Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.
For most college students, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been the law of the land their entire lives. But the road to get to this point was a long one, paved by men and women who most have never heard of.
The widespread expansion of credit to car-buyers, especially to sub-prime borrowers, is beginning to cause some industry observers to cry "bubble." Is this economic progress?
But whether you think Coffman is anything like a Cuckoo bird, you wouldn't expect Coffman, three years after redistricting, to be bringing up the square-peg issue himself, almost hating on his own district.
There needs to be simple way to "turn-off" auto-pay to a company the same way you turned it on, without having to feel like you're playing Whack-A-Mole.
Faced with a draconian decision by the SCOTUS in late April which all but eliminated meaningful restitution for child pornography victims, U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Chuck Schumer spearheaded a comprehensive legislative fix which addresses the concerns outlined in United States v. Paroline.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) extolled the anti-poverty effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and, in his new poverty prop...
Children don't vote. They rely on us to protect them. The ones who are the most vulnerable, those who are homeless and at risk of being prostituted, need us more than ever.
This week on the topic of poverty, Congressman Ryan spoke. A day later he and his Republican colleagues voted. What's clear is that action speaks lo...
As long as there have been societies, use of drugs and alcohol have been a part of them. Abuse of both drugs and alcohol is endemic, but could be better controlled were we to start treating drug and alcohol abuse in the same way; that is a public health problem that needs treatment, rather than only as a criminal law problem.
Though nearly every poll showed Congressman Jack Kingston poised to win the runoff for the Georgia Senate Republican primary, businessman David Perdue narrowly prevailed (50.9% to 49.1%) setting up a match of political neophytes with Michelle Nunn, the Democratic nominee.
Here are seven ways President Obama and Congress can help ensure the safety and well-being of the women and children caught at the border, and make our immigration system fairer now and in the future.
It's one thing for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to drop into Colorado and tell us our quality of life is going down the tubes thanks to marijuana legalization. But it's another for our own elected officials to tell us as much.
If you really want to know why ordinary Americans are being turned off by politics in record numbers, run for Congress. More than likely, you'll find out, as I have, that what's wrong with Washington has a common root: money.
The revelations that John Walsh plagiarized a major paper in college have now completely torpedoed his chances for retaining the seat. To be fair, there was little chance that Walsh was going to win in any case. But the difference between "little chance" and "no chance" can be measured in hope. There is now no hope for Democrats in Montana, this year.
The American public's cynicism about Washington can diminish when bipartisanship prevails and bills become law. The most recent example of this was the signing into law of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act by President Obama yesterday, July 22.