The Republican leadership in the House has been threatening to use parliamentary tricks to stop a reform bill even if it has majority support.
Getting an immigration bill out of the House may be harder than the Senate, mostly because the Republican tea partiers dominate there, and according to media reports, a major stumbling block may be access to health care.
In a speech he delivered to a recent members conference of the CPUSA, Sam Webb, the party's chairman, acknowledged "it is easy to become frustrated with the pace and scale of change in recent years."
Republicans plan to attach 110 anti-environment amendments to the Senate budget bill, not merely in the interest of climate change denial, but as a way of giving gifts to big corporations.
NEW YORK - It was a standing room only audience rejoicing at the wonderful program of song, poetry and inspiring speeches at the "We're Not Going Back" Black History event at Unity Center here.
Latinos have emerged as a progressive nationwide political bloc that no amount of right-wing posturing will let the Republicans capture in any significant numbers.
In 1983, Washington won the Democratic mayoral primary and later was elected the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987.
Candlelight vigils were held nationwide mourning the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre. They promised hope for a national conversation and vows for action on mental health care and gun control.
As part of the Republican and Democratic convention coverage, peoplesworld.org is republishing the political action newsletter, UNITY, which is full of links and tools to help educate voters on the critical issues facing them at the ballot box.
The Orlando chapter of the National Boricua Human Rights Network will focus on building support for freedom for political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, who has spent 31 years in federal institutions.