When I learned last winter that I would have a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, I was very happy because I knew it would give me the opportunity to ask tough questions and push for some ...
There has been a lot of talk lately about how we (meaning, the surveillance state we call our government) might be able to put pressure on Ecuador to keep them from accepting Snowden. This pressure ...
Moral Monday at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh is gaining traction throughout North Carolina and in the ...
Another glitch in the Affordable Care Act—the kind of drafting error that occurs often in massive legislation and would be easily fixed if we had a functional Congress—has exposed another rift ...
While some are claiming that the Obama administration's NSA spying program isn't really happening, or that if it is happening it's no big deal, or that if it is happening and it is a big deal it's ...
This is a huge day,” Rep. Keith Ellison announced Wednesday at a press conference within view of the Capitol, referring to legislation he reintroduced for a Wall Street Tax with huge purpose.
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I've been putting off sharing this ...
Not sure that this warrants a diary, but I need to say it anyway.
I've been a reluctant supporter of Obama ever since the 2008 primaries ended. I loved his speeches and agreed with most of his ...
Leave the Obama kids out of your filthy, disingenuous, vulgar ads!
How dare you?!
You pathetic bloodsucking sons of bitches!
Paul Krugman weighed in today on the upcoming debt ceiling and Republicans threats to force America into default. His advice, Be Ready To Mint That Coin .
He explains that Republicans are openly ...