Based on a lot of great research by political messaging gurus I respect, I am convinced that the best play for Democrats consists of talking populist economics, taking on corporate special interests, and combining it with a head-on approach to race and class that raises issues of racism upfront. This cycle I had a chance to experiment with this kind of approach and the evidence suggests it was a big winner.
Rick Sanchez seems shocked to learn that Wall Street's lobbyists out numbered the poor unpaid lobbyists working on the side of financial reform 1800 t
Not so fast, Sen. Dodd. You're telling us this is about Republicans blocking reform, but I agree with Russ Feingold - don't vote until we have a rea
From Bill Moyers Journal William K. Black on Fraud: On Thursday, April 22, President Barack Obama made the case for increased regulation of the finan
From The Daily Show March 16, 2010: Chris Dodd introduces financial reform legislation, and Jon pretends he has the same rights as a corporation.
Maybe if I go back to bed, this will all turn out to be a bad dream? No such luck. Our corrupted, money-centered political system looked at the recent
I think it's pretty obvious that we need to change the procedural rules in the Senate, and hopefully get around obstructionist tactics while still a
Of course they did. After all, you can't make all those big donors unhappy, right? The amount of corruption in our political system has far outstrip