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Steeping Mad: Health Care Reform and the Art of Losing Ungraciously

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

The fight over healthcare reform wasn't so much about reforming the system and extending coverage to nearly 40 million uninsured Americans as much as it was a fight about the direction of the country.

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Seething Dems Hit Back At Report That Public Option Is Dead In House | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are adamantly pushing back against reports that she does not have the necessary votes to pas...

When the General Speaks, Ladies, Keep Your Ears Open and Mouths Shut!

Julie Farby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Julie Farby

Republicans in general hate it when pesky estrogen-filled ladies have jobs. As a result, they tend to do whatever they can to put them in their rightful place to fulfill their God-given duty of popping out babies.

Congressmen Admit They No Longer Remember Which Health Care Bill They Are Voting On

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Maybe I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but I can't for the life of me remember whether this is the bill I liked or the bill I despised," said Rep. Rand DeVane (D-OH). "I'm only human."

Pro-Life Dems Warn Pelosi: No Support Unless Reform "Explicitly Excludes" Abortion Funding

U.S. News & World Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Family Research Council isn't usually in the business of praising Democrats. But it's giving props to 19 House Dems for writing to Speaker Nancy P...

Conservative Pundits Resort To Attacking Pelosi's Looks (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The controversy surrounding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's knowledge of CIA interrogation methods has revealed a wholly unprofessional side of some figu...

Huckabee Poem Calls On Pelosi To Step Down

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) penned a poem for his website in which the potential 2012 presidential candidate calls on House Speaker Nancy P...

Nancy Pelosi, Torture, and Bush's Warmongering

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Now the Right assails Pelosi for not going public after she allegedly learned about some of Bush's "enhanced interrogation techniques." But they also claim that torture is vital to our "national security."

No Evidence Found that Colombia Suddenly FTA-Worthy

Fred Redmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fred Redmond

"Free trade should be premised on fundamental respect for human rights, especially the rights of the workers producing the goods to be traded. In Colombia, workers cannot exercise their right without fear of being threatened or killed."

From the California State Democratic Convention in Sacramento

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

From the atmosphere over the weekend at the convention, one could get the impression that the Democratic Party's base is strong and the leadership of the State Legislature has made all the right moves.

Reporting From the Tea Bagger Hate-Fest in Sacramento

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The hatred was palpable today on the State Capitol's steps -- hatred for taxes, hatred for government, hatred for Democrats. But the most hated figure in Sacramento today was President Obama.

Beware Speaker Pelosi: Boehner Knows How to Play Offense

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Donahue

If House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pays attention, all she needs to hear has already been laid out before her. The Republican leadership resents her.

"An Ungovernable Majority"

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

"While the Democrats have been ascendant in recent years, they have entered into a Faustian bargain. They're gaining seats, but in doing so they've made compromises."

Am I a Hillary-Hating Sexist? You Tell Me

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Keenan

I argued that the first woman president should be one who didn't come in on the coattails of a man, but is it realistic to expect a female leader at this moment to be perfectly cleansed of male power?