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Why These Progressives Want To Stop The Fed From Raising Interest Rates

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

The Federal Reserve is poised to raise its benchmark interest rate later this month. But advocates of full employment on Tuesday once again warned tha...

God Doesn't Want You To Raise Interest Rates Until May, Congressman Tells Janet Yellen

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) thinks it would be a really bad idea for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this fall. On Wednesda...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Trade Deals Show He's Out Of Touch With The Real World, Dem Says | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama backs a corporate trade agenda because he no longer lives in the real world, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) charged...

Michael McAuliff

Bernie Sanders Tries Again To Break Up Too-Big-To-Fail Banks | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Wednesday that Congress probably lacks the will to challenge Wall Street, but nevertheless vowed to try...

Jessica Schulberg

Why Congress Is Embracing Former Iranian Terrorists | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. continues to grapple with the threat of the Islamic State group, Republicans in Congress have argued that Iran should be a h...

Jessica Schulberg

At AIPAC, Brad Sherman Reflects Congressional Divide On Iran Sanctions | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Addressing an audience Sunday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) showed signs of the increasi...

Jennifer Bendery

Congressman Invites Sony To Show 'The Interview' At The Capitol | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sony Pictures may have shelved its release of "The Interview" in the wake of a major cyberattack, but at least one congressman wants the...

Chris Gentilviso

Congressmen Worry The State Department Can't Speak ISIS's Language | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As foreign fighters stream into Syria and Iraq to bolster the Islamic State, some congressmen are concerned that the State Department's ...

Brad Sherman Re-Elected In California House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 30th District. Sherman was first elected to the House in 1996. Prior ...

Dem Rep: Our Middle East Problems Go Beyond Who Controls The White House

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

A Democratic congressman called out conservative critics of President Barack Obama on Wednesday for oversimplifying the difficulty of resolving proble...

Considering Henry Waxman: Despite Drawbacks, the Congressman and the Scene He Helped Create Had Massive Accomplishments

William Bradley | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Henry Waxman's decision to retire from Congress after 40 years service there marks the end of one of the great congressional careers, and the last of the "Watergate class" in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Sherman Favors More Civilian Airline Crashes in Iran

Ryan Costello | Posted 01.27.2014 | Home
Ryan Costello

Many members of Congress have supported sanctions despite the negative impact that they have had on the Iranian people. But Rep. Sherman seems to relish the pain the sanctions inflict on Iranians.

Sam Stein

Dem Hears Russian Ambassador's 'Very Serious' Message About Syria | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) reached out to the Russian embassy Monday morning to express interest in seeing what intelligence it h...

Howard Berman: A Standard of Leadership on the DREAM Act

Cesar Vargas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

Although it is easy for politicians or candidates to deliver talking points on the DREAM Act, it is more difficult to see real leadership on the issue. Rep. Howard Berman has provided not only comforting rhetoric, but also legislative leadership on the DREAM Act and immigration in general.

Dem Calls Opponent 'Too Angry' After Bizarre Grab

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) announced a new ad Wednesday showing footage of a recent incident where his primary rival, Rep. Brad She...

Friday Talking Points: Biden's Big Night

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The lights are being removed, the podiums are gone, and the cleanup crew is sweeping up the tiny, tiny pieces of Paul Ryan that were left all over the stage last night. Heh. Well, maybe not really, but it certainly seems that way, doesn't it?

Berman's Chicago Fundraiser

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Down 13 points in the latest poll, Howard Berman is fighting for his political life against fellow Los Angeles-area Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.). S...

Matt Sledge

Two California Democrats Battle Over Campaign Loans | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- An election battle between two California Democrats is heating up once again with new accusations from the campaign of Rep. Howard Berman ...

Zach Carter

Wall Street 'Cash Committee', In Congress To Lose Hardest Hitting Members | Zach Carter | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the toughest questions for JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon during Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing came from ...

Kathleen Miles

A Few Surprises In CA & LA Election Results | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.06.2012 | Los Angeles

The biggest news in California's presidential primary election Tuesday? That an initiative to impose a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes appears to have l...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Make Major Shift | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night Indiana conservative upstart Richard Mourdock defeated 36-year incumbent Sen. Dick Lugar in a primary battle that featu...

Issa Gives Unusual Thumbs Up To Dem In Heated Battle

Los Angeles Times | Jean Merl | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Howard Berman, who is locked in a pitched reelection battle with fellow liberal Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman, likes to say he can work with Repub...

Zach Carter

WATCH: House Opposition To Trade Deals Intensifies Amid Continued Violence In Colombia | Zach Carter | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On August 4, Senate leaders announced a "breakthrough" in negotiations over three trade deals currently pending before Congress that now...

Zach Carter

Korea Trade Agreement Would Subsidize North Korea Government | Zach Carter | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2004, Hyundai inked one of the best land deals in history. For a mere $12 million, the South Korean conglomerate secured the rights t...

Time to Act on Iran Regime

Ali Safavi | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Ali Safavi

The Iranian regime's nuclear aggression, suppression at home and terrorist support abroad are outracing US policy.