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Judy Chu

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.

Symbol Of Armenian Century-Old Suffering Gets Brief Display At White House

AP | BY KEVIN FREKING | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Armenian-Americans, the display Tuesday of a hand-woven rug at the White House Visitor's Center represented a hard-fought victo...

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...

White House Helped Pay For Surveillance Of Muslim Neighborhoods In NYC

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it has no control over how the New York Police Department spends millions of dollars in White ...

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

Laurence Watts | Posted 04.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

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34 Congress Members Call For NYPD-CIA Probe

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- More than two dozen members of Congress are calling for investigation into the CIA's relationship with the New York Police Department. ...

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...