Hundreds of Chicagoans marched and rallied Jan. 19 to protest the "Golden Megaphone of Money" that decision has provided to corporate America.
A determined effort to curb or kill Senate filibusters failed on Jan. 25 when the Senate's two party leaders announced a "compromise."
Today's announced "compromise" on Senate filibuster reform is in fact a capitulation by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.
One of the best-known speeches in American history, it was delivered by Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery
The newly elected, slightly more Democratic U.S. Senate must tackle comprehensive filibuster reform or it will grind to a dead halt again.
Connecticut voters smacked down tea party Republican Linda McMahon on Election Day and chose Rep. Chris Murphy to be their new U.S. Senator.
Battling an unprecedented barrage of lies, voter suppression laws, racially-charged attacks and fringe ideology on women, immigrants, gays and lesbians, fueled with billions of Wall Street and secretive super PACS dollars, the coalition backing the president pulled off what was once seen as an impossible task: reelection.
The Communist Party said a year ago that the 2012 elections would be the main front of the class and democratic struggle, and subsequent events have confirmed that fact.
True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.