AUSTIN, Texas - A severe anti-abortion bill went down to defeat June 25 thanks in part to a 10-hour filibuster by state Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Dannel Malloy and workers who are now employed through the new "jobs pipeline" program, marked the official opening of New Haven Works.
On July 1 interest rates for federally subsidized Stafford Loans will double for 7.4 million students unless Congress takes action.
"Millions of Californians will be able to marry the person they love - with all the rights and responsibilities that go along with it."
The amendment would prevent any of the immigrants legalized under S 744 from achieving permanent legal status until certain requirements are met.
In a historic ruling for gay rights, the Supreme Court today struck down DOMA, a 1996 law blocking federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
The bottom line reality is how "this Republican state budget reeks from top to bottom."
The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.
Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.
"This is breakfast, lunch and dinner. Every day, for eight days," said Patricia Norris as she held up her bottle of water. Norris is on a "water only" fast outside Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's regional office.