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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

If the GOP is pursuing voter ID laws for the sake of civil rights, then why is it doing so in a way that disenfranchises minority voters?

July 9, 2012

Twitter brings you the the best Republican songs you've never heard of. 

July 9, 2012

The Republican strategy imperils our democracy and seeds distrust among a populace that already has little confidence in its elected leaders.

July 9, 2012

Jon Huntsman’s decision to skip the GOP convention says a lot about how narrow the party of Lincoln, and even Reagan, has become.

July 9, 2012

The GOP admits that it believes voter ID laws will win Romney the election. 

July 9, 2012

Hundreds of activists show up at a Mitt Romney Southampton fundraiser to protest billionaires’ money in politics. 

July 9, 2012

Rush says, “When women got the right to vote is when it all went downhill.” No wonder he supports voter ID laws.

July 8, 2012

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