200K California Residents Feel Pinch While Congress Debates Jobless BenefitsWhile Congress debates extension of unemployment benefits to more than 1 million Americans, here in California, it's estimated that 200,000 people are on hold.
Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On WomenShe will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The DefensiveWhat a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans' star-packed convention in Tampa.
Opinion: Obama Avoids The Issues With Negative CampaignBeing president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.
Opinion: Obama Should Release His College TranscriptsForget Romney’s taxes that will simply confirm his wealthy. Let’s see Obama’s college transcripts and find out what is necessary for him to hide.
Boehner Says House Might Challenge Obama For Wanting To End Gay Marriage BanHouse Speaker John Boehner said Friday the House may go to court to defend the federal law against gay marriage, which President Barack Obama's administration has concluded is unconstitutional.
House Democrats Re-Elect Nancy PelosiHouse Democrats have re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the next Congress.
Nancy Pelosi Set To Run For House Minority LeaderNancy Pelosi, the nation's first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.