John Kerry – HERO on Health Care

Four more Democratic Senators signed on to the push for a vote for the public option today, including Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts. The following is an email sent out today via BoldProgressives.org:   Senator John Kerry did Massachusetts proud today. The DC pundits are telling Democrats to cave to Republicans and … Continue reading

Senators Want To Pass Healthcare Public Option Under Reconciliation

Eight Senate Democrats are looking not only to finally approve comprehensive healthcare reform, they want to enact a federally run public option under a controversial procedure known as reconciliation. The lawmakers — Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Al Franken (D-Mass.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Pat Leahy … Continue reading

The Crisis Continues: U.S. Foreclosure Rates To Double This Year, Analyst Predicts

Anyone who thought the U.S. foreclosure crisis had abated would be wrong, according to an industry analyst who predicts a doubling of real estate foreclosure rates this year. With much of Washington already consumed with reducing a decades-high unemployment rate, the White House and Congress may soon find themselves also … Continue reading