Capitol Idea: Stay Classy, Eric Massa

Just three weeks ago, Eric Massa was a scrappy freshman congressman, rallying liberals to fight for single-payer health care. Now, as I write this, it’s just a day after he resigned the House seat that he worked so hard to win, and he’s on right-wing talker Glenn Beck’s show as a friendly guest. … Continue reading

Trying To Change The Senate Climate: Reid ‘Wants Bill Soon,’ But Carbon Regulation Plans Still Stalled

If healthcare reform is shaping up as the equivalent of political combat in the Senate, then consider the issue of climate change as its Cold War. Legislation to limit greenhouse gas emissions through a new cap-and-trade system has languished in the Senate for the better part of a year. The … Continue reading