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This Is Our Moment

Rep. Keith Ellison | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Rep. Keith Ellison

The stakes are too high now. Republicans have taken us to the brink of default, and it is already hurting our economy. Progressives know this is America's moment to lead. The deadline is upon us -- but so is the opportunity.

Why The U.S. Won't Default On August 2

Time | ZACHARY KARABELL | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

The only thing that matters for global markets over the coming days is whether a deal can be struck in Washington over the debt ceiling. That said, th...

Tuesday: Rallies Everywhere to Save the American Dream

Van Jones | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

Our democracy has been hijacked by a small group of extremists. The American Dream is in peril. It is time for the super-majority of Americans to be superheroes and rescue our economic future.

Why McConnell Blinked

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has blinked. His proposal late yesterday afternoon to give President Obama the power to raise the federal debt ceiling is the beginning of the Republican collapse in their stand off with the president and Democrats.