Although both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have introduced bills and proposals about how best to proceed, we live in an era where money and politics take precedence and the question of doing what is "in the best interest of children" is far too often forgotten or ignored. That must end.
When it comes to EPA regulations that promote clean and renewable energy, don't believe the hype -- small business owners support 'em.
Welcome back, everyone, to this week's edition of So You Think You Can President?!? Just to remind everyone, this year we've got the Republican field of candidates for the party's nomination.
A workable centrism needs to develop from ordinary people, not political insiders. Unfortunately, most people who succeed, or even survive, in politics do so by becoming insiders.
No, I am not suggesting that the soon-to-be Republican Majority House Whip change parties. It is clear, however, that Dems desperately need someone to speak for them with Cantor's unabashed, in-your-face style.
In the aftermath of Tuesday's election, the media has made it appear that all is lost -- the Tea Party is in control, because this narrative keeps us glued to our seats either with delight or fury. Now, the facts.
Nominating a more conservative candidate because she or he is the more electable Democrat is sometimes necessary, but nominating more conservative Democrats who can't win anyway is pointless.
That the only fond thoughts on Rahm's departure are coming from conservative Beltway columnist David Brooks belies the inefficacy of Rahm as Chief of Staff under the first two years of Obama.
No wonder the conventional wisdom in Washington holds, without evidence, that the United States is a "center-right" country. Those making that argument might not be real, informed commentators -- but they play them on TV.
Suppose you simply can't stomach your local Democratic candidates? Suppose you're simply too furious at their compromises and retreats? Then make phone calls or donate to those you do respect, but don't abdicate entirely.
The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...
The state's labor movement did something about unfriendly Dems WASHINGTON, D.C.--Yesterday, during a UE union rally here outside Morgan Stanley's off...
A couple of weeks ago, Immigrants' List unveiled its Hall of Shame list -- the list of the 10 biggest obstructionists to real immigration reform. Now it's time to shine a light on the good guys.
Most senators who opposed adding to the deficit also supported a trillion-dollar budget-busting tax cut in the form of repealing the estate tax, without any spending cuts or tax raises.
Twenty eight days remain for Congress to authorize nutrition programs that would curb the obesity crisis for more than 32 million children. Senator Bl...