September 20, 2014

Obamacare Is Not The Disaster It Was Predicted To Be

By: Cynthia Tucker
Obamacare Is Not The Disaster It Was Predicted To Be
September 19, 2014

Southern Republicans Bring More Polarization

By: Francis Wilkinson
Southern Republicans Bring More Polarization
September 19, 2014

The Nuclear Arsenal We Don’t Need

By: Jason Stanford
The Nuclear Arsenal We Don’t Need
In The U.S., Gun Violence Kills Blacks At Twice The Rate Of Whites

In The U.S., Gun Violence Kills Blacks At Twice The Rate Of Whites

This new data will shock you. ...

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Texas Judge Denies Request To End Same-Sex Marriage

Texas Judge Denies Request To End Same-Sex Marriage

This is the ultimate case of an ugly divorce. ...

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FDA Plans To Revise Landmark Food Safety Law

FDA Plans To Revise Landmark Food Safety Law

Find out what this will mean for the food on your table. ...

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Alibaba Surges In Wall Street Debut

Alibaba Surges In Wall Street Debut

Is this the new WalMart? ...

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NFL Will Put ‘House In Order,’ Commissioner Says

NFL Will Put ‘House In Order,’ Commissioner Says

Is this too little, too late? ...

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Former Connecticut Governor Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws

Former Connecticut Governor Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws

Another one-time rising GOP star comes crashing down. ...

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Republican Campaign Chairman Aspires To Historic Majority In Midterms

Republican Campaign Chairman Aspires To Historic Majority In Midterms

By Emily Cahn, CQ Roll Call WASHINGTON -- National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg ...

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White House Starts New Public Awareness Drive To Prevent Sexual Attacks On Campus

White House Starts New Public Awareness Drive To Prevent Sexual Attacks On Campus

Find out how the White House is getting serious about stopping assault. ...

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Wine Country: Arizona and Virginia

Wine Country: Arizona and Virginia

Discover great wines right here in the U.S. ...

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Massive King Fire Sets Off Even Louder Alarms In California

Massive King Fire Sets Off Even Louder Alarms In California

Why this drought-fueled fire is so much more dangerous than its predecessors. ...

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When Cancer Simply Vanishes, Could It Be A Key To A Cure?

When Cancer Simply Vanishes, Could It Be A Key To A Cure?

Could scientists be closer to a breakthrough than we think? ...

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Obama Open To More Conversations With Iran’s Rouhani, Official Says

Obama Open To More Conversations With Iran’s Rouhani, Official Says

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama would be open to a rep ...

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HHS Says 700,000 Have Lost Insurance Coverage Since May

HHS Says 700,000 Have Lost Insurance Coverage Since May

Find out what this means for Obamacare's future. ...

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Kansas Democrat Chad Taylor’s Name Ordered Off Ballot

Kansas Democrat Chad Taylor’s Name Ordered Off Ballot

Could this decision upend the midterms? ...

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New York March Seeks To Be Largest Climate Change Event Ever

New York March Seeks To Be Largest Climate Change Event Ever

Inside the new movement to make green politics a nationwide force. ...

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Scotland Rejects Independence In Historic Referendum

Scotland Rejects Independence In Historic Referendum

Why Scots decided to remain part of the United Kingdom ...

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Autumn Foliage Drives

Autumn Foliage Drives

As the weather becomes cooler, here's where you can find the best fall foliage. ...

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Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary spoke at a panel for the Center for American Progress. ...

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Obamacare Enrollment At 7.3 Million In August, Down From April

Obamacare Enrollment At 7.3 Million In August, Down From April

More people need to sign up for the law to remain sustainable. ...

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Amazon Founder Strikes Deal To Build U.S. Rocket Engines

Amazon Founder Strikes Deal To Build U.S. Rocket Engines

The rockets will "eliminate reliance" on Russian engines. ...

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NFL’s Cardinals Bench Jonathan Dwyer After Assault Arrest

NFL’s Cardinals Bench Jonathan Dwyer After Assault Arrest

Dwyer was arrested for aggravated assault. ...

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Last Month Was Hottest August Since 1880: United States

Last Month Was Hottest August Since 1880: United States

2014 could "set records" for high temperatures. ...

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Apple’s New Encryption To Lock Out Government

Apple’s New Encryption To Lock Out Government

Apple won't be able to access its customers' passwords. ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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In An Effort To Make A Lesson Better, Missouri’s Teacher Of The Year Found Himself In The Middle Of Violence

In An Effort To Make A Lesson Better, Missouri’s Teacher Of The Year Found Himself In The Middle Of Violence

By Jessica Bock, St. Louis Post-Dispatch HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- The scar on Chris Holmes' left temple cou ...

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Obamacare Is Not The Disaster It Was Predicted To Be

Obamacare Is Not The Disaster It Was Predicted To Be

Even in Alabama, conservatives are giving up the fight against the ACA. ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Deeply Divided: Racial Politics And Social Movements In Postwar America’

Weekend Reader: ‘Deeply Divided: Racial Politics And Social Movements In Postwar America’

After years of dysfunction, the state of American politics is clear: Washington, ...

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Midterm Roundup: How Big Could The GOP Win?

Midterm Roundup: How Big Could The GOP Win?

Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have mis ...

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Southern Republicans Bring More Polarization

Southern Republicans Bring More Polarization

Think Congress is bad now? It may be getting a lot worse. ...

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The Nuclear Arsenal We Don’t Need

The Nuclear Arsenal We Don’t Need

Why are we spending trillions to re-arm for a war we'll never fight? ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama Is Brainwashing You With Psy-Ops, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Obama Is Brainwashing You With Psy-Ops, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

President Obama brainwashes America, and the rest of the worst of the right. ...

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Too Big To Punish

Too Big To Punish

Why won't the Obama administration stand up to white collar crime? ...

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Book Review: ‘Against Football’

Book Review: ‘Against Football’

Find out why it's time to say goodbye to the NFL. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Is North Carolina Going Blue?

Midterm Roundup: Is North Carolina Going Blue?

Get all the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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GOP Congressional Candidate: Medicaid Expansion Is ‘Working’

GOP Congressional Candidate: Medicaid Expansion Is ‘Working’

David Young acknowledged the benefits of Medicaid expansion in a debate last wee ...

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The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

If you really want to help workers, let them organize. ...

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The Politics Gap Between The Rich And The Rest

The Politics Gap Between The Rich And The Rest

The super rich really are different from most Americans, and not just because th ...

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A Rough Month In America For Women

A Rough Month In America For Women

From Maureen McDonnell to Janay Rice, things haven't been going well. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Another Plagiarism Scandal

Midterm Roundup: Another Plagiarism Scandal

Get the latest news on the key midterm races. ...

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More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

The Labor of Department released data to dispute the idea that increases in mini ...

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Short On Supporters, Fracking Group Turns To The Homeless

Short On Supporters, Fracking Group Turns To The Homeless

Some of the so-called fracking supporters didn't even seem to know what fracking ...

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For The Love Of Scotland

For The Love Of Scotland

The referendum on independence will be decided by voters whose hearts say yes bu ...

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ISIS Forces Obama Toward Foreign-Policy Fantasies

ISIS Forces Obama Toward Foreign-Policy Fantasies

Maybe next time, they’ll award the Nobel Peace Prize at the end of a politician’ ...

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America’s Natural Politics

America’s Natural Politics

My father, W.F. "High" Hightower, was a populist. Only he didn't know it. Didn't ...

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No Defense For What Ray Rice Did

No Defense For What Ray Rice Did

"I think they're going too far with Ray Rice." So said a civil servant I know on ...

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Midterm Roundup: Bad News For Kansas Republicans

Midterm Roundup: Bad News For Kansas Republicans

Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have mis ...

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New Study Reveals Depths Of Fox’s Benghazi Obsession

New Study Reveals Depths Of Fox’s Benghazi Obsession

It's hardly a secret that Fox News is fixated on the 2012 terrorist attacks in B ...

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Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Governor Scott Walker is the latest Republican to suggest mandatory drug testing ...

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Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Another study has found that mitigating climate change not only helps the enviro ...

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American Amnesia: Why The GOP Leads On National Security

American Amnesia: Why The GOP Leads On National Security

If the latest polls are accurate, most voters believe that Republican politician ...

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Sleeper In Kansas Might Upset Senate Election Calculus

Sleeper In Kansas Might Upset Senate Election Calculus

Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Se ...

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How Not To Get Your Country Back

How Not To Get Your Country Back

The Tea Party mantra, "I want my country back," resonates with many. The racial ...

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Does Rand Paul Want To Repeal All Executive Orders? Depends When You Ask

Does Rand Paul Want To Repeal All Executive Orders? Depends When You Ask

Does Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) want to repeal the Emancipation Proclamation? It d ...

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Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Former Arizona state senator Russell Pearce resigned from his position as the Ar ...

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