Democrats need to point out that they're turning over to the new Republican Congress an economy that is doing better than at any time in the past six years. They need to lay this down as a benchmark that they can later point to, no matter what happens. Republicans are already chomping at the bit to claim all that credit for themselves.
Some people think 13 is a lucky number, and some say the opposite. When it comes to the fresh faces in the Senate, this particular number 13 is likely to be very unlucky for women.
While H.R. 3717 doesn't fix everything that is wrong with our broken mental health care system, it tackles some important issues. It's time to get this bill on President Obama's desk.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Why the US China Climate Deal Is Real - because their rapid development of fo...
Hunger during a recession is tragic. During periods of economic growth, however, hunger is inexcusable. It represents a failure of our institutions and leadership, and a betrayal of the people they serve.
In 2015 one of my primary wishes is that all of us will concentrate on treating other people with respect. I have just scratched the surface; I encourage you to give this entire matter some very deep consideration.
For those who follow politics like episodes of Game of Thrones, get ready for a blockbuster season when the new Congress begins this week. Cast with committee chairs who rule with the congressional equivalent of the scepter: a gavel.
The most ridiculous comments seem to come from Republicans and I would defy anyone to say otherwise. I have yet to see anyone come up with a list of comments from liberals that comes close, in volume or content, to lists of stupid things Republicans or conservatives say on a fairly regular and consistent basis.
It's kind of funny, in a not ha-ha way, how twisted the public discourse in the U.S. is, that we even have to defend the proposition that the Palestinians should join the ICC if they want. But we do.
More wind doesn't just mean less global warming. It also means less of the air pollution that makes people sick, more of our increasingly precious water resources that can be saved and more jobs across the country.
It is time to reject the failed policies of the past and chart a new course that will better serve America's interests and improve the lives of Cubans and their families. And President Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba is the right approach.
Cannabis Sativa Inc. says Gravel will head KUSH, a company that will work to develop and market "innovative new cannabis products" for recreational and medical marijuana markets in the U.S.
If our broken political system represents the greatest threat to the American enterprise and this country's future, where are the pictures? Why wouldn't this debacle be the source of endless feature images, slideshows, photo galleries of shame?
At stake is whether the Internet remains a democratic, user-powered network -- or falls under the control of a few powerful entities.
A lack of robust and healthy sex education is a set-up for the worst sexual issues we can imagine in society. We need to celebrate the fact that sex comes in every style, and experts agree that there's a wide range of sexual feelings and acts worthy of exploration, as long as they're consensual and don't harm anyone.
When Congress comes back to work early next year, Trade Promotion Authority ("TPA") is likely to be high up on the Congressional agenda, and it is something the President and Congress can work together on.