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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Says His Call To Drug-Test Lawmakers Was Just ‘A Joke’

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Says His Call To Drug-Test Lawmakers Was Just ‘A Joke’

In a radio interview Friday morning, Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for California governor, made a push for regularly drug-testing state lawmakers. There was some ...

Why the Failed Paycheck Fairness Act Vote Matters

It has been quite the week for fair pay for women. On Monday, we witnessed a shameful act when opponents blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act ...

When Will We Learn?

Since the 2010 elections, much has been said about the growing importance of the Latino vote, an inexorably rising segment of the American electorate. The ...

Bowling Strikes Against the Carbon Kingpins

Scientists agree. Businesses agree. Economists agree. Even the Pentagon agrees — climate change must be a national priority. In 2010, The National Security Strategy, a ...

Friday Talking Points — Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation to ‘Work’

Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they’re now going to ...

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – U.S. and Canadian fighter jets intercepted Russian aircraft that were flying near U.S. and Canadian air space this week, a ...

The People’s Climate March: Join Us on September 21 to Make History

An old friend recently got in touch to let me know he’ll be joining me at the People’s Climate March in New York City this ...

The Drought of Climate Change Support

This summer, we’ve seen a continuation of the record-breaking heat and drought in the Southwest that began several years ago. In parts of Texas and ...

Obama To Tout U.S. Action On Climate At U.N. Summit

Obama To Tout U.S. Action On Climate At U.N. Summit

WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration plans to emphasize strongly its climate change efforts at next week’s United Nations climate summit in New York, officials said ...

Shylock and Ponzi Schemers

Anti-Semitism in Europe in the Middle Ages? Yes. Anti-Semitism in the United States in the 21st Century? Sadly, I am afraid that the answer is ...

Biden Uses Denver Appearance To Make Passionate Case For Domestic Violence Advocacy

Biden Uses Denver Appearance To Make Passionate Case For Domestic Violence Advocacy

Vice President Joe Biden took time before a fundraising event in Denver Friday afternoon to attend a roundtable discussion on domestic violence. Biden, seated with ...

Pat Robertson Learns Air Force Is Making ‘So Help Me God’ Optional, Totally Freaks Out

Televangelist Pat Robertson says it’s “crazy” that the U.S. Air Force will now allow servicemen and women to omit the words “so help me God” ...