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Johann Hari: Protest Works. Just Look at the Evidence — And Start to Fight Back

There is a ripple of rage spreading across America. It is clearer every day that the people of the United States have been colossally scammed. Everyone can see the bankers…

Johann Hari: Protest Works. Just Look at the Evidence — And Start to Fight Back

There is a ripple of rage spreading across America. It is clearer every day that the people of the United States have been colossally scammed. Everyone can see the bankers…

‘Ben Bashing’ Begins As Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich Take On Bernanke

WASHINGTON — Ben Bashing has begun, and this time it’s not a fringe issue, but a central focus of our frightened, blame-spreading Great Recession politics. At this point in America,…

‘Ben Bashing’ Begins As Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich Take On Bernanke

WASHINGTON — Ben Bashing has begun, and this time it’s not a fringe issue, but a central focus of our frightened, blame-spreading Great Recession politics. At this point in America,…

FDIC Proposes Bigger Fees For Big Banks

WASHINGTON — Federal bank regulators have proposed a new system of fees paid by U.S. banks that would shift more of the burden to bigger institutions to support the deposit…

Jacqueline Salit: The Parties are Over

This article first appeared in Newsday on Oct. 31, 2010 Name a problem — poverty, war, out-of-control spending. The political parties offer themselves as the solution to all of the…

DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

WASHINGTON — Fresh off the tea party’s show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he’ll force a showdown next week with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and…

Alaska Senate Race: Lisa Murkowski & Joe Miller Battle In The Last Frontier As Final Votes Are Tallied

JUNEAU, Alaska — Election workers will begin scrutinizing tens of thousands of ballots in the Alaska Senate race on Wednesday in a scene reminiscent of the 2000 Florida recount. There…

2012 Could Be Worse For Democrats Than 2010

WASHINGTON — Last week’s election was bad for Democrats. The next one could be worse. Senate Democrats running in 2012 will be trying to hold their jobs in states where…

HUFFPOST HILL – Joe Barton’s Guerrilla Campaign

HuffPost Hill is a daily, mobile-friendly email for political junkies and insiders, filled with exclusive news and scoops from HuffPost’s reporting team. Sign up here. The 112th Congress hasn’t even…