Iowa caucuses - both Democratic and Republican - are exercises in genuine, local neighbor-to-neighbor democracy.
Ending restrictions on U.S. tourist travel, expanding U.S. exports to Cuba - both are topics that are unlikely to survive the rigors of Republican-dominated Congress.
"We call upon Congress to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act," which has "led to the deaths of Cubans crossing the Florida Straits in boats."
With the Iowa caucuses just three weeks away, Bernie Sander's campaign for the presidency is surging on several fronts.
Sanders last week repeated a pledge that he has made in speeches across the country; if elected, he said, he will break up the big banks.
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt articulated the fundamental goals of Four Freedoms that people "everywhere in the world" ought to enjoy.
"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."
If you listened very closely to the Republican debate last night you could've picked up one or two nuggets that actually reflected reality, but that made the session all the more scary.
State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.
Chants such as "Our community is under attack. What do we do? Stand up fight back" rang out in front of City Hall.