Stories by Jane Hamsher

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

Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Reid is about as smooth as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs. He's a hazard to Obama's agenda.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

MSNBC is saying that they're trying to give Burris an ambassadorship or some other appointment in order to go away quietly.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

People have been worried about how committed Democratic leaders are to passing the bill. Hoyer set everyone straight this morning.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

How do you spell entitlement?

Posted on: Dec 12, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Before the vote, Reid said "I dread looking at Wall Street tomorrow."

Posted on: Dec 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Bankrupting Detroit could trigger a global economic meltdown.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

After the past eight years, it's a bit much to stomach someone saying "just shut up and trust me, because I know better."

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Cherrypicking information, ignoring facts, generating fake outrage -- the media did their best to create a caricature of Obama.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

This bailout is an "outrage; a lousy deal for the taxpayers."

Posted on: Nov 24, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"This type of spending is indefensible and unacceptable to Citigroup's new partner and largest investor: the American taxpayer."

Posted on: Nov 23, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Obama is not a super progressive. But he may, be the most progressive person we could have possibly hoped to elect as President of the United States.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"If I was GM’s CEO, I’d be on a plane to China."

Posted on: Nov 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"It's very clear that the vast majority of the Democratic caucus wants to keep Sen Lieberman as chairman of this committee.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Big Oil, still in the White House.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Let's call a horse a horse folks.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

It's one thing for Obama to forgive Lieberman for his attacks; it's quite another to offer his Homeland Security chairmanship as an olive branch.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

As the members of the Senate contemplate whether or not to retain Lieberman, they should remember these things.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Lieberman's future may be decided by secret ballot.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Lieberman's seniority within the Democratic caucus, and his Chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee might be in jeopardy. Let's hope so.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

With 4.5 million members, MoveOn is now bigger than the NRA.