Policy

Columnist Spriggs says Republicans yelling "fire! fire!" have blocked policies that could have created jobs

[The Economy]

Republicans in...

Rep. Rangel

[National]

Echoing the increasing support for ending the Cuban embargo, including former Floridan Governor Charlie Crist who...

Senator James Inhofe's attitude -- it's all about beating Democrats. Why take chances with immigration, right?

[Speaking Truth To Power]

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President Obama

Remarks By The President On ConnectED. Transcript supplied by The White House. Applauses have been edited out for...

President Obama with VP Biden

[The Economy]

The following are remarks of President Barack Obama on the economy and the plight...

President Obama

[On Economic Recovery]

The President's remarks today at U.S. Steel Irvin Plant, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania....

Shown far right is T.J. Holmes, and, from left to right: Rev. Bernard, Joy-Ann Reid and Bertha Lewis

The Black Institute, in partnership with the Christian...

Lyndon B. Johnson

The War on Poverty is in its 50th year.

There have been some victories. But how might the man who declared this war view America’s...

Robert Gates has written a memoir

[National]

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates was the one guy who was beyond reproach. A Republican...

Rubio -- his anti-poverty speech filled with hypocrisy and contradictions

[Speaking Truth To Power]

Wednesday, on the 50 anniversary of...

Lee Hamilton

Of all the numbers thrown at us over the course of last year, one stands out for me. I hope we can avoid repeating it this year.

That number is...

Senator Menendez: bull in a china shop 

For those of you who feel that my status as a registered Democrat somehow makes me less inclined to take the Democratic...

Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of WTO

[Global Commentary]

The United States has left the world’s poor at the global trade...

Judge Wilkins

Even before President Barack Obama entered the White House, Rush Limbaugh, a conservative radio personality, hoped the President would fail. Like...

Edward Snowden

[This Democracy]

Let’s start with the obvious: A democracy needs intelligence agencies. It needs to know what’s happening in...

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