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VIDEO DISCUSSION: New Trend Puts America On Sale

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business

With cities across America on the verge of financial ruin, local governments face two decisions. Like Stockton, California, they can file for bankrupt...

Corruption Watchdogs Have a Hot New Blogger: Jack Abramoff

Steve Clemons | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media
Steve Clemons

Holy Indian reservation roulette wheels Batman! The newly launched Republic Report, an anti-corruption blog focusing on how self-interested dollars are warping the public-interest responsibilities of America's democratic institutions, has actually hired convicted felon Jack Abramoff to be one of its lead bloggers.

Netroots-Labor Solidarity: A Work in Progress

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

there is substantially more discussion in the blogosphere about cultural issues (whatever stupid thing Sarah Palin said today) important to urban professionals on the East and West Coast than trade issues important to steelworkers in the Midwest.

Does Astroturf Ever Die?

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

These fake grassroots groups have scored some amazing successes. Working together with lobbyists and a pack of sputtering media pundits, they've bullied Washington's timid leadership.

Progressive Blogger Matt Stoller Takes Job In Congress

Open Left | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(I wanted more people to see this, and not just because I am running errands today and won't be able to blog until later. Best wishes to Matt, who for...

Right-Wing Bloggers Leave Their Stain On The Campaign

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Last week was a perfect example of how the conservative blogosphere's leading lights have been demoted to ridicule, simply because their efforts have become so thoroughly laughable.

Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take A Bow

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Fox News has been taken down several notches, and the demotions can be traced back to the blogger-led debate boycott from 2007 and the repercussions it set off.

Meet the Bloggers: Darcy Burner Can End the Iraq War Responsibly

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

When it comes to the Iraq war, the question is no longer whether the U.S. should end it, but how.  On yesterday's Meet the Bloggers, special guest Darcy Burner made the case for A Responsible Plan to End the War in Iraq, which she co-authored earlier this year. 

Harry Reid Knows How to End the Energy Crisis

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

2008-07-28-cenkreid.jpgReid emphasized the need to cut off government subsidies for oil companies in this week's Meet the Bloggers.

Netroots Activist: Obama Win Would Be Victory For "Centrist Government"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party's leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course ...

Matt Stoller: Money Laundering Operation At Heart Of Democratic Party

OpenLeft | Matt Stoller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every week or two I read another article in Roll Call, the Hill or the Politico on the increasing clout of the Blue Dog caucus. Today's came out in R...

Sam Stein

Edwards Campaign Accidentally Pushed False Obama Quote To Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Early Thursday afternoon a quote attributed to Sen. Barack Obama applauding the political dexterity of Ronald Reagan appeared on CBS News' website. Th...