‘Soaking the Rich’ is Not Radical, It’s Now a Mainstream Idea

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman made the case this morning that Americans are very open to raising taxes on the rich despite protestations from billionaires — and many Republicans — to the contrary. read more

Some Democrats Want Primary Challenge for Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has angered many of her new Democratic colleagues in Congress by aligning herself with a progressive outside group that has threatened to “primary” incumbent Democrats next year. Now some of those lawmakers are returning fire on her, and are considering recruiting a primary challenger to run against the 29 year-old. read more

Ocasio-Cortez Rips Trump in Speech on House Floor

After just two weeks in Congress, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) has already made quite a splash in Washington. She seemingly is attacked by conservatives nearly every day, and at the same time has become on of the main spokespersons for the progressive left wing of her party. read more

Rush Limbaugh Calls Ocasio-Cortez a ‘Young Uppity’

Rush Limbaugh seems to be slightly afraid of new congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The conservative radio host added to the increasing right-wing meltdown over the young but outspoken Democrat by complaining that the she is “uppity.” read more

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Fox News Guest Who Called Her a ‘Little Girl’

Republican political strategist and campaign consultant Ed Rollins was on the Fox Business News program hosted by Lou Dobbs and stuck his sexist foot in his mouth as he attacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). The ancient right-wing operative dismissively referred to the 29-year-old Congresswoman as “the little girl” with a big “mouth.” It didn’t take long for the brilliant Ocasio-Cortez to fire back with a zinger that may go down in history as one of the all-time great comebacks. read more

Ocasio-Cortez Wants Congress to Give Up Salaries During Shutdowns

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Saturday called for congressional salaries to be furloughed during government shutdowns.

When one-fourth of federal agencies closed at midnight Friday this left 800,000 workers without paychecks. read more

Another Shocking Upset of Dem. Incumbent Shows ‘Change Can’t Wait’

Another progressive, liberal old white man has fallen to a younger, more progressive minority woman in an urban congressional district. The Washington Post has reported that 66 year old Michael Capuano in Massachusetts lost in the Democratic primary in his bid for an 11th term. The Post said that Capuano conceded to Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley after polls closed in the state. read more

Ingraham Whines: ‘The America We Loved Doesn’t Exist Anymore’

Fox News host Laura Ingraham clearly proved herself to be a racist on Wednesday when she lamented that immigration has resulted in demographic changes she doesn’t like.  She said that “the America we know and love doesn’t exist anymore.” read more

Bernie Sanders: Trump is Tough on Children But Not On Putin

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was in Kansas on Friday campaigning for local Democratic congressional candidates and he had some choice words for the current occupant of the White House. Sanders said he was appalled at the way President Donald Trump handled Russian President Vladimir Putin during their summit meeting in Helsinki on Monday. read more

Top House Democrat Loses Primary and Narcissist Trump Takes Credit

The #4 ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives suffered a stunning defeat Tuesday night in the New York state primary and Donald Trump immediately took credit.  According to the president, Rep. Joe Crowley, who has had his eye on Nancy Pelosi’s Speaker position, would have won if he had been “nicer” to him. read more