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Pennsylvania Governor Rips NFL For Postponing Eagles-Vikings Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In a live interview with Fox 29 News on Sunday night in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell was furious with the NFL for postponing the Eag...

Top 10 List for 2010: Infrastructure

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

1. Top Huffington Post Blog Chris Matthews: "Infrastructure as Monument" 2. Top Presidential Speech President Obama: "Our Generation's Sputnik Mome...

Obama's Bipartisan Investment Strategy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.

Promoting Infrastructure Investment on the Cheap

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

If members of Congress vote on their policy preferences instead of politics, the National Infrastructure Bank will enjoy broad-based bipartisan support in the New Year.

Will Obama Face a Democratic Challenger?

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

It has happened before when sitting presidents have been unpopular: President Jimmy Carter faced a strong and lengthy challenge for the Oval Office from the late Senator Ted Kennedy in 1980.

Ed Rendell To Disaffected Democrats, Not Voting Is Like "Biting Your Nose To Spite Your Face"

John Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Morgan

As I travel across Pennsylvania I keep hearing from disaffected Democrats, liberals and progressives upset with President Obama for abandoning them on...

Frank Rizzo and Pennsylvania's 56-year Legacy of Police Spying

G.W. Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
G.W. Schulz

Pennsylvania's Office of Homeland Security has been paying a private contractor to compile "intelligence" on dangerous elements, including environmentalists and gay/lesbian organizations.

Drilling Opponents Spied on Like Terrorists

Jay Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Stanley

Once again, police "intelligence" functions created to supposedly help prevent terrorism are being used to violate the rights of peaceful ...

"Gun Rights" Extremism Emerging as Campaign Issue

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The emergence of successful Tea Party candidates in key Republican primaries is one of the few bright spots for the Democratic Party in this otherwise daunting election season for Democrats.

'Appalled' Governor Shuts Down Reports On Protests

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Information about an anti-BP candlelight vigil, a gay and lesbian festival and other peaceful gatherings became the subject of...

An Infrastructure Bank: Reinvesting in America

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

On Labor Day, President Obama announced a National Infrastructure Bank to direct our reinvestment in American infrastructure. In doing so, he returned...

Sam Stein

Rendell Being Rendell, Calls Republicans 'Fruit Loops', 'Whackos' And 'Flat-Out Crazy' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an unofficial start to the last stretch of the 2010 campaign season, top officials throughout the Democratic Party upped the rhetoric on Wednesday,...

Scarborough, Rendell: Invest Afghan War Money In U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania's Democratic Governor and conservative "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough agree: America cannot afford to spend $2 billion per week in Af...

Arianna Discusses Her New Book 'Third World America' On Morning Joe

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Huff TV

Arianna Huffington went on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning to discuss her newly released book, 'Third World America.' "I wrote the book for two reas...

Sam Stein

Rendell: Obama Could Face Primary Challenge Over Afghanistan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell predicted on Tuesday that if the president escalates America's military involvement in Afghanistan he could very well...

Another Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Nobody can win the soul of the party because the party has no real soul. There are no real core principles to which the party ascribes either currently or historically. This is the nature of the Democratic Party.

Sam Stein

Rendell: Democratic Party Is Soulless, 'Cowering Behind The Shower Curtains' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell had some harsh words for fellow Democrats on Tuesday night, accusing leadership of "cowering behind the shower curtai...

Ed Rendell Tweaks Obama's Leadership: Bill Clinton Would 'Have Been In A Wetsuit' At Oil Spill

The Hill | Russell Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"If Bill Clinton was president, he'd have been in a wetsuit, you know, trying to get down to see the spill," the governor said with a laugh. ...

Sam Stein

Rendell To Health Reform Repealers: 'There's No Going Back' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Penn.) delivered a stern message on Thursday to those Republicans (including his state's attorney general) who want to repeal the p...

Build This: A Real Infrastructure Policy for America

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Signer

Thanks to the Obama administration, the federal government is preparing to invest $8 billion in building high-speed railways.

Scott McInnis: Ritter Should Emulate Pennsylvania On Natural Gas

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who bypassed an opportunity to levy a tax on natural gas drilled in his state, has the right approach to drilling, Scott...

Michael Vick's "Second Chance" is a Garbage Redemption Story: Feast Away, Media!

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

My initial reaction to the Michael Vick signing is disgust. Sure he can run a "wildcat" formation, but does that justify inviting the protests and ill will that will follow the Eagles everywhere, including at home?

Ed Rendell: Every State Worker Should Have A Statue Of Me

Penn Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When they go and collect the career highlights of Ed Rendell, there's no doubt the Pennsylvania Governor will find this piece of videotape from The Pi...

Sam Stein

Rendell Lays Into Palin: Calls Resignation "Ridiculous," Accuses Her Of "Abandoning" State | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Among the myriad questions raised by Gov. Sarah Palin's abrupt resignation, is how her excuse for leaving office -- mainly that lame-duck governors ar...

Secretary Chu's Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

The Clean Energy Bank is essential to deliver on President Obama's mandate to "make sure that we are investing in what's required for long term growth."