U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, introduced a bill last week that would prohibit U.S. forces from targeting and carrying out extrajudicial killings of U.S. citizens.
More than 750,000 Medicare beneficiaries have so far received relief from the so-called prescription drug donut hole as a result of President Obama's health reform law.
Marking the 65th year since the first atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, vigils were held on the New Haven Green at time the bombs were dropped on August 6 and 9.
The National Urban League and five other civil rights organizations, in a in a hard-hitting report, have criticized President Obama's Race to the Top education reform program.
Thousands of progressive bloggers and social media activists met at the annual Netroots Nation gathering in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-25 and left determined not to allow the gains of 2008 to be lost in this year's elections.
President Obama vowed at a closed-door White House meeting with Congressional leaders yesterday, July 27, that Democrats will end the Bush tax cuts for the rich and continue the middle class tax cuts they enacted last year.
Tea party supporters can deny all they want that their "movement" is rife with racism. The American people aren't buying it.
President Obama signed into law today a finance reform bill that he described as "the most sweeping set of changes to America's financial regulatory system since the 1930's."
Women's and reproductive rights groups are condemning the Obama administration's decision to exclude abortion coverage from a new high-risk insurance plan.
Administration officials highlighted this week the positive impacts of the economic recovery act and announced new rules created under the health reform law that will improve coverage for millions of Americans.