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Iran Deal Opposition: Conjunction of Saber-Rattling and Fear

Hal Donahue | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
Hal Donahue

U.S. Republicans, Conservatives and the Israeli Government are playing politics with nuclear weapons. This must stop. People forget that diplomacy, not the military, won the Cold War.

Criminal Justice Reforms Must Include Youth Behind Bars

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics
Liz Ryan

The president and congress should not leave out youth behind bars in efforts to reform criminal justice this year and their actions must focus on reforms at both the federal and state level. Kalief Browder and Andre Sheffield's deaths are a sobering reminder to the president and the congress of the urgency and the need to ensure youth behind bars are not left behind.

Obama: Stop Wall Street Brokers From Putting Their Interests Above Clients Saving for Retirement

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
Dennis M. Kelleher

We're not suggesting that everyone who gives retirement investment advice is taking advantage of their clients, since many advisers do act in their client's best interest. But, because the law does not require them to do so, far too many do not. That's why the President's recent action is so important.

From Dress Codes to ENDA, a Personal Journey of Social Progress

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The Employment Non-discrimination Act of 2013 passed the Senate today, 39 years after it was first introduced. I feel very privileged to have lived long enough, from being at Stonewall as a teenager to being in the Senate gallery today, to watch history unfold.

Michael McAuliff

Cory Booker Sets Himself Apart On First Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cory Booker, the former Democratic mayor of Newark, was sworn in as a United States senator from New Jersey just after Thursday noon, wi...