For Sandra Fluke, it was easier to slay Rush Limbaugh than win a state senate race.
To be clear, the Reagans did not start a national conversation about HIV and AIDS. That distinction belongs to generations of brave lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, along with straight allies, who started not just a conversation but a movement that continues to this day.
One day after the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, an Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health panel of former politicians and administration officials agreed that a lot more work lies ahead -- in terms of further implementation, improving health care quality and especially the politics.
Exit Antonio: Will Former LA Mayor Villaraigosa, Now Out of the Senate Race, Run At Last for Governor?
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement earlier this week that he will not run next year for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Barbara Boxer came as something of a surprise, at least at this early date.
Waxman, known on Capitol Hill as a prolific legislator, announced in January he would leave Congress after 40 years of service
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California's 33rd District is one of the nation's wealthiest, and includes tony communities like Beverly Hills, Malibu, Bel
Will Congress act to save taxpayers billions of dollars -- and protect the solvency of the Medicare programs -- by taking on the AMA, the drugmakers and the insurers? Don't hold your breath.
Back in July, govtrack.us compiled some numbers showing how this Congress stacks up to previous ones. At 506 days into its
These lawsuits come down to the phrase "exchange established by the state,” which appears in the Affordable Care Act. In
"Today's hearing is nothing more than another episode in a series of Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act, and this
Reps. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), Gene Green (D-Texas) and Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) went after Republicans at a House Energy & Commerce subcommittee hearing over their Obamacare attacks.
While Governor Scott has shrugged off climate change, South Florida's leaders understand that confronting climate change is not about politics. It is about survival.
Climate Hawks Votes' scorecard rates House Democrats individually on climate leadership. A representative can gain or lose
Waxman is also well-known for grilling officials, executives and other notables during his congressional oversight hearings
California Primary: Jerry Brown Romps While Republicans Dodge Their Own Silver Bullet and Other Races Intrigue
Though the election was largely a bore, it did have some interesting outcomes, not only in the statewide races but also in some district level races for Congress and state Assembly and even local office.