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Dana Liebelson

Republicans Control the Senate. But Here's Why Democrats Still Represent More People

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- By Wednesday morning, Republicans had taken control of 52 seats in the U.S. Senate. Democrats and allied independents held 45, and three...

Rough Road Ahead For Obama With Republicans In Charge Of Congress

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

(Clarifies Obama comments discussing tax reform measures in paragraph 16) By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON,...

Why Republican Control Of Congress Hinges On These 9 Races

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel & Dave Levinthal | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Whether R...

Romney for VP

David Paine | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
David Paine

The degree to which the electorate is divided today is a true threat to our democracy. That's got to change.

The Difference Between Elections and Governing

Matthew Dowd | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

As we have become a more diverse and heterogeneous country (a good thing), many of the participants on the left and right have become less tolerant of each other (a not-so-good thing). The only way to govern this country is to bridge the divides that have become so apparent.

Sam Stein

Past GOP Congressional Players Warn Boehner To Fold On Payroll Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House GOP leadership's decision to draw a line in the sand over a one-year extension of the payroll tax cut has been second-guessed ...

The Republicans' Disdain for the American People Should Be the Story of 2009

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Looking back on 2009, a narrative seems to have emerged that the Democrats failed and would pay the price in the 2010 midterm elections. But where is the discussion of how the Republicans have behaved in the last year?

When "Yes We Can!" Meets "No We Won't!"

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If the Democrats in Congress don't find a way to become co-advocates with the president on these important issues, their future political problems will be the least of it.

Congressional Democrats Made a Big Mistake Including Earmarks in the Spending Bill

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Democrats in Congress could really use a lesson in the art of politics from President Obama. They have handed the Republicans a legitimate issue to complain about, and there isn't a single good reason for it.