Lawmakers are poised to make Illinois the first state to end capital punishment since 2009.
The Great Recession resulted in a significant increase in homelessness according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
The Republicans' main interest in the NPR fights is to destroy this nation's only democratically controlled media.
Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.
Labor and progressive organizations say it is essential to end procedures that have allowed a Republican minority in that body to stall or kill a wide array of progressive legislation.
With Blue Shield threatening to jack premiums 59 percent, consumers, elected officials and others are demanding legislation to control outrageous insurance rate hikes.
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Tucson community awaited President Obama's visit with hope of a positive message that would help us cope with what is now Tucson's darkest moment in the city's history.
The new television commercial about New York state sounds good - so why are labor and community groups worried?
The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) has released a report detailing what would happen to Californians if repeal happens.
Banks seized more than one million homes last year, a new record - and are poised to seize more.