January

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Obama to announce immigration plan

President Obama will unveil his proposals for comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday in Las Vegas, the White House announced today.

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Court nullifies Obama appointments to Labor Board

The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made three recess appointments to the NLRB.

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Panel: Media consolidation hurts women

Media consolidation and cross-ownership, where fewer big conglomerates determine the information Americans see, shuts out women and minorities.

Filibuster reform agreement: No filibuster reform!

A determined effort to curb or kill Senate filibusters  failed on Jan. 25 when the Senate's two party leaders announced a "compromise."

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Women take lead in Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall journey

Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.

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Senate filibuster deal a capitulation, says Common Cause

Today's announced "compromise" on Senate filibuster reform is in fact a capitulation by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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Today in Labor History: Paul Robeson dies

On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.

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GOP, despite debt ceiling deal, avoids real issues

House Republicans have not changed their ransom demands. They've simply chosen a different hostage. For now.

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Obama charts progressive course for America

Looking out at a sea of humanity, Obama delivered what is widely being described as a progressive call to action based on the theme that the nation is stronger when people act together.

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Senate inundated with demands to end “silent” filibuster

Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.

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