Imagine a nation with a terrible problem – one its leaders refuse to discuss. The problem will needlessly drain trillions of dollars from its economy in the next ten years. […]
When I read David’s post about the intransigence of the Confederate rump of the Republican Party, I thought of this tweet from the other night: Buzzy: @reptomprice told WMAL this […]
TODAY is a day of action demanding that the Senate fix the filibuster and make them talk. Pick up the phone right now and urge your Senator to support Senate Rules Reform. Call 1-866-937-5062 or text FIXTHESENATE to 69866.
Washington is careening off the fiscal cliff smack into the debt ceiling. These mind-numbing mixed metaphors are not the currency of a well-governed nation. Once more, Washington is fixated on […]
Progressives ranging from Paul Krugman, Noam Scheiber, Greg Sargent and OurFuture.
Now that the "fiscal cliff" deal has gone down, we have a couple of months to argue over the "winners" and "losers" before the country is dragged into the next of DC's.
Congress and the media paid homage to the agenda of the billionaires and Wall Street, with the manufactured "fiscal cliff" PR campaign frenzy that just ended. So now can we get back to the country's priorities? Can we talk about jobs now?
The filibuster used to be an important tool that gave the minority a voice in the Senate.
Early this morning, the Senate passed the fiscal cliff deal by 89-8, a margin virtually guaranteeing that it will survive in the House.