The U.S. can neither depend on foreign sources of oil nor will it ever produce enough on its own to cover its needs, Obama said.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and leading senior advocates demanded today that Republican lawmakers condemn Majority Leader Eric Cantor's call to abolish Social Security and Medicare.
Two Republican votes are needed in each legislative house, and GOP leaders have announced that any Republican who votes for more taxes will be considered a traitor.
Indiana prosecutor Carlos Lam admitted to suggesting that Wisconsin Gov. Walker stage a violent assault against himself in order to win public sympathy.
Utah's new immigration laws have drawn criticism from both sides of the debate, but some say they are a step forward.
A judge at 10:30 this morning issued a temporary restraining order blocking implementation of the law that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.
AFSCME president Gerald McEntee has called upon the House Speaker John Boehner to "stop using violent metaphors and demonizing public employees."
The House voted today to bar federal funding of National Public Raido and ban stations from using federal money to pay their NPR dues.
Republican elected officials have a lot to worry about as voters increasingly turn away from them in disgust.
Residents of Marin County joined a nationwide outpouring of protest against the Republican Party's anti-worker policies.