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The Courage That Comes From Being Different

The Courage That Comes From Being Different

08.10.2012
Keith Ellison is facing a primary next Tuesday. I hope that you will support his campaign. Because the mere existence of Congressman Keith...
The Profound Failure of Congress on Cybersecurity (and Why You Should Care)

The Profound Failure of Congress on Cybersecurity (and Why You Should Care)

08. 9.2012
The "Party of No" hurt us all on a critically necessary piece of cyber-security legislation, and continued the U.S. Senate's proud tradition...
Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

08. 8.2012
Congress and the president enacted an important piece of legislation that will affect millions of Americans. Surprisingly this new law...
Dem Rep's Depression 'Debilitating,' Wife Says

Dem Rep's Depression 'Debilitating,' Wife Says

08. 4.2012
CHICAGO -- Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is suffering from debilitating depression and even collapsed at his home in Washington two months...
GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

Michael McAuliff  08. 3.2012
WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sounding increasingly angry with the deficit-cutting deal, which was pushed through by their own leadership...
GOP Lawmaker Calls Grover Norquist's Tax Views 'Crap'

GOP Lawmaker Calls Grover Norquist's Tax Views 'Crap'

Michael McAuliff  08. 2.2012
WASHINGTON -- Retiring Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-Ohio) offered scathing assessments Thursday of Congress and of the tax policy pushed on...
Bigger Classes Preferred Over Randomly Chosen Teachers, Survey Claims

Bigger Classes Preferred Over Randomly Chosen Teachers, Survey Claims

Joy Resmovits  08. 2.2012
As school districts suffer from increasing costs and not enough cash, only 11 percent of Americans are willing to pay more in taxes to...
Obama's Tax Cut Plan Voted Down In House

Obama's Tax Cut Plan Voted Down In House

Michael McAuliff  08. 1.2012
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives made its election-year arguments Wednesday in the tax-cut battle roiling Capitol Hill, rejecting...
House Renews Bush-Era Legislation

House Renews Bush-Era Legislation

08. 1.2012
WASHINGTON -- Republicans controlling the House have passed a bill to extend tax cuts due to expire Dec. 31, officially laying down their...
One Shutdown Showdown Averted For Now

One Shutdown Showdown Averted For Now

Michael McAuliff  07.31.2012
WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders believe they have reached a deal to head off yet another showdown over a possible government shutdown. A...
Obama, Republicans Still Bicker Over 'Struggle'

Obama, Republicans Still Bicker Over 'Struggle'

07.28.2012
WASHINGTON -- New day, old bickering between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans. Obama used his Saturday radio and Internet...
How to Extend Bush-Era Tax Cuts? Not for Millionaires & Billionaires

How to Extend Bush-Era Tax Cuts? Not for Millionaires & Billionaires

07.27.2012
We cannot afford to extend the tax cuts for billionaires and millionaires. There are better places to put that money and more important...
Duncan: Looming Cuts 'Playing Chicken With The Lives Of The American People'

Duncan: Looming Cuts 'Playing Chicken With The Lives Of The American People'

Joy Resmovits  07.25.2012
Schools, HIV testing, childcare and unemployment programs are all "under threat" as across-the-board cuts, known as sequestration, are...
House GOP Bill Mistakes 'Employment' For 'Unemployment'

House GOP Bill Mistakes 'Employment' For 'Unemployment'

Amanda Terkel  07.24.2012
WASHINGTON -- The House Republican regulatory reform bill contains an embarrassing typo, mistaking "employment" for "unemployment." The...