When the Minnesota legislature convened Jan. 8, everything had changed - and nothing had changed
Some families lost their homes, others expected to lose theirs, but they chose to fight for the greater good.
While raking in campaign cash from at least eight donors, Mitch McConnell was busy launching filibusters against measures opposed by those same financial backers.
Is communism still relevant to American politics?
From the White House to anti-violence groups, it's widely agreed that grassroots mobilizing holds the key.
A federal judge has found the NYPD policy of "stop and frisk" unconstitutional.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka warns that "the right-wing bullies in Congress are plotting to take their next hostage."
Before they were sworn in this morning, legislators got an earful as they approached the Capitol.
While government in Washington, D.C., remains divided and marked by long-term gridlock, governments in the states are much less divided.
The United States already spends more money on and has more infrastructure devoted to stopping undocumented immigrants from entering the country than for any other activity designated as illegal.