... a call for US military intervention in Syria that's straight out of the neocon playbook. What could go wrong?
Unprecedented income inequality combined with unlimited campaign contributions means that now, more than ever, the democratic process is under the influence of a small number of very wealthy people. Here's how to stop it.
Congress has jailed those deemed in contempt before but never a sitting Cabinet official – and not recently. Moreover, the few times Congress has locked down people within the Capitol, it has not turned out well for Congress.
Big corporations and Wall Street are also secretly funneling big bucks into front groups like the US Chamber of Commerce that will use the money to air anti-Obama ads, while keeping secret the identities of these firms.
Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, says Dems have moved within striking distance for winning control of the US House in Election 2012.