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Bill Clinton and Steny Hoyer: The 'Wall Street Democrats' Fight Back

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

If progressive and populist ideas resonate with most voters, some people have asked, why isn't the Democratic Party doing better in the polls? Here's one reason: Some of the party's most prominent leaders are still pushing Wall Street's unpopular and discredited economic platform.

'This Is A Game'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) took a shot at House Republicans on Tuesday evening, criticizing them for playing games and blaming them for t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democratic Leader Defends Obama In IRS Scandal | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the second-ranking Democrat in the House, said Wednesday he supports the Obama administration's ouster of Stev...

House Democratic Leadership Fight Heats Up

Roll Call | November 5, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Majority Whip James Clyburn signaled Monday afternoon that he has no interest in stepping down to Caucus chairman and that he is digging in his heels ...

Mike Pence: House GOP Might Have Some Health Care Defectors

Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a breakfast sponsored by the American Spectator, I asked Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), the House Republican Conference chairman what I thought would be...

Cantor: Pelosi Won't Meet With Me

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) says he has requested to meet privately with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this year, but has been repeatedly rebuffed. ...

Eric Cantor, GOP's Rising Star, Runs Into A Rough Patch

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A rising star in the Republican Party has dimmed over the past week. House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (Va.), a politically shrewd up-and-comer in th...