The Supreme Court has overturned the Defense of Marriage Act today, and in strong language declared that the law interfered with the dignity of same sex marriage.
The Supreme Court has struck down Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. These provisions free racist states to limit voting.
For those who shocked by Edward Snowden's flight to Russia, he's following a path set by William Martin and Bernon Mitchell ... once upon today.
State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) is currently more than half way through an intended 13-hour filibuster of a Texas GOP-led bill aimed at imposing severe abortion restrictions.
Republicans continue to provide evidence that they reject the concept that every American deserves inalienable rights, and are diligently working toward restricting them from most of the population.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) called the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to strike down part of the Voting Rights Act a significant setback to ending voter discrimination.
Former Vice President Al Gore had huge for President Obama's speech on climate change today. Gore said that Obama's speech was the best by any president ever.
A federal appeals court upheld a federal district court's rejection of a request to dismiss Shirley Sherrod's defamation case against Breitbart, his aide Larry O'Connor and an unnamed defendant.
Internet TV show host Stan Solomon indulges in fantasies of a cross-dressing, feminist-dominated Barack Obama
This ruling gives us a lesson in political reality. Republican governors and Republican controlled state legislatures will suppress the vote. Voting Republican means endorsing vote suppression.
Sen. Bernie Sanders bluntly blasted the Supreme Court for taking the country back to Jim Crow era voting rights.
The arrogant activist conservative Supreme Court majority demolished your right to vote today, and it now it is time to get angry.
Sen. Bernie Sanders' Youth Jobs Act that would create 400,000 new jobs scored a major victory in the Senate when it was passed as part of the Border Surge amendment.
Prosecutor John Guy opened with a fearless punch to the gut of George Zimmerman's character, quoting from a call Zimmerman made to a police dispatcher as he followed Martin.
The Senate has voted to advance the 'Border Surge' amendment today, and cleared the way for full passage of the immigration bill later this week.
Sarah Palin took to her Facebook page to trash Marco Rubio, and do her part to help the Republican Party destroy itself over immigration reform.
Paul Ryan tried to sell himself as "focused on poverty." Yet, just last week he voted to toss families off of the food stamp program if they are unable to find work.
Paul Krugman has called the Fed out for bowing to political pressure when it is clear that these setbacks at the individual household level are still a long way from resolved.
By kicking the case back to the lower court with instructions, the SCOTUS majority delegated the "dirty work" to the lower court.
Either Snowden broke the law and his top secret security clearance, or he did not, and the U.S. Code is quite clear that Snowden did, indeed, break the law as well as abuse his security clearance