How is far-right Senator Pat Toomey leading — by a lot — in early reelection polls?
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