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Billionaire Dispatches From the RNC -- Day 3

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Clifford J. Tasner

Today, all of our telecommunications companies brought Republican lawmakers and candidates to Tropicana Field for batting practice. Come January, these are the guys who are going to take a bat to Net Neutrality once in for all, so it'll be a home run for us!

A Tale of Two Savers and Why We Will Always Need Social Security

Samuel H. Williamson | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Samuel H. Williamson

Americans have been talking a lot lately about needing to save more money, both individually and governmentally. Without getting into the national def...

Elise Foley

Pelosi: Ryan Budget Plan Must Be 'Snuffed Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) laid out the Democrats' plan of attack on the Republican budget proposal, telling progress...

Obama to Seek Compromise with GOP on Birthplace Claims

Stephen Ducat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Stephen Ducat

This latest move to meet the Republicans half way comes within days of the President finally relenting on demands by GOP leaders that he issue an executive order privatizing the Social Security Administration.

A Short and Clear Guide to What a Midterm Vote Really Means

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

When you pull a lever on Tuesday, you may think you are voting for one candidate or another, but, in the big picture, the vote won't be for a person. Instead, you will be voting based on these opposing principles.

Welcome Back, George W. Bush!

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

George Bush, Republican icon, is the gift that keeps on giving. He's returned, on a silver platter for Democrats, telling voters that his greatest failure while president was not privatizing Social Security!

Nine Keys to Democratic Success in the Midterms

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

2010 does not have to be an electoral disaster for Democrats. Much depends on how candidates frame their efforts -- and how Progressives in general frame the political debate over the next three months.

Dirty Little Secrets the Republicans Don't Want You to Know

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Americans are angry at the slow pace of economic recovery. So the Republicans now have the audacity to argue that Obama and the Democrats are responsible for the hardships that they themselves created. The real question before the country is whether it is willing to hand over the keys to the economy once again to the same gang that just caused the most serious economic pile up in 60 years. That's where the dirty little secrets come in. It turns out that the leaders of the Republican Party have learned nothing from the reckless escapade that caused so much economic pain, and came perilously close to inflicting mortal wounds on the American economy.

John McCain Denies Social Security Comments

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain tried to deny past comments on Social Security reform yesterday, a move which has exposed him to criticism from his rival as well as obscu...