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Bill de Blasio at the Puerto Rican Day Parade
July 18, 2014 | Perspectives

In order to better the economic lot of their constituency, Democrats should do something they haven’t really contemplated, and have consistently avoided, since the 1930s: taking a side, with all that entails, in a class war. Continue reading

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, make statements introducing Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., seated at left, to the committee during his confirmation hearing to become secretary of state, replacing Clinton, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 10, 2014 | Perspectives

There is a broad agreement on what might be called a “populist lite” agenda, but that’s where the consensus ends. Continue reading

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bids farewell to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington, Friday, Feb. 1, 2103, before departing the State Department for the final time as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 8, 2014 | Blog

It’s the Democratic Party’s own fault that voters struggle to distinguish it from the Republican Party. Continue reading

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, stands in front of pheasants that were shot during a hunt hosted by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Akron, Iowa. Cruz attended the Iowa GOP's annual fundraising dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 28, 2014 | What We're Reading

Two articles reveal different angles on the defining political dynamic of our times. Continue reading

US Israel
March 25, 2014 | Blog

The most optimistic scenario will be epic gridlock. Continue reading

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March 13, 2014 | Blog

There’s more to recent attacks on the billionaire donors than meets the eye. Continue reading

resident Barack Obama stands with Vice President Joe Biden in the Green Room of the White House prior to delivering a statement on the economy in the East Room, Nov. 9, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
January 31, 2014 | Blog

Obama and his allies are thriving in the super PAC era. Continue reading

The Washington Post building (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 19, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the top two Republicans in Congress, talk about their lunch meeting with President Obama to discuss rising gasoline prices, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 29, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 12, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about This Town, his book on how money rules Washington, DC. Continue reading

December 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

On this week’s Moyers & Company Mark Leibovich joins Bill to reveal what he has learned about a city where money rules and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis.
November 26, 2013 | Blog

Two House GOPers have introduced reform bills. A fluke — or a sign of GOP disillusionment? Continue reading

October 31, 2013 | Blog

After it was revealed that a letter supporting the legislation and signed by many Democratic representatives was written by K Street lobbyists, many reversed their position. Continue reading

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. walks out of the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, following the counting of Electoral College votes. Vice President Joe Biden presided over a Joint Session of Congress Friday as four members of the House and Senate took turns announcing the votes that had been tallied in state capitals last month affirming the re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 29, 2013 | Blog

A short time ago LGBT rights were a wedge issue that divided Dems. The tables have turned. Continue reading

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. stands on the Senate steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
October 16, 2013 | Blog

This was the latest in a string of battles in which the American economy was ultimately the loser. Now Democrats have the upper hand — if they don’t mess it up. Continue reading

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