When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary bid for re-election, he wasted no time cashing in on new opportunities.
Anger is still boiling after Obama announced he was delaying his announcement of more executive relief for immigrants until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
It is not quite two months since the shooting of Michael Brown to death here, and it is less than two weeks before a planned "week of resistance" from Oct. 10-13.
Nearly every metropolitan area these days has its own wealthy promoters of education "reform." Few areas, however, have as concentrated a group as Silicon Valley.
In the Texas elections, the top of the ticket is generating hope and fear. The fear comes from the polls, which show Republicans from the far right maintaining solid leads.
It's the first Monday in October, and that means the U.S. Supreme Court comes back on the job, with cases that will affect millions of workers.
Bruce Rauner has made it clear he wants to be governor for the richest 1 percent of people in Illinois. He has made millions outsourcing America's jobs and firing workers.
Kucinich represents ultra-left "idealism" that leads us into blind alleys. In that regard he's no different from right-wing voters who go to the polls obsessing over one thing.
Ohio's work-force has an amazing 66.9 percent increase in productivity over the last 25 years. One would expect that wages and benefits would also increase.
Helen Thomas proved herself a defender of freedom of the press, and a defender as well of democracy in Chile.