Jon Green
Jon Green recently 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+. .

Is $35 billion enough for David Koch? He'd tell you no.

Conservative kingpin David Koch signs on to pro-marriage equality amicus brief

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Because discrimination is bad business.
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POLITICO accidentally points out how insanely conservative the GOP is

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On Tuesday, the House passed a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill, avoiding a looming departmental shutdown while leaving President Obama’s executive actions ...
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Bibi’s cynical speech

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Yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a long-anticipated, diplomatically unprecedented, political kerfuffle of a campaign speech, the circumstances of which were ...
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Hillary Clinton did not keep a public email account at the State Department

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Last night, the New York Times reported that Hillary Clinton did not keep a government email account during her tenure at the State Department, relying solely on her personal email ...
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Bangladeshi-American activist Avijit Roy murdered for blogging-while-atheist

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On Thursday night, atheist blogger and American citizen Avijit Roy was brutally hacked to death in the street while returning home from a book fair in Dkaha, Bangladesh. Roy’s ...
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Scott Walker is making the wrong kind of sense

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Wisconsin Governor and newly-ordained GOP frontrunner Scott Walker got under DC’s skin again yesterday when he compared union protesters to Islamic State militants. After a Conservative ...
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Credit Suisse buys article in The New Republic to court LGBT community

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There isn’t a lot of money in journalism these days. The Internet has forced the print editions of newspapers and magazines to either close down their shops or move online. And ...
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Rep. Aaron Schock (R – Downton Abbey) lawyers up after new spending revealed

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Following reports that Illinois Republican Aaron Schock paid for private flights to and around his home district using taxpayer and campaign dollars, possibly in violation of House ...
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Obama’s faith should be a non-issue. Here’s why it keeps coming up.

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On Saturday, Wisconsin Governor and soon-to-be presidential candidate Scott Walker added another item to the growing list of noncontroversial questions he refuses to answer. This time, ...
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Aaron Schock probably violated House rules with flight expenses

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Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock isn’t doing himself any favors when it comes to dispelling the notion that he is America’s bougiest Congressman. Last Thursday, USA Today ...
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Bill O’Reilly is registered to vote as a member of the “Independence” Party

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Bill O’Reilly has been making all of the wrong headlines for himself recently, following a Mother Jones report showing that his stories about seeing combat in the Falkland ...
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Here are the GOP contenders who refuse to say that Obama loves America

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Last Wednesday, at a Manhattan fundraiser for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, former New York mayor Rudy Guiliani told a gathering of professional rich people that he doesn’t ...
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Rudy Giuliani, Obama’s patriotism, and a familiar GOP meme

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On Wednesday night, former New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani spoke at a Manhattan fundraiser for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is gearing up for a presidential campaign, and proved ...
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