Special Delivery: Hurricane Sandy Victims Receive $20,000 Worth of Blankets From #Occupy Supply

By: Wednesday November 21, 2012 8:16 am

FDL staffers pack supplies for Hurricane Sandy relief When the clouds rolled away and the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy began to penetrate public consciousness, our Occupy Supply program knew we were uniquely positioned to provide important assistance to the victims. The response so far has been overwhelming, as we raised nearly $16,000 in 2 [...]

Chris Christie: Austerity for Thee, Helicopter for Me

By: Wednesday June 1, 2011 7:00 am

New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie has found a new and exciting way to have the state taxpayer’s pamper him, while telling everyone else to tighten their belts…he arrived at his son’s baseball game this afternoon aboard a State Police helicopter.

We Can’t Break AIG Bonus Contracts But Worker Pensions? No Problem!

By: Wednesday February 23, 2011 9:16 am

So where was all this “fiscally responsible” fighting spirit when it came to paying out $32.6 billion in taxpayer funded banker bonuses?

Well, as Larry Summers said, “we are a country of law.”

New Jersey Legislature Says “No” to TSA Porn Scanners and Gropes

By: Wednesday November 17, 2010 9:36 am

A transpartisan coalition on state legislators in New Jersey held a press conference yesterday to announce their intention to seek an end to the TSA’s porno scanner and grope procedures.

Rob Andrews Might Vote For “Five More Years of Exploding Health Care Costs”

By: Saturday October 3, 2009 10:45 am

In Andrews’ own words, he doesn’t want to “paint himself into a corner” by saying he’ll vote against a bill that “put[s] the American people through five more years of exploding health care costs where they’re at the mercy of the insurance industry.”

Andrews is in a D+12 district. That’s going to go over really well in 2010.

NJ Governor: “Establish Same-Sex Marriage Sooner Rather Than Later”

By: Thursday December 11, 2008 8:24 pm

New Jersey governor Jon Corzine pledged Thursday to sign a gay marriage bill if it reaches his desk, and urged the Legislature to "seriously review" a report released by the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission which underscored that civil unions have failed to grant full rights to same-sex couples. In statement, the governor said: [...]

Shulman’s Interns Spoof Garrett’s Big Oil Ties in Parody Video

By: Monday August 18, 2008 11:52 am

The interns at Shulman for Congress wrote, produced, and starred in “Oilmen For Garrett,” a new 5-minute video mocking Republican Congressman Scott Garrett for his dependence on big oil dollars and his petro-friendly voting record.

The video is available at the Oilmen for Garrett website where visitors can also sign a petition to tell Garrett to stop taking money from big oil.

The GOP’s No Good Very Bad Day

By: Thursday June 5, 2008 7:12 am

While all the attention was on the Democratic presidential race Tuesday, it turns out the GOP had a very bad day, to say the least.

In New Mexico, Steve Pearce, the much more conservative Congressman, edged out Heather Wilson, a more moderate Republican with a much better shot of winning the open Senate race.