Stories by Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher blogs at firedoglake and the Huffington Post. subscribe to Jane Hamsher's feed

Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

If "there's no intention to touch Social Security in the foreseeable future," why doesn't Gibbs say it?

Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"The question is why Obama didn't ask for what the economy needed, then bargain from there."

Posted on: Feb 22, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"Governor Sanford says that he does not want to take the money, the federal stimulus package money. And I want to say to him: 'I'll take it.'"

Posted on: Feb 20, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Obama opposes LGBT discrimination at UN.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Now we know what it takes to get a smile out of her.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

The American public looked at DC, they saw the Democrats trying to do something, and they liked what they saw.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

The power struggle between Rahm Emanuel and Congressional Democratic leadership continues.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

People in the know indicate that things like raising the retirement age and cutting benefits are under consideration.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee cleared Hilda Solis' nomination as Secretary of Labor today.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Obama is going to hold town halls in Elkhart Indiana and Ft. Myers Florida on Monday.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

We're paying to nationalize the banks all right, we just can't talk about it -- nor can we profit from it.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

If eight more Blue Dogs had crossed over and voted against the stimulus, it would have failed.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

They looked like a bunch of petulant, narcissistic brats and did a nice job of making Obama appear measured and statesmanlike by comparison.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

In being so ready to throw majority sign-up under the bus, they are seriously misjudging where the battle lines lie in this particular fight.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

It's hard to fully comprehend the fact that Barack Hussein Obama is now President of the United States.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"Mr. Kohn, we're talking about secret payments of $1.2 trillion dollars," said Grayson. "I think you need to rethink your approach."

Posted on: Jan 13, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

I'm not sure the "villagers," such as they are, control the conversation any more.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Who could have predicted this? Well, to be honest, pretty much anybody.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Maybe, going forward, we should just let Bernie Madoff off too?

Posted on: Jan 9, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

I understand the critiques launched by Paul Krugman, John Conyers and others -- but I think Gupta is an inspired choice.

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