When the history books write about the past couple of years, we will be part of the masses they write about -- the ones who stood up against all odds, in solidarity, for what we believed in.
Chris Christie of New Jersey set a new standard for ridiculousness yesterday when he explained that he was on the fence about whether to expand Medicaid under Obamacare but that his advisers were still considering "the most efficient way to do it from a cost perspective."
Last month the U.S. Department of Education issued their most recent report on the education of homeless children. The results -- which even the agency admits are incomplete -- paint a bleak picture of the nation and its glut of homeless kids.
He's just one of many Republicans who has risen to power while kicking to the curb those who are just like him.
Conventional wisdom pushers and the Beltway chattering class have been scrambling to explain the crushing defeat Republicans suffered in last night's off-year election. To hear them spin it, Republicans lost because they "overreached." Ridiculous.
It would be hard to find a state where the investment in campaign contributions by the insurance industry has paid better dividends than in Maine.
34 years ago, Maine decided to take a road less traveled. It was a tough decision, but it has helped to cement Maine's identity as a place that takes environmental stewardship seriously.
And like certain other Republican governors -- Scott Walker of Wisconsin and John Kasich of Ohio come to mind -- Paul LePage has made labor unions (and working people generally) one of his primary targets.
Last weekend, Maine's Republican governor, Paul LePage, had a 36-foot mural removed from the state's labor department after claiming that it was "one-...
Many Americans are angry about the attack on our living standards and basic rights by the right-wing forces around the country -- of which the Maine mural controversy is but a small part. It's time for Obama to take a stand.
One hundred years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Republican leaders are leveraging an anti-labor movement to roll back many rights workers' fought for in the early 20th century.
Governor LePage has made it quite clear that, contrary to their repeated claims, conservatives do not revere the nation's history but actually fear it.
Maine Governor Paul LePage is part of a new class of Republican governors who would rather pick fights than find practical solutions.
Maine Governor Paul LePage has ordered state workers to remove from the state labor department a 36-foot mural depicting the state's labor history because it doesn't agree with his "pro-business goals."
Pretend for a moment that I am a legislator. Now imagine me readings bills that would deny legal immigrants welfare benefits, require citizens of fore...