Congressman stands up for Kentucky workers

Kentucky's Democratic Congressperson, John Yarmuth, voted against the repeal of health care reform, voicing the opinion of the Kentucky working people.


Michigan governor goes down old, no-solution path

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address last night showed that his drive to "reinvent" Michigan is neither new nor a balm for this crisis-weary state.


Health reform backers gaining support

As Republicans attempt to repeal healthcare reform, Democats are turning the debate into a campaign to explain the law to more Americans.


The GOP attack on NPR

The Republicans' main interest in the NPR fights is to destroy this nation's only democratically controlled media.


This is a heat wave, at least in the long term

Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.


Unions mount a big push against the Senate filibuster

Labor and progressive organizations say it is essential to end procedures that have allowed a Republican minority in that body to stall or kill a wide array of progressive legislation.


California governor: budget “will take sacrifice”

Brown told a Capitol says his budget "will take sacrifice from every sector of California."

Battle looms on immigration and citizenship

The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.

“Show-Me Solutions” are no solution, Missouri lawmaker says

Missouri's new Republican House leader declared a Republican mandate for a "change in the culture of how we operate," but a freshman lawmaker thinks otherwise.


Banning ethnic studies in Arizona is wrong!

A new draconian law in Arizona went into effect banning classes statewide, k-12, that promote the teachings of civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez.

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