Tag Archives: Democrats

Supreme Court Decisions

               SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF HOBBY LOBBY AGAINST OBAMACARE Supreme Court rules against Obamacare contraception mandate: “A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled that “closely held” for-profit corporations cannot be forced to abide … Continue reading

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News Mix

RIGHT-WING GROUPS Social Conservatives make big money plans: “On a recent snowy day in the Washington suburb of Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia, some of the religious right’s wealthiest backers and top operatives gathered at the Ritz-Carlton to plot their entry … Continue reading

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News Mix

LETICIA VAN DE PUTTE RUNS FOR TEXAS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Van de Putte joins race for Lt. Governor: “Long rumored to be a contender, state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte has now made it official: She is running for lieutenant governor. “I … Continue reading

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News Roundup

ENDA Senate passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act: “The Senate passed a historic piece of gay rights legislation Thursday that would ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees, another milestone victory for a gay rights movement that has been gaining favor in … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis Files For Texas Governor

WENDY DAVIS OFFICIALLY FILES FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis makes it official – Files paperwork for Texas Governor: “The leading candidates for Texas governor made it official Saturday, submitting the required paperwork and fees to compete in their … Continue reading

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News: Unemployment, NYC Mayor

UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY For some, joblessness is not a temporary problem: “MOST Americans who lose their jobs these days are able to find new ones quickly. But those who do not are likely to remain unemployed for a long time.” “More … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Drama

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN DRAMA It’s Over For Now — Until January. Here’s A Brief Look At What Happened: The saddest government shutdown photo you’ll ever see: “Add to the growing list of Americans affected by the GOP-led government shutdown this adorable, heartbroken … Continue reading

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News: First Responders, Shutdown, UAW

SEPTEMBER 11 FIRST RESPONDERS People who lived or worked near Ground Zero are still being diagnosed with cancer: “As the nation marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the federal government is still working to ensure that the people … Continue reading

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Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis Runs For Governor

Wendy Davis Runs For Governor: “State Sen. Wendy Davis, standing on the stage where she got her high school diploma more than 30 years ago, finally announced Thursday what has been anticipated, telegraphed and talked about for weeks: She is … Continue reading

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Income Inequality In America

INCOME INEQUALITY IN AMERICA U.S. Income Inequality has been growing for almost three decades:“The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it’s been since the Roaring ’20s. “The very wealthiest Americans earned more … Continue reading

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