Harold Meyerson

11/20/2014 - 2:37pm

    A bit belatedly, Democrats have detected a deficiency in their 2014 midterm campaigns: They didn't really have an economic message.

    Economic messages are serious business for Democrats. Republicans tend to win elections not when their own...

07/14/2014 - 3:02am

    Which Hillary Clinton would run for - and, more important, govern as - president? The onetime New York senator whom many Wall Street bankers supported and former secretary of state who gave speeches to Goldman Sachs and others for a reported $200,000 per? Or the leader of an increasingly progressive Democratic...

06/23/2014 - 3:46pm

    The recent cascade of Central American children crossing the Rio Grande and surrendering as fast as they can to U.S. border patrol officers - in full knowledge that they won't immediately be sent back - has confounded our already stunted national debate on immigration. Republicans blame the onset of border-...

06/19/2014 - 12:57am

    The winner in Tuesday's mind-boggling defeat of Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor wasn't just David Who? (Actually, David Brat.) It also was gridlock - for the remainder of this congressional session, and the next one, and probably for a number of years beyond that.

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06/09/2014 - 1:10am

    For Democrats who want their party to meet the needs of working Americans - not just split the difference between Wall Street and everybody else - last weekend's party convention in New York provides a ray of hope.

    Except - bewilderment alert! - it wasn't a...

06/02/2014 - 12:30am

    Who lost Europe?

    Okay, Europe isn't lost - merely home to a growing number of neo-fascists. The elections to the European Parliament still gave roughly 70 percent of the seats to parties of the center-right and center-left. But most of the rest of that body will...

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