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Doris Matsui

America's Seniors Can Count on Hillary Clinton

Doris Matsui | Posted 05.28.2016 | Politics
Doris Matsui

This May, we celebrate Older Americans Month by honoring our seniors. But our obligations to them and their caretakers must be enduring throughout the year. Hillary Clinton's record proves she will never roll the dice on our seniors' futures.

Stop Locking Up People With Mental Illnesses

Linda Rosenberg | Posted 12.10.2016 | Politics
Linda Rosenberg

It's no secret that our nation's jails and prisons house individuals charged with or convicted of crimes. What most Americans don't know is that more Americans with a mental illness or addiction reside in jail and prison than in health care institutions.

Dana Liebelson

Democrats Head Off Republicans And Enter Net Neutrality Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats beat Republicans to the punch on net neutrality legislation on Wednesday, reviving a bill that would ban companies from chargi...

2015 Climate Change Forecast

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I'm pretty sure that Inhofe must be reading different news feeds than I am, otherwise, how could he fail to be as concerned as I am? Below are some of my top anxieties, not necessarily in order of my angst:

Rep. Doris Matsui: Let's Commit to Ending Domestic Violence

Doris Matsui | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Doris Matsui

Alarmingly, one out of every three women in the United States will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. This is unacceptable, and we as a nation must do better.

Safe Climate Caucus Pumps up Advocacy and Action

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

If you can't get Republicans to heed the warnings of those in the military, you have to wonder what will make a dent in their consciousness.

Democrats Want Hardworking Americans to Pay for Everything! Now, the Internet?

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology
The Relentless Conservative

While the Internet may be important, there's no reason why the rest of us paying customers should pay more so that the unemployed and chronic poor get a free ride.

On 45th Anniversary, Medicare Under Siege

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Forty-five years since its inception, our national commitment to Medicare is once again being tested. We must recommit ourselves to strengthening and protecting it, now and for generations to come.

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Fear GOP Probes Are Muzzling AARP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the battle over the Republican budget plan that passed the House Friday, Democratic insiders have been left wondering why the America...

Dan Coats, Senator-Turned-Lobbyist, Headed Back To Senate With Business Victories

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As part of the Republican wave in this year's midterm elections, Mr. Coats will join the Senate again and is seeking a coveted spot on the Finance Com...

Will Zoe Loefgrin Vote $108 Billion For European Banks While California Goes Bankrupt?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

How will Loefgin justify giving $108 billion in loan guarantees to European banks while her own state goes bankrupt? How will anybody?