Congress should pass a clean omnibus bill free of ideological riders, especially those attacking clean water rules that ensure our lifeblood -- our drinking water -- is healthy for generations to come.
When I was a reporter just starting my career in Texas I had the chance to cover my first member of Congress at the launch of his political career in Washington, D.C.
President Obama's announcement that he would send up to 50 U.S. Special Forces to "train, advise and assist" armed militia fighting forces of the so-called "Islamic State" in Syria marks an escalation in U.S. military involvement in that country.
Consumer vulnerabilities affect everyone -- financial institutions and retailers who must bear the cost, small businesses whose reputations' suffer if their consumers are affected by fraud, and most importantly, working class Americans who have to bear these consequences firsthand.
Congress's repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was a watershed moment that ended institutionalized discrimination unjustly targeting gay, lesbian and bisexual service members. Yet thousands of service members who were discharged because of their sexual orientation still bear the scars of that discrimination.
The Obama administration surely negotiated the TPP in good faith, and the accord would likely add to global and U.S. economic growth. This is not a pernicious accord, the fruits of a secret cabal as some have feared. Nor is globalization an evil to be fought tooth and nail. The sad truth, however, is that while the administration promised a 21st-century agreement, we have yet another late 20th-century agreement.
Former Congressman Scott McInnis told KNUS radio host Craig Silverman Saturday that he's taking Spanish lessons and hasn't ruled out a run for statewi...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
That America is polarized to the point of paralysis is, by now, a melancholy given. But the recent doings of the GOP have led many to wonder if their erstwhile countrymen have decamped to a stranger realm.
If you've ever opened a credit card, rented a car or engaged in any number of other routine interactions with big corporations, you've probably had to sign away your right to go to court or band together in a class action with other customers.
How good is the research conducted at the IRIs? A key metric is competition for NIH grants, which has gone from intense to extreme over the past decade. Grants are evaluated on five criteria: potential impact on human health, scientific approach, innovation, investigator expertise, and institutional environment.
The result of such austerity policies has been lost output and overall wealth that several economists say could last for years--and may even be permanent--hurting both jobs and economic output.
Wouldn't it be better if state political leaders, who have so much to gain and such an achievable path forward, put their efforts in to creating that future rather than clinging to the past? Forward-looking leaders do, because stereotypes aside, it ultimately comes down to good economics.
While I'm honored to have been selected to serve on this committee as an advocate for women's health, the truth is that the Select Committee to Attack Women's Health is political theatre with no substantive purpose.
For over two decades, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been playing us for fools--a role we have filled to the detriment of our national honor and the cause of peace.
We have entered the winnowing phase of the Republican presidential primary process, as those two bastions of the liberal media -- Fox Business Network and the Wall Street Journal -- announce they're downsizing who will be allowed into the next televised debate.