When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was advised to be tested for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. Like thousands of women before me, and thousands since, I had the devastating experience of making life-altering decisions based on the results of one test.
Only when women everywhere can stand tall and strong together in peace and security can we confidently say: Once we were slaves, and now we are free.
Common-sense immigration reform has the multibillion-dollar private prison industry shaking in its boots. Its lobbyists are actively targeting members of congressional budget and appropriations committees to not only maintain, but increase incarceration of migrants.
On her end, Wasserman Schultz should now offer a public statement explaining the extent of her knowledge of the White House's drone program, and answering the more legitimate part of Rudkowski's question: Should Mitt Romney be trusted with this same power?
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida congresswoman, is feared by business people in Florida, conservatives everywhere, and appears to want to make hersel...
Monday's debate may be the largest American audience to pay attention to the subject of drones strikes that are done in their name. That is, if moderator Bob Schieffer dares press the candidates on what may well be the most ominous power a president has: choosing who to kill.
As Jimmy Carter learned in his race against Ronald Reagan, Obama may well learn that the Jewish vote should not be taken for granted.
As we ramp up our celebration of all things mom on the political stage, are women inadvertently ceding the political status, power and gravitas they've worked so hard for?
We are in a fight for the future of America. Anyone who watched the Republican National Convention speeches knows this. Anyone who has witnessed the ...
We are often told that Republicans don't care about immigrants or working people. They only care about the 1 percent. Democrats, on the other hand, truly want what is best for both. If that is the case, then these are strange times in South Florida.
There are still some exemplary public servants out there who spend their political careers on the right side of issues. I felt that it would be worthwhile to contact to Rep. John Conyers, Jr. find out what he thinks about the current state of our politics.
Here are the moms you're going to see on the campaign trail this year in various roles -- they're ones we should all be watching!
How can any Democrat take money from the NRA or accept their endorsement? It's bad enough that the NRA has been in bed with Republicans for decades. Now Ted Nugent is leveraging his position as NRA board member/spokesperson to incite violence against them and their president.
The politicians who continue to be used to spread or confirm the network's ugly narrative must realize something very important: while winning small battles, they are losing the war.
We are mothers, sisters and daughters. We are multi-taskers, leaders and advocates. We are care-takers, Governors and executives. We are 51% of the population. Yet still, in 2012, women are seeing vicious attacks on basic rights. How did this happen?
Who are these people that we've sent to Washington to represent us? Do they live in this country? Do they see the same news reports, pass the same shuttered businesses, hear the same desperate stories from their friends and family? One has to wonder.