Wednesday, January 02, 2013

"Progressive Senators Were Split On Supporting Debt Deal" (with video)

Susie Madrak (CROOKSANDLIARS) with video (08:13):
Sen. Harkin was one of the senators who voted against the fiscal cliff deal, and took to the floor to denounce it Monday night. Which is nice and all, but for once, I'd like to see one of these progressive senators pull the procedural emergency brake and, you know, actually stop these things. There are several of them who get all kinds of favorable press (mostly because we're so starved for anything resembling a progressive hero), but they never actually stop the things we wish they would. MORE...

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