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Would Romney and His Friends From Exxon Throw Us Over the Climate Cliff?

Charlie Cray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Charlie Cray

It's interesting to note that like Romney, even Exxon shifts its position slightly when it becomes too costly to remain in total denial.

Nonpartisan Presidential and Senate Candidate Guides

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

The Campus Election Engagement Project, a nonpartisan effort to get students involved in the election, has produced guides for the presidential race, the key Senate races, and selected House races.

Romney: Tribune of the Plutocracy

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Step back from the partisan posturing and political rhetoric for a moment. Ask yourself a simple question. What is the agenda of the richest Americans? What would they want to consolidate their position? In every case, Romney takes up their cause.

The Environment, the Election, Money and the Koch Brothers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The efforts to stymie the president in his agenda to improve our health standards through EPA regulations have been spearheaded by monied influences-not only in the presidential race -- but down the ticket as well.

Jennifer Bendery

Biden Slams Romney For 'Flagrantly Dishonest' Ad | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden tore into Mitt Romney on Wednesday for running ads with a widely debunked claim about Chrysler and General Moto...

Dear Top Republicans, Remember When You Said This About Romney?

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Politics is an ugly business, where personal allegiances are often tenuous at best. This detail has been on full display throughout the six-year presi...

Political 'Malpractice' If Democrats Are Silent on Sandy and FEMA, Inc.

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

But, if Romney's statements, Ryan's budget, and the budget actually passed by the House Tea Party are not exposed and commented upon, the silent treatment will work. How many times, and for how long, can a news broadcast or newspaper say that Romney "ain't sayin'"?

Sam Stein

GM Official On Romney Jeep Ad: 'We've Clearly Entered Some Parallel Universe' | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's round of highly dubious television and radio ads suggesting that Chrysler and GM are shipping American jobs to China has managed to offe...

Black Church Leaders In Florida Look To Circumvent Shortened Early Voting Days

Daniel Simon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

With seven days left before election day, some black churches in Florida are pushing their congregations to get to the polls in a last ditch effort to...

Who Is Winning the Race for the White House?

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

The conventional wisdom is that the betting markets are pointing to the re-election of the president while the polls apparently have Mitt Romney as the narrow favorite. So what's the evidence?

If You Have $250 Million, You Shouldn't Be President

Matt Bieber | Posted 12.30.2012 | Money
Matt Bieber

If you have that much money and you're doing anything other than giving it away or thinking about how to give it away, then you have been overrun with greed and self-absorption.

Sam Stein

New Romney Ad Revives False Welfare Attack On Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Romney campaign has put out another television ad without calling press attention to it, this one resuscitating the charge that Pres...

Romney's Latest Lie, His Former Lies, and Why We Must Not Put Liars in the White House

Robert Reich | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Lies like the latest from Mitt Romney, financed by deep pockets, are hard to refute, but they must be refuted. Otherwise, there is no accountability in our democracy.

More Than a Feeling: Why Facts Don't Matter

Charles Perez | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Charles Perez

If there is any solace in losing this race, it will come to those who support President Obama. Their future will come. It's inevitable. It just may take a little longer in getting here.

Romney and Obama Need Something More Than Their Typical Campaign Rhetoric

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

It saddens me to realize none of the most important issues will ever make it into the presidential race. America will likely choose its next leader based on who can spend the most on divisive and negative corporate-backed television campaign ads.

Elderly Woman Promises To Give Romney World's Biggest WHAT?!

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics's latest entry into the world of political advertising uses the uncomfortable yet strangely amusing concept of profane senior citizens to e...

Sam Stein

LISTEN: Romney Releases New Ad Repeating Debunked Claim | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unbowed by a barrage of criticism and fact checks over its ad insinuating that Chrysler is moving Jeep production to China, the Mitt Rom...

Obama Is Winning Support From Undecided Youth Voters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee The number of young people who say they are extremely likely to vote has risen by almost 10 percentage points, according to a new poll ...

Campaign Takes Nasty Turn With Questionable Tactics

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics

MIAMI — With a week to go until Election Day, the nasty campaign tactics are coming out. People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten ca...

2012 Electoral Math -- One Week Out

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real sword of Damocles hanging over the White House right now is this Friday's release of the October unemployment figures. If the numbers are bad, it could give Romney the last-second momentum he needs. If the numbers are good, Obama could waltz to victory.

My Plane Out of NYC in Advance of Sandy, and Mitt Romney's America

Robert Reich | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Leaving JFK today, I couldn't help think it was a miniature version of the America we'll have if Mitt Romney is elected president. Rational and efficient in terms of supply and demand, guaranteed to maximize profits, but fundamentally unfair.

Shot Across the Bow

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Conservatives can't complain next time they see a rat hair sticking out of their hotdog. They can't lament when a loved one dies from drug contamination or when a child gets ill from bad meat. This is the natural consequence of their political philosophy.

Which President Will Cure Cancer?

Joaquin M. Espinosa | Posted 12.29.2012 | Science
Joaquin M. Espinosa

Talking about wars and warriors, did you know that last year alone cancer killed more American citizens than all the U.S.A. soldier casualties in all the wars this country ever participated in?

Tax Expert: 'Good Reason To Be Skeptical' Of Romney's Tax Return

Zach Carter | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

A respected tax attorney and deficit hawk wrote a letter to the editor of Tax Notes on Monday saying that, "There is good reason to be skeptical" of M...

Bailout Watchdog: Both Candidates Will Be Terrible For Bank Regulation

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

If you've been listening to Neil Barofsky gripe about the Obama administration's handling of bank bailouts, you might think he's got it in for Preside...