The Congress is beginning negotiations on the budget. If the end result is a budget dominated by tax increases and discretionary spending cuts, the deficit will be lower but the unfairness will be magnified.
Continuing with my "Blog Blog Project," I am publishing student voices from my classes at the University of Delaware. This blog was voted best by her ...
When the Tea Partiers made their appearance in D.C. during the last midterm elections, it was easy to predict that they would one day morph into a gro...
It's important to know what you don't know about just how crazy Ted Cruz really is.
In a city where culture is rather nascent and there is no rich history of the arts, it's exciting to see parents educating their teens to appreciate the nuances of Verdi's masterpiece.
Congress must keep all its promises to veterans. Congress must meet the basic necessities of life for all of the women and men who gave just short of their lives for us all. Congress can and must authorize advance appropriations for all veterans programs.
These numbers paint a pretty different, and more positive, picture of recent job growth than even the last jobs report, which came out just a few weeks ago on Oct 22 due to the shutdown.
Though Monsieur Cruz, the Ivy League-educated Canadian, was preceded by the erratic and inglorious Rand Paul, the Lone Star pol has taken imbalanced and out-of-touch to new heights.
You all remember that little government shutdown a handful of weeks back don't you? Doctors in lab coats stood behind members of Congress as we all worried about children currently battling cancer and those newly diagnosed.
In the maelstrom of the shutdown, a debt-ceiling suicide attempt and the cutting off of nutrition support for poor people by Congress, it's clear that America's political class has unbounded belief in national stability.
Last week we successfully launched our Reclaiming Main Street Campaign, starting in Washington, D.C. I'm embarking on this effort because I believe we...
After an anti-climactic election day which turned out mostly as anticipated going into the elections, it's time for the quadrennial exercise in over-analysis in search of national import from the races for New Jersey governor, Virginia governor, and New York mayor.
Historically, Hansolm has presented the argument every Thanksgiving, when political conversations "get too heated." "I try to diffuse the tension," says Hansolm, whose political statements have never done anything but intensify familial rage.
One of the biggest ironies of the government shutdown was that the GOP -- and particularly the tea party -- usually hail themselves as defenders of th...
We, the voting public, can't sit on the sidelines over the next year, given what is at stake in these state races. This could signal the beginning of our retaking our government back, but there is plenty of work ahead -- for all of us.