Yesterday, Ed Markey was elected to take the seat that John Kerry vacated in the U.S. Senate. Markey had been the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, and so that position, as well as Markey’s seat in the House, is up for grabs. […]
The imbalanced political position Nancy Pelosi has placed herself in is expressed beautifully, I think, by the uncomfortable expression on the face of Pelosi aide Michael Herbert, as shown in this photograph taken during Friday’s protest. […]
Ron Paul was one of the two Republicans who voted to squash the investigation of Pelosi today. Why is Ron Paul voting to protect Pelosi? […]
Which matters more to the Democratic Party: the preservation of civil liberty, human rights and constitutional government — or the preservation of Party leaders’ power? We are about to find out.
Information continues to dribble out regarding Nancy Pelosi’s early knowledge that the U.S. Government under George W. Bush was torturing the people it had […]
For the umpteenth time, information has come out revealing that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her aides were being briefed on the authorization for of various forms of torture, including waterboarding, and also apparently on their actual use. Pelosi’s response then? To take impeachment of torturer-in-chief George W. Bush “off the table”. Knowing what she […]
Democratic voters need to ask themselves whether they, like Nancy Pelosi, will continue to be complicit in the crimes of the Bush White House. […]
When Nancy Pelosi appeared at the Netroots Nation conference today, people questioned her decision as Speaker of the House to let the H.R. 6304, the FISA Amendments Act, come to the floor. Speaker Pelosi’s answers were anything but respectful to the intelligence and attention span of those who were listening.
Hotline reports part of her […]
Ted Cruz isn’t just a United States senator. He’s also a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. As such, he’s asking to be trusted with the power of executive leadership over the entire U.S. federal government.
Today, Ted Cruz let America know what he wants to do with that power: Shut the whole […]
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on The People’s Budget – a package crafted by the Congressional Progressive Caucus that would lower taxes for working Americans, close loopholes exploited by corporations, increase domestic spending, reduce military waste, and increase federal workers’ wages. The deal was introduced by Representative Keith Ellison on behalf of Raul […]