In our current state of stasis, could you imagine an Interstate highway system being built? Could you imagine a space program, or a power grid, or anything that required bold vision, clarity, determination?
I wanted to make sure members of Congress understand that their lack of action to effectively regulate industrial chemicals is worsening a growing public health crisis. It is heartening that Congress is finally paying attention. But who will they listen to?
We want to see Congress have a conversation about strengthening Social Security and Medicare. We don't want to see more false rhetoric about "entitlement reforms."
At a time when little legislative action is taking place, Opportunity Nation is pleased to see progress on our Shared Planed in the version of the bill passed by the Senate, including several objectives in the Improving Secondary Schools Program.
Globally, people are buying again. Yet, in the United States, consumers continue to purchase cars, computers and phones not made in America. It is past time that consumers recognize the emerging power of "Made In America" products and services.
Legislation is absolutely vital for bringing about change in the way we treat animals and protecting our food supply. It is critical that you call this week and lend your support to this important effort.
Rubio is a younger, darker face for an old, tired agenda -- and anything but the revolutionary figure that the party needs to attract young and minority voters.
Despite Congressman Huelskamp's blatant admission that the sole target of his amendment is Mikey Weinstein, this amendment, should it be signed into law, would to apply to everyone -- not just to the object of Huelskamp's affectations.
Reasonable people would agree that a bank having a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement (and a recipient of one of the largest bank bailouts) shouldn't be writing bank legislation. Unless, of course, you are the U.S. Congress doing business as usual.
A year after the president announced DACA, the Republican-controlled House seems not to have read -- or to have lost -- the memo on what makes good immigration policy. The House has embarked on a destructive political and policy strategy that rejects the events of the last year.
NASA: The Arctic Methane Bomb Fuse Is Burning, reports Alan Buis at NASA (Natl Atmospheric & Space Admin). Field data show permafrost, vast frozen pol...
Resolving the civil war in Syria has the potential to bring more stability to the region. The possibility of a win-win outcome should be a key selling point for Obama as he tries to gather more allies for the cause.
This week's announcement that the Justice Department is going to drop its appeal against providing the morning-after birth control pill to anyone who needs it comes as such a welcome change that we feel the award is deserved.
Every three days guns kill more than 20 children and teens, enough to fill a school classroom. We have likely had the equivalent of 67 Newtowns in the numbers of child deaths since December 14.
Watching conventional wisdom form in Washington can be appalling. The emerging consensus on surveillance this past week has D.C.'s pundit class saying that privacy violations are a small price to pay for keeping Americans safe. But conventional wisdom is wrong.
As our new report explains, some senators are proposing amendments to the immigration bill that would make its long and difficult path to citizenship far more difficult -- in some cases undermining the fundamental goal of enabling undocumented workers to legalize their status.