Here's why it would be better politics for Republicans to come up with their own framework. Five different Republican committees this morning released a joint memo pushing back on the "Democrats' War Women"
2. The murder of Dr. George Tiller, May 31, 2009. Imagine that a physician had been the victim of an attempted assassination by an Islamic jihadist in 1993, and received numerous death threats from al-Qaeda
After years of trying desperately to convince people that they didn’t really understand me or the place my family came from, I stopped trying, especially since there was never anyone around to make me
Republican leadership in the state legislature announced that it will hold hearings on the law this fall August 4, 2013 8:02pm (UTC) Florida lawmakers have agreed to hold hearings this fall to review state's
My quest to understand why some of my female friends are drawn to the frattiest social club on campus. Walk down Prospect Avenue in Princeton, New Jersey on the first Sunday in February, and you'll find
Military sexual assault is dividing the Senate but not along typical partisan battle lines. This war has Democrat fighting Democrat and Republican fighting Republican — with the two sides slowly solidifying
Illegal entry from Mexico into the U.S. may be down overall, but the South Texas Rio Grande Valley is its own story. That stretch of border is closest to Central America, where extreme levels of violence
Some people are worried about the fact that the lifetime fertility rate for American women is at an all-time low. But it's wiser to be concerned with policies that support families that already exist.
NEW YORK — A former Goldman Sachs trader who earned the nickname "Fabulous Fab" was found liable Thursday in a fraud case brought by federal regulators in response to the 2007 mortgage crisis that helped
Bank of America may face civil charges over one of the central elements of the financial crisis: mortgage-backed securities and similar assets. In a regulatory filing Thursday, BofA said the Justice Department
Here's what really happened. Obama proposed a corporate tax overhaul that would cut the corporate tax rate from 35% to 28%. He would also greatly expand the corporate tax base, for example by reducing
Friedman is a closet Ayn Rand in many ways, but he gives Rand's ugly and exploitative philosophy a pseudo-intellectual, liberal-friendly feel-good gloss. He turns her harsh industrial metal music into
Hillary Clinton with aide Huma Abedin at a campaign rally, March 19, 2008. (AP/Charles Dharapak) Bad Weiner coverage shows the media still defines the former secretary of state as that woman who was cheated
What was I thinking, trying to enlist comments about the state of food stamps on Facebook? It was silly, I know—posting a rhetorical question and expecting to rally an insurgence on behalf of the poor.
“Many – if not most – people do not know what is and what is not illegal sexual harassment under California law” August 1, 2013 1:17pm (UTC) An attorney for Bob Filner argued that the City Council should
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, accused by at least eight women of sexually harassing them, never received a mandated training course on sexual harassment from the city, according to his attorney. Harvey says
Wendy Davis (AP/Eric Gay) “Wendy Davis should reimburse the taxpayers for the entire cost,” said Republican state Rep. Giovanni Capriglione August 1, 2013 4:12pm (UTC) Texas' three back-to-back special
Most of the occupied homes in the neighborhood we’re visiting display small signs: “Don’t shoot,” they read in lettering superimposed on a child’s face, “I want to grow up.” On the bank-owned houses, signs
(Screenshot, YouTube) James Timothy Turner was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States, as well as IRS obstruction August 1, 2013 8:48pm (UTC) This article was originally published by The
Over the last three weeks, one Democratic mayor — San Diego's Bob Filner— and one Democratic mayoral candidate — Anthony Weiner— have become embroiled in scandal over lewd revelations involving sexual
One of Obamacare's biggest opponents in the Senate is considering legislation to exempt House and Senate staff from being automatically enrolled in the healthcare exchanges during the rollout this January.
"We understand the American people really do need to know what's going on now and what's going on in the past and get the right kind of assurances that their privacy has not been breached," said Senator
A jailed member of Russian female punk group Pussy Riot lost a court battle to be released but remained unrepentant over last year's protest against President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral. Nadezhda
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will ask a federal court to subject Texas to the same kind of scrutiny that was required of it by a section of the Voting Rights Act struck down