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For most of the past year, the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger was considered a done deal, and all the only question was in the details. Not any more :When it was announced a little more than a ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 05:44 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
How big is this ?!?: Comcast: Defeated From: Evan from FFTF Date: Today, 12:59:25 PM MDT It's official: Comcast has abandoned their bid to takeover Time Warner. It was supposed to be the largest ...
by ivote2004
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Tomorrow, federal regulators from the FCC and the DOJ will be meeting with Comcast officials to discuss Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. A group of six senators —Ed Markey (...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
FreePress ( http://www.freepress.net/ ) is a nonpartisan organization building a nationwide movement for media that serve the public interest. Today FreePress ...
by e2247
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 12:24 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Last month, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sent a letter to the National Governors Association, telling the governors of the 50 states to disobey the EPA's new regulations for carbon ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 01:56 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Wanted to pass this e-mail along from one of my favorite U.S. Senators in support of these three great candidates:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:47 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I grew up in a David Letterman household and while I'm excited for Stephen Colbert to be taking over, I am sad to see Letterman hang it up. Being a native of the Hoosier state, Letterman ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:38 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
As smart TVs become more ubiquitous in homes around the country, the technology behind what makes them “smart” is coming under greater scrutiny because of privacy concerns.
by harryreardon
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 07:49 PM PST with 57 Recommends
Republicans like to point to Keystone XL as one of their signature jobs bills and, when oil prices are high, like to imply that it would mean cheap oil flowing free in America. But Tuesday ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 145 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 12:39 PM PST with 164 Recommends
Democrats who rail against the influence of big business in politics are joining Republicans in their effort to kill a key portion of the Affordable Care Act, due to their support of the medical ...
by NedSparks
Comment Count 275 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 09:03 AM PST with 84 Recommends
by BoldProgressives
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 02:50 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Cross-posted at MN Progressive Project . Democrats held all statewide offices in 2014, and no congressional seats flipped, but the Republicans took 11 state house seats and flipped it. 10 were ...
by ericf
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 11:19 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Much has been made of Elizabeth Warren being the go-to Democrat in this cycle, being eagerly welcomed in places like West Virginia and Kentucky where few other Democrats were. Elizabeth's populist ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 10:14 AM PST with 23 Recommends
by ericf
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 07:39 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Democrats got shellacked on November 4th. Republicans gained at least 8 Senate seats, 12 House seats, and 3 governorships. Democratic partisans spread the blame around: President Obama, Party ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 06:52 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST with 145 Recommends
There’s a rough consensus about why Democrats were pulverized in the midterm elections: losing Democratic candidates didn’t have a succinct positive message. To understand this problem, it’s ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 06:06 AM PST with 4 Recommends
This is largely Minnesota-centric, since that's where I helped with campaigns and I'm a local Democratic Party chair, but I know there are politics geeks who like getting into how things work in ...
by ericf
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 02:55 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As if this time four years ago wasn't bad enough, last night was an even more complete and utter disaster. Why are we having the same recurring nightmare? Is this Groundhog Day? How the hell did ...
by CrackerDaddy
Comment Count 91 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:04 AM PST with 156 Recommends
'Twas a dark day indeed for the Democrats, as we all know. But all was not lost: my favorite senator coasted to a double-digit reelection win , completely unscathed by any sort of national wave. And.
by Scan
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 05:52 AM PST with 13 Recommends