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Dems Hijack IRS Impeachment Hearing To Nail Trump

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House Republican leaders managed to derail a House floor vote last week on impeaching the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service,...

Social Security: Government Should Protect and Expand Benefits, Not Pocket Them

Nancy Altman | Posted 12.10.2016 | Politics
Nancy Altman

Many see student debt as a young person's problem, but it affects all generations. People ages 65 and older owe $18.2 billion on student loans. People ages 75 and older owe around $2 billion on outstanding student loans. As the population ages, the amounts owed by those age groups are increasing rapidly.

Democrats Oppose New Effort To Loosen Campaign Finance Rules

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are organizing opposition to reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will insert a controversial cam...

Jessica Schulberg

Samantha Power Promises Snap-back Sanctions On Iran Will Not Be Blocked By Russia Or China | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an unusual break from the Obama administration’s de facto policy of not discussing details of the emerging nuclear agreement with I...

Slavery Survivors Highlight 2015 Broward College - Free the Slaves - ATEST- Trafficking Conference

Free The Slaves | Posted 05.30.2015 | Impact
Free The Slaves

A slavery survivor from Haiti shared a grizzly account of her childhood in restavèk domestic servitude.

Congressman Can't Get Any Of His Colleagues To Stop Fundraising For 12 Days

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) has promised to forgo fundraising while the House is in session in February -- an effort he's dubbed "Fundraising Free Februa...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Link Middle Class Woes To Need For Campaign Finance Reform | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, House and Senate Democrats aimed all the spotlights...

Ted Deutch Wins Reelection

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) has won reelection to the U.S. Congress. Deutch defeated Independent challenger W. Michael Trout in the midterm elections ...

Governor Rick Scott Should Accept Free Science Lessons

Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

While Governor Scott has shrugged off climate change, South Florida's leaders understand that confronting climate change is not about politics. It is about survival.

Dem Rep Tweets About *NSYNC

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Boca Raton) sparked a bit of excitement on Twitter Sunday evening when he tweeted about Justin Timberlake and *NSYNC at the 2013 Vi...

Paul Blumenthal

Call For New IRS 'Dark Money' Rules | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen Democratic House members are calling on the Internal Revenue Service to adopt clear rules on political activity follow...

Paul Blumenthal

States Take Lead On Post-Citizens United Efforts | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pushback against the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision keeps growing in the states. Over the first six months of this year, even ...

IRS Scandal a Carbuncle -- on a Cancer-Wracked Body

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Permitting Tea Party, left-wing, libertarian, middle-of-the-road -- whatever -- groups to define themselves as untaxed social welfare organizations that may accept unlimited, untaxed, secret corporate gifts and sponsor political ads is a sarcoma on democracy.


Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

The factors that would typically lead to a campaign's demise -- the absence of popular support, too few donors -- have become irrelevant in an era where a few billionaires can resurrect campaigns from the dead through Super PACs.

Stopping a Citizens United on Steroids

Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

Amending our Constitution is not easy, but the ability of corporations and the super wealthy to drown out the will of the people is the defining struggle of our time.

Payroll Tax Cut Opens Door to Republicans Attacks on Social Security

Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

Social Security is a promise kept between retirees of today and retirees of tomorrow. It would be a real shame if shortsightedness on the part of today's leaders neglected the wisdom of the past and undid a promise that has spanned generations of Americans.

Weekly Audit: Foreclosure Mills, Social Security and the Fed's Failures

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Amanda Anderson, Media Consortium blogger Editor's Note: Zach Carter is out this week, but we've compiled a rundown of the biggest economy-related ...

To Know What Rand Paul's Victory Means, Look to Pennsylvania 12

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.