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Andrew Shirvell FIRED

The Michigan assistant attorney general who made headlines for hassling the University of Michigan’s student assembly president has been fired, the Michigan Daily reports. According to the Associated Press, Andrew…

Bill Moyer: Hell With Congress — We Need a Movement!

Though I share people’s sadness for our country, I’m not depressed about the election results. I’m not any more disappointed in President Obama than I’ve been since he chose his…

Rob Saldin: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Needs to Be Addressed During Lame Duck Session

Democrats weren’t the only ones to suffer a stinging defeat last week. Two years ago the demise of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) — the military’s ban on openly gay…

James Rucker: It’s Time to be Bold: Democrats and Black America

Originally published on the Root. In the wake of large Republican gains in this week’s election, many in the media are relating a familiar and predictable storyline to explain them:…

Eliot Spitzer Scandal: ‘Client 9′ Director Uncovered Scandal Secrets

The prostitution scandal that took down governor Eliot Spitzer is well worn territory, but the explanation behind it had some intriguing holes that Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney wanted…

Don Tapscott: Macrowikinomics: Time to Stop Tinkering, Time for Collaborative Health Care

This article is the second in a series of 12 over the next 3 weeks written by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams authors of the newly released book Macrowikinomics:…

Even Republicans are fed up with Sarah Palin

Even Republicans are fed up with Sarah Palin

With the mid-term elections out of the way, establishment Republicans are now focusing their attack machine on a new target: Sarah Palin. Even former President George W. Bush is taking…

Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

MSNBC says Keith Olbermann will be back on the air Tuesday, ending his suspension for violating NBC’s rules against making political donations after two shows. MSNBC’s chief executive Phil Griffin…

For Many Businesses, 2010 Midterm Election Campaign Was A Winner

The 2010 election season was good for Design Cuisine of Arlington, which took in more than $500,000 in catering fees. The Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., made about…

Uh oh…Republicans control redistricting too

Uh oh…Republicans control redistricting too

Republicans don’t just control much of the electoral map. In some cases, they now have the power to redraw it. Overwhelming victories in statehouses and governors’ races across the country…