Stories by Matt Stoller

Matt Stoller is a political activist/blogger in DC, and was an editor at MyDD from November 2005 until June 2007. He also consults for the Sunlight Foundation, FreePress.net, and Working Assets as well as proactively networking other progressive bloggers/internet activists and progressive professionals. subscribe to Matt Stoller's feed

Posted on: Dec 1, 2010, Source: New Deal 2.0

Posted on: Dec 19, 2008, Source: Open Left

"City Board of Elections records show Kennedy has failed to vote in many elections since she registered in the city in 1988."

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source: Open Left

This is a very good pick. Solis might turn out to be an excellent ally.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: Open Left

I suppose they should formalize it.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2008, Source: Open Left

People that have money would prefer that they remain on top, and will oppose attempts to restart spending from a broad base.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Open Left

Jim Martin is up against Saxby Chambliss in Georgia today, and there just is not that much enthusiasm for this race on the Democrati side.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Open Left

Looks like Norm Coleman is feeling the heat.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2008, Source: Open Left

There's a lot to learn about politics from the GOP and the details of how they reform, but the gist of the matter seems pretty clear.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2008, Source: Open Left

I want to inject a slight note of skepticism as to how important Obama's Youtube addresses really are.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

Victoria McGrane and Lisa Lerer from the Politico are reporting that Larry Summers is on the outs with Obama's transition team.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2008, Source: Open Left

This is a political game of chicken, and the administration is acting like this is 9/11.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2008, Source: Open Left

It's a question that the media need to take seriously.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2008, Source: Open Left

Mitt Romney joins Karl Rove in criticizing McCain for lying. What is going on here?

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: Open Left

This convention is not really built for people like us.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

From the you-can't-be-serious file.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: Open Left

A whisper campaign against a progressive democrat is brewing in Florida's 18th district.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2008, Source: Open Left

McCain's latest ad blames Obama for rising gas prices and claims drilling is the answer. Both those assertions are false.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2008, Source: Open Left

Hoyer and the Blue Dogs hold the purse strings of the party.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: Open Left

The corporate giant is limiting free speech to cover its own ass.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: Open Left

A centrist climate bill should go down in defeat - along with those who crafted it.

Posted on: May 30, 2008, Source: Open Left

White women over 50 are proving to be Clinton's loyal base.

Posted on: May 29, 2008, Source: Open Left

America is ranked 84th in the world in terms of the number of women in our national legislature.

Posted on: May 23, 2008, Source: Open Left

What did an Obama spokesman mean by "tiered pricing?"

Posted on: May 22, 2008, Source: Open Left

As gas prices climb higher and higher, everyone feels the pinch.

Posted on: May 20, 2008, Source: Open Left

In Oregon, Sen. Obama discussed creating greater diversity in media to better serve the public.

Posted on: May 16, 2008, Source: Open Left

Sen. Obama locks horns with the FCC and speaks up for diversity in media.

Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: Open Left

TV is still the dominant force in campaigns, but that's beginning to change.

Posted on: May 8, 2008, Source: Open Left

Barack Obama built a movement to rival and take over the Democratic Party. Now what?

Posted on: Apr 29, 2008, Source: Open Left

Separate but unequal voting systems in West Virginia threaten to disenfranchise independent voters.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2008, Source: Open Left

This is how conventional wisdom is created.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2008, Source: Open Left

It is clear that DC Democrats have several different lines of messaging going on that work against each other.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2008, Source: Open Left

While the conservative myth is dominant in the political press, there's no just no evidence voters want a hero for President

Posted on: Mar 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

Obama's going to have to make up for his deficit by appealing to independents, which fortunately he is doing against both McCain and Clinton.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2008, Source: Open Left

Staffers have no choice but to adopt a defensive and insecure posture, their limited range of motion gets constrained by those at the top.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2008, Source: Open Left

Most of the accusations are outright misleading or just not true, but there's a deep irony here, and it leads to Wynn's ugly past.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2008, Source: Open Left

Sex workers are prepping for the conventions, though anecdotally the GOP Convention is better for business. Shocker.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: Open Left

If MoveOn goes for Obama, Clinton will be reaping her own harvest.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2008, Source: Open Left

I found it interesting that Conyers semi-rejects impeachment because that's what the Republicans ran on in 2006.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2008, Source: Open Left

Hooray. Hopefully this will be a start of multiple positive trends from all our leaders.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2008, Source: Open Left

Highlights from the New America Foundation forum on the economic crisis, the closest any of us will get to the conference going on in Davos.

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