June

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Efforts to relax marijuana laws gain support

Once consigned to the political fringe, marijuana policy is appearing on legislative agendas around the country thanks to an energized base of supporters.

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Muted rebellion against Blue Dogs at W.Va. Dem convention

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, W.Va. Secretary of State Natalie Tenant and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin refused to budge from their association with Republican austerity politics.

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New bill would remedy nation’s “dental crisis”

Are your teeth a part of your body? Apparently, no. More than one-third of Americans have no dental insurance. One quarter of U.S. adults 65 and older have lost all their teeth.

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What's new about the Texas Democrats?

Today, it is said the Democratic Party is the major hope for Americans hoping to get jobs and keep or extend life-saving benefits such as health care and Social Security.

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It’s about hijacking the presidency and Congress!

Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is out to steal the election for his party by purging tens of thousands of potential Obama voters from the voter rolls.

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