Allen West has a real problem with women. He's voted to deny us healthcare and curb our rights, and now he's openly attacking one of us with sexist comments. I won't stand for it.
Democrats need to give the American people a reason to support their party, and in my mind they can do that by supporting the public financing of elections and passing an amendment canceling out the Citizens United decision.
The fight for the women's vote ramped up this week when Michele Bachmann officially declared her run for the presidency. The Tea Party founder is pro-family, anti-government, and has proclaimed herself the champion of women everywhere. We beg to differ.
For the DNC to become relevant again, it needs to truly embrace that spirit of "change" from 2008 and support some real Progressives for Congress in 2012.
This week's events infused an energy boost to the Democratic Party with the death of Osama bin Laden and the election of Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman...
The Republicans in the Senate have thrown down the gauntlet: 44 Republican senators have signed a letter saying they won't confirm anyone to be the director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the new agency is made toothless.
As Schultz moves into one of the most important roles in her party -- chair of the DNC -- what can we expect from her? Business as usual, or is she going to show the Dems a path to victory in 2012 they haven't thought about yet?
The Democratic National Committee and the Democrats are on the road to getting their groove back with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) at the helm...
I was thrilled to learn yesterday that President Obama has chosen my good friend, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, to be the next Chair of the Democratic National Committee.
The Huffington Post's Ryan Grim spoke to MSNBC's Cenk Uygur about the possibility of a government shutdown and the GOP's proposed budget cuts. Grim e...
The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman joined Richard Wolffe Monday night on MSNBC's 'Hardball' to discuss the ongoing federal budget negotiations. "...
Women candidates must show a winning combination of competence, clarity, efficiency, and decisiveness. But it's rare for the public to view women in politics as both likeable and competent.
As Americans working to end the war in Afghanistan, we write to express our deep disappointment and concern at the recent attack by the DNC on Michael Steele in response to his criticism of the war.
Brad Woodhouse and the DNC owe all of us an apology for attacking Michael Steele on his Afghanistan remarks, but I would settle for a commitment not to engage in this sort of behavior in the future.
Talking points need to be penetrated and disrupted. They are a mirage, creating an impression there's a "there-there," when it's just an illusion.
In order to get anything done this year, things are going to have to move a lot faster than health reform moved. The pace has to be stepped up from "glacial."