WASHINGTON - Senators Kay Hagen and Blanche Lincoln unveiled their bill at a Capitol Hill rally following a march by Black farmers demanding compensation for decades of discrimination.
A protest rally calling for restoration of voting rights for ex-felons was held last week at the University of the District of Columbia.
The grassroots are preparing for the Nov. 2 elections in Illinois.
The Great Recession hit home and hit hard in 2009, the Census Bureau said, as the number of uninsured leaped by 4.4 million in one year.
A coordinated plot by the Republican Party, tea party and billionaire Koch brothers to suppress the vote in Wisconsin on Election Day has been exposed.
Hate radio is extremely profitable, particularly if you are in the gold business.
The City Council has voted unanimously to endorse the October 2 One Nation Working Together march, and a local coalition is working to fill 100 buses.
There were signs: "So they take from the sick and the poor!" "Seniors count - seniors care!" "Ageing and raging!" and there were songs: "Let's put the home care in and take the tax cuts out!"
SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.
Whichever way California's Proposition 23 goes in the November elections so could go green jobs, government and private investment in clean technology, and a sustainable economy.