To kick off the second year of "Moral Mondays," they demonstrated in open defiance of rules Republicans enacted last week to restrict protests in the legislative building.
Supporters routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies to spread their message.
"Ohioans deserve responsible budgeting that will provide more support for higher education and reduce the out-of-pocket expenses for our students."
A labor movement united around his election in the Newark mayoral campaign is seen as having been a key cause of the victory of Ras Baraka.
President Obama says more federal spending will help avert a looming crisis that could stifle economic growth and torment commuters.
The party's 30th national convention will be held June 12-15 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Politically, we are ready. It's going to be a great affair."
"We must walk the walk with the people in the struggles for economic and democratic reforms. Every victory does make a difference in people's lives."
A new report released by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault says that one in five college women suffers sexual assault.
A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.
"The North Carolina legislature passed the most sweeping, discriminatory voter suppression bill in the country, then sought to hide their hands and skirt the scrutiny of the law."