Although both Clinton and Sanders support similar policy steps, the major difference between the two is in how they would pay for it. Clinton has vowed not to increase taxes on the middle class. Meanwhile, Sanders and his campaign argue that all Americans should have a financial stake in an expanded family leave program.
Women’s economic inequality only gets worse as they age. Lawmakers and advocates are trying to mobilize women voters around fixing that.
Two veterans advocacy groups filed a lawsuit this week alleging that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is making it harder for military sexual assault survivors to claim disability for PTSD than other veterans.
Rick Santorum has his facts wrong. Leaving aside whether Social Security faces insolvency, and, if so, whether the major problem is too few people to support it, there are serious problems with his assertion abortion is the cause.
FDA may allow generic form of preterm labor drug despite exclusivity agreement, Rick Santorum blames abortion for Social Security problems, and Iowa wants to ban Medicaid funding for abortions in cases of rape and incest – even though they don’t pay for any.
A group of Senators and Representatives have a message for the deficit reform commission and the White House: Keep your hands off Social Security.
Reviving the New Deal sounds like a great idea to everyone, but can a New Deal for the 21st century reflect 21st century values?