Here we go again. The Republican congressional majority used its hatred of Obama to once again set up votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Not even the domestic terrorist attack on the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has slowed down the momentum to defund the organization.
The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.
Vitter lost to Edwards because voters were sick and tired of Republicans like him destroying their economic security by giving their state away to huge corporations.
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."
The House's ruling Republicans jammed through a GOP-written budget blueprint for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, by a 219-205 vote on Apr. 10.
Southside Virginia has been in the news because of a catastrophic coal ash spill into the Dan River, and now, racist comments by a legislator comparing Obamacare to tar babies.
"A goal of our Truthful Tuesday protests was to get people talking, change the dialogue, and reduce the tea party influence on Republicans. That is happening," said Brett Bursey, director of the S. C. Progressive Network.
While it is common knowledge that Missouri did not participate in Medicaid expansion in 2013, it is less widely known how this decision impacts thousands of poor and working class Missourians.