Smart clean energy policies like Colorado's percent renewable energy portfolio standard and the now-expired federal production tax credit for wind have created tens of thousands of jobs, attracted billions in new investment and generated serious economic growth in the state.
Today, we get an influx of email and social media, especially as more individuals and families experience cancer. We hear from the masses, and they want solutions. Growth is good. However, it's a double-edged sword as demands expand in ways I never thought possible.
The Hastert Rule must go, so our Congress can get back to governing in the best interests of every citizen, not just that minority of Americans who voted for the majority of the majority.
Studies consistently show that teams and corporate boards produce better results when the talent around the table is diverse (in terms of gender and race, and in terms of perspective and experience).
Rand Paul is leading on an issue that is near and dear to his political philosophy. You may not agree with where he's leading, and you may not think this is going to help him politically, but you've got to at least admit that he is showing leadership. And that, to me, is admirable.
Americans' Exposure To Heat Extremes Could Rise 6-Fold By 2050 - exposing vastly more Americans to dangerous heat waves due to a combination of rising temperatures and rapid population growth in the South and West, a new study warns.
Breaking news! Nearly four years after budget caps imposed by Congress began to modestly rein in runaway spending at the Pentagon, the sky hasn't fallen. In fact, none of the dire predictions of Pentagon contractors -- from mass layoffs to a collapse of the U.S. military -- have come true.
Ten state Senate Democrats voted against some or all of the budget bills and contrary to the majority of the rest of their party. Here's a look at five of them and their votes.
You need to do much better than knee-jerk decision making based on those sitting next to you. The two party system has been palatable and constructive only when its members retained the power of individual human thought. Where did this go wrong, and are you responsible?
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
While the news business has changed dramatically over the past six decades, there is much for all journalists to learn from Bob Schieffer's remarkable career. He hosted presidents and world leaders. He asked tough questions, but was never confrontational. He never wanted to be the story; he just wanted to cover the news.
We're going to begin today with a rather loaded question: How much attention do you think the media should be paying towards a presidential nominee who is right now getting 13 to 15 percent support in public opinion polls of their party's voters?
At a time when we should be celebrating Medicaid and CHIP successes, serious threats to Medicaid, CHIP and the ACA continue to surface in Congress. So, in addition to advocating for continuing improvements in children's health coverage, we must also play defense to protect the hard-earned gains made for children as well as adults.
Two Supreme Court decisions in 2001 and 2006 created confusion about which waterways should be protected, leaving more than half of our nation's streams and 20 million acres of wetlands vulnerable to pollution.
The May 10th Agreement struck the right balance between the need to promote innovation and the need to protect public health. TPP must meet the standards set in the May 10th Agreement. Right now, it does not.
It's great that the White House and congressional Democrats are out there now calling for $12 an hour. But national Democrats failed to get out in front of the issue of a living wage when they had the chance. They missed a perfect opportunity to show Americans which party not only fights for them, but delivers for them.