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The D.C. Centrists' Straw Men

Mike Lux | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

One of the tiredest clichés in all of American politics -- and a favorite of D.C. "centrists" -- is that economic populism is all about beating up on the rich and redistributing income instead of pursuing economic growth. But Elizabeth Warren and her fellow progressives are not, either in rhetoric or policy, anti-growth or anti-business or out to "soak" the rich.

How The Insiders Failed Obama

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Contrary to the conventional wisdom, it is "experienced" Beltway insiders who have actually caused the largest problems for Obama.