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Get Fisa Right

Coalition Launches National Campaign: President Obama, Get FISA Right!

Mark Dorlester | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Dorlester

Now the Get FISA Right movement has spread far beyond Obama's campaign supporters. In Congress, the rush is on

Justice For All? The Patriot Act, Rape Victims and America's Youth Re-Assert Themselves

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Jon Pincus joins us to talk essential, nuts-and-bolts issues: Will Congress reauthorize certain parts of the Patriot Act? We also talk Roman Polanski's arrest and the immediate "rape apology" by half of Hollywood.

Fighting Back with Today's Money Bomb

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Today, on the anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation, activists are running a money bomb campaign to raise money for candidates to oust incumbents...

Netroots Nation Diggs Pelosi, Tubes Obama

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Three years ago, web activists were undeniable outcasts in Democratic politics and no bar outside of Berkeley could spell "netroots." Now, the movement has an open line to every player in the party.

Have We Missed the Key to Obama's Leadership Style?

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

If Obama's core value is unity, Democrats should know better than to expect him to fight their partisan fights for them. While he may disappoint them, they can also learn to respect the fact that he's being true to himself.

Networked Obama FISA Group Takes Fight Forward

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

The Obama protest group remarkably started on the Obama website is now 24,000 members strong and continuing its fight against the FISA bill Obama helped pass today.

The Obama FISA Quandary

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

This group should work to defeat the FISA bill by pressuring enough senators to make sure it fails to pass. Instead, a great number of them are targeting Obama and so shooting themselves in the foot.