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Crafting a Holocaust Insurance Solution That Works

06.29.2012
There is a solution to get Holocaust survivors beyond the seemingly endless stalemates and complications that continue to characterize...
Congressman Launches Anti-Bullying Caucus

Congressman Launches Anti-Bullying Caucus

Erin Mershon  06.27.2012
For Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), creating an Anti-Bullying Caucus in Congress was more personal than political. "As a Japanese American...
Senate Leaders Reach Agreement On Student Loans

Senate Leaders Reach Agreement On Student Loans

06.26.2012
WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Democrat and Republican said Tuesday that they've reached a deal that would prevent interest rates...

Giving New Meaning to the Bully Pulpit

06.21.2012
We've hated presidents. Screamed challenging questions to them. Protested them virulently. But people in positions of responsibility have...
Charter Schools Discourage Students With Disabilities, U.S. Study Says

Charter Schools Discourage Students With Disabilities, U.S. Study Says

Joy Resmovits  06.19.2012
Advocates, lobbyists and celebrities including Bill Cosby are rubbing shoulders in Minneapolis this week to celebrate 20 years of the charter...

Questions About Afghanistan, If Congress Cared Enough to Ask Them

06.19.2012
Were they the least bit interested in exercising any oversight at all into the war that American soldiers are still fighting and dying...
The Last Word on the Debt Ceiling

The Last Word on the Debt Ceiling

06.19.2012
As Congress once again threatens to hold the nation's credit rating hostage by refusing to lift the debt ceiling, the president need not...
$100 Million In Food Stamps Used On Military Bases

$100 Million In Food Stamps Used On Military Bases

Michael McAuliff  06.18.2012
WASHINGTON -- Congress' push to cut food stamps could cause collateral damage in the military, hitting everyone from active-duty members...
GOP Senate Campaign Boss Flip-Flops

GOP Senate Campaign Boss Flip-Flops

Michael McAuliff  06.13.2012
WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee insisted he's capable of walking the fine line of calling for the...
GOP Senator Argues Food Stamps Increase Isn't Moral

GOP Senator Argues Food Stamps Increase Isn't Moral

Michael McAuliff  06.13.2012
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) mocked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday for trying to stop cuts to the nation's...
Harry Reid, John McCain Agree On Pacquiao Fight, Push Boxing Bill

Harry Reid, John McCain Agree On Pacquiao Fight, Push Boxing Bill

Erin Mershon  06.13.2012
Boxing may be a contentious sport, but it's bringing rare harmony to the halls of the Senate. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) disagreed...

A 2012 Farm Bill That Support Small Farmers and Nutritional Assistance Programs: Good for Our Nation's Health and Economy

06.12.2012
Food security is generally recognized as an important goal for our country. Supporting good nutrition for our needy citizens is the right...

Farm Bill Jackpot - How Much Do Corporations Benefit From SNAP?

06.12.2012
As Congress proposes cuts to hungry families, my new report raises questions about how much food makers, retailers and big banks profit...
When Leaks Mattered Less To the GOP

When Leaks Mattered Less To the GOP

Michael McAuliff  06. 8.2012
WASHINGTON -- Republicans who bristled at the suggestion the George W. Bush White House did anything wrong in revealing the identity of...