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.
"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"
Gerda Lerner, whose life went from Jewish radical activist in Austria to refugee from Nazism to prominent U.S. historian, passed away in Madison, Wisc., at the age of 92, this month.
The Republicans are going even further, however, threatening that unless Social Security and Medicare are cut, the GOP might kill the entire economy.
A coalition of immigrant groups and community allies kicked off a 1,000-mile caravan to Washington, D.C here on Jan. 3, with a press conference at Orlando City Hall.