Since last November, Senate obstruction hasn't disappeared, it simply has taken a different form.
Why, indeed, would U.S. shale producers want to use public policy to subsidize Canadian oil producers in an extreme and sustained low oil price environment?
There are plenty of metaphors to choose from, as we all breathlessly watch the Republican Party make their latest attempt at semi-rational governing.
The Board of Admissions initially decided that Ms. Pagano could leave the room every two to three hours and then return to testing, but that an adjusted time would not be allowed. Why do women, and mothers, need to put their identities to the side in order to be successful?
Congratulations to these women for their belief in their ability to lead, their hard work in their campaigns, and their election to the seat of their choice. While we still have more to achieve, women have made important progress in 2014.
Congressman Waxman -- Vice Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus -- is leaving the halls of the U.S. Capital having helped to save the lives of thousands of people with HIV and to make the entire country a much better place for LGBT people.
Today, the Washington Post ran a "Fact Checker" story on CAP's estimate and gave it two Pinocchios. We believe their conclusions were incorrect by missing the forest for the trees.
After years of entrenched positioning of both parties, the president finally used his now famous pen and created a new dynamic; the immigration debate in America has changed forever. And that is a good thing for the country.
One year ago, a sexual assault survivor in the U.S. military faced a daunting landscape. The president gave military leaders one year to implement the defense bill and show significant progress. And so this week, those military leaders will give their report to the president.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. An Inspiring Conversation on Addressing Climate Change National Scientific Adviso...
When President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joseph Biden at the side of the stage, announced the resignation of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary on November 24, it came as a surprise to many people in the Washington, DC area.
Obama's recently announced Immigration Accountability Executive Actions are targeted at making the legal immigration system work as well as it can until Congress fixes it. A functional business immigration system will boost the economy by generating tax revenue, adding billions to the GDP and creating jobs for American workers.
The still too quiet majority must ramp up its engagement to defend diplomacy. If enough Michigan Democrats get on the horn, maybe Gary Peters will find a phone booth and change into Carl Levin.
To a tsunami of Lincoln lit, please add Todd Brewster's detailed reporting, Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War. This is a seven-hour-and-14-minute audiobook about one president's extraordinary executive action.
When you sit down for a meal on Giving Tuesday, you can set aside a place for a "silent guest," one of the world's hungry. Then you could make a donation to a charity, the cost of feeding your "silent guest."
President Obama does something Republicans don't like on immigration, and their idea of payback is to stick it to working-class Americans who have kids, most of whom -- when we are talking about whites -- just voted to make them the majority party in both the House and the Senate.