The president gives speeches -- not concise answers. He called on only five reporters in 70 minutes.
Greater protections for our nation's water supplies will help address some of the larger health issues that affect the Hispanic community as a whole.
Beyond economic aid to Ukraine and other Eastern European nations, we have identified four overarching themes that should be reinforced and reaffirmed by Congress and the administration.
Evidence of increased mass-scale deportations since the beginning of Obama's Presidency -- often in violation of immigrants' human rights -- are significantly harming U.S. regional standing in organizations such as the OAS.
The latest report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms what is manifest to all but those blinded by ideology and short-term profits, but can it galvanize a response commensurate with the challenge?
With immigration, everything begins and ends with family. Until we see a solution to the record-setting family separations, the Administration can expect to see demonstrators on their front step with heartbreaking stories.
It's time to rally support for this critical expansion of health care access, and let members of Congress know they need to find a way to get it done... or they'll have a lot of explaining to do.
Americans are more generally accepting of these higher degrees of income and wealth inequality because of their staunch faith that American society is more of a meritocracy than other countries. This faith is woefully undermined by the data.
If the story stopped with Ted Cruz, it would be only an amusing anecdote. But, unbelievably, Cruz's measure won the unanimous support of both the Senate and the House. Unanimous? There was no one willing to stand up to bullyboys Ted Cruz and his ally Charles Schumer?
Four years ago this week, BP's Deepwater Horizon drill platform exploded. Eleven workers died that day. Their bodies were never found. Over the next 87 days, 210 million gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. It fouled fishing grounds, ravaged the coastline, and shut down tourism. The world got an ugly look at some of the terrible hidden costs of fossil fuels. Spill-related health problems plague the people and the wildlife of the Gulf to this very day. I personally hoped that we, as a nation, would quickly learn from this tragedy and move swiftly to prevent a repeat disaster in our most vulnerable coastal environments. So it boggles the mind that Shell Oil is still determined to drill in one of the most fragile and remote ecosystems on Earth: the Arctic Ocean -- the last bastion of America's polar bears, endangered bowhead whales and other rare wildlife.
It is fine if Americans want to retire from their role in world policing, but juvenile and impractical interventions like the one in Ukraine or the sudden abdication of responsibility like in Syria are inexcusable.
The former mayor of Newark, N.J., and a sitting United States senator, has an academic background and relevant experience for the job. He is a Democrat, but not a fire-breathing partisan.
Originally posted on theGrio.com Your browser does not support iframes. Voting should not be a partisan issue, and yet Democratic leaders are the on...
Cuba is an enigmatic place to its friends and foes, especially to its curious nemesis to the north. But it's unraveling slowly and surely. With new players, new clues, and many twists and turns.
So far this year, the mid-cap banks are outperforming their behemoth cousins, and we now may know why. The big question, though, is how detrimental have these new regulations been to the economic recovery?
Obamacare fails to come close to meeting candidate Obama's promises: Mr. Obama never even tried to fulfill on them; he was opposed to them.