Unless congressional leaders appoint progressives willing to stand up to moneyed interests, the new congressional super committee will be nothing less than a chopping block for Social Security.
Here's where we are now. A committee, grandiosely labeled a "Super Congress" will essentially decide whether and how much we'll cut and whether and h...
Arianna appeared Monday on CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight' to discuss the recent deal to increase the nation's debt ceiling. "Here we have a major crisi...
Aug 2, Washington DC. The saints of Mount Rushmore have perhaps never been rushed more. Yesterday, the US narrowly averted default in a highly unantic...
House Democrats and Nancy Pelosi--You are all that stands between the American people and unconditional surrender to the darkest forces in American society and the mass suicide of the liberal Democratic project.
The United States has been rendered ungovernable except on the extortionate terms of the far-right. For the first time in modern history, one of the two major parties is in the hands of a faction so extreme that it is willing to destroy the economy if it doesn't get its way.
If I were a hobbit, right about now I would be wondering just how the heck I wound up at the center of this Washington intraparty political fight, personally.
Today, President Obama announced the latest phase of fuel economy standards, moving to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. These standards strike at the heart of the oil cartel that has held America in a stranglehold for decades.
The situation on Capitol Hill has become so confusing, we're going to need a nuclear physicist with a googleplex of serially connected molecular microscopes to precisely explain what is happening. Instead, you got me.
Where is the distinction being drawn between Republican and Democratic policies, so that voters have a choice and not an echo? Not in Washington.
You made commitments to your constituents, and they made commitments to their constituents. You promised to do X, and they promised, in many cases, to do Not-X. Now what?
The debt ceiling gambit that Republicans in the House of Representatives have used to tie the U.S. government in knots in recent months is simply the California GOP's tactic writ large.
The president has embraced the failed policies of austerity economics, and he clings to them even as they're failing in Great Britain and poll numbers show that the American public hates them. But despair not, ye infuriated Americans. Here are three things you can do today.
Every Democrat in America who believes in the values and heritage of the Democratic party owes Harry Reid a debt of gratitude for standing up for what we as Democrats believe.
Director Sidney Lumet's 1957 classic, 12 Angry Men, a mainstay in law and business school curriculum, that shows the influence of preconceived notions...
There really is nothing worse than a deadbeat father who has the means but won't pay his child support. So what can be said of a Congress that has the means but just won't meet the financial commitments it's made?