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Three days after Christmas, 1.3 million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits. And, another two million will stop r...
Republicans believe young, low-income children should have to work for their school provided lunches. Ed Schultz and Rep. Joh...
Republicans continue their attempts to destroy the backbone of America, the United States Postal Service. Ed Schultz and Mark...
All that the media focused on at the memorial for Nelson Mandela was President Obama’s handshake with Raul Castro. The ...
Nelson Mandela has passed away, and people all over the world mourn...or pretend to mourn, for some people. At least we&rsquo...
Rush Limbaugh says that Obama is “having an orgasm” because “the Pope is ripping America.” This prove...
In Trenders, Boehner successfully signs up for Obamacare. Miley Cyrus’ cat filled AMA performance goes viral. Ed Schult...
On Sunday, major world powers reached an agreement to scale back the Iranian nuclear program. In exchange, our nation and oth...
George Zimmerman’s girlfriend is speaking out. Hopefully enough people will hear her to make her the last woman to have...
Tea Party Representative Trey Radel of Florida was convicted for cocaine possession in Washington DC, but he still wants to k...
Republican governors in key swing states are working to turn them red through selective voting ID laws, and Ohio is the lates...
In the Department of Predictable Headlines, George Zimmerman has been arrested. His girlfriend called 911 saying that Zimmerm...
Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) addressed the 39 Democrats who broke ranks with the House Democrats to side with the House R...
Democrats need to be loyal to the cause of universal healthcare. Ed believes the media seems bent on Obamacare failure. Rep. ...
I've written before on this blog about the "me first" attitude of too many politicians. You know who I'm ta...
For democrats, the big victories from yesterday's elections were that Terry McCauliffe and Bill DeBlasio defeated their R...
Today is election day in several states around our nation, and the danger of many new voting laws is apparent. This week in T...
Last week President Barack Obama returned to the place where "Romneycare" was signed into law, calling out the lies...
Starting today, 47 million hungry Americans will see cuts to their SNAP benefits. Five billion dollars is being slashed from ...
The Republicans' plan to slash funding for food stamps leaves families struggling for their next meal. Chef & food ac...
A coalition of public interest groups wants Congress to stop the Trans Pacific Partnership. The groups sent a letter to sever...
Ted Cruz and the Tea Party believe the shutdown was a great idea, even after they learn the cost to the U.S. economy. For a p...
Longtime Republican Judge Carlo Key of Texas decided to make his re-election announcement with a bang. Key announced hwas is ...
Ted Cruz won’t rule out another shutdown. Do you expect anything else? Ted Cruz ruling out another political gimmick wo...
The government shutdown may be over, but that doesn't mean that life has returned to normal for many people around our na...
Only hours before the debt limit deadline, Congress finally passed a temporary measure to avoid default. The plan was approve...
So Republicans in Congress finally folded, admitted they had nothing, and went for a deal that could have been done well befo...
Today the Senate has reached a bipartisan deal on the debt ceiling and shutdown. If you want to know what the Republicans got...
Monday evening, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiated a deal to end the economic s...
The current manufactured crisis over the government shutdown, debt ceiling, and the Affordable Care Act should fool no one. T...
The Republicans continue to clear the way for a full default on the US debt, despite statements from Senator Pat Toomey who c...
House Republicans continue to point the finger at President Obama for the government shutdown. However, Senate Democrats are ...
With the government shutdown stretching past a week already, the big question appears to be if Speaker Boehner has any room f...
John Boehner insists that he doesn’t have the votes to pass a clean government funding bill. More Republicans than are ...
Our government is still shut down, but that won't stop the kings and queens of America from holding court. This week, the...
Bucking the Republican talking points du jour, Congressman Peter King is making no bones about the shutdown strategy employed...
The real dangers of this government shutdown are becoming clear, but Republicans just want to keep up their political game. O...
Republican Congressman Randy Neugebauer has a lot of nerve. Engaging in a little political grandstanding, Congressman Neugeba...
Republican members of Congress are downright giddy at the government shutdown. Michele Bachmann says this is the happiest she...
Despite being elected twice by wide margins, and having run on a platform that included healthcare for all Americans, the Rep...
We’ve been shutdown! Great, most government workers are getting an unplanned vacation, and people with planned vacation...
For the first time in 17 years, our government is officially shut down. Just hours before the midnight deadline, the House Re...
Well, thanks to the House Republicans, now a government shutdown appears almost certain. And I thought that “Breaking B...
President Bill Clinton in an interview with George Stephanopoulos said the GOP is desperate for the Affordable Care Act to fa...
On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iran's Foreign Minister, for the first substantive talks in a generat...
The good news is that it seems like the GOP might be backing away from the idea of a government shutdown. The bad news is tha...
Congress hasn't yet prevented one potential government shutdown, and the next one is right around the corner. On Wednesda...
It's very rare in the annals of media that we get three really dumb stories in the same week. This week was the exception...
On Tuesday, Canadian-born Senator Ted Cruz took the floor of the Senate to launch an all-night fake filibuster. His 21-hour m...
In all the fighting over Obamacare, the facts about Obamacare end up getting lost. Of course, that’s exactly what Repub...
Watch House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi lay the wood to the anti-healthcare crowd on State of the Union with Candy Crowley.T...
Well, the House passed its kamikaze bill to either defund Obamacare or else defund the entire government. Now the House Tea P...
Less than 24 hours after voting to slash food stamp funding, House Republicans moved on to a full government shut down. On Fr...
Republican Congressman David McKinley spent his time at a hearing on climate change denying the science and substitutiing his...
John Boehner has signed on to Tea Party demands that they will shut down the government unless they can defund Obamacare. He ...
The United States House of Representatives is in the midst of a food stamp showdown. House Republicans want to slash the Supp...
Here we go again.If the definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, House...
Easy to vote, hard to cheat. That's the claimed philosophy on voting from the Republicans in Ohio. But the truth is, they...
On Wednesday, President Obama raised the pressure on Congressional Republicans, and asked business groups to help avoid anoth...
In a discussion with George Stephanopoulos Sunday, President Obama addressed the rising income gap, but called the Republican...
While the nation (and the world) have their eyes focused on the crisis in Syria, a group of House and Senate Republicans have...
Senator Ben Cardin joins Ed to discuss President Obama's back-alley diplomacy with Russia at the G20 Summit and his conti...
On Monday, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said, “We are calling on Syrian leadership to not only agree on placi...
President Obama is set to address the nation Tuesday night on the subject of military intervention in Syria. Katrina Vanden H...
According to top administration official, President Obama will not strike Syria without Congressional approval. During an int...
A number of far-right Republican and Tea Party lawmakers are coming out against a military strike in Syria. Congressman Mark ...
The rebels in Syria have become every bit as brutal as Assad’s forces. Before they overthrow Assad, they’re going...
The G20 summit in Russia is officially underway, and it's being dubbed an international showdown. Although G20 summit typ...
President Bill Clinton, the unappointed Secretary of Explaining Stuff, is hitting the road for Obamacare to combat the spread...
Developments around a possible US military strike against Syria are making my head hurt. The Obama Administration, after firs...
Secretary of State John Kerry, who had his own objections as a protestor against the Vietnam war, responded to an interruptio...
The President is seeking Congressional approval for a strike against Syria. And if he gets Congressional approval, that will ...
Over the weekend, President Obama announced that he will ask Congress for authorization for a military strike in Syria. In a ...
After President Obama announced he was seeking Congress' approval for military action in Syria, John McCain chimed in say...
With a potential strike looming in Syria, Eugene Robinson joins Ed to discuss the past three decades of intervention by the U...
On Wednesday, fifty years after Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world about his dream, our nation's first Af...
Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people marched on Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rev Martin Luthe...
Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people marched on Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rev Martin Luthe...
This won't come as a surprise to many of you, but unless you are an bankster or a billionaire, you're not being repre...
Chris Christie is a rising star in the Republican party and beginning to show his cards. The New Jersey Governor has his eyes...
The Republicans continue to fearmonger about Obamacare, vowing to do everything they can to take away health coverage from Am...
It turns out that Republican obstructionism is quite costly for big business. A new report from the Huffington Post found tha...
A woman at the RNC summer meeting told Newt Gingrich and Reince Priebus that the Republican party is less than inclusive to A...
It was a wide-ranging and sometimes contentious interview for disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner yesterday. But did he let ...
Discussing the NSA eavesdropping program, Congressman Alan Grayson addressed Rush Limbaugh's concern "that ‘Di...
Yesterday in Phoenix, President Obama laid out his plan to help more Americans become homeowners. In his speech, the Presiden...
The ED Show hits the streets to ask people about the minimum wage, and what constitutes a living wage.NYC Mayoral Candidate B...
Many hard-right conservative voters are threatening to sit out the 2014 midterm elections, because they say some Republican l...
Harry Reid was caught on a hot mic in the Senate, calling for out-of-order Senators to "sit down and shut up." Watc...
A ThinkProgress reporter caught up with Paul Ryan and asked whether he would be helping his constituents enroll in Obamacare,...
Amid all of the Fox News bloviating about the deficiencies of “black culture,” this week saw shocking evidence of...
Only hours after President Obama proposed a new “grand bargain” for job creation, Republican leaders quickly cond...
Republicans are gearing up to hold our economy hostage yet again. The last fight over the debt limit cost our economy $18 bil...
After disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner admitted to more inappropriate contact with women following his resignation from C...
Yesterday, President Obama spoke at Knox College in Illinois - about his vision for the American economy. Throughout his spee...
Yesterday on the Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd, Senator Roy Blunt had the brass to claim the President is responsible for the...
Ever since Pat McCrory took office as governor earlier this year - GOP lawmakers in North Carolina have turned that state int...
Republicans are thrilled that Detroit has filed for bankruptcy. Because - for the GOP - the fall of Detroit is a talking poin...
Appearing on Fox News, Tea Party Senator Mike Lee said there is a small group of Senators that are prepared to shut down the ...
An Ohio gun group, The Buckeye Firearms Foundation, says, "We’re buying Zimmerman a new gun." Yes - you heard...
Republicans have given up on Detroit and want to begin the privatization process, wiping the slate clean in bankruptcy court,...
Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott had a few visitors yesterday. More than 100 protesters from the group Dream Defe...
Despite claims that Hispanics naturally have more in common with the Republicans than Democrats, the Tea Party ultra-conserva...
After weeks of threatening filibuster reform, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had a closed-door meeting with the entire Sen...
After the passage of a temporary farm bill in which the Republicans avoided the politically precarious food stamp program, Se...
Thanks to Edward Snowden, a federal court may finally hear the Electronic Frontier Foundation's case defending our Fourth...
The Republican "War on Women" continues, and these days, Texas is the front line. On Monday, a 28 year old Texan na...
In the days since the Egyptian military removed Mohamed Morsi from his presidency, violent protests have erupted in that nati...
According to a story on the Huffington Post, a Tea Party linked group known as the Senate Conservatives Fund is urging Mitch ...
In North Carolina people have been staging protests against the Republican state government. The Republicans there have been ...
The Republican sequester is wreaking havoc on our economy. Yesterday, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced a huge revisi...
The Supreme Court of the United States invalidated California's Prop 8 statute yesterday. Watch the plaintiffs in the Pro...
Our nation's highest court has struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. In a 5-to-4 ruling delivered by Chie...
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyCan you imagine a Republican going out on the camp...
Over the weekend, government officials and news agencies were playing a game of “Where's Snowden.” The NSA wh...
On Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives managed to kill the $940 billion dollar farm bill. GOP lawmaker...
Yesterday Iowa Republican Steve King held an anti-immigration rally that attracted every bagger nut-bag for miles around. The...
As if the news of the NSA's phone and internet spying weren't enough to worry us, the FBI has just admitted to using ...
This morning, NSA director Keith Alexander and other intelligence officials testified before the House Permanent Select Commi...
Tea Party senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) says that “restoring faith in government” is “the wrong solution.&rdqu...
Senator Elizabeth Warren is fighting hard for government transparency, and it has nothing to do with the NSA. On Thursday, Se...
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will do anything to avoid getting any actual work done. As if 37 vote...
Today, the United States Senate will begin debate on the so-called comprehensive immigration plan. Senators will consider the...
Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower or a leaker? This story still has a lot of gray areas. For now, he’s something like a...
One of our nation's largest phone carriers, Verizon, is sharing information on millions of customers with the NSA. Accord...
President Obama plans to pick a Republican to run the FBI. The good news is that it’s a Republican that Republicans wil...
Yesterday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and the non-profit group he founded called Mayors Against Illegal Guns, each rec...
I'm not exactly sure how to feel about the bromance between President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.Their ...
In his Memorial Day address, President Obama noted that “today, most Americans are not directly touched by war.” ...
In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, former Republican Presidential nominee and RNC Chair Bob Dole said Eisenhower Republican...
The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a so-called comprehensive immigration plan. And, as usual, Democrats conceded to ...
A new CNN poll shows Obama’s favorability rating at 53 percent. That’s up from 51 percent in April, and up from t...
For over a week, Republicans have refused to focus on anything but so-called scandal. And, it turns out, that's exactly t...
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have made their point – they hate Obamacare. And, just in case anyone ...
It turns out the IRS was investigating conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status. Duh! And the TSA has been lookin...
The Associated Press has accused the Justice Department of “massive and unprecedented intrusion.” That's acco...
It seems that the Republicans won’t stop until their attacks over Benghazi are as vicious as the attack in Benghazi. Th...
Yesterday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives postponed all floor votes so they could hold their ninth hearing ...
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew appears to have the right ideas. But, it doesn't seem like any of our elected leaders are lis...
This may come as news to some Red state lawmakers, but there's more to the Constitution than the Second and the Tenth Ame...
A new CBS News/ New York Times poll says Americans are becoming more isolationist regarding foreign adventures. Majorities do...
While many on the Right fear monger about so-called “radical Islam,” and it's threat to our nation, a new pol...
Sequester cuts are hitting vital programs like Meals on Wheels, Head Start, and cancer treatment centers. So, it's diffic...
The motivation behind the world-wide economic con of austerity has been discovered. And, the source is none other than Pete P...
Matt Lauer got an interview with the ladies of the Bush family and asked about the Presidential potential for Jeb Bush. Laura...
Republicans want to stop the Securities and Exchange Commission from adopting rule 4-637, which would require corporations to...
After years of complaining that Democrats haven't passed a budget, now Republicans are refusing to negotiate at all on th...
After a day-long manhunt, and the lock-down of a major American city, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was f...
Yesterday, the majority of Senators voted to pass a background check bill, meant to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. ...
The term Epic Fail has come into contemporary use to describe an effort to do something that didn't just not work, but di...
President Obama addresses the Boston Marathon Bombings of April 15th, 2013.Tune in to The Ed Schultz Show 12 Noon to 3 PM on ...
Joe Biden is telling it like it is on the weird psychosexual attraction a lot of gun nuts have for guns. That should really g...
Good news and bad news... the good news is 68 Senators have decided that the epidemic of gun violence in this country is a wo...
Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. As expected, bot...
Senator Rand Paul spoke at Howard University recently with less-than-stellar results. The most notable moment was when he cla...
So we've had a trifecta of issues churning the already choppy waters inside the Beltway this week. On two of the three, o...
President Obama has officially released his fifth annual budget. Once again, the president has put forward a mix of infrastru...
President Obama has returned to Connecticut to refocus the fight for gun control. Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan was killed ...
It's one of Republicans' favorite lies – that Americans are burdened with the weight of one of the world's ...
Senator Rand Paul is threatening to filibuster any gun control legislation. It seems that Rand Paul has found his niche in th...
It looks like President Obama is still open to negotiations with Republican economic terrorists. Details of the president'...
New York City and State's latest corruption merry go round is depressing for me personally, since I know some of those ac...
Today is the 45th anniversary of the shooting death of Martin Luther King, Jr. Given what is going on these days, it’s ...
Republicans in North Carolina say their state can ignore the U.S. Constitution. That state's House Majority Leader Edgar ...
The Tennessee General Assembly is trying to subvert democracy. Republican lawmakers in that state want to revise our election...
Minutes before 5am, early Saturday morning, members of the Senate did something they haven't done in four years - they pa...
The gun control measures that are going to the floor of the Senate will include a provision to expand background checks. I wo...
Republicans are already plotting their next opportunity to take our nation hostage. At his weekly press conference, John Boeh...
The GOP is DOA. LOL. I love that the Republican self-assessment immediately became known as an “autopsy.” Republi...
Despite gridlock in Washington, a new effort to loosen Wall Street regulations and water down the 2010 Dodd Frank Act is gett...
A proposed ban on assault weapons has been dropped from the gun control bill that the Senate is considering. The question has...
Next month, the Senate will vote on gun control legislation, but provisions that the majority of voters support won't be ...
“Happy” Iraq War 10th Anniversary! What do you get someone for the 10th anniversary of a mistake? The traditional...
At a hearing on an assault weapons ban, freshman Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) tried to get snotty with 20-year veteran o...
Today Paul Ryan and the other Republicans on the budget committee release their budget proposal... release as in “relea...
Did you change your clocks? With the time change, yesterday only had 23 hours. Great, now even the days are being sequestered...
Republicans hate tax increases... unless they're part of Paul Ryan's budget plan. The adoption of $600 billion in new...
After almost 13 hours of a real-live talking filibuster, at 1am Senator Rand Paul yeilded the floor to Senator Dick Durbin. S...
Attorney General Eric Holder has refused to rule out a drone strike in the United States in “an extraordinary circumsta...
In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act to regulate the banksters on Wall Street, who crashed our econ...
President Obama is negotiating with economic terrorists. And a new Reuters report shows he's giving in to their demands b...
After two failed attempts to prevent the sequester on Thursday, Congress gave up efforts to stop the austerity measures, and ...
Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison tore into Sean Hannity on Fox News. Ellison told Hannity “You’re the worst e...
Today in our nation's capital, President Obama helped unveil a new statue dedicated to civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Civi...
Allowing the sequester would be a disaster, but the American public doesn’t seem too concerned about it. The American p...
The sequester deadline is March 1st, and there's only four days until Republican austerity measures start to kick in. Pre...
At least, 26 Republican-leaning states sure do. Despite over 30 attempts to repeal Obamacare, and Tenth-er arguments for soci...
Trying to accomplish the long list of goals he set for his second term. Just since his State of the Union speech, less than a...
40 Republican Senators made history yesterday, and refused to allow Chuck Hagel's confirmation to come to a vote. Only fo...
Now that was a State of the Union Address that really included the “state of the union” part. Obama told Republic...
Last night, President Obama laid out his agenda for his second term. The State of the Union speech set some ambitious goals t...
Tonight, President Obama delivers his fifth State of the Union address, and his first since beginning his second term in offi...
The Pope says he’s going to resign because he’s getting to resign because he’s getting too old for the job....
There are less than 20 days until the March 1st Sequester deadline. And Washington is gearing up for a major fight. If politi...
President Obama’s nominee to head up the CIA, John Brennan, faced off with Senators on the Intelligence Committee on Th...
The White House is turning over to Congress a Justice Department memo that details the legal justification for killing Americ...
After NBC news obtained a memo outlining some of the legal justifications for killing American citizens abroad with drones, t...
On Tuesday, President Obama urged Congress to put off the looming sequester of nearly a trillion dollars in spending cuts. Bu...
NBC News has obtained an official White House memo, which lays out the legal justification behind using drones for the target...
The jobs figures for January are out. The private sector added 166,000 jobs last month. But once again we lost public sector ...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continues to screw over working people in his state. Earlier this week – he vetoed l...
Today at a Senate hearing on gun violence, both Gabrielle Giffords and Wayne LaPierre spoke. Gabrielle Giffords presented a m...
Today President Obama announces some of his plan for immigration reform. The President’s plan will surely be better tha...
With President Obama set to tackle immigration reform on Tuesday, a group of bipartisan Senators came out today with their ow...
On Thursday, Senate leaders, Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, came to a deal on a very modest, watered-down filibuster reform ...
Developing: Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduces a sweeping ban on military-style weapons and high-capacity clips & Sec. of D...
Virginia is now poised to be the first state to move legislation forward, which will rig the Electoral College to benefit Rep...
With all the hoopla over the inauguration, there was a chance that the momentum for gun control would dissipate. But don&rsqu...
In the Senate. Last night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he’s giving Republicans 24 to 36 hours to come to the...
The Republican reaction to the President’s address was not good. Darrell Issa said “We were hoping that he would ...
As many as a million Americans gathered on our National Mall today, to watch Barack Obama be publicly sworn in to serve his s...
Republicans are now admitting that the only reason they still control the House of Representatives is because they rigged the...
The NRA is defending its attack ad on President Obama’s daughters. Well, not so much defending, as denying it says what...
Including signing more than 20 executive orders – Republicans are reacting with calls for impeachment. Despite Presiden...
Florida Governor Rick Scott is using poor people in his state as pawns in his political game. Scott is one of a number of Rep...
President Obama is nominating former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. The biggest problem that conser...
Are Republicans really going to blow up the economy in the debt-limit fight? All signs point to yes. On Sunday, Republican Co...
Well, John Boehner is Speaker of the House again. I guess John Boehner is the best thing the Republicans have got. Hey, wasn&...
In the House, John Boehner was narrowly elected to his second term as Speaker – surviving a revolt by a handful of Tea ...
BREAKING: John Boehner has been reelected Speaker of the House, nine Republicans defect.President Obama signed the fiscal cli...
The United States is set to jump into an austerity economic death spiral this year. Already – thanks to Republican host...
The House of Representatives needed overtime – but late Tuesday night, they agreed with the Senate and passed legislati...
The first casualties of going over the so-called “fiscal cliff” will be more than two million unemployed American...
Secretary of Treasury Tim Geithner announced on Wednesday that in addition to the fiscal cliff deadline at the end of the yea...
Speaker of the House John Boehner failed to get his members in line to vote on a plan to avert the so-called “fiscal cl...
All eyes are on Speaker of the House John Boehner to see if he has control of his Republican Party. Today, Boehner will try t...
But he’s also making a run at capitulator of the year. Fallout continues one day after the White House proposed turning...
Not only does the gun lobby have no shame...Following the Sandy Hook massacre of twenty first graders with an assault rifle, ...
Today we’re seeing pictures of tearful elementary school children being led away from the site of a horrific shooting. ...
We all now know about Right-to-Work-for-less laws in Michigan, thanks to Republican Governor Rick Snyder and the corporate ol...
In the fiscal cliff negotiations, Republicans want food stamps to be on the table. And that could mean that a lot of families...
Despite the objections of thousands of people who packed the capitol in Lansing, Mich., yesterday, Michigan's Republican ...
Into law in Michigan, the focus shifts to how working people can overturn the legislation. Unfortunately, Republicans purpose...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is going to sign Michigan’s sleazy “right to work” law. There are going to be...
As Republicans lawmakers and Republican Governor Rick Snyder give their final approval to the state’s new right to work...
Last week, Michigan Republicans jammed through legislation making Michigan a “right to work” state. If you’...
They’re going to use the debt ceiling to hold senior citizens on Medicare hostage. In an interview with Fox News on Sun...
Mitch McConnell filibustered himself yesterday (video below). I’m impressed. His body must be a lot more flexible than ...
News flash: Tea freak Jim DeMint (R-SC) is quitting the Senate to head up the Heritage Foundation. Great, he’s leaving ...
...bribe, bribe again!The Republicans’ top oligarch, foreign casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is already plotting how he...
As the nation's cable tv networks ride the "fiscal cliff" story like they rode the presidential election and Sa...
On Tuesday as a group of Republican Senators blocked ratification of a UN treaty to help disabled people around the planet. T...
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says that there simply can’t be a deal without tax rates on the wealthiest going up. We...
Negotiations over the fiscal cliff arenot going well. So far, the Republican approach has been to criticize the Democrats for...
In negotiations over the so-called “fiscal cliff.” In a plan presented to Republicans by Treasury Secretary Tim G...
President has been on arelentless campaign for fairness to the middle classin the fiscal cliff deal. He hasn’t been qui...
From the “three amigos” in the Republican Party. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte continued...
On Monday, the Bank of England named former Goldman Sachs investment banker Mark Carney as its new chief – adding to th...
Multimillionaire K-Street lobbyist, billionaire toady, and Republican anti-tax master Grover Norquist is losing his grip on p...
Listen carefully...And you’ll hear the drug war breathing its last gasps. Following the historic passage of marijuana l...
Last week, John McCain skipped a classified briefing on the incident in Benghazi... to hold a press conference to demand a he...
Mitt Romney has resurfaced again... like a corpse that floats up from the bottom of a lake at the end of a horror movie. Exce...
At least that’s how he’s spinning his landslide loss to President Obama in last week’s election. According ...
So according to GOP loser Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama is Santa Claus. At least that's what Romney told donors and...
Conservative nutcases are talking about secession. The head of the Texas secessionists said “there cannot be a union be...
President Obama is putting forward a big number when it comes to raising revenue ahead of “fiscal cliff” negotiat...
In the last month – two homeowners facing eviction in Spain have committed suicide prompting the Spanish banking associ...
And Republicans are openly acknowledging they have a much weaker hand post-election. One of the top Conservative thinkers, th...
It’s the second day after the election, and the first thing I want to say is that if you are still in line, stay in lin...
That’s the essence of what Vice President Joe Biden said following the Democrats’ big wins on Election night. Spe...
SPOILER ALERT! Obama won. I mention the spoiler alert just in case somebody was looking who had only been watching Fox News. ...
With a landslide election victory Tuesday night. Like every election, it was all going to be determined in the battleground s...
Well, it’s Election Day, or as we call it in Florida, “day number four in the voting line.” What’s th...
A hugely-wealthy casino tycoon--whose empire is the subject of government investigations and media scrutiny--pours huge sums ...
The election is tomorrow. But in another sense—the election only begins tomorrow. The way lines look in Florida and Ohi...
The last jobless numbers before the election are out, and they should pose no danger of President Obama losing his job. We ad...
They simply scrub them away from the view of the public. With the main debate in Washington these days centered on how much t...
How a man who’s been lying to the American people for over a year – has offshore bank accounts – and pays a...
And Mitt Romney might be responsible. As Craig Unger at Salon reports this week, the pharmaceutical company that’s resp...
Boy, John Sununu sure has carved himself out a slimy niche in this year’s election. John, what are you doing—tryi...
The latest CEO to threaten his employees if Mitt Romney loses. White is the owner of the industrial equipment firm Rite-Hite ...
The fight between Sensata workers and Bain Capital is heating up. Bain Capital is shutting down the Sensata factory in Freepo...
Richard Mourdock, the GOP candidate for the Senate in Indiana, says that babies resulting from rape are a gift from God. If t...
But, the only person going to jail for these crimes is the guy who blew the whistle on all of it. On Tuesday, former CIA whis...
Three down and two weeks to go! Three debates and one election that is. And the polls are in. First debate's winner? Mitt...
Well, now Mitt Romney really has his hands full — because he just got his ass handed to him. I know one thing—Mit...
President Obama and Mitt Romney tackled foreign policy issues down in Florida. Turns out, there’s little difference bet...
It’s the final debate night! Tonight’s debate is about foreign affairs, so Mitt Romney has to lie about things he...
Maybe I'm just getting old and crotchety, but this election cycle is getting on my nerves. Sure, the charges and counterc...
In a pivotal third and final debate in Florida. The focus of the debate will be on foreign policy. On the table are the recen...
Mitt Romney told 31 lies and half-truths during just 41 minutes of speaking time. That’s according to a report out this...
To bomb or not to bomb, that is the question.After the attacks on the US Embassy in Benghazi, Republicans have been quick to ...
And the stakes are high. Polls now show a dead heat between the two men – and even swing state polls show a much tighte...
Republicans are trying to score political points off of the tragedy in Libya. Lindsay Graham said “The truth is we&rsqu...
Over the weekend, labor reporter Mike Elk with In These Times magazine revealed that the Koch brothers sent political fliers ...
The Romney/Ryan ticket walked into a buzz saw Thursday night during the Vice Presidential debate. That buzz saw was named Joe...
I dont know what made me cringe more., the Pew Research poll showing Romney ahead of President Obama in the polls, or Lara Lo...
You ain’t seen nothing yet. A new report by Open Secrets reveals that non-Party SuperPACs and “dark money” ...
This weekend was the mock debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly. It was kind of nice to watch a debate that coul...
A Tea Party organization has drawn the attention of a Member of Congress for its efforts to suppress the Democratic vote. The...
The unemployment rate has fallen to 7.8 percent. These unemployment numbers are good news for the nation... and for the Obama...
This debate performance will make a lot of people take a second look at Mitt Romney. That’s not necesarily a good thing...
So Mitt Romney's handlers, friends, and enablers are crowing about last night's debate. They shouldn't. It's ...
If one candidate can lie for a half-hour and then be declared the winner? That’s the question we should all ask ourselv...
Depends on who you ask.Last week, a friend of mine who is a Republican; (yes I have Republican friends) said to me " Mit...
It’s debate day—but don’t get too excited. And yes, I’m talking to you, Mitt Romney. Sometimes a deba...
On Tuesday, Fox so-called News, the Drudge Report, and the Daily Caller threw together a rather pathetic - and racist - attem...
Trying to sabotage the Democratic vote ahead of this year’s election. As Brad Friedman at BradBlog.com reported, the Fl...
Fox so-called News personality John Huckabee is sending a message to Republicans in Congress. In an interview on GOP TV &ndas...
Commonwealth court judge Robert Simpson will hear arguments on the state’s controversial Voter Suppression ID law &ndas...
The best indication of how Mitt Romney would handle a disaster is how he’s handling his campaign right now—it&rsq...
The streets of Madrid resembled a war zone on Tuesday, as thousands of demonstrators surrounded the Spanish Parliament demand...
President Obama addressed the United Nations today, which is a good time to remind yourself how you would feel if that senten...
For those who still don’t think Citizens United is having a profound effect on our democracy – consider this: 78%...
Developing: Mitt Romney's 2011 tax returns were set for release this afternoon - he paid just 14.1 percent last year. Onc...
Yesterday Senate Republicans managed to kill a bill to provide jobs for veterans. It sounds like Senate Republicans don&rsquo...
Now is about the time for Republican Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Darryl Issa, to offer an apology to Attorney ...
Mitt Romney is desperately trying to change the subject. But then they always have to do that when the subject is Mitt Romney...
The Mitt Romney campaign is still in crisis after a leaked video showed Romney deriding 47% of Americans who he claims are vi...
And so is police repression of the movement. Yesterday, Occupy celebrated its one-year anniversary with demonstrations in New...
By now Mitt Romney's comments about the 47% of Americans he says don't pay taxes are well known (at least they should...
Romney adviser Richard Williamson said that the attack on our consulate in Libya would not have taken place if Mitt Romney we...
The fallout from an anti-Islam film made here in the United States continues, as anti-western protests sweep across the Middl...
Mitt loves to attack Obama for supposedly apologizing. Mitt said of the Obama administration that “They clearly sent mi...
Unrest spread to Yemen today – as an angry mob stormed the U.S. embassy in Sanaa – tearing down the American flag...
I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the US ambassador to Libya and three other staffers at the American Embassy the...
The Arab Spring turned ugly in Libya and Egypt on Tuesday, as angry crowds stormed U.S. diplomatic buildings killing Christop...
The anniversary of 9/11 is a good time to remember that there are things that the government not only should do, but must do....
The nation remembers 9/11 today, and is reminded about the utter failures of the Bush administration leading up to the attack...
This weekend Mitt Romney was on “Meet the Press,” which is completely different from a “Meet the Press&rdqu...
Day two of the DNC was one giant punch in the gut to Republicans. The night featured Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke pain...
Bill Clinton offered a spirited defense of President Barack Obama and his efforts to right America's ship Wednesday at th...
Now that’s a convention! That could make people forget all about Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s speeches, which is p...
.... Michele ObamaThey say behind every strong/smart/successful man there is a strong/smart/successful woman. It reminds me o...
The numbers are out, and Mitt Romney got almost no bounce out of the Republican convention. That’s odd—a basketba...
Each month that goes by in Europe, the continent’s economy gets worse and worse, thanks to crippling austerity measures...
Last night Paul Ryan gave what was the most dishonest and full-of-lies convention speech in history. He better bask in it now...
So Mitt Romney has his day in the sun Thursday, as he accepts his party's nomination to become President. His coming out ...
The movement to amend the Constitution and overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision just got it...
Today is the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The election of Barack Obama...
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson thinks a half-million dollars should do it. Adelson – who’s already spent more money...
Republicans are desperately trying to rig the election in November by kicking millions of Democratic voters off the rolls wit...
A judge is Texas is warning of possible “civil war” if Obama is reelected. Are you sure you guys down there can h...
Todd Akin isn’t going anywhere. And it’s looking increasingly likely that neither is the Democratic majority in t...
The Republicans National Convention is less than a week away, but the Party has been hard at work drafting its official 2012 ...
A pro-Obama super-PAC put out an ad about a man who life was wrecked after his job was eliminated by Mitt Romney’s Bain...
The shooter in the Sikh temple shootings in Wisconsin has turned out to be affiliated with the neo-Nazi community. So I guess...
This time it was in Oak Creek Wisconsin where an, armed to the teeth gunman, walked into a Sikh temple and opened fire &ndash...
The new jobs numbers are out. They’re much better than expected. Economists had been expecting disastrous numbers, and ...
It’s not SuperPACs that are buying our elections, it's so-called “social welfare” organizations. Accord...
Congress went on recess this week leaving the United States Postal Service financial crisis, unresolved. At midnight tonight,...
Mitt Romney has just finished his world tour! And this prompts 2 questions from this blogger, Americans and others throughout...
President Obama will likely become the first ever incumbent President to be outraised by his opponent in his re-election bid....
Yesterday at a speech to the VFW, Mitt Romney outlined his foreign policy. And by “outline” I mean he went around...
In an interview with Current TV on Monday, former NSA senior official Thomas Drake revealed that the NSA is not just monitori...
The shooter in the Aurora theater massacre, James Holmes, purchased more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition in the weeks leading...
Twelve people are dead and nearly 40 wounded after a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theatre in Colorado late Thursday ...
If the current rash of Republican nonsense lasts until November, we're all in the a most entertaining ride indeed. To rec...
The heirs of the Wal Mart fortune – the Walton family – have gotten a lot wealthier since the Bush recession bega...
A pro-Romney super-PAC raised a record $20 million in June. Did I say “pro-Romney super-PAC”? Let’s call it...
Transparency!? We don’t need no stinkin’ transparency! On Monday, Republicans in the Senate joined together to fi...
Mitt Romney’s supporters were all over the Sunday shows trying to contain the damage done to his campaign. At issue is ...
Mitt Romney has been saying that he quit Bain Capital in 1999 and that he had nothing to do with any bankruptcies or layoffs ...
Mitt Romney spoke at the NAACP convention yesterday. That’s nice—usually the only African-Americans who hear Mitt...
So-called Emergency Financial Managers in Michigan are selling off public schools to private charter school corporations &nda...
Poor Mitt Romney. He's taking heat from all sides. All sides, that is, in his own party! It seems like every day, Mittens...
The Supreme Court’s health care ruling on Thursday protected hundreds of millions of Americans from being denied health...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking a close look at the Chamber of Commerce’s political activities.On...
One day after the Supreme Court struck down nearly the entirety of Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law SB-1070 &...
The oligarchs are meeting this weekend to plot how they’re going to buy the elections this year. First, Mitt Romney wil...
The Republican-dominated House oversight committee has recommended that Attorney General Eric Holder be held in contempt of C...
Have you ever had something happen that was so racist that you didn't even get mad, you're just like "Damn, that...
A new report by the Department of Energy claims the United States has enough existing renewable energy to supply 80% of the n...
The U.S. call center industry has lost 500,000 jobs over the last six years thanks to corporations like Bank of America, Well...
Mitt Romney is trying to dance around the immigration issue. And Mitt’s dancing is even worse than his singing. While M...
Yes, the Conservative New Democracy Party finished first in the Greek elections Sunday, but it was not a democratic endorseme...
The pro-austerity New Democracy party edged out the anti-austerity SYRIZA party in Sunday’s Greek Parliamentary electio...
President Obama has ordered his administration to stop deporting young immigrants who came here as young children and don&rsq...
This weekend in Europe it's democracy vs. bankster austerityThe world will be focused on Europe this weekend where voters...
President Obama and Mitt Romney are both delivering major speeches about the economy in Ohio today. Get used to it, Ohio&mdas...
According to a new study by the Institute for Economic and Peace – the world is getting more peaceful – but the U...
My most sincere apologies to John Steinbeck, but I couldn't help myself. It's time to talk of Mittens, the man who th...
A new report from the Federal Reserve says that families’ median net worth fell 40 percent from 2007 to 2010. That&rsqu...
Mitt Romney actually told a group of teachers that smaller class sizes don’t make for better learning. I wonder how big...
You need to know this. Get your lawsuits ready – the state of Florida announced on Monday that it is filing a lawsuit a...
A Constitutional crisis could be brewing between the state of Florida and the Federal Government. On Wednesday – Florid...
Hour One Guest: The Nation Magazine’s John Nichols on all things Wisconsin. John's latest book: Uprising: How Wisco...
Maybe you don't know the name Joe Hill. I admit I wasn't all that familiar with him. Yet he coined a phrase that has ...
Thanks to the Supreme Court, our democracy is now in deep trouble. Fueled by tens of millions of dollars in out-of-state corp...
Wisconsin votes tomorrow. Of course it seems you could have said that almost any Tuesday in the past year. Wisconsin voters h...
The economy added only 69,000 jobs last month (+82K private sector / -13K public sector). It was less than half of what analy...
Florida Governor Rick Scott is systematically trying to purge voters who might vote Democratic. Rick, Florida voters already ...
Yesterday Mitt Romney clinched the number of delegates needed to win the Republican nomination. Mitt clinched! But it’s...
The National Employment Law Project is reporting that another 70,000 Americans will be cut off from unemployment insurance ne...
Republicans keep talking about a massive spending increase under President Obama. In reality, federal spending is rising at i...
There is a new pro-Obama ad with Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and a whole Fox News rogues’ gallery of conservatives rippi...
Let me say at the outset that I don't agree with everything Barack Obama has done as president. Yet I've never in my ...
This election year, the Chamber of Commerce is looking to confirm it. At a meeting in Washington, Chamber President Tom Donoh...
President Obama says “When you’re president, as opposed to the head of a private equity firm, then your job is no...
Protesters bring the message of anti-war/anti-austerity to world leaders at the NATO summit in ChicagoTens of thousands of ac...
All eyes are on Chicago this weekend – where an annual NATO Summit is going up against the Occupy Movement. Tens of tho...
Details of the investigation into the Trayvon Martin killing are coming out. According to his family doctor, George Zimmerman...
John Boehner has thrown down the gauntlet! Either that or he dropped it. When you drink as much as John, sometimes it’s...
House Republicans plan to vote on House Resolution 568 – which calls on the President to take our nation to war should ...
President Obama is out with a tough new ad about Mitt Romney’s time at Bain Capital. The ad focuses on a steel company ...
The organization Common Cause filed suit today against the United States Senate claiming current filibuster rules are unconst...
Europeans stocks are tumbling and investors around the world are keeping a close eye on Greece as the Euro crisis enters a ne...
Last week – the Vermont House and Senate passed legislation outlawing the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturin...
On the same day that President Obama and the nation took a major step forward toward marriage equality – Republicans in...
In North Carolina, they voted to ban gay marriage... which was already prohibited in the state. I think they just enjoy banni...
No more war! That’s the message the American people are sending as approval for the Afghanistan war has now dropped to ...
The signs are everywhere, from North Carolina to Indiana to the hallowed halls of Congress. Those who want to take America ba...
Americans are getting screwed at the gas pump. But it has nothing to do with supply and demand or instability in the Middle E...
This weekend President Obama officially kicked off his reelection campaign in the swing states of Ohio and Virginia. The Pres...
...and Greece is likely to quit the EurozoneIn votes across France and Greece over the weekend – Europeans sent a very ...
American manufacturers are screwed. House Democrats sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday asking him to reconsider a n...
Florida Governor Rick Scott thinks it’s a good idea to arm up the Republican National Convention in Tampa later this ye...
Yesterday the President went to Afghanistan. In the middle of an election where his opponent claims to have easy answers, thi...
It’s been a year since the leader and founder of Al Qaeda was killed, but the fight goes on... mostly over the credit f...
President Obama joked it up again this year at the White House Correspondents’ dinner. And he killed again this year. I...
Could CISPA be worse than SOPA?Microsoft is now rethinking its support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act ...
Joe Biden is out on the campaign, assuring voters that President Obama has “a big stick.” He told a crowd “...
Mitt Romney wins big! If you like that headline, savor it. You won’t be seeing it again. Mitt completed a 5-state sweep...
Today is primary day in five states. The best news for Republicans is that it’s no longer really necessary for them to ...
George Zimmerman is out of jail. Let’s hope that the ankle bracelet he has to wear is more able to hold him back than t...
In response to pressure from several progressive organizations – and an exodus of corporate members – the America...
The Buffett Rule will get a vote in the Senate today...– but it likely won’t be able to overcome a unified Republ...
George Zimmerman is being charged with second degree murder, the highest charge possible without using a grand jury. It was a...
As nearly 13 million Americans look for a job – federal funding to retrain Americans workers and prepare them for the j...
Republicans are attacking President Obama for supposedly trying to “intimidate” the Supreme Court... and it&rsquo...
Well, it definitely seems that Mitt Romney is going to be the Republican nominee. Mitt is inevitable—just like death an...
Minimum wage workers are screwed. While Republicans in Congress want to drop or throw away the federal minimum wage – n...
Today, President Obama shredded Paul Ryan’s budget plan. He did it verbally, but it would have been a nice touch if he ...
Working people across that nation went on strike and took to the streets to protest an austerity budget being pushed by their...
The corporate corruption of our government is most glaring when it comes to regulating Wall Street. According to a new report...
More than 8,000 people rallied in support of Trayvon Martin at a park in Sanford, Florida. Many of them were wearing hoodies ...
The Trayvon Martin case brings back memories of the civil rights era in the 60’s. Today the video images are no longer ...
Republicans in Congress unveiled their vision for America today – and if they succeed, the 99% of us are condemned to l...
Rick Santorum is promising to fight pornography. That’s rich—depending on what search engine you use, Santorum IS...
Newt Gingrich said that his mind works on such a grand scale that “the news media can’t cover it and, candidly, m...
You can tell how good the unemployment numbers are starting to look by the fact that the only numbers Fox News wants to talk ...
After a U.S. soldier snapped, and massacred 16 Afghan civilians – including nine children – Afghan President Hami...
Mississippi and Alabama have spoken. And it’s pretty clear what they said, despite the missing teeth. Voters in Mississ...
The dogs of war were released in Afghanistan more than a decade ago – and are now out of our control. News broke this w...
Well that was quite a Super Tuesday. Happy Stupor Wednesday! Congratulations, Republicans—you’ve created a proces...
Governor Scott Walker and his Republican buddies in the state legislature passed a radical voter ID law last year that could ...
It's Super Tuesday! Ok, well it wont be by the time you read this. As of this writing, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and New...
On Saturday – the radio voice of the Republican Party – Rush Limbaugh – issued a non-apology to Georgetown ...
The headline above should include an important caveat. War wongering neocon moustache John Bolton wants the US to go to war y...
It’s Election Day in Michigan and Arizona. Be sure to go out and vote for the candidate you prefer. Or, if you’re...
Conflicts between Afghan Security forces and US and NATO troops are on the rise in the fallout from the Koran-burning inciden...
In a speech yesterday, President Obama confronted the problem of rising gasoline prices. Well, most Americans consider rising...
Republicans held – literally – their 20th debate last night. With a pivotal Michigan primary just 5 days away &nd...
The Republican Party claims to represent religious America. But when it comes to healthcare – the two couldn’t be...
The Rev. Franklin Graham, whose only claim to fame is the fact that he's the son of a world famous evangelist, has become...
More than a 1,000 people – most of whom were women – took to the streets outside the Virginia state capital on Mo...
The President's approval rating is up to 50% again. Unemployment has dropped to an all time low, and dropped consecutivel...
This week, new polling and other data would seem to show President Barack Obama is starting to regain the mojo many thought h...
President Obama has announced his compromise on the contraception coverage rule (video below). Compromise in this instance is...
Low-income children are screwed when it comes to getting a good education. New studies show that a quality education in Ameri...
So now we’re fighting over birth control? John Boehner said on the floor of the House that the rule requiring insurance...
There are bad nights, then there are REALLY bad nights, and then there are nights like the one Mitt Romney had last night. Th...
I have to confess; when I started to think about what to write for today's posting, my first thought was to lay into the ...
The Republican punditocracy seems to think that the Super Bowl car industry ad with Clint Eastwood was an ad for President Ob...
The Republican punditocracy seems to think that the Super Bowl car industry ad with Clint Eastwood was an ad for President Ob...
Our democracy is screwed. It’s been long speculated that Republican state lawmakers are taking their orders from the sh...
Well, Mitt won Florida, but he didn’t win all of Florida. Look at the results on a map. Mitt won the dangle. Newt won m...
No surprises - Mitt Romney on the Florida primary last night by 15 points over Newt Gingrich. The Romney campaign – wit...
Mitt Romney won Florida; no big surprise. He's the guy that's going to be standing on the platform across from the Pr...
It’s Election Day in Florida! Some people are saying that the results from Florida may give the Republican race a degre...
Today the Republican primary race for the White House hits Florida. Polls indicate that Mitt Romney is headed for a victory i...
In Florida, Mitt Romney is surging ahead of Newt Gingrich in the polls. Florida may be dangling from the United States, but w...
Multi-millionaire lobbyist Grover Norquist is calling for the impeachment of President Obama. In an interview with the right-...
That was quite a State of the Union speech. What kind of corner have the Republicans painted themselves into? Now they have t...
President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night threw down a gauntlet Republicans won't be able to cast aside simp...
Early reports indicate the President will focus on the issues that are absent from most Republicans debates, which are help f...
The Republican Party has a serious problem on its hands...and its name is Newt Gingrich.Newt shocked the establishment on Sat...
If you look at last night’s debate as a game show, Newt Gingrich won the grand prize display package right at the begin...
Rick Perry announced today that he is leaving the race. You know what that means—tomorrow Rick Perry will announce that...
The State Department officially rejected the Keystone XL pipeline – that would have transported highly toxic Canadian t...
Last night the Republicans held their first of two South Carolina debates. Holding a Republican debate in South Carolina on M...
The days of the Tea Party controlling Congress may be numbered. Congressional aides are suggesting that Speaker of the House ...
Wow, things are already getting very ugly, and we’re just getting started in South Carolina—which is the environm...
Mitt Romney won New Hampshire. I guess that means now he’s going to extract all of its cash, break it up, and sell it o...
Today is Election Day if you live in New Hampshire. And if you live in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, today already was Elect...
If you like football, it was on pretty much continuously this weekend. If you like Republican debates, they were on continuou...
Over the weekend, Mitt Romney had just two hurdles to jump before he cruises to a victory in tomorrow night’s New Hamps...
The new jobs numbers are out. It seems that President Obama is beating the recession a lot more convincingly than Mitt Romney...
The results of the Iowa Republican Caucuses are now known. So the candidates, from top to bottom, can now stop acting like th...
President Obama made a 10-minute phone call to John Boehner about the payroll tax fiasco. 10 minutes? How long does it take t...
So, the House Republicans who two weeks ago didn't want to extend a payroll tax cut now want a one year extension or nothing...
The House has gone home for their Christmas break without extending the middle class payroll tax extension. They could have...
Congress is now taking their payroll tax cut fight to the media. Speaker of the House John Boehner and his Tea Party zombies...
House Republicans have prepared a measure that rejects the Senate tax cut extension bill while at the same time calling for...
Tis the season... the Republicans just might be giving 160 million Americans a big tax increase as a holiday gift. I’m...
One day after Oregon's Democratic Senator Ron Wyden teamed up with Republican Congressman Paul Ryan to end Medicare as we kn...
Republican Presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich doesn’t just want to throw you in jail for smoking pot – he w...
Today is Pearl Harbor day—not an official holiday, so you don’t get off of work. And you certainly don’t ...
They called Bill Clinton the “Teflon President,” perhaps they'll be calling Newt Gingrich the “Teflon Speak...
The Post Office is screwed! The Republican plan to bankrupt the Post Office and it’s half a million unionized employee...
The Great Bush Crash of 2008 – resulted in a massive downgrade of the U.S. labor force. According to a new study out o...
This winter – the poor are screwed. According to forecasts by the U.S. Energy Information Administration – the p...
Hello, New Yorkers, and welcome to the United State of Mike. Our mayor, it seems, has decided to create his own private count...
Average working Americans could get screwed. Republicans may agree to extend the payroll tax cut for middle class Americans ...
President Obama has vowed to veto any attempt by Congress to avoid the automatic budget cuts that were mandated as the price ...
It looks like the so-called “Super Committee” is going to fail to reach a deficit reduction agreement. Democrats...
Republicans are trying to turn President Obama’s words against him, by turning his words on their head. Both Rick Perr...
On Capitol Hill – Blue Dog Democrats have signaled a willingness to join Republicans in support of a Balanced Budget A...
As thousands of patriots around the nation get forced out of their occupations – they’re setting up camp on the ...
The big message of yesterday’s elections across the country was: Tea Party’s over, folks. It’s last call o...
It’s Election Day – and there are several important issues up for vote around the nation. At the top of the list...
The October jobs report is out—the chance for President Obama to see how good he was able to do, and for Congressiona...
Herman Cain is accusing Rick Perry of orchestrating a smear campaign against him. There’s one way to tell for sure&md...
Thursday's UK Guardian contains a story that should give Americans a bad case of the yips. No sooner has the Libyan adventure...
Republicans are continuing to ignore the jobs crisis. There are no votes on the schedule in the House of Representatives to ...
Riot police have attacked the Occupy Wall Street protestors in Oakland, CA with rubber bullets, tear gas and grenades. The pr...
The President has been blamed for not turning the economy around, for not creating jobs and now when he wants to do what he c...
Wow! The GOP candidates really mixed it up last night. For once, they were mixing up more than the facts. It was Perry on Rom...
Another Republican debate and another chance for Governor Rick Perry to attack Mitt Romney; although I don’t think it w...
Chris Christie's making a big announcement today. (Ha Ha…big!) Is anything this guy does small? (Sorry, could not help...
Let's see if we can make this real simple. The Republican Party would rather see a large chunk of their fellow Americans rema...
Deal or No Deal? The Answer? Surrender!By Mark RileyBlog Entry 8/1/11That fetid smell wafting across the US this morning is t...
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