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Dave Jamieson

Democrats Had Winning Issues, Just Not Winning Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If American voters want to see the minimum wage raised, they sure have a funny way of showing it. Binding ballot initiatives that wou...

Social Security Push Lands Endorsements For Begich, Merkley

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The push to expand Social Security -- and the push back against attempts to cut it -- landed endorsements by a key progressive group Thu...

Luke Johnson

Major Progressive Group Faces Layoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democracy for America, the progressive political advocacy group formed by Howard Dean in the aftermath of his 2004 presidential campaign...

Short Film On LCD Soundsystem Founder Reveals New Info

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

In a new documentary short film on DFA Records, James Murphy, Jonathan Galkin and a bevy of artists take you inside the famously quirky and tight-knit...

Howard Dean Endorses Lori Saldaña in Must-Watch Congressional Race

Taylor Leake | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Taylor Leake

Governor Howard Dean, former Presidential candidate and past head of the Democratic National Committee, was in San Diego this past Tuesday to throw hi...

Mollie Reilly

Influential Progressive Group Announces Top 10 House Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democracy for America, the grassroots group founded by former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, has named its top 10 progressive candidates in t...

The Rapture Make a Comeback, Play SPIN Headquarters

Taryn Haight | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home
Taryn Haight

The Rapture are back and sounding exactly as I remember them -- a flawless rock/pop/dance melange, distinguished by their reliable drums, unmistakeable vocals and one hell of a steady cowbell.

I Love DFA and ActBlue: Why I'm Not Sending a Donation to Help Run the Ad in Wisconsin

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

I've just received an email solicitation from Charles Chamberlain at DFA, asking that I contribute to help keep the ActBlue ad running in Wisconsin. ...

Sam Stein

Progressive Duo Goes After Grassley For Eccentric, Inane Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a symbolic move heading into the final days of the election, a duo of progressive organizations is taking out a statewide ad on behalf of a Senate ...

Lunchtime with the DFA.

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I was invited to lunch this week (this is a significant first for a pimple-on-the-rump blogger). Jim Dean, who runs DFA (Democracy For America), was ...

Lucia Graves

Alan Grayson: 'You Can't Beat A Republican By Being One'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida's Alan Grayson is one of a handful of House Democrats representing swing districts who is flouting the conventional wisdom that the way to win...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Arcade Fire, Spoon, Metric, Hot Chip, Cut Copy, The XX

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance as...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Cyndi Lauper, Bear Hands

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Robert Francis with Henry Wolf NPR called Robert Francis "A young man with an old soul," referring to his singing-songwriting. At just 19, his emoti...

Accountability Recruits First Candidate for 2010: Bill Halter

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Some will try to paint our push for candidates like Bill Halter as a "purge" of "moderates" from the Democratic party. It's not. Blanche Lincoln is a radical corporatist. That's not the "center" of anything.

Triggering a Democratic Civil War

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

By winning Olympia Snowe over on health care, the White House is risking something far more politically dangerous: an ugly fight within the Democratic Party and further erosion of Obama's standing with his base.

Sam Stein

White House Has Not Told Progressive Groups To Stop Targeting Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite telling Democratic senators that he didn't approve of the ads being run by left-wing groups against members of their own party, Barack Obama h...

Norm Coleman Raises $140,000 for Progressives -- Time for a Knock-Out Punch?

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

Either we lay the pressure on thick now and get Coleman to concede when the next ruling comes, or he appeals again -- keeping Al Franken out of the Senate for potentially months more.