There Are Things You Need to Know Buried in Government Documents – Help Us Dig It Up

By: Thursday May 19, 2011 9:40 am

Become a Member of FiredoglakeGOAL: 1,000 New Members Support our one-stop shop for in-depth news coverage and hard-hitting activism. Going through literally tens of thousand of government documents to find these few nuggets of information is sadly something very few organizations do well (well, besides large, private lobbying operations), but this is something at which [...]

FDL Membership Webinar Wednesday: Our Role in the 2012 Election

By: Monday May 9, 2011 3:01 pm

To help define what role Firedoglake should play in the 2012 election and beyond, on Wednesday, May 11, at 7:00 pm EDT, I plan, as part of the FDL members webinar series, to examine four basic electoral strategies that have been used by groups or organizations to influence the political process. They include: Primaries Balance [...]

Four Good Reasons to Join the Firedoglake Membership Program

By: Saturday March 12, 2011 7:15 am

I want to thank the Firedoglake community for all their support and positive feedback over the past two years. I never thought I could take part in directly shaping American policy, but thanks to this site and its dedicated readership, I’ve seen it happen. I hope you will please join the FDL Membership Program and [...]

FDL Launches “Students, Not Banks” Campaign

By: Tuesday March 9, 2010 7:16 am

Today, FDL launches its Students Not Banks campaign, with a petition calling on Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and members of Congress to pass student loan reform quickly through reconciliation.

Find out more about the Students, Not Banks campaign and sign the petition.

Vote Now: Which Members of Congress Should Be An FDL Fire Dog?

By: Wednesday February 3, 2010 9:21 am

It’s going to be a tough election year in 2010 so helping good incumbents keep their seats is going to be as important as supporting challengers was in 2006 and 2008.

You get to decide — who should we help? Which member of Congress gets to be an FDL Fire Dog?

Two thousand people who hailed from their districts nominated 180 members of Congress. Voting is now open to the entire community.

Vote Now!

What Questions Do You Have for the FDL Health Care Poll?

By: Sunday December 6, 2009 9:27 am

The deadline is midnight tonight. Please leave your questions in the comments, or you can leave them here.