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Beyond merely opposing escalation, lawmakers are pushing tough measures to withdraw troops and defund the war.
A Congress that takes the Constitution seriously can force the White
House to do the same.
Tell us how progressives in Congress can promote bold new initiatives, end an illegal war and call an abusive President to account.
Ten good bills await passage that could make a real difference.
As Democrats clean up abuse of earmarks, they can't ignore the ones that masquerade as targeted tax breaks.
In Congress and the popular press, fantasy rules when the subject is
It shows how hapless and shallow Democrats are that they show so little electoral joy in a principled challenge to GOP rule. Instead we get tactical theatrics about whatever comes down the pike: gas prices or Foley.
America needs a new Congress--the question is, Will Americans hold the
GOP to account for their corruption, ineptitude and irresponsibility?
Thanks to an acquiescent Congress, we are now being governed by an Administration that is radically trying to change the nature of our
Senator Ted Stevens has no idea how the Internet works, but he's asking Congress to remake it to suit the interests of the telecommunications industry. Can progressives apply the pressure to kill this bill?
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