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David Dayen

"F" The Bureaucracy - The White House Can Help Homeowners Right Now

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

President Obama can make the moral case for America's homeowners in a clear, strong voice. So far he hasn't done that -- partly because some key members of his team buy into the unfair notion that underwater homeowners, unlike Wall Street bankers, don't deserve to be helped.

Zach Carter

Eric Schneiderman's Office Spars With Foreclosure Activist, Blogger

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Relations have soured between some foreclosure activists and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who earned praise for hi...

Zach Carter

Obama Foreclosure Program Criticized By Expert Panel

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Former Wall Street bailout watchdog Neil Barofsky blasted the banking industry on Friday for inflicting a litany of abuses on Amer...

Battleground North Carolina: Midnight Madness & the Southern Backlash

Michael Carmichael | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

While there is a growing progressive trend supporting vetoes of radical right-wing legislation, there is a definite backlash against centrist, populist, Blue Dog-style Democrats in North Carolina and all across the South.

Weekly Audit: Crashing the Koch's Billionaire Caucus

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Oil barons Charles and David Koch held their annual billionaires' summit in Palm Springs on Sunday, Na...

What I Saw at "AmericaSpeaks": A Mind Control Experiment Gone Horribly Right

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

After much hype and buildup, the AmericaSpeaks "national town meeting" on cutting the deficit was held on Saturday. I watched the proceedings via web...

The Public Necessity

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

If America believes it needs not just a public option, but a public necessity, more Americans will have to get up off the couch and go get it.

Top 10 Reasons to Kill the Senate Health Care Bill

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The Senate bill isn't a "starter home," it's a sink hole. It needs to die so something else can take its place. It doesn't matter whether people are on the right or the left.

Why We Must Fight Like Hell to Confirm Hilda Solis for Labor Secretary

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

The Senate Labor committee postponed Solis' nomination yesterday because of a recent USA Today report about her husband's outstanding California tax liens.