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Actually, Americans do care about corporate campaign cash

In Sunday's Post, former congressman and head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Martin Frost said that corporate campaign money is "something the average voter couldn't care less about" and that Congress should "leave campaign finance reform to the...

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | November 8, 2010; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
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Washington State's 'Robin Hood' tax

In an electoral development that must have Ayn Rand rolling in her grave, voters in Washington State will decide next Tuesday on I-1098, a.k.a. the "Robin Hood Initiative." With no state income tax, Washingtonians currently suffer under what the...

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | October 29, 2010; 1:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Gerson is wrong on Obama's 'snobbery'

Michael Gerson assailed President Obama Tuesday for being an "intellectual snob." For Gerson, Obama is the arrogant, "neocortical president" who blames his problems on those idiot Americans who are too stupid to think clearly in these difficult times. Obama's...

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | October 20, 2010; 6:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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The morality of trade with China

Before heading off to recess, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill authorizing imposing tariffs on Chinese goods unless China stops manipulating its currency. The House's action has sent off a storm of warnings in The Post and...

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | October 14, 2010; 12:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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The Democrats should run on Social Security

If Democrats really want to rally their base and win over voters who are either on the fence or thinking of sitting this midterm election out, they'd be smart to start talking Social Security. You won’t find a lack...

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | October 4, 2010; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
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Declaring a cease-fire on Hitler analogies

Dana Milbank's interesting analysis of Glenn Beck's obsession with Nazism leads me to make a proposal for improving our increasingly degraded national political discussion: Stop equating our ideological opponents with famous dictators, their chief executioners, police apparatus or ideologies....

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  | October 3, 2010; 6:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Creating jobs without busting the budget, Katrina vanden Heuvel , September 27, 2010
Wall Street needs to change, not Obama, Katrina vanden Heuvel , September 9, 2010
The 'principled left' Obama needs, Katrina vanden Heuvel , August 13, 2010
What anti-Obamacare lawsuits are really about, Katrina vanden Heuvel , August 11, 2010
It's time to fix the estate tax, vanden Heuvel , July 23, 2010
Death and taxes -- and baseball, Katrina vanden Heuvel , July 15, 2010
Wall Street not giving to Dems: good riddance, Katrina vanden Heuvel , July 8, 2010
Retiring Chief Justice Roberts's umpire analogy, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 28, 2010
Time for Obama to build a real team of rivals, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 24, 2010
After McChrystal, time to change course in Afghanistan, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 23, 2010
Will Joe Barton support a criminal case against BP?, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 21, 2010
Where's Dick Cheney on the BP oil spill?, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 16, 2010
CIA doctors engaged in 'human experimentation'?, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 9, 2010
Isn't there some room for Helen Thomas?, Katrina vanden Heuvel , June 7, 2010
A pro-incumbent year in Oregon, vanden Heuvel , May 19, 2010
The nation glares at Arizona, Katrina vanden Heuvel , May 14, 2010
Political incivility hits ESPN, Katrina vanden Heuvel , May 3, 2010
Why so much worry about 'empathy' on the Supreme Court?, Katrina vanden Heuvel , April 28, 2010
Save, don't kill, the U.S. Postal Service, Katrina vanden Heuvel , March 15, 2010
Help schools by helping the poor, Katrina vanden Heuvel , March 9, 2010
Using federal power to improve Americans' jobs, Katrina vanden Heuvel , March 5, 2010
It's Emanuel who's dangerous to the Obama presidency, Katrina vanden Heuvel , March 4, 2010
After right-wing smears, Van Jones gets a second chance, Katrina vanden Heuvel , February 26, 2010
People America needs apologies from, Katrina vanden Heuvel , February 24, 2010
Why we need a manual on mental disorders, Katrina vanden Heuvel , February 12, 2010
Michelle Obama takes on childhood obesity, Katrina vanden Heuvel , February 10, 2010
 
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