Advocates for women's equality denounced yesterday's unanimous Republican vote to kill a bill that would have strengthened enforcement of women's right to equal pay.
Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.
A leading congressional progressive issued a counter-plan to the one advocated by the deficit commission's co-chairs. The plan would reduce deficits - but not on the backs of working people.
No one ever said going to school was fun, but for many LGBT students, it can be a downright nightmare - or even impossible.
One in four children are in danger of going hungry every night says the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a new report on “food insecurity.”
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Russian-speaking residents of Brighton Beach are fighting caricatures and ethnic bias in a new Lifetime Television series.
"This is the only employer I've ever worked for where you don't get coverage the first day you are employed," the right-wing GOP representative-elect said.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights released a list of six priority bills Congress should enact before recessing for Thanksgiving.
Proposals for major cuts in Social Security floated by the deficit commission co-chairs are an attempt to "bully" seniors "while Wall Street millionaires just skate on through scot-free."
The U.S. Senate should revise its rules on filibusters and consent for judicial nominations in order to stop the growing trend of gridlock and indecision