The end of the Fairness Doctrine and rise of reality TV have ushered in a frightening era of news coverage. Our press must do much better.
The next DNC chair has an important job: protect the rights of citizens and stand up for the rule of law.
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., hails from a time when liberals didn't apologize for trying to make the country fairer and notes that he won his first race on the basis of only two promises: "to end the Vietnam War and to enact single-payer health care."
A look at the day's political happenings, including the late Sen. Daniel Inouye's last political wish and the worst pundit predictions of this year.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Newark, NJ, Mayor Cory Booker's personal connection with gun violence and the surprising information revealed by the FBI's internal records on the Occupy movement A look at the day's political happenings, including Newark, N, Mayor Cory Booker's personal connection with gun violence and surprising information revealed by the FBI's internal records on the Occupy movement .
It's not polite to speak ill of the dead, but Jimmy Carter is still harboring a grudge from his health care showdown with Ted Kennedy. Asked about his use of the words "irresponsible and abusive" to describe the Senate lion, the former president said Kennedy opposed his health care proposal out of spite.
You’ve heard of offshore oil drilling, how about offshore wind farming? The first offshore wind project has been approved to be built five miles off the Massachusetts coast over the objections of Cape Cod residents and vacationers who worry it might disturb their view. The $1 billion project could power 400,000 houses.
President Barack Obama celebrated St Patrick's Day with the GOP's favorite Democrat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and assorted revelers at Wednesday's Friends of Ireland luncheon, where he noted the "heavy absence" of the late Sen Ted Kennedy, who Obama believes (continued).