The war had nothing to do with state's rights. It was all about slavery.
Republican lawmakers have employed aggressive gerrymandering to distort Congress and further their partisan agenda.
A contingent in Congress is proposing the notion that the president may, by executive order, require disclosure of political contributions associated with contractors after a contract has been awarded.
The right wing has created an environment in the GOP where racism and hate speech are somehow chic and accepted as legitimate within mainstream politics.
Lew cited bureaucratic imperatives in choosing to ignore calls to remove the anti-paper money, bank-hating, Indian-killer Andrew Jackson from the twenty-dollar-bill.
The climate change amendment has absolutely no place in a 21st century trade agreement.
These senators are not acting in the broad interest of the American people – or even our military.
A number of influential stateside conservative groups have also began to clamor for the G.O.P. and its candidates to adopt an English-only stance on Puerto Rican statehood.
Perhaps all the drama over the bill is over a mere misunderstanding.
Once again, however, the GOP’s hyper partisans are drawing lines, many of them, pandering to their own niche-claques, somehow hoping to draw a larger crowd.