When Senator Baucus needed a solution to a disaster in Montana, he turned to the nation's single-payer healthcare system, Medicare, to solve the problem.
I've long been a firm believer in public health care for all. Why not? We've had hugely successful Social Security and Medicare for decades.
Upsets by Democratic candidates may serve as a warning to Republicans that voters aren't appreciative of their agenda.
These cuts target our most vulnerable citizens and are being sold as a way to balance Illinois' estimated $13 billion deficit. The truth is, these cuts are short sighted and will send us on a path of destruction.
Your senators and representative in Washington need to hear from you on this.
Mythologizing and romanticizing World War II ignores its complex legacy.
There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the United States.
Once again the U.S. is using depleted uranium munition, this time in Libya.
Republicans are trying to wipe out all funding for family planning, and defund Planned Parenthood entirely, in the budget bill to be voted on shortly.
As this national debate plays out, I hope we all take some time to stop and really consider what kind of nation we want to leave our children.