Nonetheless, Clinton is still hedging and needs to make a clear statement before Tuesday's vote in the Senate. She has to say she is for this or she is against it.
The fast track bill is being super-fast tracked in the Senate and the vote there will come up very, very soon. Here are things you can do to help stop this from being rammed through.
The impetus has been to deny or evade the connection between the Charleston, S.C. church shooting and America's continuing legacy of racism and violence. And that isn't just occurring among those on the right.
With only a few hours notice, the House of Representatives snuck in another fast track vote, and it passed 218-208. The bill now must return to the Senate.
So far, one party is doubling down on continuing failed accountability policies, while the other party calls for an investment agenda to relieve years of grueling austerity and ineffective policy branded as "reform."
Who pays when companies like Walmart are able to dodge taxes by pretending their profits are made elsewhere and keeping the cash outside of the country? There is a better way.
Wall Street and the big corporations don't like to lose. It looks like The Money has told the Republicans to try again to get Fast Track through and they are preparing to vote before we can rally and organize people to try to stop it again.
Twenty years ago Pope John Paul II delivered an encyclical urging a "culture of life," which Republicans readily embraced. Today, Pope Francis delivers an encyclical on climate. Republicans may have a harder time with this one.
After threatening to run for years, real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. For real, this time.
Federal investment to rebuild America needs a champion. President Obama could give running room to the members of Congress and progressive activists with bold plans for the nation's infrastructure.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen is expected on Wednesday to announce the latest verdict on if, and perhaps when, interest rates will begin to rise. The answer should be: when workers' wages rise.
If we keep fighting we can start to come up with a new economic agenda that works for all of us, not just for a few. We can demand a real debate over how our country should do business.
New rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will end practices that lead to black, Latino and women car buyers paying more for cars than white males with the same credit rating.
Government officials for years have pledged to make public education more accountable. Yet that accountability didn't seem to apply to charter schools. A coalition of organizations now says this has to stop.
Walker is beginning to lose conservatives over his support for $250 million in taxpayer funds on a new basketball stadium benefiting the billionaire owners of the Milwaukee Bucks, who don't even live in the state.
The setting was electric. The speech was solid. In the first major public rally of her campaign, Hillary Clinton proved she gets the populist temper of the times, and will champion liberal – but limited – reform.
On Friday 28 Democrats sided with Wall Street and the multinational corporations against 99 percent of Americans. They voted to pass fast track trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. These are their names.
Votes on two more bills today will lead up to the big vote on fast track, which essentially preapproves the still-secret TPP. There are still reportedly 33 Democrats and 83 Republicans in the "undecided" column.
The testing/data mania in education is not only failing to measure how well schools are serving their students, it is acting as a smokescreen that covers up the real problems in public education.
The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Friday on the fast track bill that would effectively preapprove the Trans-Pacific Partnership and future so-called "trade" trade agreements. The vote is expected to be close.
As the policy battle over mandatory testing is waged across the nation, new evidence of a real civil rights concern is being completely ignored by federal leaders and the policy elite in Washington.
The vote on fast track is slated for Friday. It is too close to call. The backroom dealing is frenzied. But the choice is simple: Will we continue our ruinous trade policies or will Congress set a new course?
Obama moves to protect the climate. The congressional GOP moves to block him, even urging states to break the law. But some Republicans are complicating the climate deniers' message.
Our experiment in self-governance has spawned a highest-bidder-take-all bazaar. This hiring of former members of Congress as bagmen isn’t an exclusively Republican phenomenon. It’s the name of the game.
Police violence against unarmed African Americans occurs against a too-often-ignored backdrop of economic disparity that both fuels and informs the resentments and racial tensions behind the events.
Nineteen Democrats have joined 110 Republicans in support of fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Meanwhile, there are 145 minds to sway, including 41 Democrats.
Once in office, politicians are far more likely to meet with donors than with voters. And they’re far more likely to pass legislation coveted by the rich than crucial to the rest. The result is the government helping the rich get richer.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has so far chosen to remain silent on fast track trade authority, refusing to take a position. This is her last chance. The vote could be Thursday.
Sen. Lindsey Graham told CNN: "Here’s a question you need to ask everybody running as a Republican: What is the environmental policy of the Republican Party? When I ask that question, I get a blank stare."
Corporations are famous for sneaking things into laws and regulations before the public can rally to stop it. Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership's wording on state-owned enterprises a mandate for privatization?
Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman takes exception to Hillary Clinton "crapping all over what I do for a living." But charitable donations shouldn't be a get-out-of-jail-free card for not paying his fair share of taxes.
The economy continued into its sixth year of recovery in May. But over 17 million people remain in need of full-time work. Wages still aren't picking up. The economy is recovering, but workers are not.
The American Trade Enforcement Effectiveness Act would allow companies and workers to seek remedy for unfair trade practices before the layoffs and plant closings begin.
Democrats tend to immediately assert their support for Common Core education standards out of concerns for equity. But Common Core distracts from really doing something about equity.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has issued a stinging 13-page indictment of the leadership of SEC Chair Mary Jo White. The financial lobby howled its outrage, which should tell the rest of us that Warren got it right.
The GOP isn’t openly presenting itself as the anti-elderly party. But its leading presidential candidates are pushing cuts to Social Security, and its budgets would end Medicare as we know it.
Imagine $40.9 billion of orders coming in right now to companies that make and do things inside the U.S. That is what we are losing because of this enormous, humongous trade deficit.
When conservative Republicans charge that capping carbon emissions amounts to a "war" on fossil fuel interests, our friends at BP and Shell have provided a handy retort.
. Unjust police practices have fanned the flames of indignation in Baltimore, to be sure. But the roots of injustice and isolation run far deeper, and implicate decades of decisions by the region’s policymakers.
It's up to you now. Call your representative today. Call and demand they vote NO on fast track. If we swamp them with phone calls, we will deliver a powerful message.