Lawmakers in the deep red state of Nebraska overrode their Republican governor's veto yesterday and abolished the death penalty.
By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.
The opposite of win-win, the Republican budgets are kill-kill.
Eleven million people who receive Social Security disability benefits could see their benefits cut by 20 percent in 2016.
In November, South Dakotans voted 55 percent to 45 percent to raise the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour.
President Obama says his proposal for the year starting October 1 would, if enacted, enhance retirement security and improve worker protections for millions of people.
After the Republican majority was elected, Richard Trumka warned its defunding proposal "would further exploit and force our community members to continue to live and work in fear."
Netanyahu is once again meddling in American politics and the Republican party is siding with a foreign country over our own president.
Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
"Chairman Goodlatte has paid no attention to the rampant voting discrimination still happening in the country, most recently seen in the 2014 midterm elections."