Whenever there is a crisis, like the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, people want to see their elected officials and appointed agency heads out there, in ...
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Water is the new oil, except there is no alternative. We can't live without it. The water crisis is here and now in our backyards, and in our homes.
Holds are inherently undemocratic. The filibuster was never meant to be used for such purposes. And it is time for the United States Senate to mend its ways.
The personalization of public services exists on both sides of the aisle -- but it is the Republican leadership that has put minority rule on steroids.
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain today denounced as "highly offensive" remarks about Ronald Reagan made by President Barack Obama's nominee for the...
McCain says that he may vote against an Obama appointee for the sole reason that the nominee made what strikes me as a fairly tepid criticism of the 40th president, in a comment that was really aimed at Bush.
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