The group, comprised of Muslim, Christian and Jewish organizations, called on Congress "to protect poor people from bearing the brunt of budget cuts."
President Obama signed an Executive Order initiating the Campaign to Cut Waste, ordering each department and agency to report regularly to Vice President Biden who will head a new task force on government accountability.
Earlier this month, House Republicans rejected three amendments stating that global warming is real, poses a threat and is caused by humans.
The federal program that has helped hundreds of thousands of workers get back on their feet after their jobs went overseas could soon disappear due to an error by Congress.
The banking industry showed its callous disregard for working families when J.P. Morgan Chase foreclosed on and overcharged thousands of troops on active duty.
The 112th Congress is barely under way and a fight has already broken out - on partisan lines, of course - over Social Security and Medicare.
As Republicans attempt to repeal healthcare reform, Democats are turning the debate into a campaign to explain the law to more Americans.
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.
A coalition of progressive organizations, Fix the Senate Now, is calling for filibuster reform.
Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Pa., and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., say they plan to introduce a standalone bill in the House this week to reverse the controversial policy that bans openly gay service members.