It's becoming increasingly apparent some new Koch Brothers are on the loose in Washington, lavishing money on liberals and conservatives alike. Like the Brothers K, they got rich on filthy fossil fuel revenues, and are using their booty to buy up think tanks, lobbyists and the best law firms. For good measure, they're tossing some of the nation's top liberal institutions into their shopping carts, too.
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GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has made efforts to stay away from all of the callous and outrageous comments made by his anti-choice allies. Should he win, it's likely Romney could give these anti-choice extremists a seat at the table. Who are these extremists?
Politicians and pundits of all persuasions should get it into their heads that making analogies to the Holocaust or Nazi Germany in the context of 21st century U.S. politics is not just unseemly but borders on, if not crosses over into, the obscene.
I had a client a few years back named Onvia. Onvia provided better and more timely information than the federal government, regarding where stimulus d...
By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger What Will Coakley's Defeat Mean for Health Care Reform?By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger...
"Supply and demand." For months -- no, for years -- it has been the constant refrain, explaining away the gyrations and steep trajectory of oil prices.
Well the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" took what seemed like 10,000 years, but the Minnesota Supreme Court finally ruled yesterday in a unanimous decision to certify Al Franken's election victory.
What keeps Democrats from accessing their inner Tom DeLay and ramming effective bills through when they clearly have the power to do so? They've got a bug. It's called bipartisanship.
Will Andy Samberg be the first politician to run for U.S. Senator armed with an array of provocative digital shorts starring him and Justin Timberlake?
As newly anointed Minnesota Senator Al Franken prepares to take his seat in Washington, a new survey was published.
We have obtained exclusive footage of Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly learning the news that Al Franken is, in fact, the next Senator from the state ...
Due to Coleman's obstinance, progressives have raised over $140,000 assisting progressive candidates for Congress against the very Republicans whose Party leaders are keeping Coleman's appeals going.
Either we lay the pressure on thick now and get Coleman to concede when the next ruling comes, or he appeals again -- keeping Al Franken out of the Senate for potentially months more.
At the very least, Pawlenty's reassuring words are not all that reassuring.
A victory for Coleman would entrench the equal-treatment principle that the Supreme Court opportunistically adopted in Bush v. Gore while striking a blow for fairer election practices.