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Lockheed Martin's CEO Wants Your Social Security Check

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Military contractors are crying crocodile tears right now about the "fragility" of their industry. But in fact that industry is flush with cash, and will do or say anything to protect the one thing they care about above all else: profit.

Zach Carter

McConnell Plan For Debt Ceiling May Be Final Answer, Insiders Say | Zach Carter | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key liberal insider and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) indicated on Sunday that the final debt ceiling deal will likely resemble something aki...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Obama Speaks! Romney Runs! "Gaffegate" Explained

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgWhere's the narrative? Here's the narrative. The women discuss Obama's progressive/partisan speech. Is cutting taxes on the rich "immoral"? And when does a gaffe go from blooper to blunder?

Friday Talking Points [163] -- The Ads Just Write Themselves

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Something the media largely missed in the midst of multiple budgetary battles this week was the fact that this is what bipartisanship looks like.

WATCH: Stewart Rips Sen. Kyl For Lying About Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

On Monday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart picked up where he left off last Thursday: the (narrowly avoided) government shutdown over budget cuts. ...

Arizona Politicians Cut Off Funds for Life-Saving Transplants While Cheering Afghanistan War Spending

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Arizona's Republican-led state government just decided to cut their state budget by slashing their state's Medicaid coverage for organ transplants, ev...

The GOP Strategy to Defeat Obama

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

President Obama cannot afford to have the GOP strategy succeed in the "lame duck: session. He must use every one of his considerable presidential powers and communication skills to expose and thwart it.

Time for Obama to Throw a Hard Left

Jim Neal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Neal

On Saturday, the president answered a question regarding Republican intransigence on ratification of the START Treaty by rambling on and never delivering a punch. "God," I thought, "is he really going to continue down this path?"

Friday Talking Points [147] -- Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but I thought that was a pretty good week for Democrats. Maybe it's just the subject matter I've been tackling t...

Robbing the Middle Class: Republican 'Pledge' Lets Wall Street off the Hook

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Republicans have not only pledged to set Wall Street loose, they've vowed not to clean-up the economic mess that results. When Wall Street sets the economy on fire, they'll let it burn -- if that means home, your job, or your retirement, so be it.

Friday Talking Points [133] -- The Silly Season Begins

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...

Lucia Graves

GOP Uses Creative Stats To Push Bush Tax Cuts (VIDEO) | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican leaders are finding increasingly creative ways to justify their support for extending the Bush tax cuts for Americans making over $250,000 ...

Facts, Not Fear

John Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Dougherty

On the road to the November election, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer continues to see an illegal alien under every bush. This is the path she has chosen and this is the path from which she will not stray.

How Democrats Should Respond to Jon Kyl

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If you want to be serious about being fiscally responsible then you can't have some sort of double standard where you hold the line on new spending but ignore the fact that tax cuts add to the deficit.

Don't Protect Patent Lying

Daniel B. Ravicher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel B. Ravicher

There is no rational explanation for Senators Leahy, Sessions, Schumer, Hatch, Kyl and Kaufman's sudden rush to overturn a 150-year-old law that protects citizens against companies making false claims.

Republicans Embrace "Party of No" Label

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If Republicans continue their tantrum once the Senate passes the reconciliation bill, it's going to be a lot easier for Democrats to convince independents that they, the Democrats, are the adults in the room.

Super Wealthy Deathly Afraid Estate Tax Would Reduce Deficit

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

The wealthiest heirs having to pay their fair share and help cut the deficit. The horror! And the best part is: this all happens so long as Congress ... does nothing! Which it has proven incredibly good at!

Kyl: "I Don't Need Maternity Care" So Employers Shouldn't Be Required To Provide It (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Senate Finance Committee moved into its fourth day of deliberations over the health care bill, tensions continued to rise. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-A...

Sen. Kyl Puts Hold On State Dept. Nominees

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All State Department nominees are on hold, some Hill and other sources tell The Cable. A congressional source says that Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) put a hol...