The vote is the first since Senate Democrats reformed filibuster rules and marks the beginning of a pushback against Republican obstructionism.
People who think food is apolitical don’t know much about food, just like people who think taking care of kids isn’t important don’t know much about kids. Devaluing either isn’t just ignorant, it’s dismissive of the women who take on these essential roles to life and society.
On Monday, Senate Republicans successfully blocked Judge Robert Wilkins’ nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, bringing to a head the fight between the Obama administration and conservatives over the future of the second most powerful court in the country.
After what feels like years on the defensive, reproductive rights advocates pushed ahead with proposed federal protections for reproductive rights.
All Above All, a campaign made up of 28 reproductive and social justice organizations, sent 125 delegates from more than 20 states to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to lobby for lifting bans on federal funding of abortions.
Republicans have now blocked three well-qualified women from serving on the nation’s second highest court.
Actually, 87 percent of Americans think interracial marriage is just fine.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?
Advocates are linking paid sick days for restaurant workers to a broader fight to raise the minimum wage in Washington, D.C.
A ruling Friday by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the political nature of the fight over the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.