Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pushing back against criticism of her decision to attend the Met Gala this week wearing a white dress with the words "Tax The Rich" emblazoned in red.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to pass federal legislation to reverse the new Texas abortion ban might be entirely well-meaning, but it's also a completely empty promise.
As the new school year fast approaches, school districts can either adhere to pandemic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and open with some confidence of safety -- or ignore guidance for masks and such, and run the risk that in-school instruction will be interrupted as it was last year when the pandemic first emerged.
Maxine Waters: President Should Issue Executive Order to Extend Eviction Moratorium Expiring Tonight for 11+ Million People
In the face of House Democrats having failed to pass their own national moratorium on housing evictions, President Biden should muscle past concerns about the Supreme Court and move ahead with his own executive moratorium, according to a top House Democrat.
Historian Beschloss on Tulsa: Many Americans Think If Something Terrible Happens, the Best Way To Be Patriotic Is to Forget It
As the nation observes, with the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the solemn centennial of the worst race massacre in US history, a prominent American historian worries that when confronted with just dark or grim events, many American people move in the opposite direction of what is constructive.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) this week filed an updated and enhanced version of a bipartisan innovation bill, even as President Biden released a pared-down, compromise revision of his expansive infrastructure plan.
At least Santorum had the honesty to admit that Republican white nationalism and racism isn't limited to Black Americans and immigrants coming across the southern border. Apparently, according to Santorum, there's no limit to the brown or Black people Republicans will revile.
Black Leaders Sound Hopeful After Chauvin Verdict: ‘We Are Moving in the Right Direction To Become the America that We Were Created To Be’
A number of Black leaders sounded optimistic notes for the future of the nation following the stunning verdict which found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges for killing the unarmed Black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minn., last year.
As Congress begins to consider President Biden's $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan, count Sen Bernie Sanders among those pleased with the plan's wide definition of "infrastructure."
The state of the global coronavirus pandemic should be easing up such that things should be much better by this fall, according to a physician who's a noted expert in vaccinology.