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Break Up the Big Banks Before They Do Any More Harm

Allan Brawley | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Allan Brawley

Breaking up these huge banks that are too big to fail, jail, or be regulated seems to be the only option on the table right now and Senator Brown, along with Senator David Vitter, is leading the effort to do just that.

Emails Reveal White House Role In Sherrod Ouster

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House officials were in close contact with the Agriculture Department in the hours leading up to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...

Alan Grayson Is a Street Fighting Man

Christopher Sprinkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Sprinkle

For too long, the Left has been too soft when it comes to politics. We don't even have the backbone to push through Congress the issues we, as liberals, are most passionate about.

The Trouble With "Black Folks"

Molly Secours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Molly Secours

Sherrod's resignation allows her to join the ranks of high profile Black Americans eagerly demonized in the press.

The Insurance Industry Is Getting the Shirley Sherrod Treatment

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

In early July, the news industry and a number of politicians and government officials grossly over-reacted to an out of context news-bit in the case o...

Friday Talking Points [132] -- The DMV? Really?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week, this column took a week off, due to an extended trip into the desert for the Netroots Nation convention. But now, we turn our sights back ...

July 26, 2010 News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

President Obama signs most sweeping financial reform legislation since money was invented. Public reaction? Yawwwwnnnnn...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington & Matalin -- On Race-Baiting, Rangel & Mosques

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgProvocative topics this week provoked both clashes and consensus. With Mark Green hosting, Arianna and Mary disagreed sharply on Breitbart/Fox, but concurred that Rangel should go and Warren should come.

Barack Obama, The National NAACP, and Chickensh*t Liberalism

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

There used to be a time when liberals, progressive and civil rights leaders stood up to right-wing bullies like Andrew Breitbart and Fox News, fighting back, sometimes even risking their lives. No more, it seems.

Robert Gibbs Blew it With the Shirley Sherrod Saga

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Robert Gibbs failed when he allowed the media frame to shift quickly to the missteps of the administration rather than emphasizing the underhanded, contrived, and racist actions of Andrew Breitbart and his fellow travelers at Fox News.

Scammed: What Shirley Sherrod and Social Security Have in Common

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

Shirley Sherrod and the Social Security system have a lot more in common than their initials. In both cases, the administration spent too much time playing along, rather than asking tough questions and fighting for what's right.

Tom Vilsack: Shirley Sherrod Has 'Been Put Through Hell,' Deserves New Job

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK and BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House did a sudden about-face Wednesday and begged for forgiveness from the black Agriculture Department employee whose o...

Shirley Sherrod Defended By Diverse Coalition Calling For USDA To Give Her Job Back

Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Scroll down for videos, including a complete version of Shirley Sherrod's speech that started the controversy.*** Shirley Sherrod has accomplished...