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One of the most tired set of clichés in all of American politics is that of DC "centrists" talking about populism as all about beating up on the rich and redistribution of income instead of growth.
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 08:50 AM PST with 31 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 08:38 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Sounds like Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) is saying, "I hate to say I told you so but....": http://thehill.com/video/in-the-news/322711-durbin-expanded-background-checks-might-have-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 08:29 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
"Hehehehe. Good. Washington Post has endorsed my Postal Reform Bill. Victory is ours!" It appears the Washington Post has hit a new low by endorsing Congressman Darrell Issa's Postal Service ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Plans to effectively kill off the postal service are bipartisan, as a new bill from Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn and Delaware Democratic Sen. Tom "will somebody primary this guy already" ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 08:28 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Nearly two months ago, I gave Senator Chris Coons (D. DE) a big shout out for this: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/06/03/1212870/-DE-Sen-Chris-Coons-D-Calls-For-The-Reauthorizing-The-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 02:33 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Tell these guys to do the right thing. Senate Democrats will be spending the weekend pondering whether they're ready to end the filibuster on executive nominations when Republicans move to block ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 10:03 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR): 71. That's how many cases of sexual assault or ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Senator Chris Coons (D. DE) published an article on Huffington Post today stating that the first state is ready to fight for marriage equality: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-coons/delaware-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 12:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
So Senator Tom Carper (D. DE) finally came out for gay marriage today: http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Sen-Tom-Carper-announces-support-for-gay-marriage-4403226....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 10:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Another Senate Democrat embraces equality, this time Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware who has finally weighed in on the right side of history: As our society has changed ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
No one seems to have covered this story so here's the hearing at the U.S. Senate by Senator Tom Carper, arguably the strongest Postal Service advocate in Congress:
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 05:09 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Darth Issa: Lord Vader, the U.S. Postal Service is consolidating into five days. Saturday delivery is going to be no more. Darth Vader: Good, good. Our plan is going according to schedule. The ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 05:15 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Tom Carper is a Democrat. He is one of Delaware's two Senators. That would make him a good person, right? After all Delaware is an extreme liberal state if you listen to most conservatives, and they ...
by kavips
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 12:49 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 112 comments on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In a determined effort to convince the base that losing their Senate majority would be no big deal, Senate Democrats are already trying to dismantle the jobs program, and using Republican talking ...
by Geekesque
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 10:23 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Sen. Dick Durbin (John Gress/Reuters)
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 239 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 02:15 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Last year's financial reform bill included an amendment by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 07:45 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Is this an open declaration of class warfare? Digby sounds the warning: a fair number of “centrist” Democrats – probably including the Incredible Shrinking ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 19, 2010 at 10:30 AM PST with 11 Recommends