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Bernie Sanders: A Moment of Truth for Democrats

Jeff Faux | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics
Jeff Faux

Sanders' candidacy has created a moment of truth for Democratic voters, testing how serious they are about changing the country's direction. We cannot be certain that even a President Sanders could loosen Big Money's stranglehold on our democracy. But we can be certain that neither of his rivals would even try.

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Claims Mantle Of Minority 'Weaver' In New Congress | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may control Congress for the next two years, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is already showing the GOP --...

Paul Blumenthal

Plunge In Wall Street Money Bolsters Populist Shift Among Democrats | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With their first act in full control of the new Congress, Republicans tried to push through a bill to delay the Volcker Rule, which limi...

Hillary's Hard Choice

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Is Hillary ready to break with her predecessor, her husband, and with the Wall Street wing of the party? She may be able to be nominated and elected without addressing these issues.

We Need a New Deal For Millennials

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

What kind of society abandons its own young? What kind of society allows the generations in power to favor themselves over those who follow them, and then lets them claim they're doing it out of selflessness?

Former Goldman Sachs VP Named Dems' Finance Chair

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.), a former Wall Street executive, will serve as the national finance chairman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Commit...

Patty Murray Blasts Wall Street, Bounces Back In The Polls

AP | CURT WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Patty Murray was stuck. Down in the polls for months and facing a well-known Republican challenger, the three-term Democrat was...

Wall Street Reform Gets A Push From The Left

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Liberal Senate Democrats who until now were on the sidelines are complaining that a pending financial overhaul bill backed by Presi...