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Money is needed for social programs. And the rich have more than their
share.

US policies are fanning anti-Americanism in both the South and the
North.

Minnesota's new senator, Norm Coleman, is a dealmaker with
ambitions.

Darn, but those weapons of mass destruction keep turning up in the wrong places.

In Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," Ebenezer Scrooge was forced to view his own death in order to gain some self-awareness of his life as the epitome of cruelty and selfishness.

For years Pittsburghers have witnessed the low regard in which public
television station WQED holds its second channel, WQEX.

It's still the economy, stupid. The President gets it.

So Elliott Abrams (the felon) is back,
And Poindexter's now a big cheese.
High-level appointments now favor the guys
With rap sheets instead of CVs.

Minnesota's Dean Barkley represents a movement with a strong state foothold.

On election morning, I opened the front section of the New York
Times
and immediately got a bad feeling. Positioned prominently on
page A3 was an eye-catching and ominous ad.

Blogs

Nobody saw this vote coming—but progressive activism delivered a shocking result Friday in Congress.

June 12, 2015

Senators John McCain and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a measure to prevent the CIA from evading the bans on torture that are already law. 

June 10, 2015

The Corinthian strikers are asking for debt justice, not forgiveness.

June 10, 2015

It is worth pausing to consider how far things have moved since the Snowden revelations.

June 2, 2015

An idea that didn't formall exist six weeks ago is picking up a lot of steam.

May 27, 2015

Senate cloture vote limits debate, restricts amendments and erects another barrier to honest discourse about trade policy.

May 21, 2015

With less than 24 hours to act on surveillance reform, things in the Senate have gotten dramatic. 

May 20, 2015

Too many derailments, too many bridge collapses. The neglect has got to stop.

May 13, 2015

Why does the White House keep telling reporters the public is lining up behind the trade push?

May 13, 2015

The White House has been going hard against Elizabeth Warren for making this claim—but she’s right.

May 12, 2015