Washington, D.C.— Today Rep. Barbara Lee, the Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Peace and Security Task Force, with CPC Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva and Keith Ellison and Caucus members John Conyers, Donna Edwards, Mike Honda, Rush Holt, and Jim McGovern, sent a letter requesting the full, unclassified release of information surrounding the Obama administration’s drone policy. Rep. Conyers is the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee.
At EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — With an ear-ringing roar, the matte-gray fighter jet streaked down Runway 12 and sliced into a cloudless afternoon sky over the Florida Panhandle.
The U.S. government is currently working with 10 other countries to negotiate the biggest trade and investment agreement (also known as a “free trade agreement” or FTA) in history. It is called the TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership.
I have decided not to run for re-election in 2014.
This decision was extremely difficult because I love representing the people of Michigan in the U.S. Senate and fighting for the things that I believe are important to them.
To the let’s-cut-entitlements crowd, what’s wrong with America is that seniors are living too high off the hog. With the cost of medical care still rising (though not as fast as it used to), the government is shelling out many more dollars per geezer (DPG) than it is per youngster (DPY). The solution, we’re told, is to bring down DPG so we can boost DPY.
Ten years ago, Bush made disastrous foreign policy decision that we will pay for for a long, long time.
The Kentucky senator's brand of 'courage' springs from the same poisoned well as that of segregationist Gov. George Wallace.
A report on US spending in Iraq released today found that of the $60 billion spent there, at least $8 billion, or 13.3 percent of it, was wasted.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The New York State Assembly today passed a two-year ban on hydrofracking in the state by a vote of 103 to 40.
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama must work with a deeply skeptical partner as he tries to undo painful spending cuts and set U.S. finances on a more sustainable course: the liberal wing of his own party.
Washington, D.C. — Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution that funds the government through September, but does nothing to save the hundreds of thousands of jobs that will be lost because of the sequester:
Corporate kangaroo courts have quietly usurped our constitutional right to trial by judge and jury
Every single prominent Tea Party leader has either lost their job or abandoned being a voice of the movement.