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Bipartisan Politics

Challenge and Opportunity for Progressives

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

No challenge in the Democratic Party will have legs unless people are in motion, mobilizing, challenging business as usual, and forcing politicians to get outside of their comfort zone. Dislodging the entrenched interests and big money that dominate our politics won't be easy.

No Longer 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor'

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

"Give me your tired" and Republicans demand President Obama meet them at the border. Give me "your poor" and Republicans demand they be sent back immediately.

Healing America's Political Divide

The Saturday Evening Post | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
The Saturday Evening Post

I love my sister; hate her politics. Where do we stand on the issues? Let's just say that one of us gets all our information from Fox News and the other one gets it from The New York Times.

2012 COUNTDOWN: Mayors Urge Obama, Romney To Get Real

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

If you want hope and change in politics, mayors offer tons of it. The key to success in their jobs, they say, is to avoid -- as indeed they do -- partisan bickering and focus on What Works.

Keep Partisan Politics Out of Internet Policy

Leslie Harris | Posted 10.13.2012 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Why would anyone who truly cares about the open Internet pick the warm afterglow of the anti-SOPA campaign to launch a highly inflammatory attack on longstanding allies.

In the Political Game Today, Divided We Fall

FSView | Posted 06.03.2012 | College

Somewhere amongst the blob of partisan political analysis, reality television contests and mass commercialization that makes up our popular culture, is a world of politics that attempts to fit in. The problem is, real political discussion cannot exist in such a setting.

It Takes A Movement: Moral Centering And Political Recalibration

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

An election like this one always calls for both moral centering and political recalibration. Leaders of both parties were talking the morning after the election about cooperation to solve the nation's problems. That will likely also take a movement.

HuffPost's Ryan Grim Talks About The President's Surprise Visit Before White House Press Corps (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

On Tuesday, HuffPost's Ryan Grim went on MSNBC to discuss President Obama's surprise appearance before the White House press corps, and his efforts to...