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Cecile Richards: Why Women Need Pelosi

In the aftermath of the election, the circular firing squad within the Democratic Party has dominated this week’s news. As with any disaster, blaming those who are not responsible is…

Post-Katrina Shootings Witness: Cop Said Looters ‘Deserved To Be Shot’

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath said after the shooting that looters…

Obama’s Ex-Intel Chief Talks Torture, Terror, Reform And More

Former Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair sat down with Charlie Rose for an interview airing Friday night. Per the “Charlie Rose” program, some highlights from the raw transcript are…

Key Democrat Who Pushed Compromise On Health Care: ‘I Was Right’

MISSOULA, Mont. — The key Senate Democrat who delayed health care reform last year while trying to get Republican buy-in is now facing the uncomfortable reality of his own prediction,…

Robert Greenwald and Tanene Allison: Thank You, Alan Grayson

Alan Grayson was a hero for progressive politics in Congress. On November 2nd he lost his seat in the House. Watch this video tribute and join us in thanking Alan…

HuffPost TV: Arianna: Debt Commission Won’t Help Obama Without Jobs Commission

Arianna appeared on CNN’s “Parker Spitzer” Thursday night to discuss the leaked draft proposal authored by the Obama deficit commission’s co-chairs and the possibility that the president could benefit politically…

Jim Parry: Banana Republic — A Rhyming Rant

As the rich get more wealth And the rest just get whacked And good middle class jobs Simply aren’t coming back, Oh America’s bound On a grim downward track To…

Robert A. Levine: It’s still L’economie globale, stupide!

The current inevitable post-election punditry has, perhaps also inevitably, gotten it mostly wrong. The Democratic defeat is attributed to President Barack Obama’s elitist intellectual style, his tactical error in focusing…

D.C.-Area County Executive, Wife Charged With Witness Tampering

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Lisa Murkowski Gives Her Take On Sarah Palin’s New Reality Show

JUNEAU, Alaska — There’s one person who won’t be tuning in Sunday when Sarah Palin’s new TV series airs: Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Murkowski tells The Associated Press she has no…