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Obama must right ship on housing, Social Security

Immediately following a meeting on foreclosures and housing policy with Iowa Assistant Attorney General Patrick Madigan today, Iowa CCI Action members delivered a similar message to Obama's campaign offices in Des Moines.

Read the blog post an Obama volunteer wrote after our stop.

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What’s at stake in the budget showdown

The outcomes of this year’s congressional and presidential elections are going to be critical in determining our nation’s future.

But - so will the two months that follow the Nov. 5 elections.

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Latham’s check for millionaires

Last month, Representatives Latham and King joined nearly all Congressional Republicans in holding hostage a tax break for 98% of Americans - just so the richest 2% could pocket $160,000 more each year.

To demonstrate Latham's vote for the wealthy and big corporations, we'll be taking him a big 'ol giant check!

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End Bush tax cuts for richest 2%

Congress will soon decide whether the rich should pay their fair share or if we should continue trying to cut our way to prosperity.

Tell your US Representative to end the Bush era tax cuts for the richest 2%!

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Berkley Bedell: Taxing according to ability to pay could revitalize the nation

In 1936, when I was 15 years old, I started making fishing tackle in my home with $50 saved from my newspaper delivery route. When my son, Tom, sold the business a few years ago, it was by far the largest, most successful fishing tackle manufacturing business in the nation.

That business was successful primarily because we recognized a basic rule of business and for almost every organization. It is: Revenue matters.

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