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As A Life-Long Republican, I'm With Her

Susan Bevan | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
Susan Bevan

Like so many Republicans, I can no longer stand silent while my Party's Presidential nominee continues his deplorable, and frankly dangerous, outbursts. There can be no more question: Mr. Trump does not embody the values that have made me a lifelong Republican.

When Both Sides Get It Wrong -- It's Time for Common Ground

Candace Straight | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics
Candace Straight

As lifelong pro-choice Republicans who have supported GOP candidates for decades, we are dismayed by activists on the right and the left attacking the GOP leaders who spoke out against House Resolution 36 last week.

Mandatory Questions for the 2016 Election

William S. Becker | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
William S. Becker

None of the candidates in the last presidential election said much about climate change or the clean energy imperative, not even Barack Obama. We cannot allow that to happen again. The media, the Commission on Presidential Debates, young people and voters at large need to nail down every candidate this time on what he or she would do about these two urgent issues.

The State of the Union's Environment

William S. Becker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
William S. Becker

As President Obama puts the final touches on his State of the Union address, there is one topic he should add to his checklist, or more accurately perhaps, his bucket list. No State of the Union report can be complete these days without addressing the state of the union's environment, and especially our vulnerability to climate change.

Republicans In State Governments Plan Juggernaut Of Conservative Legislation

Washington Post | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics

Legislators in the 24 states where Republicans now hold total control plan to push a series of aggressive policy initiatives in the coming year aimed ...

The 2014 Elections and the Future of Black America

William Lynch III | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
William Lynch III

No matter where you stand on the issues, you must concede that there will be extreme gridlock for the next two years: Congress will block President Obama's appointments, while in turn the president will use up a lot of ink with a steady stream of vetoes when Congress passes bills to undermine his agenda.

PaulitiFact's 10 Top Lies of 2013

Paul Abrams | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Well, another year has passed with political lies spewing forth faster than stink on you-know-what.

The Election One Month Later: Barack Obama and the Politics of Realignment

Jerome Karabel | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Forty four percent of all Democratic votes come from minorities, compared to just 11 percent of Republican votes. With the minority vote destined to play an ever-growing role in American politics, the "Southern strategy"­ -- the foundation of Republican dominance for the quarter century between 1968 and 1992 -- ­is dead.

Election Results Shows Fatal Flaw in GOP's Extreme Social Agenda

Susan Bevan | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Susan Bevan

During the closing months of this election, it seemed as if not a week went by without another extreme GOP candidate making bizarre and ignorant comments on reproductive health issues.

Tyler Kingkade

North Carolina Advances Gay Marriage Ban Without Public Notice | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A constitutional ban on same-sex marriage moved a step closer to becoming a reality on Monday in North Carolina. The state House of Repr...

GOP: Do as We Say, Not as We Did

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Eric Cantor is a member of the GOP leadership team in the House. He is not known as the brains of that team. He is, however, clearly its smirk.

The Test

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The environmental tests ahead will not be easy for President Obama, but he can pass with flying colors if he chooses to do the right thing.

What Voters Expect of a GOP Majority

Brent McGoldrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent McGoldrick

In the last week, polling junkies and reporters alike have been delving into a fresh batch of post- Labor Day polls and debating just how big of a majority the Republicans will win in the House of Representatives in November.