CHICAGO - Hundreds of demonstrators chanting "Hands off our Medicare!" filled the block while GOP Rep. Paul Ryan was inside addressing the Economics Club, trying to sell his budget proposal.
In Florida, a state that only a few decades ago was officially segregated, some people think this possible disenfranchisement is no accident.
As public anger over high fuel prices and record oil company profits erupted across the nation, the major oil giants told lawmakers here that it's all beyond their control.
Democrats in Washington announced the re-introduction of the DREAM Act, a bill that would grant legal status to children of undocumented immigrants if they attend college for two years or join the military.
Opponents of Gov. Scott Walker and Republican attempts to shred union and democratic rights in Wisconsin have filed enough signatures to hold recall elections for six Republican state senators.
El Paso Mayor John Cook praised the president's speech as "right on," and added that a comprehensive approach beyond just enforcement makes most sense.
The Texas Senate approved, in a 19 to 12 vote, a bill to allow the carrying of concealed handguns on public college campuses.
A recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center reported that a million more Latinos voted in 2010 than did so in the 2006 midterm election.
The coalition of almost three dozen local and national environmental groups is calling for a fuel economy standard of 60 miles per gallon by 2025.
In the wake of his recent bid to end the collective bargaining rights of state employees, Scott Walker signed a bill that overturns Milwaukee's paid sick leave law.