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In Big-Money Move, Corporations Seek to Make Congress a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary

Oct 29 2014 11:27pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As Election Day approaches, two reports show us exactly how corrupted our political system has become. Unless voters come out in force, it looks like corporate money is about to buy itself another house of Congress. The Wall Street Journal analyzed filings from the Federal Election Commission and concluded that In a significant shift, business groups gave more money to Republican candidates than to Democrats in seven of the most competitive Senate races in recent months, in som ...
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Democratic Candidates Are Paying the Price for Meddling With Social Security

Oct 29 2014 6:22pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Some things in life are self-evident. Fire burns, supply side economics doesn't work, and no Democrat, ever, under any circumstances, no matter what, should even think about offering to cut one solitary cent from Social Security, through partial privatization or means testing or raising the retirement age. Why so many Democrats seem to have to relearn the latter lesson each and every election cycle, is really, truly, mind-boggling. Yes, I know Wall Street, ...
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Mary Landrieu Sticks To Support For Obama's Health Law

Oct 28 2014 11:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has doubled down on her support for the federal health care law even as polls show the revamp remains unpopular in Louisiana and a new Republican attack ad launched Tuesday hits the Democratic incumbent again for her vote. The 30-second TV commercial by national conservative group Crossroads GPS, co-founded by GOP operative Karl Rove, says Landrieu's vote for President Barack Obama's signature initiative was a betrayal ...
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Why "Citizens United" Kept Me From Contributing to Candidates in Campaign 2014

Oct 28 2014 11:33am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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GOP Betrays Social Security-Cutting Dems: Who Could've Seen It Coming?

Oct 28 2014 9:46am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Who could've seen it coming? Progressives could be forgiven for developing something of a Cassandra complex when it comes to the Democratic Party's economic stances. Here's the latest case in point: The Washington Post and Politico have warned us that Republicans, led by Karl Rove's dark-money outfit, are attacking Democratic candidates for supporting the "bipartisan" cuts to Social Security that were all the rage in Washington for a few years. A ...
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The Stealth Campaign to Buy US Courts

Oct 26 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! (Image: Paid gavel via Shutterstock)Cole County, Missouri, seems an unlikely place for a national Republican group to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s a small county of 75,000, and its leadership is solidly red, with few exceptions. One of those exceptions is Pat Joyce, a Democrat who’s held her seat on the coun ...
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The Stealth Campaign to Buy US Courts

Oct 26 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! (Image: Paid gavel via Shutterstock)Cole County, Missouri, seems an unlikely place for a national Republican group to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s a small county of 75,000, and its leadership is solidly red, with few exceptions ...
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Liz Warren Brings Faux Populism To Granite State To Bail Out Struggling Jeanne Shaheen

Oct 25 2014 10:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

DURHAM, New Hampshire — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Massachusetts’ liberal icon Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) took the stage more than a hour later than they were scheduled to here Saturday morning at the University of New Hampshire. Shaheen and Warren were supposed to start the event in Huddleston Hall here at 10:30 a.m., but neither took the stage until 11:37 a.m. Most of the roughly 50 people in attendence weren’t college students. They were mostly olde ...
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Friday Talking Points -- McConnell For Sale!

Oct 24 2014 8:05pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A program note, before we get started: there will be no Friday Talking Points column next week. We have to make room for our traditional Hallowe'en column, where we try to scare the pants off of everyone across the political spectrum with spooky tales of what the upcoming election might mean (plus, we get to show off our politically-inspired Jack-o-lanterns). So don't miss that, but the Friday Talking ...
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