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DES MOINES, IOWA — In an expansion of the Run Warren Run effort in Iowa, MoveOn.org Political Action is announcing the hiring of Blair Lawton as the campaign’s Iowa field director and the hiring ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 11:36 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I has a Christmas sad. When I got home from last night's family celebration of the holiday, I logged on and encountered the following all too familiar story. It is hard enough for someone to learn ...
by rserven
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 25, 2014 at 12:11 PM PST with 41 Recommends
I used to be proud to call myself a Democrat but alas, no longer. With the despicable passing of the budget in the house and senate and the inevitable signing by the president I renounce my party ...
by aboutmri
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 06:55 AM PST with 4 Recommends
In my most recent blog post last Thursday I spoke of the fact that the more things change, the more they remain the same. The actions in the House on the spending bill illustrated my point and I am ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 03:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Third time's the charm? Nothing says more about the depth of the GOP presidential field than when Republican ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 8 Recommends
No one should ever forget that one of the leaders in the profits before kids charter school movement is Hillsdale College. Their brand of for-profit charter schools which they call, “Classical ...
by Hoi Polloi
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:27 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I hate the Village-- that DC-based insular knot of narcissists with jobs in politics, lobbying and media, whose full time occupation regardless of party, as a pack of unprincipled Eddie Haskells, ...
by Liberal Capitalist
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 05:01 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I am proposing that a pledge be circulated for the upcoming election and ongoing for officials to be accountable to stop the abuses of unlawful foreclosures and predatory loans and financing to ...
by StopWallSt
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 01:11 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Web Extra: Elizabeth Warren on Fighting Back Against Wall St.
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Senator Warren will be making her debut on The Late Show With David Letterman tomorrow night, September 3rd, at 11:35pm on CBS. http://bit.ly/...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 05:07 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Lately the #1 issue at DailyKos has been I/P, it's the #1 foreign policy issue and as commander-in-chief the next President will have the biggest impact on foreign policy On top of all that, it's a ...
by Draxinum
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 03:23 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
So, you got kids, and your kids have student loans. One of your children dies, and the lender sticks you with $100,000 in student loan debt that they won't forgive. Watch Senator Badass destroy ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 142 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 03:28 PM PDT with 146 Recommends
According to the Boston Globe, as quoted in the politicalwire blog, Senator Elizabeth Warren made a definitive (again) Shermanesque statement that she is not running for President in 2016: "There ...
by pasuburbdem1
Comment Count 259 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 07:46 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
While I sit and wait for my first round of BBQ beans to get going for our function in Emporia tonight, I wanted to put up a brief diary today about one of the speeches at Netroots Nation for those ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 10:37 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Going to NN14? We are! Got an NN story from NN13 or NN12? Tonight is a good night to tell it! Live from uptown Manhattan it's Saturday night. Join us at the orange Oasis! We're talkin' NN14, ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 08:42 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I gotta say...........the latest gaffes from Hillary Clinton about her financial state have put me off on her more than I expected they would. Her comments that she and her husband were flat broke ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 515 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 08:05 PM PDT with 277 Recommends
There is an interesting article and poll produced by Greenberg Quinlan that they tie into Congressman Cantor's recent loss. The premise is that in addition to other issues Brat made an issue of the ...
by txdoubledd
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 07:22 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In my last post , I focused on Jeb Bush as being a very formidable threat to Hillary should he decide to run in 2016. In this post, I will focus on the threat Rand Paul would pose to Hillary should ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 04:26 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
In a much discussed dairy I authored yesterday, I included a very informal poll asking kosacks who they favored in a hypothetical democratic primary. The results were overwhelmingly in favor of ...
by Dr Christopher Boerl
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 06:28 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Now and the 1920s Syndicated columnist Robert Samuelson cites an essay by Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution. They argue that today’s income inequality is nowhere near as great as in ...
by ByersAware
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 08:55 AM PDT with 4 Recommends