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Rep. Stephen King objected to a comment during a cable news discussion at MSNBC that this will be the last election dominated by old white people.Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) offered an unusual defense of the racial homogeneity of his party during a panel on MSNBC Monday evening.

Climate Change, Simply Explained in this excellent Video based on a NYTimes Article. The heat from human emissions is roughly equal to exploding 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs every day, and cannot continue indefinately. On YouTube

Hillary’s Choice: Why Tim Kaine [as VP] Isn’t a ‘Safe’ Pick by Nomi Prins • 27 July 2016

Dick Cheney to be charged in $180-million Halliburton bribery case

Labor Against the Establishment: Opposing the Bosses, Corporate and Political | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Why North Carolina Is the Biggest Battleground of 2016 | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

What's more, Ohio's aggressive purge policy "appears to be helping Republicans in the state's largest metropolitan areas," a Reuters investigation found. (Photo: Justin Grimes/cc/flickr)

Women's health advocates rejoiced on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Texas' controversial abortion restrictions, saying they pose an unconstitutional burden.Justice Anthony Kennedy sided with four liberal justices for a 5-3 decision (pdf) in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, considered the biggest abortion case since Roe v. Wade.

Loudoun County is a suburban area with colonial roots, nestled about 45 miles northwest of the District of Columbia. It boasts the nation’s highest median household income at nearly $124,000 per year.  It also has 14,000 residents who struggle with food insecurity, or a lack of reliable access to affordable and nutritious food.