Protesters to GOP Kirk: hands off Social Security; jobs now

LISLE, Ill. - Angered by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk's repeated votes against extension of unemployment compensation and jobs creation, protesters crashed a posh Kirk fundraiser here Aug. 26.


Boehner speech offers return to Bush policies

Speaker of the House-hopeful John Boehner offered a return to Republican policies under George Bush in a recent policy speech, which was light on policy, heavy on lies.


Ohio’s Fisher slams Senate opponent on jobs

In a blistering attack, Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate said Rob Portman, his Republican opponent, had "sold out American workers."


Islamic center has broad support in New York

"This is a center like the 92nd Street Y or the Jewish Community Center," Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said. "It is meant to have programs to serve the community."


Big Coal backing Rand Paul, GOP

In Kentucky, coal is king. And now, it seems, coal operators are trying to crown their princes in this year's mid-term elections.


Reagan’s budget director calls GOP tax cuts delusional

President Reagan's budget director, David Stockman, has slammed today's Republican Party for pushing to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the super-rich.