The Boehner-led House passed an anti-environmental bill right after the pope urged Congress to protect nature.
The People’s Pope will shake up Washington before addressing the UN General Assembly and meeting with prisoners.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister’s speech on Iran.
Benjamin Netanyahu will lobby Congress from the same podium where President Obama gave the State of the Union at the invite of John Boehner. Phyllis Bennis and Michael Tomasky join MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss why.
Phyllis Bennis says the invitation issued to Netanyahu to speak to U.S. Congress, and the call for more sanctions against Iran, is a call for war
Phyllis Bennis joins Lawrence O’Donnell on The Last Word: “This goes beyond partisan politics — it is more urgently involved with the question of negotiations with Iran.”
The early reaction by many progressive organizations is that it would be better to go over the cliff than accept the emerging bargain the President has offered.
A 10-year-old’s perspective of the debt ceiling debacle.
Cutting military spending would make us leaner and meaner; stronger, not weaker.
Life seldom imitates Clint Eastwood movies. Even when it does, you rarely get to be Clint.
The Republicans hit on the strategy of acting as though they’d won the 2008 elections.
Should we really be negotiating with a party that is dominated by corporatists who are happy with the increasing concentration of wealth?
Republican Congressman Wayne Gilchrest sees a hard slog ahead to get climate change legislation passed in Congress. But he sees no other choice.