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Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on Social Security

As the field of Republican presidential candidates grows, their calls for deep cuts to Social Security do, too.

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Nebraska lawmakers override governor’s veto and abolish death penalty

Lawmakers in the deep red state of Nebraska overrode their Republican governor's veto yesterday and abolished the death penalty.

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Republicans lying about train safety funding

By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.

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So-called "balanced budget" shows the GOP has money to kill

The opposite of win-win, the Republican budgets are kill-kill.

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What's behind Republican attacks on Social Security?

Eleven million people who receive Social Security disability benefits could see their benefits cut by 20 percent in 2016.

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South Dakota Republicans propose decrease in minimum wage

In November, South Dakotans voted 55 percent to 45 percent to raise the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour.

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Obama rolls out budget plan he says will protect workers

President Obama says his proposal for the year starting October 1 would, if enacted, enhance retirement security and improve worker protections for millions of people.

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Republicans step up their attacks on immigrants

After the Republican majority was elected, Richard Trumka warned its defunding proposal "would further exploit and force our community members to continue to live and work in fear."

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"Wicked": Boehner invitation for Netanyahu slammed from all sides

Netanyahu is once again meddling in American politics and the Republican party is siding with a foreign country over our own president.

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GOP-controlled House votes to undo Obama’s orders on immigration reform

Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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