Although at least one local San Diego television news broadcast erroneously reported that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner showed up at Balboa Park with a...
Go ahead and drop that nuke, Harry! Start approving President Obama's nominees, as the Constitution says you are supposed to. Republicans will be Republicans no matter what you do, and you've already been suckered twice by "handshake agreements" that they won't.
DeMaio didn't lose because gay voters couldn't identify with his sexuality; he lost because they didn't identify with his ideology and his lack of resolve to fight for their rights. Instead, they supported a man who has a track record of fighting for equality.
Retiring Congressman Bob Filner, running for San Diego mayor, found a unique way to remind the public that his opponent, Carl DeMaio, is gay.
In a heated moment earlier this month, Rep. Bob Filner suggested to Congress that the VA system is so bad we might as well "blow it up." This week on Maddow, he had some new choice words.
Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.
While Congress proposes slashing health care benefits, vital children's programs, and veterans' services -- all because we're "broke" -- it continues to fund a war that has cost us more than $455 billion.
Some of war's most disturbing moments don't happen on the battlefield. Such was the case when Sergeant Chuck Luther sat before a Congressional committee and described how he was tortured by U.S. Army officials.
Instead of just saying that the Bush tax cuts for the richest Americans should be allowed to expire, let's say that they should be allowed to expire and that the money saved shall be earmarked for the veterans trust fund.
The enemy of our enemy should be our friend, but the U.S. State Department persists in keeping the the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, the largest Iranian anti-mullah organization, on the List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
By jumping onto the "Israel can do no wrong" bandwagon, Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman substitute short-term political advantage for a strategy that could protect Israel and its people.
Last week, some members of Congress sent President Obama a letter that urged him to "reconsider" his order deploying 17,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But the list of signers was awfully short.
Representative Bruce Braley recently announced the formation of a new congressional caucus dedicated to the economic concerns of the middle class. Th...
Passage of this modest, but crucial, ballot measure in California will surely change the calculus for farm animals elsewhere by demonstrating that Americans have no tolerance for gratuitous cruelty.
It is increasingly unseemly for superdelegates to stand by as the Clinton campaign resorts to techniques that would have made Jesse Helms blush 20 years ago.