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Filibusters linked to McConnell campaign cash

While raking in campaign cash from at least eight donors, Mitch McConnell was busy launching filibusters against measures opposed by those same financial backers.

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Republicans take the “Walk of Shame” in Michigan

Before they were sworn in this morning, legislators got an earful as they approached the Capitol.

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What the right wing has in mind for the states

While government in Washington, D.C., remains divided and marked by long-term gridlock, governments in the states are much less divided.

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Progressives: No cave-in to Republican fiscal cliff demands!

With less than two weeks until the Bush tax cuts die and harsh automatic cuts to the human safety net kick in, the GOP insists Democrats agree to cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

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After Michigan setback, unions to fight back

Yesterday, Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a bill designed to cripple organized labor in this state.

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Right-wing vigilantes barred from 30 Ohio polling places

True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.

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Unraveling California’s $11 million mystery

After days of drama, Californians now know something about the origins of a mystery $11 million political donation - the largest anonymous donation in the state's history - but much more is still hidden from view.

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Which Mitt Romney is the real Mitt Romney?

We ask that question because the Republican presidential nominee has apparently drawn even with incumbent Barack Obama in the race for the White House.

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Ohio GOP's early vote suppression drive defeated

Ohioans applaud the Supreme Court order that, in effect, upholds the decision that a ban on early voting in the last three days before the Nov. 6 election was unconstitutional.

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Ryan perfects the Big Lie

At his party's convention in Tampa last night GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan rolled out, Orwellian-style, what just might be the biggest lie yet in the 2012 election campaign.

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