I recently had to live through the experience of a mental health crisis. And it brought me into contact with one of the most broken social safety nets in the U.S.
After the Senate hearingson President Obama's nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense, several important points need to be made.
With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.
The National Rifle Association and like-minded groups no longer speak for, nor do they represent, the millions of hunters who love hunting.
In March 1990, Time Magazine titled an article "Ripples in The American Lake."
What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.
In 2009, House Republicans voted to cut $1.2 billion from State Department operations, including funds for 300 additional diplomatic security positions.
It is a great honor to be a part of a celebration commemorating the remarkable life of my dear friend and comrade, Estelle Katz.
The preident laid out confidently - at times defiantly - a list of policy choices anathema to Republicans who tried to block every piece of progressive legislation during his first term.
Since coming to Philadelphia in 1973, I personally have known at least six parents/grandparents who have lost a total of seven children and grandchildren to gun violence.