Morning Joe: Either White House Got Played on DADT, or They Lied

By: Monday October 4, 2010 7:06 am

I was on Morning Joe talking about the White House campaign to silence its critics and set them up as scapegoats for Democratic losses in November. Joe Scarborough asked me why people on the left are upset, and I said it’s because people don’t like it when the President says one thing and does another. [...]

Mike Whitney on the Future of Unions on GritTV

By: Monday June 28, 2010 9:56 am

Michael Whitney, who runs FDL’s online organizing and covers labor issues for our Work in Progress blog, appeared on GritTV with Laura Flanders and Max Fraser of The Nation to discuss the future of labor. Michael talks about Chuck Schumer, Robert Menendez and the “anonymous senior administration official” who trashed labor after they opposed the [...]

Baucus, Menendez, and Carper Vote to Defend PhRMA Deal

By: Thursday September 24, 2009 10:15 am

Sen. Bill Nelson proposed an amendment which would fill the Medicare part D dough nut hole. He would pay for the change by making the pharmaceutical industry pay a rebate for the overcharging of dual eligible Medicare/Medicaid seniors. The amendment would fully cover the cost of filling the donut hole and provide an additional $50 [...]