The new Democratic governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, is pushing hard for Virginia to sign onto the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) Medicaid Expansion Program.
Senate Dems were unable to get cloture on a bill to extend unemployment benefits for people who have run out of eligibility without having been able to find work.
"It is fiscally irresponsible not to extend unemployment benefits. The long-run cost to the taxpayers will be much higher from disconnecting people from the labor market."
"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."
As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.
The battle raging in Texas for equal access to abortion services took a major regressive turn Thursday evening...
The media seems to be working overtime to spread mass confusion on the Affordable Care Act.
Shimkus and Kinzinger are only two of many Republicans who ahave already declared the enrollment of people in the health care exchanges a "failure."
If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.