The Democrats should see every lost vote – especially those votes lost to low turnout – as an opportunity.
“I am disgusted that in a back room deal, some members and lobbyists for the largest banks are trying to undo a seminal component of the Wall Street Reform Act." -- Rep. Maxine Waters
The Democratic Party doesn’t need to find its message. It needs to find its soul.
There isn’t enough time left to promote Social Security expansion in depth, but Democrats can still use it as a key campaign tool.
The banking industry’s epidemic of mortgage-related fraud might not have been possible without the existence of the legal entity known as “MERS.”
Day in and day out, the Republican drumbeat of horror and fear continues. The new Republican campaign mantra seems to be “It’s midnight again in America.”
Despite the obstacles, Bill de Blasio has already amassed a striking list of accomplishments. More than 50,000 children have already enrolled in his universal preschool program.
The NFL has 1,856 employees and paid $107.7 million per year in salaries last year. Goodell was paid more than $44 million. That means more than 40 percent of the organization’s entire payroll went to one individual. See the problem?
Executive compensation plays a large role in this rupture between what people earn and the rate at which the overall economy is becoming more productive.
Burger King may be forced to learn the lesson England’s George III was taught in 1776: Americans bend the knee to no foreign monarch, even if he offers chicken fries on the side.
The greatest economic benefits would come from changing the perverse incentive structure that currently drives executive compensation in this country.
When will they ever learn?
Only the $9 billion is a sure thing – and most of that money will go to government agencies that have a poor record of providing relief to wronged homeowners.
Members of this GOP Congress are very proud of themselves for doing nothing.
The crowd was enraptured. As my friend Dave Johnson said, “They came for Elizabeth Warren and discovered William Barber.”