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Zach Carter

Elizabeth Warren Infiltrates The Clinton Borg

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats still don't know what to do about the Clinton years. That wouldn't be a big deal if President Bill Clinton's legacy didn't ...

Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.

Kate Sheppard

Industry Not So Good At Predicting Cost Of Pollution Controls: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report from the Center for American Progress examines some historical industry claims about how much new pollution regulations wou...

Sam Stein

Ted Strickland Joins Top Democratic Think Tank, Has' No Plans For The Senate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ted Strickland, the former Ohio governor often mentioned as a potential Democratic candidate for federal office, will instead become pre...

Ryan Grim

Here's A List Of All The Center For American Progress' Corporate Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Center for American Progress has for years faced a tension between its call for campaign finance transparency and its unwillingness ...

Sam Stein

After Shutdown Triumph, Progressives Revert To Handwringing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Down the street from the White House, in the ornate Astor Ballroom of the St. Regis Hotel, hundreds of progressive thinkers, think tank ...

Elise Foley

Solitary Confinement Report Puts Immigration Advocates In Tough Spot

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's a long-simmering tension between President Barack Obama's administration and immigrant rights advocates, who support his views, ...

Ryan Grim

Foundation Money Pours Into Liberal Group's Coffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Center for American Progress pulled in nearly $20 million from philanthropic groups in 2012, more than half of its funding base. Tha...

Child Poverty Holds Steady For The First Time In Years, Census Bureau Finds

Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents

After climbing four years in a row, the U.S. child-poverty rate essentially held firm in 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau announced on Wednesday. In 2...

Sam Stein

Tom Perriello To Head Center For American Progress Advocacy Arm

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) a beloved progressive whom activists and party officials had pushed to consider a gubernatorial run in...

Modern Monetary Theory: The Last Progressive Left Standing

Warren Mosler | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Warren Mosler

The headline progressives are in full retreat. They have found out the hard way that their bleeding heart pleadings -- 'yes, the financial markets might destroy us, but how can we cut this or that worthy cause' -- don't cut it.

Selling Your Business? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Scott Edward Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Edward Walker

Selling a business can be a very difficult and emotional experience, particularly for first-time entrepreneurs. I thought it would be helpful to share three tips in connection with selling your business.

Finding the Most Powerful Levers for Fixing Struggling Schools

Conor Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Conor Williams

Fortunately, the report is not as platitudinous as it seemed as first blush. Behind each of these not-too-promising headers, Baroody has more useful recommendations.

Zach Carter

Liberal Think Tank Parrots Bank Lobby

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The following is produced in partnership with The Dylan Ratigan Show's weeklong "No Way To Live" series on the financial crisis and its impact on ordi...

BP Oil Spill Causes Huge Drop In Value, But Company Will Likely Survive

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — BP is probably sturdy enough to survive the worst oil spill in U.S. history. But investors are shaving billions of dollars off its va...

BP Oil Spill: Containment Cap To Be Replaced Next Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP)- As officials reported a gradual increase in the amount of oil being captured from a spewing wellhead at the bottom of the Gulf of Me...

Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at cl...

John Podesta: American Politics 'Sucks'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Podesta, former Clinton chief of staff and leader of Obama's transition team, thinks American politics are in a sad state. Actually, he thinks it...

Sam Stein

Obama Allies Struggle To Defend Spending Freeze

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of President Obama's strongest allies in the labor world and the Democratic community struggled on Tuesday to defend his plan to implement a thre...

Too Big To Fire? 92% Of Managers At Top Bailout Recipients Are Still In Same Jobs

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Among the various prescriptions to fix the financial markets, the calls for regime change in the management ranks of bailed-out institutions have been...

Interchangeable Quagmires:

newshoggers.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems to me that you could make a case for all they said to be applicable to Afghanistan too, though. Yet again we have a multi-factional and viole...

A Big Breakthrough on Green Jobs

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

The New York State Senate and Assembly rose above petty politics last week to pass legislation on climate and energy, setting a precedent for bipartisanship and a sensible cap and trade system.

Kerry And Boxer Challenge Palin To Debate

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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The Road Map For Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Center for American Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Then-Senator Barack Obama pledged during the 2008 presidential campaign that he would work with military leaders and Congress to repeal the law that b...

Obama and The State Secrets Smackdown

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Barack Obama has drawn praise for transparency reforms during his first 100 days in office, but his use of the "state secrets" privilege to squash lawsuits on torture and surveillance is drawing mounting opposition.