Two days after September 11, 2001, Tomas Young joined the Army but he was shot after serving only five days in Iraq in 2004. His wounds left him paralyzed, his health has declined, and he is now dying under hospice…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – State governments could save as much as $73 billion cumulatively over the next ten years if the federal government were to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
Efforts to drastically slash automobile emissions and fuel use within 40 years don’t stand a chance without subsidies, technology improvements and more stringent government standards, according to a report by a panel of experts released Monday.
Severe weather swept the country this winter. New England was recently buried under one of the worst blizzards in recorded history, while crippling snow storms shut down large portions of the Midwest.
“Our biggest problems over the next ten years are not deficits,” the President told House Republicans Wednesday, according to those who attended the meeting.
“Who is going to end up making all the money in the end if Obamacare continues to be in place?” Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus growled Monday on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show. “It’s going to be the big corporations, right? And who gets screwed? The middle class.”
by Robert Reich Republicans lost the election but they still shape what’s debated in Washington — the federal budget deficit and so-called “fiscal responsibility.” The White House’s and the Democrat’s continuing failure to reshape that debate has lead directly and…
BERKELEY, Calif. – It takes a lot of money to win a seat in Congress, and Maplight, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that reveals money’s influence on politics in the U.S. Congress, crunched the numbers to find out just how much.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg has reintroduced legislation to prevent known or suspected terrorists from legally purchasing firearms or explosives.
TRENTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has launched its second annual National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.