Renewal of the Violence Against Women Act is tied up in Congress. The reason: Republicans.
"My job is to elect 25 Democrats so we can stop these union-bashing, Medicare-privatizing, Social Security-destroying House Republicans," said Rep. Steve Israel.
A California mother of two in the crowd on the steps of the Supreme Court defended President Obama's health care reform law
There are at least five battleground races that could help restore a Democratic majority.
would destroy the American Dream and, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka,, "establish a government of, by and for the 1percent."The budget proposes the unleashing of numerous additional reductions in the living standards of working people.
One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.
The minute Santorum opened his mouth, he managed to infuse an unusual degree of unity in the Puerto Rican political scene, around the following concept: Santorum is an ass.
Santorum paid himself $2 million in fees for the years 2007-2010 until the state of Virginia caught up with the former U.S. Senator.
The Senate-approved bill now heads to the House, where unions and workers hope it will get passed.
"Our response: Hey, stop using our music on your racist, misogynist, right-wing clown show."