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Recent Inversion Wave Brings on Slew of Outrage -- What's Next?

Jaimie Woo | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

By buying out a foreign company and using it as a tax haven, companies that "invert" don't move abroad in any real sense, and continue to benefit from America's infrastructure, education system, security and large consumer market.

The Reciprocal Market Access Act and IP Protection -- Too Long Overdue!

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Right now, three fundamental premises underpin America's overall global economic and trade policy. Each is deeply flawed, especially as it relates to our single most important trade relationship, which is that with China.

There's a Reason an Ad Campaign Says Senator Brown's Vote Was Bad for Health

Frances Beinecke | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Ignoring the health implications of Brown's vote is equivalent to someone saying they voted to lower the age for buying cigarettes, not because they want kids to get lung disease but because it's good for commerce.

Republican Senator Makes Surprise Appearance At Ted Kennedy Event

nationaljournal.com | By Eliza Newlin Carney | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

With fiscal negotiations consuming Washington, Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick opted to use his remarks at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. ...

Goldman = WorldCom = 80+ Senate Votes

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

As Obama today returns to Cooper Union to reprise his arguments for financial regulatory reform, we know this: whatever the ultimate legal merits of the SEC's case against Goldman Sachs, the political impact now will be a game changer.

Will Any Republicans Join Democrats in Holding BP Accountable?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Democrats' odds of getting movement on a climate bill may hinge on their ability to make the connection between the oil spill and the urgent need for energy reform -- and, the extent to which Republicans join them.

Scott Brown Campaign Team Mobilizes To Help Win Other Elections

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH and GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The political team that helped Scott Brown stage his improbable victory in the Massachusetts Senate race wants to apply its w...

Scott Brown Committee Assignments Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) has been assigned to serve on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, the Armed Services Committee and the Homeland Security Com...

Senator Scott Brown On Austin Terror Attack: "People Are Frustrated"

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

In what Fox News is calling his first national TV interview since being elected, Scott Brown pointed to the public's frustration with Washington when he was asked about Joe Stack.

Tea Time Etiquette 101 With Sarah Palin

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael B. Laskoff

I've spent the day giving careful thought to six simple rules of right conduct -- pun intended -- which will ensure that you don't accidentally embarrass yourself at a Twenty-First Century Tea Party .

The Dalai Lama Brings Back Obama's Mojo

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

David Plouffe is clearly a man with a plan to repair the president's standing and help the Democrats retake the initiative.

Scott Brown Warns GOP He Won't Always Vote With Them

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Scott Brown says he has already told Senate Republican leaders they won't always be able to count on his vote. The man who staged an up...

Bad News, Good News: Coakley Loses

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Pass health care reform via reconciliation the way George W. Bush rammed through his tax cuts. By November 2012, even the Tea Baggers will appreciate and defend their new-found health coverage.

America Absolutely Needs a National Manufacturing Policy, Urges Senator Sherrod Brown

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Over the past year, Brown held a series of hearings examining ways to rebuild U.S. manufacturing and is also fighting to ensure that our nation's trade laws work for domestic manufacturing and American workers.

The Blogosphere Reacts to the Kerry-Boxer Senate Climate Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

The bill as it currently stands is stronger than the American Clean Energy and Security Act in several crucial ways, but it has a treacherous gauntlet to run before reaching the President's desk.

Friday Talking Points [92] -- The End Of Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sadly, Obama's speech to school children has become mired in manufactured controversy from the right, with typical sky-is-falling rhetoric about the evil, evil man who occupies the Oval Office.