One would hope that government resources would be used for essential services and not on controversial new programs.
Though the self-imposed deadline for an Iranian nuclear agreement is drawing near, experts warn that significant challenges remain.
Americans should not have to settle for a transportation system that is second best.
America is still viewed as the last refuge for those seeking personal freedom and unlimited opportunity.
Convention claims the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision is a loss for conservatives. But Democrats shouldn’t celebrate. Politically, it’s a win for the right, skirting potential harm in terms of legal precedent as well as improving positioning for 2016.
Our parents taught us to live by our principles. They also intended us to practice good common sense, something learned slowly over time. If politics is the art of compromise, then it is unsurprising that politics is where compromise — and conflicts — between principles and common sense most often occur.
Critics of the Ex-Im Bank insist they have principles on their side in their argument to eliminate this tiny but significant U.S. government agency. I wish they were using common sense instead.
The Latino community is poised to decide this year’s election, and interest groups from across the political spectrum are already vying for our votes.
Unfortunately, because of the flood of money into politics, groups like the Koch brother’s LIBRE Initiative can spend millions of dollars to gain the trust and support of the Latino community through community festivals and events while simultaneously funding campaigns and supporting candidates who work in opposition to their interests.
Femicide, the killing of women because of their gender, is the most extreme form of violence against women. In order to more effectively protect the lives of American women, the US needs federal law prohibiting femicide.
U.S. students are rapidly falling behind their international peers in primary and secondary education.
Portrayed in advertising as akin to a chic airborne Bedouin-and-breakfast oasis, three Middle Eastern airlines are wielding power more like 19th century robber barons — exploiting their workers at home while shifting valuable U.S. aviation jobs overseas.