Rick Perry added his autograph to a list of conservative principles for criminal justice reform, boosting a nascent and cross-partisan movement to address America's prisons and courts. But with the 2016 campaign looming, Perry still isn't grappling with the ugly parts of his justice record.
Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) told a Peoria newspaper, "I am extremely disappointed by the inexcusable and offensive online comments made by a member of my staff. I would expect better from any member of my team. "
In a series of Facebook posts obtained by ThinkProgress, the senior adviser for policy and communications to Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) posted racial comments and endorsed gentrification of his neighborhood.