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Boehner

Think the Senate deal is a resounding defeat for Republicans? Think again.

Food bank

America’s most vulnerable felt most of the pain.

U.S. Treasury Department

Some wealthy individuals are using the government shutdown to promote a very different vision for America’s future.

US Capitol

And put an end to Republicans’ hostage-taking once and for all.

Texas Map

As the Republican Party becomes whiter and more Southern, obstructionist tactics are inevitable.

AT&T

Public interest organizations say deregulating phone service providers will hurt communities of color, but major civil rights groups are still in favor.

Larry Summers

His appointment as next chair of the Federal Reserve would be a clear sign that narrow financial interests are still in charge of the Democratic Party.

Lawrence Summers

Appointing Summers to head the Federal Reserve would only rub salt in the wounds of the disappearing middle class.

Coast Guard seal

As general counsel of Lockheed Martin, Comey rejected a whistleblower’s claim that a $24 billion Coast Guard project was riddled with problems. The whistleblower was right—and Comey was wrong.

Blogs

In a time of recession, why should the most vulnerable Americans—and not the richest 2 percent—pay the price of US debt?

November 19, 2012

The Congressional Progressive Caucus is standing up to austerity hawks, promoting a “Deal For All” that protects social spending and invests in real growth. 

November 19, 2012

A lame-duck Congress manufactured the current “postal crisis.” This lame-duck Congress could fix it.

November 16, 2012

Everything you need to know about our so-called “Fiscal Cliff” and the janitors in Cincinnati who are truly living on the edge.

November 16, 2012

Frank and Paul are asking the federal government to respect new decriminalization laws in the states—while Latin American leaders get involved as well. 

November 14, 2012

After a recent White House meeting, liberal groups were heartened by the president's tough talk on tax breaks for the wealthy. 

November 14, 2012

As more and more Americans struggle to get by with low-wage and part-time jobs, it’s time we stop conflating poverty with unemployment. 

November 13, 2012

As Congress nears the so-called "fiscal cliff," they should listen to voters: austerity cuts are unacceptable.

November 13, 2012

How hard will it be to negotiate with congressional Republicans? Ask the Republican senator who thinks voters are ignorant about fiscal math.

November 12, 2012

One of the committee’s top Democrats said he wants to see Warren on board, if she wants to be. 

November 9, 2012