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Contrary To McConnell’s Election Promises, GOP Senate Majority Proves To Be Dysfunctional

Contrary To McConnell’s Election Promises, GOP Senate Majority Proves To Be Dysfunctional

Just over six months after winning back the Senate, Mitch McConnell's GOP majority is proving to be more dysfunctional than ever.…

Koch-Republicans Remember Soldiers’ Sacrifice With A Veterans Healthcare Coupon Scam

Koch-Republicans Remember Soldiers’ Sacrifice With A Veterans Healthcare Coupon Scam

The privatization scam amounts to a yearly-issued, and set amount, coupon to purchase healthcare services at a private hospital or doctor's office, or use as a discount card to purchase…

U.S. Senate Sells Out American Workers By Passing Fast Track Trade Bill 62-37

U.S. Senate Sells Out American Workers By Passing Fast Track Trade Bill 62-37

A Trade Promotion Authority bill passed the U.S. Senate 62-37 Friday night, with 48 Republicans and 14 Democrats voting for the measure.…

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Republicans For Killing Jobs And Not Standing Up To Tea Party

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Republicans For Killing Jobs And Not Standing Up To Tea Party

At a craft brewery in Hampton, New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton called out her Republican presidential opponents for sacrificing American jobs to appease the billionaire Koch Brothers and talk radio Tea…

Bernie Sanders Rejects Negative Campaigning, Says He Likes Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders Rejects Negative Campaigning, Says He Likes Hillary Clinton

Sanders' positive campaign is refreshing, and he is avoiding the strategic errors committed by the Ralph Nader 2000 insurgent campaign.…

Ted Kennedy: The True Measure Of The Man

Ted Kennedy: The True Measure Of The Man

If Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy were alive at this moment, I'm convinced, at 83, he would still be in the Senate. He'd be just as passionate, committed, intelligently informed and…

Texas Democrats Stall, Run Out The Clock On Republican Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Texas Democrats Stall, Run Out The Clock On Republican Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

A GOP effort to prohibit issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Texas, failed to come to a vote on Friday.…

Hillary Clinton Says She’ll Only Appoint SCOTUS Justices Who Will Overturn Citizens United

Hillary Clinton Says She’ll Only Appoint SCOTUS Justices Who Will Overturn Citizens United

At a meeting with financial supporters on Thursday, Hillary Clinton vowed to put forth Supreme Court nominees that were committed to overturning the 2010 Citizens United ruling. Hillary Clinton’s decision…

Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death

Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death

A jury in Boston has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. …

Democratic Led Minnesota Senate Approves Expanding Early Voting And Voting Rights

Democratic Led Minnesota Senate Approves Expanding Early Voting And Voting Rights

On a 39-28 party-line vote, the Democratic-controlled Minnesota Senate approved a bill expanding voting rights on Monday.…

Republican New York Senate Majority Leader Will Be Arrested On Federal Corruption Charges

Republican New York Senate Majority Leader Will Be Arrested On Federal Corruption Charges

According to the NY Times, State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R) will be arrested on federal corruption charges some time next week.…

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Extremism Threatens To Bring Him Down In 2016

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Extremism Threatens To Bring Him Down In 2016

With Governor Pence's support cratering, Democrat John Gregg is seeking a rematch to unseat the embattled Indiana Governor.…

Senate Democrats Tell Government Contractors They Must Pay Their Employees A Living Wage

Senate Democrats Tell Government Contractors They Must Pay Their Employees A Living Wage

Democratic Senators sent a letter to the Rules Committee requesting that contractors who do business with the Senate pay a living wage.…

Unlike South Carolina Democrats, The Cowardly Lion Was Occasionally Brave

Unlike South Carolina Democrats, The Cowardly Lion Was Occasionally Brave

Golly, gee whiz, do tell...South Carolina, among many Southern and right-wing states, simply doesn't have the money. In short, any social program favored by progressives comes a cropper because of…

Up Close And Personal: Why Democrats Keep Losing The South

Up Close And Personal: Why Democrats Keep Losing The South

Southern Republican candidates have nothing to fear from the Southern Democratic electorate if my recent, highly distasteful experience, is a harbinger of things to come.…

For The First Time Since 2009 More Americans Approve Of Obama’s Handling Of The Economy

For The First Time Since 2009 More Americans Approve Of Obama’s Handling Of The Economy

A Bloomberg Politics poll finds more Americans now approve of President Obama's handling of the economy than disapprove. …

Hillary Clinton Defends Same-Sex Marriage As A Constitutional Right

Hillary Clinton Defends Same-Sex Marriage As A Constitutional Right

Hillary Clinton hopes the Supreme Court will come down on the side of same-sex couples being guaranteed the constitutional right to marry.…

Hillary Clinton Praises Elizabeth Warren For Holding The Powerful’s Feet to the Fire

Hillary Clinton Praises Elizabeth Warren For Holding The Powerful’s Feet to the Fire

Hillary Clinton praised U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren as a progressive champion who never hesitates to hold powerful people's feet to the fire, including "presidential aspirants." …

Email Scandal Flops As Hillary Clinton Holds A Double-Digit Lead Over Every Republican

Email Scandal Flops As Hillary Clinton Holds A Double-Digit Lead Over Every Republican

A Washington Post-ABC News Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading each of her likely Republican opponents by double digits.…

Defiant Elizabeth Warren Tells Wall Street If They Want To Fight Her, “Bring It On”

Defiant Elizabeth Warren Tells Wall Street If They Want To Fight Her, “Bring It On”

Before a packed room in a Manhattan Barnes & Noble bookstore, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) refused to back off her criticism of Wall Street, after some of the big…

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