Texas’ House Joint Resolution 26, which would have allowed for a state-wide referendum on increasing the state minimum wage to $10.10, was defeated by Republicans in the Texas House on May 14, 2015.
Arizonans not welcome.
Today the Arizona legislature did what no other state in the nation has been mean-spirited enough to do: they cut lifetime welfare benefits to one year for everyone—adults ...
Louisiana today killed the latest iteration of those bone-headed "religious freedom" bills popping up in ...
The gloves have to come off when it comes to individual members of Congress who vote for "fast track" and the Trans Pacific Partnership. I'm talking seriously funded primaries in 2016. I'm going to ...
I wrote a diary the other day that apparently struck a nerve. It got passed around some on Twitter and FaceBook and you wouldn't believe the swarm of haters and trolls that swept into the diary to ...
Speaking at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Georgetown University (video below), President Obama made an astute observation about one of the causes of persistent ...
This appears to have occurred on April 28th 2015. I just saw this this afternoon, searching for something totally different.
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - We been following the story of 8-...
I like to take but not to give, it's the Christian in me.
Louisiana's shining star Governor Bobby Jindal has a problem. His policies and sagging oil prices have sunk his state.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley came out swinging today on Meet the Press. He took on Bohener and the GOP's latest talking points and said we need an urban agenda.
I live in the rural Midwest. Agriculture is the dominant activity, and most folks live in small towns. In many respects, it is a good place to live. People are mostly decent and hard working. ...