Liberal Politics Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Stanley "Tookie" Williams - Stanley "Tookie" Williams & the Death Penalty
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Government Healthcare Pros and Cons
US government healthcare has many advantages and disadvantages. Learn about the developments in healthcare in 2009.

Government Healthcare - Analysis of Pros & Cons
US government healthcare has many advantages and disadvantages. Learn about the developments in healthcare in 2009. Page 2.

Iraq War Statistics at January 31, 2012
Quick-reading statistics about the Iraq War, including spending, casualties, seriously wounded and more. Data is at January 31, 2012, except as indicated.

Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana - Background
Presents pros and cons of legalization of marijuana, both for medicinal purposes and for recreational use.

Pros & Cons of Legalizing Marijuana
Presents pros and cons of legalization of marijuana, both for medicinal purposes and for recreational use. Page 2.

Pros & Cons of Gun Ownership & Use Laws for Individuals
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.

Arguments For and Against More Restrictive Gun Laws
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.

Obama Lifts Funding Ban on Embryonic Stem Cell Research
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.

Pros & Cons of Embryonic Stem Cell Research
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 & Cons of the Death Penalty and Capital Punishment
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.

Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty and Current Status by Country
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. Page 2.

Overview of the No Child Left Behind Act
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.

Partial Birth Abortion Procedure - Debate
Legal battles over banning this procedure relate to the inclusion of exemptions, most notably to save the life or health of the woman.

Why Can Undocumented Workers Find Jobs?
Illegal immigration into the US is highly profitable for both employers and the US government. In Fall 2005, the US and Mexican governments are silently, and actively, enticing illegal immigrants to enter and work illegally in this country. Poverty-stricken immigrants respond, and then are blamed by US citizenry for being in the US. The purpose of this article is to explain why the federal government can't afford and doesn't plan to to end illegal immigration. Page 3.

Why the U.S. Government Can't End Illegal Immigration
Illegal immigration into the US is highly profitable for both employers and the US government. In Fall 2005, the US and Mexican governments are silently, and actively, enticing illegal immigrants to enter and work illegally in this country. Poverty-stricken immigrants respond, and then are blamed by US citizenry for being in the US. The purpose of this article is to explain why the federal government can't afford and doesn't plan to to end illegal immigration. Page 4.

John Murtha Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on Congressman John Murtha, a moderate Democrat, long-time war hawk and retired 37-year member of the US Marines.

Senator Harry Reid Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on US Senator Harry Reid of Nevada

2012 Senate Election Races - Analysis, Predictions for 2012 US Senate Election Races
Essential facts, analysis, predictions for each 2012 U.S. Senate election. (Page 1 of 2, covering Arizona to Nevada.)

Patriots Act: Voices of Dissent & the Risk of Speaking Out
Liberal Politics.

Stem Cell Research - Current Issues & Hot Topics t US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Extraordinary Speeches by 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidates
Liberal Politics.

Howard Dean Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean, former Governor of Vermont.

Labor Leadership - Profiles of U.S. Labor Unions and Leaders
Profiles and related info about leaders of U.S. organized labor groups and movements.

Food and Farming Issues - Agricultural Issues - Food, Food Safety, Farm Subsidies
Information, political analysis of U.S. food and farming issues, including farm subsidies, food safety, and food policies.

Stem Cell Issues - Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Stem Cell Issues
Information, analysis of stem cell issue basics and advocacy positions

Factors that Will Decide 2012 Elections
Factors and demographics that will yield important influence on results of the 2012 elections.

U.S. Trade Policy Under President Obama - Free Trade Agreement Basics Under the Obama Administration
U.S. trade policy basics and initiatives under the Obama Administration.

2012 Republican Candidates for President, Congress
Profiles of and liberal commentary on 2012 Republican candidates for President and Congress.

2012 State Voting Laws
Survey of state voting laws changes made in anticipation of the 2012 elections.

2012 Battleground States - Who Will Win Battleground States? - Voter Profiles of 2012 Battleground States
Profiles of 14 battleground states in the 2012 presidential election, and predictions as to who should win those states.

Obama's First-Term 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.

President John and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Move Into White House, 1961 - Photos from National Archives
Liberal Politics. Page 2.

President John F. Kennedy's Funeral Procession - Photos from National Archives
Liberal Politics. Page 22.

President John Kennedy Meets Well Wishers, Youth Outside White House - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy greets wellwishers during a ceremony at the White House. President Kennedy was unusually admired by the American public, particularly by young people. Page 9.

President John and Jackie Kennedy at the 1962 Orange Bowl - Photos from National Archives
Jack and Jackie Kennedy attend the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida on January 29, 1962. Page 7.

President John and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in a Parade - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in a parade March 27, 1963 in Washington, DC. Page 15.

President John F. Kennedy Viewing Model of the Kennedy Center - Photos from National Archives
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.

Official Portrait of U.S. President John F. Kennedy - Photos from National Archives
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was felled by gunshot at 12:30 pm central standard time in Dallas, Texas. At 1:00 pm, after all heart activity had ceased and after a priest administered the last rites, the President was pronounced dead in Trauma Room 1 of Parkland Hospital. Page 18.

President John F. Kennedy at Press Conference - Photos from National archives
President John F. Kennedy at a press conference. Page 4.

President Kennedy's Reception for President of Sudan, 1961 - Photos from National Archives
President Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy pose for a photograph with the President of Sudan, left, and guests during arrival ceremonies at the White House on October 4, 1961. Page 6.

President John F. Kennedy Swearing In, January 20, 1961 - Photos from National Archives
John F. Kennedy takes the Oath of Office for President of the United States on Januaryy 20, 1961.

President John F. Kennedy Confers with President Dwight Eisenhower at Camp David - Photos from National Archives
Liberal Politics. Page 3.

President John F. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, May 1963 - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy listens as his brother Robert, U.S. Attorney General, speaks at a White House ceremony on May 7, 1963. Page 10.

President John F. Kennedy and Barbra Streisand, 1963 - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy speaks with Barbra Streisand at an event on May 24, 1963. Page 11.

President John F. Kennedy at Oval Office Desk - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy working at his Oval Office Desk in the White House. Page 14.

John F. Kennedy Lies in State in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda - Photos from National Archives
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.

President Kennedy Delivers Landmark Speech in West Germany, 1963 - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy delivers a landmark speech to a crowd June 23, 1963 in Bonn, West Germany. Page 12.

Robert F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy in Mourning - Photos from National Archives
Jackie Kennedy leaves the U.S. Capitol Building with children Caroline and John, Jr. after attending a ceremony for her late husband John F. Kennedy on November 24, 1963. Also pictured is the late president's brother, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Page 20.

President and Mrs. Kennedy at the National Theater in Washington D.C. - Photos from National Archives
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy depart the National Theater in Washington D.C. Page 5.

President Lyndon Johnson Takes Oath of Office - Photos from National Archives
Liberal Politics. Page 19.

Kennedy Presidency National Archive Photos
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.

Kennedy Presidency National Archive Photos
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.

The Employee Free Choice Act of 2009
The Employee Free Choice Act of 2009, also known as

The Employee Free Choice Act of 2009
The Employee Free Choice Act of 2009, also known as

Profile of Chris Matthews
Chris Matthews is the outspoken host of MSNBC's Hardball, a top-rated program devoted to poltical analysis. Matthews is known for

Profile of Christiane Amanpour
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.

Senator Jim Webb Profile
Jim Webb was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006, in a surprise defeat of incumbent Republican Sen. George Allen. Webb, a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, was Secretary of Navy under President Reagan.

Who Will Win Pennsylvania in 2012 Elections?
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Pennsylvania in 2012 elections.

Why Obama Won the '08 Presidential 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.

Five Reasons Why Obama Won the '08 Election - Fair, Cost-Effective Health Care Insurance
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. Page 3.

Five Reasons Why Obama Won the '08 Election - Withdrawal of Combat Troops from Iraq
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. Page 4.

Five Reasons Why Obama Won the '08 Election - Steady Leadership, Calm Temperament
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. Page 2.

Five Reasons Why Obama Won the '08 Election - Joe Biden as Running Mate
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. Page 5.

Congress Members Who Voted Against the 2002 Iraq War
It's time we honor Congress members who voted in 2002 to stop the Bush Administration's hasty rush into the unprovoked attack and occupation of Iraq. The much-debated vote on Joint Resolution 114 was taken on October 11, 2002. It passed the Senate by a vote of 77 to 23, and the House by 296 to 133. In the end, 156 members of Congress from 36 states had the information and wisdom to make the correct decision for our nation. These discerning leaders should be reelected in 2006 and beyond.

Iraq War Vote in 2002: Honoring Members Who Voted NAY
It's time we honor Congress members who voted in 2002 to stop the Bush Administration's hasty rush into the unprovoked attack and occupation of Iraq. The much-debated vote on Joint Resolution 114 was taken on October 11, 2002. It passed the Senate by a vote of 77 to 23, and the House by 296 to 133. In the end, 156 members of Congress from 36 states had the information and wisdom to make the correct decision for our nation. These discerning leaders should be reelected in 2006 and beyond. Page 2.

Iraq War Vote in 2002: Honoring the 23 Senate and 133 House Members Who Voted NAY
It's time we honor Congress members who voted in 2002 to stop the Bush Administration's hasty rush into the unprovoked attack and occupation of Iraq. The much-debated vote on Joint Resolution 114 was taken on October 11, 2002. It passed the Senate by a vote of 77 to 23, and the House by 296 to 133. In the end, 156 members of Congress from 36 states had the information and wisdom to make the correct decision for our nation. These discerning leaders should be reelected in 2006 and beyond. Page 3.

Most Liberal Supreme Court Justices in History
Supreme Court, liberalism, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Barack Obama Speaks on No Child Left Behind 2007
Sen. Barack Obama took 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 included a number of controversial proposals, including across-the-board pay raises for teachers, and redesign of standardized tests to support learning, not punishment of teachers

Obama Stimulus Package Pros and Cons
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.

Obama Stimulus Package Pros and Cons - 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. Page 2.

Barack Obama's 2008 Berlin Speech Full Text
The full text of Barack Obama's remarkable speech in Berlin,

No Child Left Behind Act Pros & Cons
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. Page 2.

The Immigration Reform Act of 2007 Explained
Summarizes major provisions, and the pros and cons of the bill, which Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced on May 9, 2007. Page 2.

Obama's Berlin Speech on Global Threats
The full text of Barack Obama's remarkable speech in Berlin,

Medical Reasons for Partial Birth Abortions
Legal battles over banning this procedure relate to the inclusion of exemptions, most notably to save the life or health of the woman. Page 2.

Obama's Health Care Reform Speech (Full Text)
Liberal Politics. Page 4.

President Obama's 2010 Immigration Reform Agenda
The Obama administration's 2010 immigration reform agenda, as outlined on November 14, 2009 by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Page 3.

President Obama's 2010 Immigration Reform Agenda
The Obama administration's 2010 immigration reform agenda, as outlined on November 14, 2009 by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Page 4.

Full Text of President Obama's Health Care Reform Speech
Liberal Politics. Page 3.

Obama's Inspiring 2004 Democratic Convention Speech
On the evening of July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then candidate for US Senator from Illinois, delivered an electrifying speech to the 2004 Democratic Convention. As the result of the now-legendary speech (presented below), Obama rose to national prominence,and his speech is regarded as one of the great political statements.

Full Text of Barack Obama's 2004 Democratic Convention Speech
On the evening of July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then candidate for US Senator from Illinois, delivered an electrifying speech to the 2004 Democratic Convention. As the result of the now-legendary speech (presented below), Obama rose to national prominence,and his speech is regarded as one of the greatest political statements of the late 20th century. Page 2.

Barack Obama's Inspiring 2004 Democratic Convention Speech - Full Text
On the evening of July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then candidate for US Senator from Illinois, delivered an electrifying speech to the 2004 Democratic Convention. As the result of the now-legendary speech (presented below), Obama rose to national prominence,and his speech is regarded as one of the greatest political statements of the late 20th century. Page 3.

Full Text of Barack Obama's Iowa Democratic Caucus 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. Page 2.

Barack Obama's Stirring Iowa Caucus Victory Speech - Full Text January 3, 2008
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.

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech in 1963
Presents the text of Martin Luther King's

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)
Presents the text of Martin Luther King's. Page 2.

Barack Obama and Rick Warren - Public History of the Pastor and the Politician
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.

Barack Obama and Rick Warren - Pastor and Politician
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. Page 2.

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 History of U.S. 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.

Barack Obama Slams No Child Left Behind, Supports Teachers
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 Speaks on Education, No Child Left Behind
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 3.

Pros & Cons of the Immigration Reform Act of 2007
Summarizes major provisions, and the pros and cons of the bill, which Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced on May 9, 2007. Page 2.

US Illegal Immigration Explained - Profits and Poverty, Social Security and Starvation
Illegal immigration into the US is highly profitable for both employers and the US government. In Fall 2005, the US and Mexican governments are silently, and actively, enticing illegal immigrants to enter and work illegally in this country. Poverty-stricken immigrants respond, and then are blamed by US citizenry for being in the US. The purpose of this article is to explain why the federal government can't afford and doesn't plan to to end illegal immigration. Page 2.

Why the US Government Can't End Illegal Immigration
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...

Obama's Health Care Reform Speech (Full Text)
Full text of President Obama's speech to Congress on health care reform legislation, delivered on September 9, 2009.

Obama's Health Care Reform Speech (Full Text) - President Obama's Health Care Reform Speech
Liberal Politics. Page 2.

Obama's Health Care Reform Speech (Full Text)
Liberal Politics. Page 5.

The Politics of George Clooney, Actor and Liberal Political Activist


Politics of George Clooney, Actor and Liberal Activist
The Politics of George Clooney, Actor and Liberal Political Activist

Politics in the Films of George Clooney


Obama Campaign Promises: Health Care
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's healthcare policies.

Obama Campaign Promises 101: Health Care
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's health care policies. Page 2.

Obama 101: Health Care
An overview and quick-reading details of '08 presidential candidate Barack Obama's health care policies. Page 3.

2010 Immigration Reform - President Obama's 2010 Immigration Reform Agenda
The Obama administration's 2010 immigration reform agenda, as outlined on November 14, 2009 by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

President Obama's 2010 Immigration Reform Agenda
The Obama administration's 2010 immigration reform agenda, as outlined on November 14, 2009 by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Page 2.

Barack Obama's Berlin Speech on July 24, 2008, Full Text
The full text of Barack Obama's remarkable speech in Berlin,

Barack Obama's 2008 Berlin Speech - Full Text
The full text of Barack Obama's remarkable speech in Berlin,

Top Ten 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.

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Senate 2010 Election Results - Winners and Losers - 2010 Senate Election Results
Results, insider analysis of 2010 U.S. Senate elections, including all the winners and losers.

Senate 2010 Election Results - Winners and Losers - 2010 Senate Election Results
Results, insider analysis of 2010 U.S. Senate elections, including all the winners and losers.

Senate 2010 Election Results - Winners and Losers - 2010 Senate Election Results
Results, insider analysis of 2010 U.S. Senate elections, including all the winners and losers.

Is Hillary Clinton Qualified for the Presidency?
Hillary Clinton's experience and knowledge make her one of the most viable candidates for the presidency in decades.

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Bernie Sanders for President?
This article explains the political positions of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

House Democrats - Democrats in U.S. House of Representatives
Profiles and backgrounds of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, including leadership and rising, new leaders and voices.

2012 Senate Election Races - Analysis, Predictions for 2012 US Senate Election Races (New Jersey to Wyoming)
Essential facts, analysis, predictions for each 2012 U.S. Senate election. (Page 2 of 2, covering New Jersey to Wyoming)

Former U.S. Senators
Profiles of Democratic leaders who were formerly U.S. senators

Personal Profiles of Liberal Leaders
Personal profiles of liberal and progressive political leaders from the Democratic and other parties. Includes personal data, present political positions, recent notoriety, major areas of interest, Congressional committees, accomplishments and prior experience.

Election Races, Campaigns & Voting Rights Issues
Liberal Politics.

War, National Security, Intelligence. Iraq War, Pakistan/Afghanistan Conflict
Articles, analysis and links to data on the Iraq War, the Pakistan and Afghanistan conflicts, national security and related matters.

Liberal & Democratic Leadership
Provides profiles of and links to liberal-progressive leaders, both emerging and longtime, and links to the US Senate and US House of Representatives home pages.

Health Care, Medicare, Abortion Rights & Laws
Information on health care reform, Medicare and Medicaid, and public health policies, legislation and budget matters. Also, links, articles and emerging issues on abortion information, rights and laws, and the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

The USA Patriot Act, Civil Rights Violations, Privacy Issues
Focuses on civil rights and privacy issues, Constitutional protections, and analysis of postions taken by liberal leaders and activist groups. Also provides links to the text of the USA Patriot Act of 2001, the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

SCOTUS Stands Up for Pregnant Workers
The Supreme Court has validated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 by affirming the right of women to sue employers who discriminate.

Scott Walker's War on Unions Hurts Everyone
Scott Walker's support for

Liberal and Progressive Activist 101: Support a Cause or Candidate
It's easy to get involved and be part of the solution! Here you'll find hundreds of simple ways to take part in our great democracy. Start by clicking the links to organizations, candidates and campaigns, and signing up for their free newsletters.

Economy, Trade Policies, Social Security, Income Taxes
Provides articles, news and analysis on economic issues including trade policies, Social Security, income and estate tax issues, economic indicators and theories, and economic opinion leaders.

Liberal and Progressive Politics and Perspectives
Learn the liberal perspective on news and issues of economic, social and political importance. Discover Democratic concerns, the principles of liberalism, and progressive action.

Blogroll and Media - Essential Liberal and Progressive Voices, Views and News
liberal blogs progressive blogs sources of news news sources Deborah White's favorite political blogs

Outrage as Republicans Hold Sex Trafficking Bill Hostage
Senate Republicans care more about their religious agenda than they do about ending sex trafficking.

The Success of Obamacare
The Republican assault on Obamacare might have worked if the program wasn't so successful.

The Real Reason the Republicans Invited Netanyahu
Speaker of the House John Boehner has actively undermined the democratic process by inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress.

Who Will Be Chicago's Next Mayor?
The Chicago mayoral race pits an experienced politician with national connections against a local leader.

Immigration Reform, Guest Worker Programs
This category features articles and analysis on issues and perspectives of immigration reform, including analysis of President Obama's immigration reform solutions and plans.

Loretta Lynch: American's New Attorney General?
Loretta Lynch has the experience, but Republicans oppose her confirmation as Attorney General.

7 Welfare Myths That Can't Be Ignored!
Everything you think you know about welfare and its recipients is wrong.

Education, No Child Left Behind Act, Pell Grants
Complete analysis of the No Child Left Behind Act, including text and special reporting summary, Congressional Committee on Education press releases. summaries and information, and analysis of Act implementation problems and funding deficiencies. Also description and status of the federal Pell Grant program of financial aid for undergraudate students.

The Republican War Against Planned Parenthood
Republicans hate Planned Parenthood because they want moral hegemony over all Americans.

The Divided Liberal Response to Terrorism
Liberal and progressive Americans are divided in their views on how to respond to terrorism.

Global Warming, Wildlands, Air & Water Quality, Oil Issues, Recycling
Provides info about environmental issues and legislation, including global warming and clean energy, preservation of wildlands, air and water quality, oil drilling, population growth and urban sprawl, forests and commercial logging, judicial appointments, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Kyoto Protocol and more.

Join Global Divestment Day 2015!
Global Divestment Day offers many opportunities for individuals to help reduce global warming.

The Keystone XL Pipeline Controversy
This article outlines the pros and cons of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Who Are the Leading Progressive Activists in America?
Progressive activists outside America's political structure make a real difference in the fight for social justice.

Is Democratic Senator Gary Peters in the Right Party?
Gary Peters has a long history of supporting Democratic causes.

Death Penalty, Cruel & Unusual Punishment, Juveniles, Faith & Ethics
This site has review and discussion of the death penalty facts, statistics and issues, including ethics and faith-based views, child executions, the death penalty as effective deterrent, discrimination and the death penalty and discussion of the Constitutional term

Pure Insanity: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty
The execution of intellectually disabled men in Georgia and Texas is both unconstitutional and illogical.

The First Amendment Rights of "Low-Life Scum"
John McCain's disregard of free speech rights comes straight from the Republican playbook.

How the Democrats Can Win in 2016
The Democrats of the 20th century fought for the people, and the Democrats of the 21st century can succeed if they once again focus on that mission.

Why Does Net Neutrality Matter?
Net neutrality must be preserved in order to secure democracy.

The State of (Diss) Union
Republican disrespect for President Obama reveals their contempt for most Americans.

5 New Year's Resolutions for Liberals!
Check out 5 ways you can improve your life and the world in general!

Why President Obama Has Been Good for American Women
This article explains how President Obama's policies have helped American women economically, socially, and culturally.

Wise and Prophetic Words From Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.

Lesser Known Wise and Prophetic Words of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), a Baptist minister, was the best-known leader of the US civil rights movement. The crowning achievements of Dr. King's drive for equality for all Americans were the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The inspiring words selected for this article are taken mainly from

What Is Global Warming and Why Do We Care?
Global warming refers to the increasing temperature of Earth's surface, including land, water and near-surface air.

The Causes of Global Warming
Naturally occurring greenhouse gases have remained constant over the past several 100 years. However, greenhouse gases generated by mankind are increasing.

What Are U.S. 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.

Some of 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...

Political Profile of President Barack Obama
Profile and personal data on President Barack Obama, former U.S. Senator from Illinois.

Facts and Evidence of Global Warming
Physical evidence of global warming is widespread and startlingly significant, and is extensively monitored and catalogued by the worldwide scientific community.

Global Warming - Solutions to Fossil Fuels
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.

Percentage of Gun Owners for Each State
This article lists gun owners as a percentage of each state's population.

10 Stores Liberals Should Boycott This Christmas
A list of companies whose business practices violate principles of fairness.

The 3 Greatest Executive Orders in History
This article highlights the ways that Executive Orders have expanded equality in the United States.

Civil Rights & Protections - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Faith in Public Life, Faith and Politics, Politics and Islam, Politics and Christianity, Church-State Issues
Articles and links about faith in public life, and faith and politics, including controversial remarks and speeches by President Obama regarding faith, religious freedoms, and public policies.

A Handful of Cigars: Understanding Ferguson
This article explains that racism and police militarization led to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

20 Liberal Causes to Support This Holiday Season
A list of charitable organizations that liberals should support.

20 Liberal Causes to Support This Holiday Season
A list of charitable organizations that liberals should support.

3 Republican Senators Who Will Destroy Freedom
This article highlights three newly-elected Republican senators who want to destroy individual rights.

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.

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids Liberal Values
This article provides suggestions for activities that will help children learn liberal values.

Complete List of Who Voted NO in 2002 on Iraq War
In response to reader request, I've compiled a complete list of the members of Congress who voted a resounding NO in 2002 against the Bush Administration's

Missouri in 2012 Elections - Who Will Win Missouri in 2012 Elections? - Battleground State Missouri in 2012 Elections
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Missouri in 2012 elections.

Occupy Wall Street Movement, 99 Percent Movement - Guide to Occupy Wall Street Movement - Guide to 99 Percent Movement
Guide to the Occupy Wall Street Movement, aka the 99 Percent Movement: background, goals, views, locations, union and celebrity support and more.

Summary of Obama's Deficit Reduction Plan - President Obama's Plan to Reduce the Deficit
Summary of President Obama's deficit reduction plan, presented by the President on September 19, 2011.

Agriculture Industry Donations to Senate Agriculture Committee Members
Summarizes 2009-2010 donations by the agriculture, crop production, and food processing industries to the 21 members of the Senate Agriculture Committee in the 112th Congress (2011-2012).

Five Reasons Why McCain Will Lose the '08 Election - Refusal to End the Iraq War
Obama decisively won all three '08 presidential debates for many reasons. But McCain also lost the debates due to factors entirely independent of Obama. And because of five main factors, Sen. McCain is quite likely to lose the '08 presidential election. Page 2.

Landmark Speech by Al Gore on US Constitutional Crisis Created by President George Bush
On January 16, 2006, which was the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, Al Gore delivered one of the great speeches in American history to numerous standing ovations at the standing-room-only Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington DC. This article presents excerpts of that 13-page blunt-spoken speech, which assailed President George Bush for breaking US law, and repeatedly and consciously violating the US Constitution.

JJohn F. Kennedy's Religion Speech in 1960 - Kennedy's Famed Religious Tolerance Speech
Full text of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kennedy's famed speech pleading for religious tolerance and reiterating his unconditional support for separation of church and state. Page 2.

John F. Kennedy's Speech - Religious Tolerance
Full text of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kennedy's speech about religious tolerance and his support for separation of church and state.

Why Liberals Support Marriage Equality
This article outlines the major reasons why support for marriage equality is a basic part of liberal beliefs.

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.

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.

The Top 3 Liberal Arguments for Gun Control
The three main arguments in support of gun control are rooted in logic and fairness.

Everything Old is New Again: The Ferguson "Riots"
A historical explanation of the Ferguson Riots

The Top 10 Must-Reads for Liberals
The best books to read to learn about American liberalism.

Nevada in 2012 Elections - Who Will Win Nevada in 2012 Elections? - Battleground State New Mexico in 2012 Elections
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Nevada in 2012 elections.

Florida in 2012 Elections - Who Will Win Florida in 2012 Elections? - Battleground State Florida in 2012 Elections
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Florida in 2012 elections.

Ohio in 2012 Elections - Who Will Win Ohio in 2012 Elections? - Battleground State Ohio in 2012 Elections
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Ohio in 2012 elections.

Wisconsin in 2012 Elections (Who Will Win?)
Snapshot of voters, issues and trends in battleground state Wisconsin in 2012 elections.

African-American Population by State
This article lists the percentage of each state that is African-American, per the 2010 U.S. census, from the highest to lowest percentage of the total state population.

Profile of Brian Schweitzer, Montana Governor - Brian Schweitzer Biography
Profile abd background of Brian Schweitzer, Montana Governor

Profile of Jennifer Granholm, Former Michigan Governor - Jennifer Granholm Biography
Profile and background of Jennifer Granholm, Former Michigan Governor

Profile of Gov Bev Perdue of North Carolina - Bev Perdue Biography
Profile and background of Gov Bev Perdue of North Carolina

Profile of Sen Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia - Sen Jay Rockefeller Biography
Profile and background of Sen Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia

Obama Education Policies - Obama's Education Policy "Guiding Principles""
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for education policies and plans under his administration.

Profile of Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts - John Kerry Biography
Profile and background of Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, Chair of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Obama Immigration Policies - Obama's Immigration Policy "Guiding Principles"
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for immigration policies and plans under his administration.

Profile of Sen Mazie Hirono of Hawaii - Sen Mazie Hirono Biography
Profile and background of Sen Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Profile of Sen Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - Sen Heidi Heitkamp Biography
Profile and background of Sen Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Liberal Arguments against the Death Penalty
Recent botched executions in the United States have renewed liberal objections to the death penalty.

Hispanic Population by State in 2010
Percentage of population that is Hispanic, for each state in 2010. Hispanic voters will exert a decisive influence in 2012 elections, as they did in 2008 and 2010.

States Ranked by Labor Union Representation
Top 20 states with workers represented by labor unions, and including state unemployment rates.

Barack Obama's 2002 Speech Against the Iraq War
Senator Barack Obama (D-Il) delivered these passionate remarks opposing the Iraq War, in October 2002 at the Federal Plaza in Chicago...

Race to the Top - Profile of Race to the Top, Obama's Education Grant Initiative
Quick-reading explanation of the Obama administration's new $4.25 billion education grant initiative,

DREAM Act Profile - Profile of the DREAM Act - What Is 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.

Common Sense Says No to Social Security Privatization, 17 Facts about Social Security
Seventeen facts about why most Americans correctly believe that Social Security should NOT be privatized.

Profile of Anderson Cooper, Journalist and CNN Anchor
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.

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.

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.

Vice President Joe Biden Profile
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.

Poverty Level Persons by State Per US Census
Lists the population of below poverty-level persons by state per the 2010 Census.

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.

Profile of Rachel Maddow, MSNBC Journalist
Profile of MSNBC program anchor, Rachel Maddow, liberal activist.

Women as a Percentage of Each State's Population
This article lists women as a percentage of each state's population, per the 2010 U.S. census.

Senior Citizen Population by State Per 2010 Census
Lists the population of senior citizens by state per the 2010 Census.

Profile of Oprah Winfrey: Activist & Philanthropist
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.

Profile of Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Hillary Clilnton Biography - Hillary Clinton Profile
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 Dylan Ratigan, MSNBC Economic Journalist
Profile and background of Dylan Ratigan, MSNBC economic journalist and a top Occupy Wall Street Movement supporter.

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.

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.

Uncle Sam Guns for High School Students as Armed Forces Miss Recruiting Quotas
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.

'08 Democratic Primary Race Hub - About.com Liberal Politics
Liberal Politics.

President Barack Obama
Liberal Politics.

Recommended Reading for Activists
Liberal Politics.

Extended Liberal Personal Profiles, Articles & Blog Posts
Presents US Liberals archives on liberal leaders and newsmakers, including blog posts, articles and profiles.

Liberal & Progressive Politics - Issues & Views
Liberal and progressive views on vital political issues, including the war in Iraq; immigration reform; economic issues including U.S. free trade and Social Security; health care and sanctity-of-life issues including stem cell research, the death penalty and abortion; education; and energy and the environment.

Congressional Democratic Leaders and Other Noted Liberals
Profiles and news about Congressional Democratic leaders and leadership teams and other noted liberal leaders and opinion-makers, both longtime and emerging.

Al Gore Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on former Vice President and former US Senator Al Gore.

Dianne Feinstein Unplugged & Unleashed
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on Us Senator Dianne Feinstein of California

Russ Feingold Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on Us Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin.

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton Unleashed and Unplugged
An archive of US Liberals articles and blog posts on US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York

Social Security
Liberal Politics.

The Obama Agenda - President Obama's Policy Agenda
Liberal Politics.

08 Democratic Convention in Denver Program Details
Liberal Politics.

'08 Democratic Candidates on the Issues
Democratic candidates on Social Security

Faith in Public Life - Current Issues & Hot Topic at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Elections & Voting Rights - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Obama vs. McCain: The 2008 Presidential Race
Liberal Politics.

Sarah Palin in '08: The Good, The Bad & The Very Ugly
Liberal Politics.

Education - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Liberals and Progresssives Advocate Ending the Death Penalty
Liberal Politics.

Liberals & Progressives Reform Immigration Laws
Liberal Politics.

Liberals and Progressives Supporting Literacy and Public Libraries
Liberal Politics.

Providing Assistance in Recovery from Natural Disasters
Liberal Politics.

Liberals and Progressive Activists Solving Homelessness
Liberal Politics.

Obama on Economic Reform - Obama Economic Reform Proposals
Liberal Politics.

Bush Administration Economy - The Economy Under George Bush
Liberal Politics.

Civil Rights ACtivist & Support Organizations
Civil rights and US Bill of Rights activist, support and information organizations that I recommend for reader involvement and education. Includes the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.

Current Issues & Hot Topics
Liberal Politics.

Democratic Leaders' Public Blogs
Public blogs maintained by Wesley Clark, John Edwards, the Democratic National Commiteee and more.

Liberal and Progressive Blog Communities
Liberal Politics.

Profiles of Newsworthy and Notorious People in Political News
Newsworthy and Notorious People in Political News

US Liberals on Personal Privacy & Politics
The 4th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees:

Liberal and Progressive Activism on Reproductive Issues
Liberal Politics.

Issues & Niche Progressive Blogs
Liberal Politics.

Liberals and Progressives Standing Against Discrimination
Liberal Politics.

The Judiciary and Judicial Nominations
Liberal Politics.

U.S. Senators Elected in 2010 - Democratic Senators Elected in 2010
Profile of Democrats elected in 2010 to the U.S. Senate.

Healthcare Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Cabinet Members of Obama Administration - Obama Cabinet Members
Liberal Politics.

Liberal Presidents in History - Past Liberal Presidents
Retrospectives through unique archival photos of past Democratic presidencies

President Bill Clinton
Liberal Politics.

2008 Presidential Race
Liberal Politics.

Links on Abortion Laws and Rights, Roe v. Wade, Judiciary Ruling and Appointments
Links to top-quality sites on abortion, abortion laws and rights, Roe v. Wade, judicial rulings and appointments, status of parental permission for minors' abortion and emerging issues.

War & National Security - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Democratic Party - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Immigration Reform - Immigration Issues, Hot Topic at Liberal Politics at About.com
This category features articles and analysis on issues and perspectives of immigration reform, including analysis of President Obama's immigration reform solutions and plans.

Extraordinary Speeches & Statements by Democratics
Liberal Politics.

Liberal and Progressive Blogs
Liberal Politics.

Moderate Blogs
Liberal Politics.

US Senate Democrats Elected in 2008
Liberal Politics.

Sen. Ted Kennedy, Liberal Icon
Profile, achievements and eulogies about Sen. Ted Kennedy, Liberal Lion, standard-bearer of U.S. liberalism, and the third longest-serving U.S. senator in history.

Senators Elected in 2012 - Profiles of 2012 Senate Democratic candidates and races
Profiles and backgrounds of all Democratic U.S. senators who were elected or reelected to the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Environmental Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Death Penalty - Current Issues & Hot Topics at US Liberals @ About.com
Liberal Politics.

Extraordinary Speeches & Statements of Liberal and Progressive Leaders
Liberal Politics.

Links to Health News, Healthcare Reform, Medicaid & Medicare
Links to top-quality sites on world health news, health care reform, Medicaid and Medicare information and emerging health issues.

Moderate & Liberal FaithBased Blogs
Liberal Politics.

Newspaper & Magazine Essentials
Liberal Politics.

News Shows & Sites
Liberal Politics.

The Press and Journalists
Liberal Politics.

Liberal and Progressive Celebrity Activists
Liberal Politics.

Links to Environmental Organizations and Causes
Liberal Politics.

Liberal and Progressive Activists Fighting Hunger
Liberal Politics.

Film Recommendations
Liberal Politics.

Global Warming Overview & Primer - All About Global Warming
Definition of global warming, and quick-reading one-page explanations of the evidence and facts, causes, effects, and solutions of global warming.

Guest Columnist Op-Eds at About.com Liberal Politics
Liberal Politics.

Links to Liberals Leaders & Candidates Sites
Liberal Politics.

Liberal Politics Readers Respond
Liberal Politics.

Profiles of Democratic State Leaders
Profiles and backgrounds of prominent and newsworthy state Democratic leaders, including governors, attorney generals, and mayors.

Sen. Bob Casey Profile - Profile of Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. of Pennsylvania - Bob Casey, Jr. Biography
Bob Casey, Jr., former Pennsylvania State Treasurer, was first elected as senator in 2006, defeating Republican incumbent Rick Santorum. Casey,a pro-life Democrat, was reelected in 2012.

Profile of Rep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, House Minority Leader
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. Mark Udall of Colorado - Mark Udall Biography
Mark Udall, a five-term Congressman from Colorado, as elected to the Senate on Nov 4, 2008. Udall is best known for long championing the development of sustainable and renewable energy sources. He voted NO the Iraq War in 2002, and NO on the Patriot Act.

Sen Elizabeth Warren Profile - 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.

Steny Hoyer Profile - 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.

Senate Elections 2012 - Who's Winning, Who's Losing, Who's Running
Insider analysis, news of all 2012 U.S. Senate elections, on state-by-state basis.

2010 Governors' Races Results - The Winners and Losers - Results of 2010 Governors' Races
Results, insider analysis of all 2010 state governors' races.

2010 Governors' Races Results - The Winners and Losers - Results of 2010 Governors' Races
Results, insider analysis of all 2010 state governors' races.

2010 Governors' Races Results - The Winners and Losers - Results of 2010 Governors' Races
Results, insider analysis of all 2010 state governors' races.

Senate Elections 2012 - Who's Winning, Who's Losing, Who's Running
Insider analysis, news of all 2012 U.S. Senate elections, on state-by-state basis.

Senate Elections 2012 - Who's Winning, Who's Losing, Who's Running
Insider analysis, news of all 2012 U.S. Senate elections, on state-by-state basis.

Karen Bass Profile - Profile of Rep Karen Bass of California - Karen Bass Biography
Profile and background of Rep Karen Bass of California.

Profile of Sen Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin - Sen Tammy Baldwin Biography
Profile and background of Sen Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Profile of Al Sharpton, Activist and MSNBC Host - Al Sharpton Bio
Profile of Al Sharpton, civil rights activist, MSNBC program host, and 2004 Democratic party presidential candidate.

Profile of Ed Schultz, Heartland Activist and MSNBC Journalist - Ed Schultz Bio
Profile and background of Ed Schultz, activist and advocate for working Americans, journalist, and MSNBC host.

Profile of Gavin Newsom, California Lt. Governor - Gavin Newsom Biography
Profile and background of Gavin Newsom, California Lt. Governor

Obama Energy, Environmental Policies - Obama's Energy, Environmental Policies "Guiding Principles"
Summary of President Obama's goals and principles for energy and environmental policies and plans under his administration.

Profile of Coretta Scott King, Human Rights Advocate & Civil Rights Activist
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.

Unemployment Rate by State - Unemployment Rate by State in June 2011
Listed the unemployment rate by state as of June 2011.

Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony Pledges to Defy House Immigration Bill HR 4437
In response to an immigration bill passed in late 2005 by the US House, Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest US diocese with five million Catholics, wrote this letter to President Bush, decrying the new mandate that organizations first check immigration status before providing services to any person

Change to Win Profile - Profile of Change to Win Labor Union Federation
Profile of the Change to Win labor union federation, which represents 4.7 million American workers and four unions, including United Farm Workers.

Liberalism 101: Democratic Party Agenda on Energy Independence
The following is the Democratic Party agenda on energy independence.

Liberalism 101: Democratic Party Agenda on the Environment
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.

AFL-CIO Profile - Profile of the AFL-CIO, Largest U.S. Labor Union Federation with 57 Unions
Profile of the AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor union federation with 57 unions

Five Reasons Why McCain Will Lose the '08 Election - Why McCain Will Lose the Presidential Election
Obama decisively won all three '08 presidential debates for many reasons. But McCain also lost the debates due to factors entirely independent of Obama. And because of five main factors, Sen. McCain is quite likely to lose the '08 presidential election.

Five Reasons Why McCain Will Lose the '08 Election - McCain is a Pro-Life Extremist
Obama decisively won all three '08 presidential debates for many reasons. But McCain also lost the debates due to factors entirely independent of Obama. And because of five main factors, Sen. McCain is quite likely to lose the '08 presidential election. Page 3.

Five Reasons Why McCain Will Lose the '08 Election - Sarah Palin as Running Mate
Obama decisively won all three '08 presidential debates for many reasons. But McCain also lost the debates due to factors entirely independent of Obama. And because of five main factors, Sen. McCain is quite likely to lose the '08 presidential election. Page 4.

Five Reasons Why McCain Will Lose the '08 Election - McCain's Seething Anger and Hostility
Obama decisively won all three '08 presidential debates for many reasons. But McCain also lost the debates due to factors entirely independent of Obama. And because of five main factors, Sen. McCain is quite likely to lose the '08 presidential election. Page 5.

Landmark Speech by Al Gore on US Constitutional Crisis Created by President George Bush
On January 16, 2005, which was the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, Al Gore delivered one of the great speeches in American history to numerous standing ovations at the standing-room-only Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington DC. This article presents excerpts of that 13-page blunt-spoken speech, which assailed President George Bush for breaking US law, and repeatedly and consciously violating the US Constitution.. Page 2.

Landmark Speech by Al Gore on US Constitutional Crisis Created by President George Bush
On January 16, 2005, which was the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, Al Gore delivered one of the great speeches in American history to numerous standing ovations at the standing-room-only Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington DC. This article presents excerpts of that 13-page blunt-spoken speech, which assailed President George Bush for breaking US law, and repeatedly and consciously violating the US Constitution.. Page 3.

Landmark Speech by Al Gore on US Constitutional Crisis Created by President George Bush
On January 16, 2005, which was the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, Al Gore delivered one of the great speeches in American history to numerous standing ovations at the standing-room-only Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington DC. This article presents excerpts of that 13-page blunt-spoken speech, which assailed President George Bush for breaking US law, and repeatedly and consciously violating the US Constitution.. Page 4.

Landmark Speech by Al Gore on US Constitutional Crisis Created by President George Bush
On January 16, 2005, which was the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, Al Gore delivered one of the great speeches in American history to numerous standing ovations at the standing-room-only Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in Washington DC. This article presents excerpts of that 13-page blunt-spoken speech, which assailed President George Bush for breaking US law, and repeatedly and consciously violating the US Constitution.. Page 5.

Blue Dog Democrats - Meet the Blue Dog Democrats Coalition, Fiscally Conservative House Democrats
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.

Blue Dog Democrats - Meet the Blue Dog Coalition, Fiscally Conservative House Democrats
The Blue Dog Coalition was founded in 1994 to provide a unified voice for moderate members of the Democratic Party in the US House of Representatives, particuarly on economic issues. Although views of the 37 Blue Dogs of the 109th Congress (2005-06) range from conservative on social issues to populist/progressive on trade and immigration, the Blue Dogs are strongly united on fiscal and responsibility and budgetary matters. Page 2.

U2 Bono's Famed Speech & Sermon to the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast
This speech, dubbed a sermon by many, was delivered on February 2, 2006 at the Washington DC Hilton, by activist and rock star Bono, to the 51st annual National Prayer Breakfast, attended by President George Bush and hundreds of national leaders. Bono is an energetic, non-partisan AIDS and anti-poverty activist who focuses his crusade on Africa. His remarks at the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast have been widely acclaimed as a uniquely powerful blend of faith and the mission of governments.

U2 Bono's Famed Speech & Sermon to the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast
This speech, dubbed a sermon by many, was delivered on February 2, 2006 at the Washington DC Hilton, by activist and rock star Bono, to the 51st annual National Prayer Breakfast, attended by President George Bush and hundreds of national leaders. Bono is an energetic, non-partisan AIDS and anti-poverty activist who focuses his crusade on Africa. His remarks at the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast have been widely acclaimed as a uniquely powerful blend of faith and the mission of governments. Page 2.

U2 Bono's Famed Speech & Sermon to the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast
This speech, dubbed a sermon by many, was delivered on February 2, 2006 at the Washington DC Hilton, by activist and rock star Bono, to the 51st annual National Prayer Breakfast, attended by President George Bush and hundreds of national leaders. Bono is an energetic, non-partisan AIDS and anti-poverty activist who focuses his crusade on Africa. His remarks at the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast have been widely acclaimed as a uniquely powerful blend of faith and the mission of governments. Page 3.