Jane Hamsher

Corporate Lobbyists Raising Money for Tea Parties


Teabaggers are having a hard time coming to terms with the fact that true "grassroots" demonstrations aren't orchestrated by corporate lobbyists. Understandable -- if you didn't have any experience organizing a demonstration that didn't have millions in free PR from Fox News and well-funded GOP fat cats providing a national infrastructure, you wouldn't know the difference.

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Demand Transparency and Re-Regulation to Fix Our Financial System

Remember: Tell members of Congress that you want them to take action here. And join us today at 4:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time (1:30 pm Pacific) for a chat with economist James Galbraith, and at later, at 7:00 pm Eastern (4pm Pacific), when Rep. Alan Grayson joins us to talk about the need for bank bailout transparency.

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Proof That Swastikas Make Michelle Malkin Happy


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

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Is Obama Siding With Blue Dogs on Social Security Reform?

Ben Smith says today that the left is "silent on Social Security reform" even as the administration considers it, and quotes Blue Dog Jim Cooper who says Obama is "in a honeymoon phase, and many liberals are afraid to express concerns."

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Hilda Solis Approved by Senate Panel

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee cleared Hilda Solis' nomination as Secretary of Labor today. The vote by the entire Senate will probably happen this week.

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