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Voting Rights Act turns 50 - is it on agenda for GOP debate?

With voting rights under fire, GOP candidates have an opportunity to address the need to fix one of the nation's most important statutes.

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Billboard outside debate to highlight how GOP hurts women

"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."

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Huckabee comparison of Iran deal to Holocaust reflects power of money

To get elected, many right-wing politicians depend upon millions from AIPAC, the oil-rich Koch brothers and the gambling casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson.

 

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Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.

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Jeb Bush call for Americans to work more hours draws backlash

"It's easy for Jeb to sit extra hours at his corporate board meetings, but the average worker already clocks in 47 hours a week while wages remain stagnant."

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Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on Social Security

As the field of Republican presidential candidates grows, their calls for deep cuts to Social Security do, too.

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Nebraska lawmakers override governor’s veto and abolish death penalty

Lawmakers in the deep red state of Nebraska overrode their Republican governor's veto yesterday and abolished the death penalty.

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Republicans lying about train safety funding

By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.

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So-called "balanced budget" shows the GOP has money to kill

The opposite of win-win, the Republican budgets are kill-kill.

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What's behind Republican attacks on Social Security?

Eleven million people who receive Social Security disability benefits could see their benefits cut by 20 percent in 2016.

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