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Arguments for and Against Embryonic Stem Cell...
Embryonic stem cell research is not illegal in the US. President Bush banned the use of federal funds to advance such research, but not private and state funding. Most scientists believe that embryonic stem cells hold the key to curing hundreds of diseases. On the other side, staunch pro-lifers believe that it's immoral to destroy a days-old embryo to save existing life. Page 2.
Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty and Capital...
Capital punishment (the death penalty) is the pre-meditated taking of a human life by a government in response to a crime committed by that legally convicted person. This article sums the arguments for and against the death penalty, and statistics worldwide. It also discusses felon Stanley Tookie Williams, executed in Dec 2005, who was nominated for both the Nobel Peace and Literature Prizes.
What Does Global Warming Really Mean?
Global warming refers to the increasing temperature of Earth's surface, including land, water and near-surface air.
Pros & Cons of Legalizing Marijuana
Presents pros and cons of legalization of marijuana, both for medicinal purposes and for recreational use. Page 2.
Read about the Different Sides of the Debate...
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 was initially legislated for 5 years, and has since been temporarily extended, but not reauthorized by Congress.
What Causes Global Warming?
Naturally occurring greenhouse gases have remained constant over the past several 100 years. However, greenhouse gases generated by mankind are increasing.
Pros & Cons of Free Trade Agreements
Pros and cons of U.S. free trade agreements, and brief description of President Obama's new 8-country free trade agreement, the TransPacific Partnership. Page 2.
The Effects of Global Warming
The effects of global warming are both consequential and widespread, and will continue to be catastrophic. And as a result of global warming processes, extreme weather-related effects will continue to impact Earth...
What Martin Luther King Said in His Iconic 'I...
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What Are Farm Subsidies?
Farm subsidies are considered a prime area for budget cutbacks, but are opposed by the powerful farm lobby and members of Congress from agriculture states.
Pros and Cons of Individual Gun Ownership
This article presents an overview of the pros/cons and the politics of U.S. gun ownership and use laws. About 80 million Americans, representing half of U.S. homes, own more than 223 million guns. Page 2.
Iraq War Casualties and Cost
Quick-reading statistics about the Iraq War, including spending, casualties, seriously wounded and more. Data is at January 31, 2012, except as indicated.
Educate Yourself on the Evidence for Global...
Physical evidence of global warming is widespread and startlingly significant, and is extensively monitored and catalogued by the worldwide scientific community.
Why Can't the US Government End Illegal...
Illegal immigration into the U.S. is highly profitable for both employers and the federal government. The purpose of this article is to explain why the federal government can't afford and doesn't plan to to end illegal immigration. And why undocumented workers are allowed to take the blame...
What You Really Should Know About Barack Obama
Profile and personal data on President Barack Obama, former U.S. Senator from Illinois.
Solutions to Stop or At Least Slow Global Warming
Solutions to slowing or stopping global warming lie in mankind's ability to slow and stop activities that inject greenhouse gases into Earth's atmosphere.
Pros & Cons of Government Healthcare
US government healthcare has many advantages and disadvantages. Learn about the developments in healthcare in 2009.
Health Care Reform Watch under President Obama
A hub of provocative columns chronicling the progress of health care reform under President Obama and the 111th Congress in 2009-2010.
Profile of Brad Pitt, Activist & Film Actor
As film star Brad Pitt has aged, the more publicly active he's become in supporting Democratic candidates and causes, including John Kerry in 2004, environmentalism, alternative fuels and energy-efficient cars, and global issues of trade, poverty and AIDS. And like close pal George Clooney, Pitt, is increasingly using his film skills and connections to bring political issues to the Hollywood silver screen.
Top 10 Classic Films with a Social Message
A Great Film uplifts while sending a profound message. And a Great Film also superbly entertains, with an interesting story and appealing actors. This is a list of some of my favorite Top Ten Classic Films with a Social Message. My choices include classics released from 1940 to 2006.
Profile of Oprah Winfrey: Activist &...
Oprah Gail Winfrey is considered by many to be the most influential woman in the world. Oprah believes that the causes and candidate she champions transcend liberal or conservative labels. Some detractors charge that her top-rated show has a liberal slant.
Five Reasons Why Obama Won the '08 Election
Obama decisively won the presidential election for many reasons and factors, including weaknesses of his Republican opponent, John McCain. This article explains five top reasons why Obama won the 2008 presidential race.
Profile of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of...
Two-term Sen. Hillary Clinton was sworn-in as Obama's Secretary of State on Jan 22, 2009. Clinton is a strong, outspoken leader with sharp intelligence, political sensibilities, workhorse habits, and...
Profile of Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia
On November 4, 2008, former Virginia Governor Mark Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate. Warner was a popular governor due to his exceptional record of bipartisan successes, centrist stances, and fiscal management skills.
Cesar Chavez, Latino Champion of Civil Rights
Cesar Chavez, admired by world leaders, never owned a home. Never earned more than $6000 in a year. He was a California migrant worker all his life who did much to secure better wages, health care and working conditons for Latino migrant workers. He was awarded the Prsidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton. His 1993 funeral, attended by 50,000, was presided over by Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahoney.
Should Men Join the Fight for Gender Equality
Men all over the world have joined the #HeForShe campaign to fight for gender equality. They should be welcomed into the struggle.
John F. Kennedy's Famed Speech on Religious...
Full text of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kennedy's speech about religious tolerance and his support for separation of church and state.
Obama's Health Care Reform Speech to Congress...
Full text of President Obama's speech to Congress on health care reform legislation, delivered on September 9, 2009.
Pros & Cons of Partial Birth Abortion
Legal battles over banning this procedure relate to the inclusion of exemptions, most notably to save the life or health of the woman.
Profile of Sen Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
Profile and background of Sen Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Harvard University professor, federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau founder and special advisor, and the former Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel.
Profile of Anderson Cooper, Journalist and CNN...
Anderson Cooper is an impassioned journalist and CNN's lead news anchor. With his taste for covering disasters and wars, Cooper embodies the trend toward advocacy journalism. Cooper is the son of heiress Gloria Vanderbilt and her 4th husband, writer Wyatt Cooper.
President Obama's Domestic Agenda
Eight articles which set forth President Obama's goals and underlying principles for his first-term domestic agenda. Policies areas covered include education, immigration, income taxes, Social Security, and environmental and energy issues.
Profile of Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida
Bill Nelson of Florida was first elected as senator in 2000, and was reelected in 2006 and 2012. Nelson, an Army veteran and NASA booster, is a fiscally moderate Democrat.
17 Wise and Prophetic Quotes from Martin Luther...
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the best-known leader of the US civil rights movement. Here are some of his lesser-known statements.
Obama Campaign Promises: Ending the Iraq War
An overview of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's plan for ending the Iraq War, including bringing U.S. troops home, an aggressive diplomatic effort in the region, and the moral imperative for a humanitarian initiative for Iraqis.
Profile of Economist Paul Krugman, Political...
Paul Krugman, American economist, bestselling author and respected professor, was awarded the prestigious 2008 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. An avowed liberal, he is an influential, outspoken opinion leader on politics and the economy.
Declaration and Manifesto of the Occupy Wall...
Declaration and Manifesto of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, published on September 30, 2011 by the General Assembly of New York's Occupy Wall Street Movement.
The 7 Most Liberal Supreme Court Justices in...
Supreme Court, liberalism, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Politics of George Clooney, Actor and...
The Politics of George Clooney, Actor and Liberal Political Activist
US Refuses to Sign Pact to Stem Global Warming
The Kyoto Protocol became effective on Feb 16, 2005 when it was signed by 141 industrialized countries, including all of Europe. This pact is the first world agreement to fight global warming. Vice President Al Gore was an architect of it and President Clinton signed it in 1997. Despite campaign promises, George Bush withdrew US support for it in 2001, citing that compliance was too costly for US businesses.
The Five Most Liberal Classic Novels
These novels are the best expressions of liberal values such as compassion, individual liberty, and the need to end racism available in literature.
Pros & Cons of the Immigration Reform Act...
Summarizes major provisions, and the pros and cons of the bill, which Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced on May 9, 2007. Page 2.
Profile of Vice President Joe Biden
Joe Biden was sworn in as Vice President on Jan 20, 2009. Previously, Biden served six terms as U.S. senator from Delware, and was the powerful Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Profile of Elizabeth Vargas, ABC News Journalist
In January 2006, Elizabeth Vargas, a respected 20-year broadcast journalist, began as co-anchor of ABC's World News Tonight. Of Hispanic heritage, Vargas exudes an cool air of thoughtful authority that viewers find reassuring, and has a penchant for social and religious issues. In May 2006, she resigned from World News Tonight, and was named co-anchor of ABC's 20/20.
Barack Obama on Israel, Iran and Iraq
Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) delivered these remarks on Israel, Iran, Iraq and the Middle East to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Forum held on March 2, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois.
Profile of Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security...
Janet Napolitano became Director of Homeland Security on January 21, 2009, in part because of her expertise in dealing with illegal immigration issues as two-term governor of Arizona.
Obama's Speech on Patriotism and Love of America
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Profile of Christiane Amanpour, ABC "This Week"...
Christiane Amanpour, one of the world's most honored broadcast journalists, became moderator of ABC's This Week starting on August 1, 2010. Amanpour, CNN's Chief International Correspondent for 20 years, is commonly given insider access to situations and events where other journalists are neither welcomed nor allowed.
President Obama's Foreign Policy Agenda
Sets forth President Obama's goals and underlying principles for foreign policies and plans under his administration during his first-term in the White House.
Profile of Gavin Newsom, California Lt. Governor
Profile and background of Gavin Newsom, California Lt. Governor
Stanley "Tookie" Williams & the Death Penalty
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Top 20 Labor Union States
Top 20 states with workers represented by labor unions, and including state unemployment rates.
Liberalism 101: Democratic Party Agenda on the...
The Democratc Party Agenda on the environment expresses the belief that a healthy environment and health economy are not mutually exclusive, and that a sensible energy policy is key to both a strong economy and a clean environment.
Army Uses Aggressive Tactics to Recruit Teenagers
Buried in Bush's No Child Left Behind Act was a requirement that all high schools receiving federal funds must provide access to students' names, addresses and phone numbers to military recruiters. It also requires a high school to allow military recruiters the same campus access to students as granted to college recruiters. And in June 2005, the Pentagon began working with an outsourced direct marketing company to develop a database of personal information about every American age 16 to 18.
Why Liberals Support Marriage Equality
This article outlines the major reasons why support for marriage equality is a basic part of liberal beliefs.
Obama Campaign Promises: Health Care
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's healthcare policies.
Profile of Jerry Brown, California Governor
Profile and background of Jerry Brown, elected California governor on November 2, 2010, and former California governor from 1975 to 1983.
President Obama's Speech at U.N. Climate Change...
Full text of President Obama's succinct speech on climate change at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on December 18, 2009.
Profile of Rosie O'Donnell, Liberal Activist &...
Rosie O'Donnell, Liberal Activist, Former Moderator of "The View" : Rosie O'Donnell, passionate activist,
Pros & Cons of Massachusetts' Mandatory Health...
In April 2006, MA Governor Mitt Romney signed into law a broad new program requiring all citizens to obtain health insurance. The state legislatures both strongly approved this landmark legislation on a bipartisan basis. The program's ambitious aim is to cover 95% of the state's 500,000 uninsured within three years. There are both pros and cons to this radical reform plan.
Profile of Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico
Richardson was elected New Mexico Governor in 2002 and reelected in 2006. He was a Congressman for 14 years, UN Ambassador from 1997-98 and Energy Secretary from 1998-01. He was Obama's first nominee for U.S. Commerce Secretary
Simplifying Social Security Proposals
Seventeen facts about why most Americans correctly believe that Social Security should NOT be privatized.
Profile of the DREAM Act
Profile of the DREAM Act, which is aimed at providing legal residency for illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as minors, who graduate from a U.S. high school and who meet certain conditions. President Obama supports passage of the DREAM Act.
Profile of Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana
Mary Landrieu of Louisiana was elected in 1996 and reelected in 2002 in narrowly contested races. In 2008, though, she won by a comfortable margin. Landrieu is a conservative Democrat...
Obama's 12-Point Plan to Repair the U.S. Economy
Summarizes Barack Obama's 12-point plan to repair the damaged U.S. economy, and to bring about REAL change.
President Obama's First Inaugural Address -...
Full text of President Barack Obama's first inaugural adddress, delivered on January 20, 2009. Page 3.
Profile of Rachel Maddow, MSNBC Journalist and...
Profile of MSNBC program anchor, Rachel Maddow, liberal activist.
Pros & Cons of the Employee Free Choice Act
Pros The AFL-CIO advocates for EFCA legislation because "workers need the freedom to form unions and
Obama Campaign Promises: Immigration Reform
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's policies and plans for reform of U.S. immigration laws, regulations and practices.
Pros and Cons of Obama's Stimulus Package
President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package is a consortium of thousands of federal tax measures and expenditures on infrastructure, education, health care, energy and other projects. Many Democrats believe that the stimulus was too small to bolster the economy, as evidenced by the continuing U.S. economic slump.
Personal Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
The President nominated federal appeals court Judge John Roberts in July 2005 to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. Described as smart, cautious and fair-minded, Roberts is a conservative Washington insider who has worked at the White House, the Justice Department and in private practice. In his 2 years as judge, Roberts authored 40 opinions, only 3 of which drew any dissent. He won 25 of 39 cases he argued in front of the Supreme Court. Roberts' wife is also an accompished attorney.
President Obama's Immigration Policy "Guiding...
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for immigration policies and plans under his administration.
Profile of Deval Patrick, Massachusetts Governor
Profile and background of Deval Patrick, Massachusetts Governor
Top 10 Books by Democratic US Senators
The following is my personal holiday season 2006 list of the Top Ten Books by Democratic US Senators. It's a varied list that includes serious tomes, two touching memoirs, an enchanting book for children, two abosrbing novels, and two delineating the newly influential Democratic economic populism.
President Obama's Education Policy "Guiding...
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for education policies and plans under his administration.
Barack Obama's Berlin Speech - Full Text
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John Kerry's Famed 1971 Testimony to Congress...
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Profile of Chris Matthews of MSNBC's Hardball
Chris Matthews of MSNBC's Hardball: Chris Matthews is the feisty, outspoken host of MSNBC's Hardball
Sleazy Tale of White House Journalist Jeff Gannon
The tawdry and mysterious tale of Bush White House pseudo-reporter Jeff Gannon, aka James Guckert, would be amusingly juicy if it wasn't so scary and slimy.
Profile of the AFL-CIO, Largest U.S. Labor...
Profile of the AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor union federation with 57 unions
Barack Obama Speaks Out on Education, No Child...
Sen. Barack Obama takes a strongly progressive stance for public education and for teachers, and against the use of publicly-funded vouchers to pay for private school education. His remarks include a number of controversial proposals and statements, including across-the-board pay raises for teachers, and redesign of standardized tests to support learning, not punishment of teachers. Page 2.
Barack Obama's Stirring Iowa Victory Speech
Sen. Barack Obama delivered this eloquent, soaring speech to thunderous ovation and public accolade after he won the Iowa Democratic caucus on January 3, 2008. His words were strongly reminiscent of Obama's inspiring 2004 Democratic convention speech.
President Obama's Deficit Reduction Plan
Summary of President Obama's deficit reduction plan, presented by the President on September 19, 2011.
Profile of Gov. Howard Dean, Former Democratic...
Profile of Howard Dean, Democratic Party Chair from Feb 2005 to Jan 2009, who pioneered the successful 50-state strategy that propelled Democratic control in Congress in 2006 and 2008. He was also Vermont governor from 1991 to 2002.
Liberalism 101: Democratic Party Agenda on...

The Democratic Party agenda on health care includes providing access to affordable health care and prescription drugs to every American, and investing in vital medical research.

Blue Dog Democrats, Fiscally Conservative House...
Blue Dog Democrats are strongly united on fiscal conservatism and accountability, budgetary matters and pro-business issues, which occasionally angers Democratic party leaders who expect partisan loyalty to the Democratic agenda over conservative fiscal ideology.
Obama Campaign Promises: Energy & the Environment
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's policies on energy and the environment.
Profile of Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, Senate...
Profile and background of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, Democrat from Nevada who is Senate Majority Leader in the 110th Congress. Reid is in a tight race for reelection in 2010.
President John F. Kennedy at Oval Office Desk
President John F. Kennedy working at his Oval Office Desk in the White House. Page 14.
Profile of Retired US Army General Wesley Clark
General Wesley Clark is a retired four-star US Army general who led the NATO's Kosovo operation from 1997 to 2000 as Supreme Allied Commander. Clark is rumored to be on Barack Obama's VP shortlist.
President Obama's Energy, Environmental Policy...
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for energy and environmental policies and plans under his administration.
Profile of Kamala Harris, California Attorney...
Profile and background of Kamala Harris, California Attorney General
Profile of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority...
Profile of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Democrat from San Francisco. In 2007, Nancy Pelosi became the first female Speaker of the House, and the most politically powerful woman in U.S. history.
Profile of Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts
Profile and background of Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, Chair of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Barack Obama's Remarks about Martin Luther...
The complete text of the inspiring remarks of U.S. Senator Barack Obama delivered at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony on November 13, 2006.
Barack Obama's Controversial '06 Speech on...
In June 2006, Barack Obama delivered a controversial speech on religion and politics to a conference sponsored by Sojourners. His remarks set off a firestorm among liberals as he stated that they must put aside their religious biases, and reach out to others, including evangelical Christians, as an reconciling essential in a democracy. The following is an easier-reading, edited version of his remarks. . Page 2.
Profile of Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin,...
Profile of Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, who has the distinction of being the only Senator to vote against the US Patriot Act in 2001. He also voted against the Iraq War in 2002, and was the first senator to call for a specific timetable for US tropps to exit Iraq. He's an advocate for fiscal ethics, ending deficit spending and for constitional rights.
Profile of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC...
Profile, background and accomplishments of four-term Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was elected Democratic Party Chair on May 4, 2011.
U.S. Senate Committee Chairs in 112th Congress
Listing of Senate Committee Chairs in the 112th Congress, 2011 to 2012. Democrats hold control of the 112th Senate.
President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King,...
Rev. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy on August 28, 1963 at the White House. Page 13.
Faithful Democrats Blog Laments White House...
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Watch Al Run!
This article explains the signal achievements of Al Franken's first term as senator, which place the needs of working Americans at the heart of legislation.
Religious Leader Jim Wallis Delivers Democratic...
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Religious Leaders Support Health Care Reform
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President John F. Kennedy
President John F. Kennedy at a press conference. Page 4.
Uncle Sam Guns for High School Students as Army...
Buried in Bush's No Child Left Behind Act was a requirement that all high schools receiving federal funds must provide access to students' names, addresses and phone numbers to military recruiters. It also requires a high school to allow military recruiters the same campus access to students as granted to college recruiters. And in June 2005, the Pentagon began working with an outsourced direct marketing company to develop a database of personal information about every American age 16 to 18. Page 2.
Barack Obama's Courageous Speech on Immigration...
Sen. Barack Obama delivered these courageous, wise words on June 6, 2007 on the U.S. Senate floor when introducing a controversial amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007.
Obama Campaign Promises: The Economy for...
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's policies and plans to repair the U.S. economy for middle-class Americans.
Profile of Coretta Scott King, Human Rights...
Coretta Scott King is the widow of civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr, assassinated in 1968. In her own right, Mrs. King is a tireless, effective advocate for human rights. For 27 years, she was CEO of the King Center she founded to continue her husband's principles of nonviolent social change. On August 16, 2005, Mrs. King suffered a major stroke that caused paralysis and left her unable to walk or speak.
Lara Logan, CBS Chief Foreign Affairs...
Award-winning journalist Lara Logan was named CBS network's prestigious Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent position in June '08. Logan is known for her fearless, impassioned coverage and activist views of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
President John and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in...
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in a parade March 27, 1963 in Washington, DC. Page 15.
The 41 Grades of the Failing Report Card on...
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Profile of Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts,...
When Ted Kennedy was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1962 at age 30, he was widely regarded as a lightweight, there only by dent of having his brother as President. But 46 years later, Sen. Kennedy became ne of the most accomplished legislators in U.S. Senate history.
Closing Public Libraries - A Death Knell of...
The Salinas, California public library, home to the archives of Nobel Prize winning writer and resident John Steinbeck, will close its doors at the end of 2005,unless private donors soon contribute $3.2 million to replace funds taken by state government from city revenues. Salinas is not alone. Over the past few years, our worsening economy and Bush Administration budget cuts have caused massive waves of cutbacks at libraries nationwide.
President Obama's Tax Policy "Guiding Principles"
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for income and other tax policies and plans under his administration.
President John F. Kennedy - National Archive...
This series of unique photos from the National Archives captures important and special moments during President John F. Kennedy's term in office, from his swearing in on the steps of the Capitol Building to his historic funeral procession through Washington D.C.
President John F. Kennedy Confers with...
US Liberal Politics. Page 3.
Democrats Kick-Off Campaign to Reduce Abortions...
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Why We Need the Equal Rights Amendment
A new push to pass the Equal Rights Amendment promises to end pay inequality and give women greater control over personal health decisions.
President Obama's Economic Policy "Guiding...
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for economic policy agenda during his administration.
Obama Campaign Promises: Education Reform
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's policies on education reform. Page 2.
Barack Obama and Rick Warren - Public History...
At first glance, admiring collaboration between a liberal politican and a religious right pastor may seen farfetched. That the two great American gurus of this decade, Barack Obama and Rick Warren, are irresistibly drawn to work together is apparently a given.
Profile of Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip
Background, profile of of Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, longtime friendly rival of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 30-year House member.
Link Directory to 50 State Democratic Parties
Grassroots participation in Democratic politics is organized at the state level. Below is a directory of link to Democratic Party state organizations in each of the 50 states.
New Challenges to the Death Penalty
Recent botched executions in the United States have renewed liberal objections to the death penalty.
Profile of Jon Stewart, Political Comedian
Background, profile, and personal history of Jon Stewart, Comedy Central comedian and political critic.
President Obama's Defense Policy Agenda
Article sets forth President Obama's goals and underlying principles for defense policies and plans to form his first-term defense agenda.
Ted Kennedy Jr.’s Eulogy of His Father,...
The following is Ted Kennedy, Jr.'s eulogy of his father, Sen. Ted Kennedy, delivered on August 29, 2009. Mr. Kennedy's remarks were widely acclaimed as unusually insightful and touching.
Profile of Brian Schweitzer, Montana Governor
Profile abd background of Brian Schweitzer, Montana Governor
Demilitarize American Police Now!
An explanation of why liberals must fight for the demilitarization of the police following the conflicts in Ferguson, MO in August 2014.
The Top 3 Liberal Arguments for Gun Control
The three main arguments in support of gun control are rooted in logic and fairness.
Profile of Sen. Barbara Boxer of California
Profile and background of Sen. Barbara Boxer, Democrat from California.
John F. Kennedy Lies in State in the U.S....
On November 23 to 24, 1963, John F. Kennedy lay in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. More than 250,000 people waited up to ten hours in lines that often stretched 40 blocks paid their respects to the slain president. The shocked nation was in deep, collective mourning. Page 21.
Profile of Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina
As House Majority Whip in the 110th Congress, Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) is the highest-ranking African-American in Congress, and the most powerful Democrat in his home state. Clyburn's annual Fish Fry is the Democratic political event of the year in South Carolina.
Barack Obama's <i>Small Business Emergency...
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First Year Changes Under Obama's Health Care...
Lists first-year changes for Americans under President Obama's health care reform bill.
Profile of Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico
United States Senate: Jeff Bingaman was first elected as senator from New Mexico in 1982. Sen. Bingaman
Barack Obama's Uplifting Election Night Speech
Full text of uplifting remarks by President-Elect Barack Obama on the evening of election day, November 4, 2008, at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. . Page 3.
Labor Leader Trumka's Speech on Financial Woes...
Full text of speech delivered by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on January 11, 2010 at the National Press Club on which he smartly, succinctly described the financial woes and anger at political leadership, both Democratic and Republican, of working men and women.
Profile of Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor-Elect
Profile and personal background of Andrew Cuomo, elected New York governor on November 2, 2010.
President John F. Kennedy Viewing Model of the...
On October 8, 1963, President John F. Kennedy views a proposed model of the Natural Cultural Center in Washington D.C., renamed in 1964 as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Page 16.
Profile of Eliot Spitzer, Former New York...
Profile and background of Democrat Eliot Spitzer, New York governor who resigned in March 2008 due to a prostitution scandal. Starting Oct 4, 2010, Spitzer became co-anchor of a one-hour CNN program with conservative columnist Kathleen Parker.
How Liberals Can Solve Detroit's Water Crisis
Detroit bankruptcy, Netroots Nation, progressive causes
President Obama's Health Insurance Reform Plan
Outlines President Obama's aggressive eight-point comsumer protection plan to reform health insurance plans and practices by private insurance corporations.
Summary of The American Jobs Act
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Explaining Greenspan - Disciple of Ayn Rand or...
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Support Grows for 'Democracy for All' Amendment
Americans interested in preserving democracy should sign the petition calling for a constitutional amendment allowing government to regulate and limit corporate campaign contributions.
Hillary Clinton's Thoughtful Plan to End the...
This is a quick-reading summary of Hillary Clinton's speech on July 10, 2007 in Iowa in which she laid out a detailed plan for the deployment of U.S. troops from Iraq, and to bring stability to Iraq and the region. This plan is a major departure from Sen. Clinton's past stances on the Iraq War, when she refused to commit to draw U.S. troops out of Iraq.
Four Courses of Action Condemned by Iraq War...
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