With an economy in crisis, Governor Mary Fallin and Sooner State Republicans are engaged in a dramatic about-face on Obamacare and Medicaid expansion.
"It often breaks my heart," she said, "but I have to send children back to their home countries even though I know I might be giving them a death sentence."
Here we go again. The Republican congressional majority used its hatred of Obama to once again set up votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Men, women and children who entered the U.S. without papers during the past two years had fled the deadly violence and drought plaguing Central American countries.
Not even the domestic terrorist attack on the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has slowed down the momentum to defund the organization.
The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.
Vitter lost to Edwards because voters were sick and tired of Republicans like him destroying their economic security by giving their state away to huge corporations.
Labor has joined faith and civic organizations to ensure that Pope Francis' message on inclusion, solidarity and equality is amplified during his visit to the U.S. during the third week of September.
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
But even as the San Diego Labor Council hailed the new measure, it warned about an underhanded petition to undermine it.