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Military Sexual Assault Reform Faces Big Complication

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a string of high-profile sexual assault scandals continues to plague the military, leaders in the Department of Defense, Congress and...

Rape and Rank -- The Problem With All-Powerful Men

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Michael D'Antonio

As Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) said Sunday, "The military leadership at this point has shown that they have not been capable of fixing this problem." This truth will not change until justice is detached from power and rank no longer rules.

To Win, Democrats Must Define, Defend, and Dumb Down

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

In the absence of a brand, Democrats have had to disproportionately rely on prodigy politicians, such as Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, as well as scaring voters into believing that Republicans are too radical to govern.

Democrats and Democracy in New York

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It has been a bad week for New York State Democrats. Not only did they lose control of the state senate, but New York State's most powerful congressman managed to bicker with the president.