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Mitch McConnell's Weak Hand

David Doniger | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green
David Doniger

Members of Congress used to respect the president's constitutional role to speak for our country with one voice in foreign affairs. But, like the recent letter from 47 Republican Senators to the Iranian mullahs, McConnell's "just say no" message to foreign leaders shows that those days are gone.

Keystone Fails the President's Own Test

Tom Steyer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
Tom Steyer

So when and if Canada vows that it will offset the burning of the tarsands through a similar uncapped system, there is no reason to view that promise is anything but empty. That's why it's so crucial that the president's promise be rock solid.

Supporting Obama With "Facts"

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 06.16.2012 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

I happily voted for Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. However, I am also among those who believe that he has been timid on racial issues and can do more than he has on issues that are of unique importance to African Americans.

Obama's International Climate Budget Proposal Would Make Key Investments

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

President Obama's Fiscal Year 2012 budget plans to invest in global efforts to reduce carbon pollution, tap into the demand for clean energy, and make countries more resilient to global warming.