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Judy Chu

Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In In Official Business

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

House Republicans are trying to block their Democratic colleagues from mentioning the gun violence sit-in on social media, arguing that the words "sit...

Congresswomen Of Color Denounce 'Racist' Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics

An all-male panel in the House of Representatives considered a bill on Thursday that would ban sex-selective and race-based abortions in the United St...

Women Make History Again as Women Business Owners Achieve Federal Contracting Benchmark

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet | Posted 03.03.2016 | Women
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

Last fiscal year the federal government set a new record for the highest percentage of contracting dollars awarded to women-owned small businesses in the history of the United States. 17.8 billion dollars was injected into the U.S. economy through women-owned small business contracts.

In An Immigration Debate Focused On Borders And Walls, Asians Often Get Left Out

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Conservative rabble-rouser Ann Coulter unwittingly summed up one misunderstanding about undocumented immigrants in America earlier this week, when she...

ACA, Open Enrollment and the 'What if...?' Question

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics
Rep. Judy Chu

Affordable health insurance should not be a luxury. It is a necessity. Since I was elected to Congress in 2009, I have done everything I can to make sure that residents of the San Gabriel Valley can easily obtain affordable insurance that provides quality care.

Courageous Pasadena Nurse, Allysha Almada, Is Getting a Voice at the White House

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

As she prepares to leave Monday for Washington, D.C., Almada is going to bring a stethoscope that she hopes to give to President Barack Obama on behalf of her fellow nurses and the California Nurses Association. Engraved on the stethoscope is the message: "Listen to Nurses."

Your Rights Do Not Depend on Your Zip Code (Unless You Are a Woman)

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Rep. Judy Chu

Unable to deprive women the right to abortion outright through the courts, the anti-choice movement has adopted a different strategy.

Elise Foley

Democrats Call For Lawyers For Kids Crossing The Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of House Democrats announced a bill on Monday that would prevent minors and people with mental disabilities from facing immigrat...

Friday Talking Points -- A 'Regular Disorder' Rant

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After pointing out one story which was strangely ignored in the pile-on in the media this week, it seems the profits for the company contracted to build the Obamacare site are way up. How nice for them, eh? Sigh.

Clarity From Snowden -- But Murky Response From Progressives in Congress

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The Progressive Caucus could supply a principled counterweight to the bombast coming from the likes of Boehner and Feinstein. But for that to happen, leaders of the caucus would need to set a good example by putting up a real fight.

Why U.S. Workers Need Guest Worker Whistleblowers

Saket Soni | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Saket Soni

When employers can get away with exploiting guest workers, it drives down wages and conditions for all by forcing U.S. workers into a race to the bottom.

Most of Progressive Caucus Taking a Dive on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

For the social compact of the United States, most of the Congressional Progressive Caucus has gone missing.

Chinatown Walmart: Where Do The Elected Officials Stand?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Since Walmart announced its plan to build a store in Chinatown, the local community and Los Angeles at large has been buzzing about it. Chinatown busi...

NOH8 On The Hill: 10 Members Of Congress Pose For Marriage Equality (PHOTOS)

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laurence Watts

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Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidate Under Fire For 'Xenophobic' Ad Warning Of A Chinese Takeover

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressional candidate in Nevada is facing criticism from Asian-American groups for his controversial new ad that portrays...

Elise Foley

DHS To Review Secure Communities Enforcement Program In August

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security announced this week it will conduct an internal review of its Secure Communities program this August...