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The Biggest Spender Backing Donald Trump? The NRA.
Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future
But, it’s a bet that the NRA may lose big.
If Anything Can Unite the Democrats, It’s Climate
Posted on: Jun 13, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future
In the primary, climate hawks can take the argument of urgency to reject the incrementalism of Clinton. But in the general, they cannot.
What Republicans Did Instead of Creating Jobs This Summer
Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
Tried to hurt poor people, women, and above all repeal Obamacare.
Top 10 Excuses Conservatives Are Already Making For Losing The Election
Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future
No one's denying conservatives are good at creative thinking.
3 Things That May Have Wrecked Mitt Romney's Shot at Becoming President
Posted on: Sep 28, 2012, Source: Blog for Our Future
The big albatross around Romney's neck is conservatism itself.
Vision: 5 Reasons the Wisconsin Uprising Affects You -- And How You Can Help
Posted on: Feb 23, 2011, Source: Blog for Our Future
This is a critical moment in our nation's history. Now's the time to stand up.
CNN Links Arms with Billionaire's Project to Fleece Social Security and Other Bedrock Social Programs
Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Billionaire Pete Peterson's anti-Social Security, anti-Medicare anti-public investment deficit propaganda film "I.O.U.S.A" is scheduled for broadcast on CNN.
Senate's Puny Jobs Bill Is More Proof That 'Bipartisanship' Accomplishes Little
Posted on: Feb 23, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future
We have to recognize that if all bipartisanship produces are bills that fall short, all bipartisanship will give us is failure.
Social Security and Medicare Put at Risk By Bogus "Debt Commission," Say Progressive Leaders
Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Two senators want to blackmail the rest by saddling a spending bill with a "debt commission." Progressive leaders are crying foul.
The Results Are In: A Public Health Plan Saves Big Money
Posted on: Jul 2, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future
The arguments by obstructionists are dead -- the math shows health care costs will drop while achieving near universal coverage.
Cries of 'Build, Baby, Build' Increase as Obama Proposes Massive Public Works Program
Posted on: Dec 11, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future
With the economy spiraling downwards, Obama crafts new New Deal as conservative dead-enders balk.
A Key Concept the Media Are Missing About the Economic Crisis
Posted on: Oct 23, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future
It is not only possible but potentially necessary to increase public investments in spite of a large deficit.
After Biden, the Economic Debate Takes Shape
Posted on: Aug 28, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Sen. Joe Biden shows that he gets what's going on in America, not with stats, but around middle-class kitchen tables.
NH Voters Agree: Fix The Economy
Posted on: Jan 10, 2008, Source: TomPaine.com
Democrats, Republicans and independents all say the economy is job one.
Getting to the Bottom of the SCHIP Debate
Posted on: Sep 18, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
Conservatives fear losing the SCHIP debate because if Democrats succeed on health care, they will have a lock on the crucial middle-class vote.
Proudly Blocking Children's Health Care
Posted on: Jul 26, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
The GOP is afraid that good government will undermine their conservative goals, their special interest backers and their own political careers.
Framing the Climate Crisis Solution
Posted on: Jul 6, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
Live Earth is this weekend and hopefully it will take the issue of global warming beyond raising awareness. So, what comes next?
Right-Wing Judicial Activism Runs Amok
Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
Congressional Democrats never stood up to Bush's far-right judicial nominees. With this week's decisions, Americans are reaping what their lack of back-bone sowed.
Big Business' Healthcare Solution Ignores Those Who Need It Most
Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: TomPaine.com
Business leaders want a break from mounting healthcare costs, but their policy fix would be nothing more than a dressing up of the same failed healthcare system.
Aren't You Glad You Didn't Move to Canada?
Posted on: Nov 8, 2006, Source: Huffington Post
There's room in this country for optimism, after all: Here are six good things that the elections have brought us.
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