As of 5 p.m. Monday, the slate of candidates for the March 15 primaries is complete and the stage is set for the first elections in the Bruce Rauner era.
U.S. leadership is not always appreciated and is often criticized. But I have a hunch that these countries would complain much more -- and enjoy their situations far less -- if American involvement went away.
Following the recent mass shooter attack in Colorado, many Americans are rightly considering the deadly and foreseeable consequences of the right-wing media's role in the dissemenation of demonstrably false accusations of fetal body part sales by the national community health care provider Planned Parenthood.
Now it's said you can't trust a politician. This usually means they won't live up their promises. WIth the current crop of Republicans their straight out lies with no basis in fact mean you can trust nothing they say. Can we elect any of them? Fuggedaboutit!!
The Paris Climate Conference, which takes place from November 30th to December 11th, provides a great opportunity for the U.S. to affirm their status as a leader when it comes to enacting climate change initiatives.
Certainly, there has never been a stranger or more unsettling Republican campaign for the presidential nomination or one more filled with economic balderdash and showmanship.
The Republican party's national approval rating is at its lowest point since 1992 - about 32%, compared with 46% for Democrats. As pollster Stanl...
Virtually every player at the Paris conference fully understands the grotesque extremism gripping the GOP. It is an embarrassing spectacle, unique among world powers. But the embarrassment is trivial. More than ever, the stakes involved in U.S. leadership are the highest conceivable.
Since 9/11, some 785,000 refugees have been admit...
Despite the presence of an increasingly viable progressive alternative, Democrats continue to lean against their own interests in the mistaken belief that it will help them win elections. Then they wonder why we're stuck with rising inequality and a political system rigged against the majority of the population.
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In the wake of terror we must similarly hold our heads up and show the terrorists that they cannot break us or sour our freedoms. Our mettle is being tested, and we cannot be seen to be brittle.
The Republican Senate just voted to reject plans by President Obama and the EPA to dramatically reduce emissions from coal power plants. This is reactionary politics. It is also political theater that plays right into the hands of the President.
Considering the Republicans' inability to see the irony of holding a nativist attitude in a country built by immigrants and inhabited by people with ancestry of foreign dissent, the Democratic Party is proud to unveil an updated immigration platform.
If the full extent of the budgetary problems are not well understood, how can we be in a position to address the problems?
Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.