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Breaking Seven-Year Tradition, Bloggers Invite Republican To Conversation

Ryan Grim | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

For the first time in seven years, progressive activists who generally spend their energy targeting conservative Democrats reached out to a Republican...

Blue America: Down the Home Stretch

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

You may have read about Blue America's radio buy in Bobby Bright's Alabama district earlier in the week. Congressman Bright didn't like the idea of ...

Are You Ready for Some Teabaggin'?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

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Boehnerland

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Born out of the GOP's politics of resentment and self-victimization, surly and ignorant teabaggers managed to cut off their collective noses to spite...

Can Justin Coussoule Beat John Boehner?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

A former captain in the Army and a West Point grad and small business owner, Justin has a much better grasp on leadership than the allegedly golfing/drinking/lazy Boehner. OH-8 can make history and make America better in November.

Spoof Apple Ad By 'Blue America' Hits GOP For 'Crazy' Ideas: 'There's A Republican For That' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new web video released by Blue America and Americans For America PACs describes leading Republicans as crazy. The ad takes a critical look at former...

There's a Republican for That...

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

It's too easy to dismiss John Boehner, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, David Vitter, Virginia Foxx and even Rand Paul and Sharron Angle as merely a gaggle of crackpots and misanthropes unworthy of being taken seriously.

Build a Boehner Billboard

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

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A Contest for the 5 Contested Senate Primaries of May That Mean Something

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

What we're doing over at Blue America is running a May Senate Primaries contest, inspired by the Barenaked Ladies song "If I Had A Million Dollars."

Why Supporting Tarryl Clark's Campaign Is More Than Just Opposing Michele Bachmann

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Remember when South Carolina KKK symp Joe Wilson screamed out that President Obama was lying during the State of the Union? Decent Americans were mor...

Blue America Welcomes... Kagro X

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

This morning's Blue America guest at Crooks and Liars isn't a candidate for office. It's David Waldman (Kagro X), one of the foremost strategic legisl...

Finally, The Right Democrat Is Taking on John Boehner

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

If Friday's filing of a lawsuit for fraud by the SEC against Goldman Sachs left the Wall Street banks feeling a little uneasy, they can always take comfort knowing that they have a rock solid champion and protector in John Boehner.

The Magic of a Vigorous Primary -- Claudia Wright v Jim Matheson (UT-02)

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Yesterday Blue America's cable ads started running in Utah's 2nd Congressional District. I called every gay millionaire I know to help with funding th...

Who Let The Blue Dogs Out?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Howie Klein

Blue America is going to give away a genuine RIAA-certified double platinum record award for "Who Let The Dogs Out?"

Can Georgia Progressive Regina Thomas Replace Anti-Healthcare Blue Dog John Barrow?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

When Barrow followed his anti-health care votes in committee, and his anti-health care procedural votes, with an actual vote against health care, his constituents were stunned -- and angry.

Bill Hedrick-- The Best Of Us, Not A Political Insider

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

A few days ago I interviewed Florida Democratic candidate Heather Beaven on behalf of Blue America. She was sharp and savvy, outspoken and principled....

Grassroots Pressure Works

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

The fight for health care reform is not over. But Friday's New York Times had some encouraging news for activists. Grassroots pressure is working, and we will continue to keep the pressure on.

Turning Up the Pressure on the U.S Chamber of Commerce

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Companies should only be members of the Chamber of Commerce if they support hyper-conservative anti-regulatory policies across the board, and aren't afraid to show it.

Send a Coat Hanger to an Anti-Choice Democrat

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

We're urging you to sign a petition to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid regarding the 20 formerly pro-choice men who voted for the virulently anti-choice Stupak Amendment last Saturday.

Real Democrats Standing Strong for American Working Families

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

If you haven't said thanks yet, I'd recommend today would be a good day to think about Maxine Waters, Jerry Nadler, Donna Edwards, Barney Frank, and any of the other members you've heard speaking out forcefully about the public option.

Saying Thanks To The Democrats Who Won't Give Up On Hope

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

This morning several bloggers have kicked off an effort to thank the House Democrats who say they will stand up defeat any bogus health care bill that doesn't include -- at the minimum -- a robust public option.

Gary Peters -- More Than Just Rage Against The Machine

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Listening to Congressman Peters speak last week made me very, very proud that Blue America had endorsed him in 2008 and helped him replace rubber stamp incumbent Joe Knollenberg.

High Priced Republican Party Propaganda Campaign Seeks To Undermine Workers' Free Choice

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Big Business interests-- the greed and selfishness wing of the Republican coalition-- has been panic-stricken since then, putting all their energy and resources into stopping the Employee Free Choice Act.

A Lot Of Audacity, But Not Much Hope -- Guest Post From John Laesch

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

John Laesch: "I feel the need to go on the record and state that Rahm Emanuel has been consistently bad for working families."

The New Electorate: What's In Store For Bluer America

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Barack Obama and the Democrats will be in control, the party plans to pursue an aggressive agenda. See what's in store for the Democratic Con...