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Repair America's infrastructure, starting with New
Orleans; resettle displaced people in the city, give them construction
jobs and pay all a fair wage.

Grant legal status to hard-working, tax-paying immigrants;
give up the illusion that law enforcement alone will solve immigration
problems.

Insure funding for programs with proven success
rehabilitating violent youths and avoid the failures of the prison
system.

Elect a Democratic Congress in 2006; restore ethics to
Congress; block the appointment of cronies to key
posts; stop the politicization of science.

Establish a first-rate education system to draw on our
greatest untapped human resource: the children of our inner cities.

Give small farmers and ranchers help to compete with global
agricultural giants; enact farmer-friendly solutions to existing
destructive trade policies.

Rein in political and business interests that degrade the
environment; pass the Apollo Energy Act to provide incentives for clean
technology.

We need a unified security budget to coherently allocate
dollars to the military, homeland security and peacemaking efforts abroad.

Elect Congressional candidates who promise to end the
occupation of Iraq and bring our soldiers home.

Insure that the federal purse supports a progressive vision of economic
progress that benefits all Americans.

Blogs

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The great historian of Watergate chased Nixon down, as part of a crusade against executive abuses.

April 8, 2015

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March 31, 2015

After waiting years for a decision on their visa applications with no explanation for the delay, nine Iraqis are suing the US government they once worked for.

March 20, 2015

The Senate Intelligence Committee is absolutely right to respect transparency and accountability with release of report on Bush-Cheney era abuses.

December 9, 2014

Rand Paul and Barbara Lee are right: “The Constitution requires Congress to vote on the use of military force.”

November 24, 2014

With a new film out about Webb, Kill the Messenger, we look back at Cockburn’s testament to the investigative reporter.

October 14, 2014

The president gets support for humanitarian efforts, but wise voices warn of mission creep.

August 11, 2014

“The CIA’s misconduct threatens the institution of the Senate and its role in ensuring the proper oversight of our government,” Senator Leahy says.

August 1, 2014

A new report reveals that the NSA spied on five prominent American Muslims.

July 9, 2014