If rules and regulations pertaining to the manufacture, sale and usage of toys can evolve in response to a threat to children, why as we so dangerously and resolutely opposed to following suit with guns?
Despite initially coming up short, the California assembly and senate approved the nation's first ban of single-use plastic bags.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is celebrating Labor Day weekend by standing up for unions and taking down the Koch Brothers.
After a thorough examination of America's pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people of color, particularly African Americans, have known first hand and all too well for decades. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care, and housing."
A USA Today/Suffolk University Poll suggests that the GOP is willing to settle for 2012 loser Mitt Romney in 2016
Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) barely teetering reelection campaign has suffered another gut punch as campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned amid allegations of his involvement in a bribery scandal.
Over the past six years after every election, a relatively common question is why do so many Americans dependably vote against their own self-interests. Despite poor white people in southern red states barely surviving on slave wages, welfare, food stamps, and no adequate healthcare, they routinely vote for Republicans openly campaigning on driving their constituents deeper into poverty.
In a much needed victory for women in Texas, a Federal Court struck down the Lone Star State's version of a TRAP law.
This time, an Austin judge dealt a devastating blow to Greg Abbott's campaign against public education
During Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown, Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), the Deputy Majority Whip in the House, spoke with host Chuck Todd regarding President Obama's comments during a Thursday press conference where he said that there isn't a strategy yet when it comes to bombing ISIS in Syria.
Mitch McConnell is a man on the run from a disastrous week for the Republican Party.
John Boehner is back to making promises he can't keep by doing the same thing that he did last year. Speaker Boehner is promising that there won't be a government shutdown.
On Thursday evening, a social media company confirmed that the audio recording that CNN released Monday purporting to be from the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson was recorded at the same exact time that the killing took place.
Chris Christie is no stranger to questionable ethics and corruption, and although helping financial institutions profit to the tune of nearly a billion dollars to "manage" state pension funds may not be illegal, it is an atrocity New Jersey residents should be up in arms over; particularly because that is about how much Christie cut from New Jersey's education fund.
If gay sex is idolatry, have these guys had heterosexual sex, where participants are also not greatly focused on God, at least, not if you want to be good at it?
Even the awful story of a nine-year-old girl accidentally killing someone with a machine gun won't affect NRA-bought Washington politicians.
During Thursday's broadcast of The Rush Limbaugh Show, conservative blowhard Rush Limbaugh made the unbelievable claim that the Great Recession, which took place from December 2007 to June 2009, was President Obama's fault.
Karl Rove and other Republicans needed to commission a poll to tell them that women see Republicans as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion," and "stuck in the past."
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been caught on video literally running away from reporters after audio of a secret speech that he gave to the Koch brothers was leaked.
In an article for the Wall Street Journal, Republican strategist and campaign funder Karl Rove wrote that the Republicans are all but assured of taking over the Senate following November's midterm elections