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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.

Senate Republicans Opposed to D.C. Circuit Court Nominees: Screaming Through Their Hats

Sidney Shapiro | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Sidney Shapiro

From the time the president announced his nominations to the Court back in June, Republicans have kept up a steady stream of misinformation about the need to fill the court.

Immigration: It's About Families

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño | Posted 09.22.2013 | Religion
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

Comprehensive immigration reform must include the reunification of immigrant families, including LGBT families. It must include a pathway to citizenship. And it must include the just treatment of immigrant workers.

Senate Immigration Amendment's Gang Provisions Enforce Guilt by Association and Not Conviction

Angie Junck | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Angie Junck

Under these provisions, youth of color will be unfairly and disproportionately impacted by this amendment because of how they look or dress, and where they live.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Scandals-Without-Headines I: Constitution-Gate!

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShow trials and screw-ups do not make for true "scandals." But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama's constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments.

PETA Takes 'Bets' On Senator's Death As 'Meatless Mondays' Controversy Continues

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.27.2012 | Home

PETA upped the ante Thursday, jumping headfirst into a feud involving the Department of Agriculture, the meat lobby and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. ...

Free Now To Do the Right Thing

Stephen M. Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen M. Davidson

Why do people make dysfunctional health care decisions? The main answer is cost.

Sam Stein

Health Care Group Targets Sen. Grassley In New Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The health care ad wars reignited on Friday with the release of a new spot urging Sen. Chuck Grassley to drop his opposition to a public plan for heal...

Daschle and Geithner: Too Important Not To Be Confirmed?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

People in high places ought to pay their taxes, to set an example for the rest of us. Especially the Treasury Secretary, who oversees the IRS.