Saturday, April 18, 2015
Elizabeth Warren

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore And A Spandex Tuxedo

Yes, that is Larry Wilmore hosting “The Nightly Show” in a spandex tuxedo.

April 10, 2015
Elizabeth Warren, Bruce Mann

The Left Is Building A Movement Of Movements To Pressure Hillary

In the absence of a genuine challenger to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton — in the absence, most particularly, of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy — a sort of movement of leftist movements has emerged to bring pressure on the presumptive nominee.

April 9, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The GOP Alternative On Iran

The Daily Show looked at Republican opposition to the Iran deal, and what the GOP would want to do instead — with an incredible performance by correspondent Hasan Minhaj.

April 8, 2015

Poll: Should Elizabeth Warren Run In 2016?

Elizabeth Warren — the progressive voice for the 2016 election?

April 7, 2015

Late Night Roundup: David Letterman For Senate?

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) made a suggestion to his old friend David Letterman, to deal with the controversies back in Indiana.

April 2, 2015
ouse Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) (Photo: House GOP via Flickr)

Republicans In Congress Begin New Effort To Water Down Dodd-Frank Law

Congressional Republicans wasted no time before trying to roll back Wall Street reforms.

January 14, 2015
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

8 Lawmakers To Watch In The 114th Congress

These men and women will play key roles in the 2015 congressional battles.

January 2, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Clinton And 2016 Raise Other Questions Beyond ‘Will She Or Won’t She?’

Democratic insiders worry that Hillary Clinton could face pressure from both liberals and centrists.

January 1, 2015
Elizabeth Warren

Liberals Rise, But At A Cost To Democratic Party

Will Democrats face the same type of divisions that have plagued the GOP for the past six years?

December 29, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Unzipping The Elizabeth Warren Package

When it comes to Wall Street, Senator Warren is actually far more conservative than the GOP.

December 23, 2014
US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (C), and Speaker of the House John Boehner, attend a ceremony at the US Capitol, Washington, DC, December 10, 2014 (AFP/Saul Loeb)

The ‘Hunger Games’ Economy

The “cromnibus” spending bill embodies the worst qualities of our government — and our media.

December 15, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Congressional Dealmaking Isn’t Extortion

Is Elizabeth Warren the new Ted Cruz? Not exactly.

December 12, 2014
Flag and capitol

‘The Imperial Congress’

Here’s how progressives can stand up to the Republican legislature.

December 1, 2014
Elizabeth Warren assures Reid

Elizabeth Warren Assures Harry Reid

Senator Warren isn’t running for president (unless she is.)

November 17, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren Gets Seat At Leadership Table

Learn more about Senator Warren’s big new job.

November 13, 2014
Clinton jones Kay Hagan for early vote event

Plutocrat Or Populist? Actually, Hillary Clinton Is Neither

Is Hillary Clinton a populist, a plutocrat — or a firm believer in the American middle class?

October 30, 2014
Clinton jones Kay Hagan for early vote event

The Secrets Behind 2014

Four reasons that Democrats could survive on election day.

October 27, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren Is Right: America’s Middle Class Needs A Boost

The Massachusetts senator has an important message for voters: elections matter.

October 22, 2014
Jim Webb

The Democratic Presidential Race Might Be Fun After All

Hillary Clinton is still the overwhelming favorite — but an interesting debate is gathering on her left.

September 25, 2014

Endorse This! We’re Worried About Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s video response to Elizabeth Warren’s speech at last month’s Netroots Nation is…completely incoherent. In just 47 seconds, John McCain’s former running mate managed to completely baffle us with a rant about fast food wages, veganism, liberals, and…Purgatory. We don’t get it either. This incomprehensible performance must be seen to be believed. Click above […]

August 11, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Warren Is Tribune Of Left And Its Fondest White House Wish

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau DETROIT — “Is this the line for the groupies?” Amanda Knief asked the question with a laugh, but liberal fervor for Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs deep, as evidenced by the fans who’d gathered some 90 minutes before the Massachusetts Democrat took the stage in Detroit recently at the nation’s […]

July 31, 2014
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Senator Elizabeth Warren To Liberals: I’m Fighting Back

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau DETROIT — Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wowed a friendly crowd of influential liberal activists Friday in Detroit, pledging to fight against Republicans and the “sleazy lobbyists” she says have rigged the rules in Washington and harmed the middle class. Warren took the stage in a crowded ballroom to calls […]

July 18, 2014

The Democratic Party Is The Only Home For Centrists

This is a letter to political centrists. For those of you alarmed that Rep. Eric Cantor was not conservative enough for Republicans in Virginia’s 7th congressional district, I encourage you to read Charles Wheelan’s The Centrist Manifesto. Wheelan, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College, puts to words what we can all sense: Partisan gridlock is […]

June 16, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren Decries Student Loan Debt, Calls On Government To Help Solve Problem

By Jim Brunner, The Seattle Times SEATTLE—Calling the $1.2 trillion in student-loan debt owed by U.S. college graduates a drag on prosperity, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a Seattle crowd Thursday the government should come to the rescue. Speaking to nearly 1,700 people at U.S. Sen. Patty Murray’s annual Golden Tennis Shoe Awards fundraiser at […]

May 30, 2014