Friday, May 29, 2015
Elizabeth Warren
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Endorse This: Elizabeth Warren Goes ‘Network’

Watch Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) slam the inaction by politicians on issues such as our decaying infrastructure and income inequality — and channel her inner Howard Beale to deliver an ultimatum.

May 28, 2015
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Senate Passes Fast-Track Trade Authority For Obama, But House Fight Looms

The authority would allow the president to submit a negotiated pact knowing that Congress must vote it up or down with no amendments.

May 23, 2015
Eliabeth Warren

Progressive Frenemies

It seems that there is a big struggle over the Democratic Party’s soul and the meaning of progressivism. After all, that’s what the media talk about incessantly.

May 21, 2015
Right to Work Michigan

A Future For Unions, If They Can Keep It

The path forward for unions is murky. Union members are ebbing. Campaigning for issues takes money, which takes members who pay dues.

May 21, 2015
Barack Obama

Obama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

Why an American president — especially a Democrat — would embrace this private usurpation of our people’s sovereignty is a mystery, but the great majority of congressional Democrats are not going along.

May 20, 2015
Elizabeth Warren

The Left Is So Wrong On Trade

The left’s success in denying President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ugly to behold. The case put forth by a showboating Sen. Elizabeth Warren is almost worse than wrong. It is irrelevant.

May 14, 2015
Bill De Blasio

The Magnetic Left: How Non-Candidates Are Changing The Conversation

By capturing the spotlight and forcing the conversation, progressives are gently nudging the Democratic party’s needle towards broad reforms.

May 12, 2015
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Senate Democrats Filibuster Obama-Backed Trade Measure

Senate Democrats fight on behalf of the U.S. dollar and the middle-class by voting against Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership.

May 12, 2015
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ISDS: A Corporate Cluster Bomb To Obliterate Our People’s Sovereignty

ISDS — which creates a system of private, international tribunals — is an intentionally arcane phrase meant to hide its democracy-destroying impact.

April 29, 2015
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5 Ways Hillary Clinton And Progressives Could Win The Democratic Primary

Unless a viable opponent arises, most Democratic debate will take place inside Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Here are five ways the front-runner can signal that she plans to win with progressives and heed their priorities.

April 20, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: A Spandex Bodysuit Tuxedo & Larry Wilmore

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
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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
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Poll: Should Elizabeth Warren Run In 2016?

Elizabeth Warren — the progressive voice for the 2016 election?

April 7, 2015
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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
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‘The Imperial Congress’

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

December 1, 2014
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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
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