The coming year will determine whether progressives allow the obstructionist tactics of extremists and their billionaire allies to stop change that benefits the vast majority of ordinary Americans.
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Jason Saine received unemployment compensation for more than a year before he landed a part-time job as a state legislator in North Carolina. This mon...
WASHINGTON -- Though some politicians complain about unemployed people improperly collecting benefits, Americans laid off through no fault of their ow...
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich thinks the federal government should make it more expensive to be a drug user.
"It could be throug...
Republicans want to, as they put it, 'undo' the health insurance benefits that the Affordable Care Act provides to Americans. And they're offering nothing in return to the uninsured.
Anyone who believes the Democrats got a 13 month extension of unemployment this week should think again. It is more like 2 months. Unless a rise in the debt ceiling beyond the 2012 elections is part of the package.
Is Rep. Jan Schakowsky's proposal dead on arrival with this deficit commission? Maybe so, but that's not the point. You can't win a debate with nothing. And it's time to take the offense.
To Republicans, the unemployed -- along with the un-rich -- deserve only disrespect. And they've been heaping it on.
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