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Paul Ryan's Radical Economic Regime: Why His House Budget Legacy Is a Lesson in Elitism

Michael Shank | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank

Do Americans realize that under a Ryan economic regime, tens of millions of our poor neighbors would be dropped categorically and coldly to the curb, with no support whatsoever from the very system that our forefathers and mothers set up to ensure that America would prosper?

Tucson's Mexican American Studies Director Sean Arce Wins National Zinn Education Award

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.03.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

While the Daily Show brilliantly reminded millions of viewers last night of the disgraceful racist elements behind the attack on Tucson's acclaimed and now outlawed Mexican American Studies program, educators across the nation recalled a teaching moment.

A Big, Bold Jobs Plan

Rep. Lynn Woolsey | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Rep. Lynn Woolsey

With President Barack Obama preparing to address a joint session of Congress about our unemployment crisis tonight, our message to him is simple: Think big and act boldly. Americans expect and deserve nothing less.

Progressives in Congress: Immediately End Our War in Libya

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Peace and Security Taskforce call on Congress and the President to immediately end our war in Libya.

Leading Progressives in Congress Call for Sizable and Significant Afghan Drawdown

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

A significant redeployment of U.S. troops from Afghanistan beginning next month would send a clear message that the United States does not seek a permanent presence in Afghanistan.

Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban Has National Ramifications, Warns U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

The Ethnic Studies/Mexican American Studies Program showdown has served as a reminder that the Arizona ban is not about immigration issues, but a "pattern" of misguided policies.

Why Progressive Budgets Are Really Centrist Budgets: Responding to Reverse Robin Hood Plans to Distribute Wealth to the Rich

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The Ryan budget would undermine economic growth and job creation for years and exacerbate ever-widening income inequality. Instead of these reckless cuts, job creation and strengthening the economic recovery must be our priority.

The Only Real Democratic Budget: Why Progressives Have the Answer to What the American Public Wants

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Budgets are more than collections of numbers. They are a statement of our values. We need a budget that eliminates the deficit, stabilizes the debt, puts Americans back to work, and restores our economic competitiveness.

Ryan Grim

Grijalva: Palin Needs To Look At Her Own Behavior

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who represents a district adjacent to Gabrielle Giffords's, said that Saturday's shooting is a consequence of the vitrio...

Lucia Graves

Giffords, Target Of Previous Political Threats, Known For Magnetic Personality

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gabrielle Giffords, 40, has represented Arizona's 8th District since 2007 after serving in the Arizona legislature from 2001 to 2005. She took the sea...

Hate Radio and the War on Immigration

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue Wilson

Anti-immigrant rhetoric is ramping up on the public airwaves. That's why AZ Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) told me he is targeting the media as a significant factor in the escalating war over immigration reform.