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Harman Uses Bush/Cheney Fear Tactics on Winograd and Voters

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Harman is out of touch. She's the richest woman in Congress. Every two years she re-buys her seat and indulges her personal passions: war, war technology and war intelligence.

Why Michael Bennet Will Win the Colorado Senate Race

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Andrew Romanoff will not win; newly appointed US Senator Michael Bennet will win his first race. Here's why.

Drill, Barack, Drill: Obama Reverses Position On Offshore Drilling (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama announced today a new energy policy that will open up waters along the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and pa...

Evolutionary marketing - Tribal, viral and mobile

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

There is a lot of discussion about how social media will play out from a mobile perspective, and how marketers in particular can monetize and leverage...

The Super Seven: Colorado's Congressional Health Care Heroes

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Mark Udall, Michael Bennet, Ed Perlmutter, Diana DeGette, John Salazar, Jared Polis and Betsy Markey are seven ordinary human beings with extraordinary courage.

Don't Sue President Obama

Chris Kelly  | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly 

This is the ultimate frivolous lawsuit, brought to you by the GOP -- the party of "NO" -- and we can't let them stand in the way of progress.

Republicans Embrace "Party of No" Label

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If Republicans continue their tantrum once the Senate passes the reconciliation bill, it's going to be a lot easier for Democrats to convince independents that they, the Democrats, are the adults in the room.

A Flawed Step Forward on Health Care Reform

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We all know how much the media love conflict, and they have fallen in love with the health care debate. To say the process hasn't been pretty would be one of the biggest Washington understatements in years.

Bill Maher's Posters For Liz Cheney's 2012 Presidential Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Liz Cheney has not announced a presidential run in 2012. But with a recent profile in Newsweek guessing as much, it's very possible that the daughter ...

Can Democrats Govern?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The slogan "Elect a lot of Democrats so that we can stop the Republican agenda, and waste a lot of time fooling around with things we can't pass" just isn't going to cut the mustard.

Which Nonprofits Are Best Serving and Empowering Women?

Halle Tecco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Halle Tecco

GreatNonprofits and GuideStar have launched the 2010 Women's Empowerment Campaign, encouraging the public to help them compile a list of the top-rated nonprofits promoting women's empowerment.

Biblical Social Justice and Glenn Beck

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn Beck says Christians should leave their social justice churches, so I say Christians should leave Beck. Beck attacks the very heart of our Christian faith, and Christians should no longer watch his show.

Immigration Reform: Change Takes Courage and Faith

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we will -- because Jesus commands us to do so.

My 'Daniel Fast'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I believe our nation is in deep trouble. Sometimes things get so bad that you really don't know what to say or do. When that happens, it's a good time to fast and pray.

Wall Street Wants a Refund

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

"Buyer's remorse" is the way Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate Republicans' fundraiser, gleefully refers to Wall Street moguls' current disenchantment with the U.S. president they thought they had bought.

Hidden Dangers of Citizens United Ruling

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

My main concern is not the money that will be spent overtly, but rather with what happens outside the public's eye -- the unseen influence which may be wielded.

So to Speak: California Queen'in

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

Jerry Brown appeared to be time traveling again when he went on KGO-radio this week and launched an attack on... Gavin Newsom? Yo Jerry! The dude dropped out. Give it a rest, man.

The Supreme Court's Five Circus Midgets (WITH VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Fascism is a word that is overused when one political interest group is describing the bad conduct of another opposition political interest group. Th...

Hamos, Quinn Top Green Slate

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

Pat Quinn is the greenest governor in Illinois history. Admittedly a low bar, but Quinn clears it by a lot.

Campaign Finance Outrage: Democracy for the Highest Bidder

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Corporations can now directly intervene in campaigns with candidate-specific ads. The only requirement remaining is that they not be coordinated with a campaign. But that's a requirement more of form than substance.

It's Official: Corporations Rule.

Eric Lotke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lotke

Today's decision turns paper corporations into actual people, and gives advertisers more constitutional protection than voters.

Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision Puts Gay Rights at Risk

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

As an LGBT person in the United States, more Republican donations should be a scary thing. The more the monied interests in America get access to the political process, the worse off minorities and poor people will be.

The Fall Of Greg Craig

TIME | Massimo Calabresi and Michael Weisskopf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 100 days after Barack Obama entered office, his top White House lawyer, Greg Craig, braced the President's senior advisers for a potentially ex...

One Year After Obama's Election: Still Smarter...Than The Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What puts this first year in perspective for me is that: Obama may not be smarter than all of us, but he sure is smarter by a long shot than McCain would have been. And that, for now, is enough for me.

Karzai Camp Hardens Its Line On Afghan Election Recount

Wall Street Journal | ANAND GOPAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai may not accept the results of a vote recount from the summer's general election, officials from his campaign hi...