Democratic leadership

Lately, education reform has gotten a bad name. This is largely because all efforts to improve our institutions of learning are suspected to be more Rhee-form than reform, with an emphasis on statistics over students, testing over tutoring, Read more...
They need to beat him like a rented mule. Shame on him, and shame on the spineless Democrats who let this mean old snake go home to take a nap and t Read more...
In a segment of a wide-ranging interview, available here, former New York Govenor Eliot Spitzer gives his impression of the effectiveness of Barack Read more...
Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders became the first to introduce a universal health care bill on the floor of the Senate. (see above video) While he Read more...
The news in the last few days has continued the drumbeat of demoralizing events which started in the Bush administration, and with only a few hiccups Read more...

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I'm not feeling incredibly optimistic this morning. Sounds like the most conservative (and most expensive) version of this bill will make up the fin Read more...
Ah, the audacity of playing it safe! Obama clearly doesn't understand how positively this will affect people's lives, or he wouldn't be so lukewarm. Read more...
Sen. "I need 60 votes to do anything" Reid has lost the confidence of enough of us over his weak leadership that Progressive Change has decided to r Read more...
...to vote! White lace and promises... There are a bunch of votes still left to take in the Senate. How many, you ask? Ezra Klein knows: Louisvil Read more...
Man, I wish I knew which Democratic lawmaker said this: We may strip out all the gives to industry in the predatory mortgage lending bill that the Ho Read more...