President Obama has had fun at Michele Bachmann's expense in the past. On the cover of this week's New Yorker, illustrator Barry Blitt depicts Barack doing it once again.The occasion this time is the announcement that 7.1 million people signed up for Obamacare before the end of March, a number surpa ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America
On Tuesday, Bradlee Dean's lawyer, Larry Klayman, held his much-hyped "second American revolution" event in D.C.SEE ALSO: Bradlee's ministry is no moreHere's Raw Story's preview of the gathering:Right-wing activist Larry Klayman is so sure his long-planned "second American revolution" will succeed T ... More >>
Barack Obama got a laugh or two at Michele Bachmann's expense Saturday night during his White House correspondents' dinner speech.SEE ALSO: Dana Wessel's fake Obama quote reprinted without attribution in San Jose Mercury News The president began by noting he's not "the strapping young Muslim sociali ... More >>
Yesterday, Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) and Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL-Minneapolis) teamed up to introduce a bill that would develop and regulate industrial hemp production in Minnesota.As it stands now, hemp -- marijuana's big, non-psychoactive sister -- is banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement ... More >>
To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time
Al Franken got emotional on the Senate floor today while speaking on behalf of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.Franken broke down while recalling the late Sheila Wellstone's vision of an America where women who are fleeing domestic violence don't have to worry about becoming homeless. ... More >>
Bachmann's vote is the only thing standing between the U.S. and sanity.Don't fear, America, Michele Bachmann is racing back to Washington to bravely vote against the debt ceiling plan that would save America's credit rating and stock markets worldwide. America's gain is Iowa's loss: Bachmann anno ... More >>
Franken likes to keep things lightAl Franken got into blooper territory while presiding over the Senate yesterday. First, he blasted classical music over the speakers. Then he yelled "Oh God!" when he mixed up some states. Gotta love the comic relief on a boring day. Franken's gaffe: He was sitt ... More >>
The governor has been racking up a lot of frequent flyer miles lately, but not a lot of love.
Pawlenty's main points on his MSNBC appearance: The race won't be over for "a few more months" when the appeals process is over and don't count Norm Coleman out just yet. He deserves a chance too.
As if this should surprise a soul: McConnell wants Norm Coleman to fight this recount and try any appeal in the upper courts.
A minute-by-minute account of the RNC's POWerful climax
How a once-mighty union sold out thousands of workers on the eve of retirement
Replacing the current system of special-interest money in its entirety with public financing is the only way to unblock the clogged arteries of our democracy.
By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.