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Paul Ryan, Chris Van Hollen, Tom Price, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, presides over a markup session where House Republicans are crafting a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts spending on transportation, health care programs for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and other domestic initiatives, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is flanked by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., right, the committee's ranking member, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 27, 2014 | Perspectives

The Republican from Wisconsin has downloaded some populist rhetoric to go with his “kinder, gentler” talk about poverty. But his populism is not the real thing. Continue reading

Morning Reads: Iran Arrests US Journos; Hidden Impacts of Global Warming
July 25, 2014 | News & Notes

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Pedro Rodriguez, right, talks with Andrus Reyes as they participate in a demonstration on a Burger King parking lot as part of a nationwide protest supporting higher wages for workers in the fast-food industry and other minimum wage jobs in Boston, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
June 24, 2014 | Perspectives

Businesses are realizing they cannot succeed over the long term without the purchasing power of the middle class. Continue reading

(Top left-clockwise) Paul Bremer; Bill O'Reilly with Charles Krauthammer; Paul Wolfowitz and Bill Kristol.
June 19, 2014 | Perspectives

Historian and Essayist Eric Alterman on how pundits use the press to keep peddling the same propaganda. Continue reading

The St. Regis Monarch Bay Resort, rented by the Koch brothers for $870,000 for their secret billionaire confab.
June 18, 2014 | Blog

A who’s who of Republican political elites recently met at a posh resort in California to discuss strategies for taking control of the Senate, climate change and campaign finance. Continue reading

A foreclosed house sign with sale pending. March 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
May 28, 2014 | News & Notes

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A supporter of Greece's extreme right party Golden Dawn raises his hand in a Nazi-style salute during a rally in Athens on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. About 3,000 people took part in the rally to commemorate a 1996 incident which cost the lives of three navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. Six lawmakers of the party, including the Golden Dawn's leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos, are in jail on charges of being members of a "criminal organization." A formerly marginal group with neo-Nazi roots, Golden Dawn exploded in popularity amid Greece's financial crisis. (AP Photo/Yannis Kolesidis)
May 21, 2014 | News & Notes

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Gov. Jerry Brown, center, responds to a question during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 19, 2014 | Uncategorized

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Jerry Brown signs a law requiring political nonprofits to identify donors; climate change in the Senate and more. Continue reading

George W. Bush's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Leavitt addresses members of the American Legislative Exchange Council Thursday, July 29, 2004. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 15, 2014 | Eye on ALEC

ALEC’s guiding principle–supporting big business–turns the small-c conservative ideal of individual liberty and local control on its head. Continue reading

Actor and comedian Louis C.K. attends the 'American Hustle' screening at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York, NY, on December 8, 2013. (Photo by Anthony Behar/Sipa USA) (Sipa via AP Images)
May 8, 2014 | News & Notes

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A woman waves a Russian flag as people shout slogans during a pro Russian rally at a central square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, March 22, 2014. More than 5,000 pro-Russia residents of this major city in Ukraine's east have been demonstrating in favor of holding a referendum on secession. The rally in Donetsk comes less than a week after voters in Crimea approved a similar referendum and Russia formally annexed the territory. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 7, 2014 | News & Notes

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Climate Lobbying
May 5, 2014 | Blog

The influential right-wing lobbying group is seeking out friendly state attorneys and encouraging them to sue the EPA. 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)
May 1, 2014 | Money & Politics

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Wall Street Republicans’ surprising soft spot for Hillary, 2014 is on track to be the darkest money election year yet and much more. Continue reading

Charles Koch (Photo by John Chiasson/Liaison) and David Koch (Photo by Steven A Henry/Getty Images)
April 23, 2014 | Blog

The conservative columnist is so outraged at plutocrats facing criticism that he’s reversed his position on disclosure. Continue reading

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY accompanied by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., speaks during a news conference to discuss the disclosure of super PAC donors to the Republican presidential candidates. February 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 20, 2014 | Blog

A political journalist argues that most money spent early on in political campaigns, particularly on television ads, is probably wasted. Continue reading

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