The HPR's live coverage of Barney Frank's address at Harvard Law School.
On the Newsstand:Barney Frank
Alex Copulsky’s reporting on the Tea Party is hilarious. If you haven’t seen his post yet, go check it out. But his sightings of ”trolls” — people unsympathetic to the Tea Party movement who are there just to make it look bad – corroborate the reports we’ve been hearing about left-wing activist groups mobilizing to crash the Tea Party events and frame them as ... Read More
Watching live. I think that the main audience here is nervous Congressional Democrats. Not in the sense that this will actually move public opinion; it won’t, nobody other than real political junkies watch this stuff. I think it’s more to give them a sense of how the midterm election debates are going to play out. The Republican talking points are ... Read More
Well, first of all Obama’s pay cap gambit sees some returns. The Republican leadership is doing the best thing for their party; simply refusing to talk about it. The rank and file is less cooperative. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell just walked away when questioned about it. However, individual Congresspeople are more or less forced by their constituencies/backers to come ... Read More