Whatever bipartisanship that once existed between the Democratic and Republican parties has, for now at least, all but vanished – the victim of extremist rhetoric from the right and a gerrymandering of representation that has created few places where there’s … Continue reading
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- December 6, 2015The former labor secretary runs down the "dumb ideas" Ryan clings to including tax relief for the rich, Medicaid block grants for the states, Medicare vouchers for seniors and slashing the safety net.
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- June 23, 2015The Senate is taking up trade legislation today, but labor federation warns: "Fast Track has gotten even worse since the House got its hands on it."
- January 26, 2015You don't learn too much else about Joni Ernst, picked to rebut the State of the Union address, from media profiles — nor do you get the impression that corporate media think you need to know much.
- January 8, 2015With Republicans in Congress determined to block action, environmental leaders search for other avenues to advance climate policy.
- December 11, 2014At the behest of the biggest "too-big-to-fail" banks and as part of the House’s new spending bill, a measure to restrict banks' risky behavior is on the verge of being repealed.
- November 3, 2014Thousands more African-Americans have already turned out to vote this year than in 2010. Here's how Democrats are doing it.