As the Bush Administration steps up its campaign against Iran, opponents have a dual responsibility: to contest the strategic context for escalation and to bar specific acts of aggression.
As debate unfolds on a non-binding Iraq resolution, the House should consider exacting a promise from President not to invade Iran.
It's time for Congress to stop talking and start moving on
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.