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Organizations Ask Pelosi To Name Raul Grijalva As Top Democrat On House Natural Resources Committee

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. [...]

No, Pelosi, The Real Problem Is NOT Outsourcing National Security

Netroots Nation was this weekend, and many attendees there grasped the historical moment and engaged in just the sort of talking back to Democratic politicians that I had hoped for. [...]

List of the 163 Democrats Who Spent Time Promoting Theocracy Instead Of Creating Jobs

163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody. [...]

The Lone Wolf Campaign Predators of 2010

The election season of 2010 has seen an explosion of independent expenditures for and against congressional candidates, and the donors to the groups that mount these independent expenditures are largely invisible thanks to recent campaign finance deregulation. Tracking and comparing donors between groups is the easiest way to uncover patterns of coordination and possible corruption [...]

Lying is a Sin: Steve Stivers tells no-doubt falsehood about Mary Jo Kilroy

Republican congressional candidate Steve Stivers signed his name to a campaign advertisement this week, declaring of his opponent in Ohio’s 15th District that “Mary Jo Kilroy can’t hide from her 98.4% voting record with Nancy Pelosi.”

I’ll come right to the point. This claim by Steve Stivers is a lie.

A review of roll [...]

It’s those last tenths of a vote that really count in Congress

Indication #97.4 that the Republican National Committee is inventing the statistics behind its “Pelosi’s Puppets” website:

The RNC accuses Rep. Earl Pomeroy (among the 10% most conservative of Democrats in the House) of being one of 14 of “Nancy Pelosi’s Puppets.”

In its documentation for the accusation, the Republican Party asserts that that its claim [...]

Catholic Bishops Control Health Care Reform: Discuss

Lobbyists representing Catholic bishops were admitted into the office of Nancy Pelosi to take part in negotiations about what measures would be allowed in the health care reform bill. Was their involvement ethical or not? [...]

Revelation: The DNC Certified Obama as Qualified. It’s a Scandal!

OK, folks, are you ready for the latest Barack Obama conspiracy theory? Take a deep breath and hold onto your seats, because here it is:

Back in 2008, the Democratic National Committee made the following declaration, with notarized signatures and everything:

Aha! You see? This is the nail in the coffin! This document clearly [...]

Revelation: The DNC Certified Obama as Qualified. It's a Scandal!

OK, folks, are you ready for the latest Barack Obama conspiracy theory? Take a deep breath and hold onto your seats, because here it is:

Back in 2008, the Democratic National Committee made the following declaration, with notarized signatures and everything:

Aha! You see? This is the nail in the coffin! This document clearly [...]

Can Americans Engage In UnAmerican Activities?

Our nation was founded through raucous protests. Loud protests are a core aspect of the American identity. I’d like to see more of them. [...]

Pelosi Confronted By Health Care Protest

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. [...]