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Hilary Rosen

Her firm, SKD Knickerbocker, sells its perceived access to the White House, while lobbying for corporate tax breaks and for-profit colleges.

Ben Bernanke

It’s now the only governing institution that understands the depths of the economic crisis.

Explaining the “magic" of private equity in eight simple steps.

What we lost in Iraq and Washington between 2009 and 2012.

How the intelligence community is creating a new American world.

Instead of actually working to solve problems, the GOP is pursuing an ideological agenda that is nothing less than legislative malpractice.

If they believe that in exercising control over women's reproductive functions, they will also control women's voices, they are wrong.

Why America is not so different from other countries that are facing austerity.

The US Capitol Building

As the 2012 elections approach, renewed faith will be critical to combating Republicans’ slash-and-burn rhetoric.

History shows that regulation of industries--from meat to pharmaceuticals--has not only protected us, but has provided economic benefits. So why is it demonized?

Blogs

Anti-hunger activists explain why cutting food stamps is going to hurt kids.

October 3, 2010

It's time to get serious about sustaining social security. 

October 1, 2010

Rahm's depature affords Obama a perfect opportunity to reconnect with his grassroots base.

September 30, 2010

Linda McMahon says she is running for the US Senate from Connecticut because she wants to "put people first." Those people clearly don't include the people who made her a billionaire; the wrestlers of World Wrestling Entertainment.

September 30, 2010

An economist who might just "get" what Larry Summers missed.

September 28, 2010

Yesterday brought a mixed bag of news for reformers on Capitol Hill.

September 24, 2010

The Devil we know certainly has friends. Time for other voices to be raised, loud, fast.

September 22, 2010

Can Lady Gaga get a couple of Republicans to do the right thing about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"?

September 21, 2010

Progressives worry that Obama is being "coy" about the authority he has handed the consumer champion. They're right to worry, and to keep the pressure on.

September 17, 2010

The massive job losses between 2008 and 2009 were surely the biggest factor in the record poverty numbers the Census just reported. But those harrowing months were neither the beginning nor the end of the problem.

September 17, 2010