Monday Apr 14
MSNBC's Williams Falsely Insists 'No One Threatened to Impeach George Bush'
MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams blurred the lines of reality while arguing with Republican strategist Ron Christie on Sunday's Weekends with Alex Witt .
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
RubA n Rosario: Criminal past blocks return to productive life
I still don't know why Katie Tourand and Sherry Niesen talked to me this week. It completely defeats the purpose of their quest.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Taking on the Clinton machine
In her path is former Rep. Marjorie Margolies . Her tough vote in 1993 for then-President Clinton's budget cost the Democrat her seat the following year, but she's remained a Clinton ally - and become an in-law, when her son married Chelsea Clinton.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison: Dishonoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The mainstream media somehow managed to miss the demonstrations held April 4 - the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination - in favor of the so-called 'Robin Hood Tax.'
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Will flash trades now lead to a financial transaction tax?
Renowned author Michael Lewis's charge that the stock market is rigged against regular investors is making waves in Washington.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
House Dems Want EPA to Reopen Investigation on Fracking
Eight House Democrats sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on April 1, requesting the agency reopen an investigation into the effects of fracking on groundwater contamination.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Demonstrators Rally Downtown In Favor Of A 'Robin Hood' Tax On Wall Street
Saying it's time the rich give more to the poor, demonstrators rallied in more than 20 cities in support of a tax on Wall Street dubbed "the Robin Hood tax."
US expresses concern for minorities under Narendra Modi as PM
Washington: Several US lawmakers voiced concern Friday for the future of religious minorities in India in a hearing critics denounced as an attempt to influence upcoming elections.
Religion News Service
The Judeo-Christian tradition v. climate change action?
In his famous 1967 Science magazine article, "The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis," the medievalist Lynn White blamed "the Judeo-Christian dogma of creation" for instilling in Western society an ethic of exploitation of the natural world.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Lawmakers Spurred by Lewis Book Try to Catch Up to Flash Traders
Democrats in Congress tomorrow will renew a long-stalled push to levy fees on high-frequency trading in an effort to generate hundreds of billions of dollars -- or tax the practice out of existence.
Communications Workers of America
CWA e-Newsletter: Apr. 3, 2014
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Dem Rep: SCOTUS Lurching Us Intoa Plutocratic Oligarchy, CampaignFinance Law Comparable to Slavery
In a speech outside the Supreme Court after WednesdayA s "McCutcheon v. FEC" decision striking down a cap on the total amount an individual can contribute to federal candidates, Rep. Keith Ellison compared the campaign finance change to the infamous pro slavery Dred Scott v.
Jacquelline Fuller, Google Executive Resigns From World Vision Board Over Gay Marriage Decision
Jacquelline Fuller, Director of Google Giving, makes an announcement about technology's role in aiding anti-trafficking efforts at Google's Washington, DC headquarters April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
The Washington Post
Progressive Caucus calls for stronger action against wage theft
The leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus this week sent a letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez urging the Labor Department to step up its enforcement actions against wage theft.
Mega-donors expect a lot of calls after court alters campaign laws
Mega-donor Stanley Hubbard had an instant reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down limits on how much individual contributors can give to federal campaigns.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Kahn vs. Noor: DFL veteran in showdown with Minneapolis upstart
Long-serving State Rep. Phyllis Kahn checked in on DFL delegate Chip Halbach, right, during her door-knocking campaign last week.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Could This Tax on Wall Street Turn Back America's Tide of Inequality?
How will you honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. this April 4, the anniversary of his assassination? How about by demanding that Congress get out of Wall Street's pocket? How about by letting your representative know that you support economic equality and a just distribution of wealth in America? As Dr. King himself said, "This is America's ... (more)
Bernie Sanders Endorses in Crowded Pennsylvania House Primary
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., one of the Senate's most liberal members, has endorsed state Sen. Daylin Leach - one of four Democrats running in the primary for Pennsylvania's 13th District .
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Free trade fight yields strange alliances
Likewise, Republican Reps. Erik Paulsen and John Kline rarely back a Barack Obama initiative while Democratic Reps.
Serious Coverage of Trade Issues is Essential - but all too Rare
President Obama used his European tour to make another pitch for sweeping new free-trade agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.