This Memorial Day, as we remember all the brave men and women who have given their lives to protect our freedoms, let's not forget the sacrifices of the military working dogs who have served alongside them.
Only Congress can force owners to explain why their own profits should trump the massive public investment we've made in the game. But when Congress is made up of an NBA owner and at least 244 other millionaires, don't hold your breath.
This past weekend Wesleyan University was visited by two of leaders in Washington, Although their topics seemed very different, by the end of the weekend I began to think they were in fact closely intertwined.
The GOP's mantra has long been that there is too much government involvement in our lives. So how do they square that with telling a woman who has been raped that maybe her rape just wasn't violent enough to warrant an abortion?
Far from creating jobs, the bills Republicans have brought to the floor of the House are focused on an entirely different agenda: taking away health care and opportunities for women and their families.