Bob Herbert and Randi Weingarten agree that reducing the influence of big money in politics would positively impact nearly every social justice cause in America. Herbert, a former New York Timescolumnist, and Weingarten, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president, shared this sentiment in front of several dozen educators, union activists, and progressives at a Dec. 1 event for Herbert’s new book, Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America.
House GOP leaders outline sweeping attack on EPA rules
The House GOP will spend the fall attacking the EPA. You'll be surprised, of course, at the campaign giving by energy interests so far this year: http://campaignmoney.org/blog/2011/08/29/house-gop-fall-agenda-benefit-energy-interests.
Jon Huntsman's low-dollar debate watch party at Kalorama home