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John Podesta is just the latest to make use of the White House’s revolving door for lobbyists.

Paul Volcker

Despite being vastly outnumbered, reformers made a real difference.

Wall Street

There’s little support among the wealthiest Americans for policy reforms to reduce income inequality.

The problems with the Affordable Care Act stem from government being too small and weak, not too big and powerful.

990 form

Recently filed tax returns shed light on some of the dark money that flooded the campaign season.

Bill de Blasio

The big story this November is a cross-country rejection of austerity and inequality and support for social justice.

Grand Old Tea Party

Why today's wacko birds are just like yesterday's wingnuts.

Blogs

Forty-four percent of Philly’s population is African-American—and nearly 20 percent of voters there may lose the right to cast a ballot this fall.

July 6, 2012

Sister Simone Campbell talks about the Nuns on the Bus and their work to address poverty in America.

July 6, 2012

Michigan's Republican governor blocked a voter suppression measure, harkening back to a GOP of yore. 

July 5, 2012

Republican governors are again planning to reject federal money that would help their states.

July 5, 2012

How a fifteen-state consortium of right-wing elections officials—who are willing to say anything to advance the voter fraud meme—plan to dismantle voting rights.

July 5, 2012

For all the punditry about how the Supreme Court ruling on healthcare would play, 45 percent of Americans don’t know what happened.

July 4, 2012

The chief justice has handed a credibility boost—and some generous poll numbers—to the president.

July 3, 2012

The state’s elections supervisors continue to oppose the campaign initiated by Governor Rick Scott.

July 3, 2012

Why has Mitt opened foreign bank accounts, and why is he still being paid by Bain Capital?

July 3, 2012

If President Obama raised taxes through healthcare reform, so did Mitt Romney. 

July 2, 2012