We come from all walks of life, and we vote for lots of different reasons. But today, all Americans deserve the chance to stand up for what matters most to them. And the best way to do that is to register and vote.
While we used to feel inspired by our country, we now feel disenchanted. While we used to hope, now we doubt. And rather than listening to leaders who unite us, too often we pay heed to demagogues like Rush Limbaugh whose sole source of profit comes from division and discord.
Dear Senator Clinton, Having spent the better part of my youth defending your honor, as I take my first unstable steps into true, bonafide womanhood...
Increasingly, we have to fight even for access to birth control, insurance coverage, and women's basic health care services such as Pap tests and breast cancer screenings. In this way, the public discussion about abortion rights has expanded, becoming more reflective of the real experience of women's lives.
During the 2012 election cycle, the online gathering place for mothers, CafeMom, attended the national conventions of both the Republican and Democrat...
Yes, smart Democratic campaigns should do everything possible to turn out every eligible African-American, Hispanic and single-woman voter, but the issue of turning out young voters is much trickier and demands closer examination and specific voter research for every campaign.
The camouflaged, bearded duck hunter in the sky, in his infinite wisdom and vendetta against mallards, gave liberals everywhere a gift. His name is Phil Robertson and his controversial comments on homosexuals, Satan in politics and God are well-documented.
Despite his failure to heal the country's stark sectarian divides, Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki is nearly guaranteed a third term at the helm after the latest elections.
Majority tyrannies are injuring and endangering neighbors outside state borders and minorities within.
I am that still, small voice -- inside, at the back -- that says, "I can." And I've pushed my way to the front, because, even a dozen years after 9/11, "the day everything changed," I'm hearing, "I can't." What has happened to us?
The Chamber, along with other business leagues, local chambers of commerce, boards of trade, real estate boards and, yes, even the NFL, are all considered "non-profit" 501(c)6 organizations in the eyes of the I.R.S., which grants such organizations virtually unlimited access to money that they use to lobby Congress and its committees.
We believe there are several reforms needed to fight back against the scourge of unlimited and secretive campaign spending, bring transparency and accountability to the system, and, more importantly, support a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Mitt Romney, rather than gracefully accepting defeat, continues to let us know he would have been a better president. Ann Romney, too, has expended energy bashing President Obama, ungraciously.
I worried that we were going to slide into deeper economic turmoil and perhaps even violence. I feared that our division was aiding a gradual slide into plutocracy -- governance by the elite, the super wealthy. In other words, we were being divided and conquered.
There's a prevailing school of thought in GOP circles currently underwriting much of the opposition to immigration reform that supporting the measure would lead to the demise of the Republican Party. It's wrong.
What we have then is a stark disparity between servings of political news by the media and a lack of political news appetite in consumers.