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Weekly Audit: Why Democrats Must Focus on Jobs Now

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger The job market in its worst state since the Great Depression and is putting tremendous strain on millions of...

Weekly Diaspora: The Game Plan for Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), started a hubbub among comprehensive immigration reform advocates last week when h...

Weekly Audit: After Health Care, the Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center st...

The Pulse: House Passes Health Care Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last night, the House of Representatives passed comprehensive health care reform after more than a yea...

Pelosi Makes Her Move; GOP Rep. Calls for Coup

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has laid out a strategy to pass health care reform in the next couple of d...

Weekly Pulse: Eric Massa Backs off Health Care Conspiracy, Glenn Beck Apologizes to the Entire Country

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) punked conservative talk show host Glenn Beck yesterday by recanting his...

Weekly Pulse: Bayh-Partisanship=Giving Your Seat to a Republican

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger You will be shocked, shocked to hear that a Blue Dog Democrat who made a career out of undermining his...

Weekly Audit: More Jobs Please

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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>By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger One year after President Barack Obama secured passage of his critical economic stimulus package, the U.S. Se...

Weekly Pulse: Obama Stalls for Time with Health Care Summit

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger President Barack Obama's February 25 health care summit, where he will appear on TV with Republican le...

Weekly Pulse: Did Wiretappers Target Landrieu Over Health Care Deal?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger The conservative videographer who donned a pimp suit to embarrass the anti-poverty group ACORN was arr...

Weekly Pulse: What Does Coakley's Defeat Mean for Health Care Reform?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger What Will Coakley's Defeat Mean for Health Care Reform?By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger...

Access and Stenographic Journalism in the Obama Era

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

The results of the Bush era are obvious -- it was the triumph of the stenographic model. With the Obama administration, is the same dynamic at play?

Don't Mess With Maria

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Surprisingly, the best informed and most relentless financial reform crusader is not a committee chair at all but a back-bench Senator from Washington state, Maria Cantwell.

Weekly Audit: EFCA, Tax Cheats and the Racial Wealth Gap

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But while conditions may improve in a dry, statistical sense, the foundation for a productive economy has been decimated over the past three decades.

Weekly Mulch: Market-Driven Sustainability

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

Last week, Wal-Mart, ExxonMobil and AAA announced new programs that promote sustainability and a cleaner planet. Are their efforts actually a case of corporate greenwashing?

Weekly Pulse: The Presidential Guilt Trip

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

President Obama reportedly complained that liberal advocacy groups are attacking Democrats instead of trying to pass whatever health care bill the Senate happens to cough up.

McCain Undone By Affect And Temperament
McCain NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Special Debate Edition In the much-anticipated final presidential debate of the 2008 campaign season, the man who landed the greatest number of punch...