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Filibuster broken, jobless benefits may flow soon
Filibuster broken | jobless benefits may flow soon...


Democratic jobs bill advances past GOP filibuster
Democratic jobs bill advances past GOP filibuster...


Civil Rights Groups Slam GOP Blockade of Black and Female Nominees
Black leaders condemn Senate Republican efforts to block President Obama's judiciary and other nomi...


Commentary: Ted Cruz, Obamacare, Green Eggs and a Canadian Ham
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's displayed some bizarre behavior this week, including his "filibuster" against...


Health Care Reform Headed for Key Vote Today
Health Care Reform Headed for Key Vote Today...


Byrd Becomes Longest-serving Congressman in History
Byrd Becomes Longest-serving Congressman in History...


Taking the House, GOP Primes for Fight with Obama
WASHINGTON – Taking control of the House at last, Republicans are rushing straight into a pol...


GOP Takes charge: New Speaker Boehner Leads House
WASHINGTON – Claiming power beneath the Capitol dome, resurgent Republicans gained control of...


Texas House Passes Abortion Bill; Senate Next Stop
The Texas House has approved new abortion limits in a second special session, less than two weeks a...


Commentary: I’m Not Ready to Celebrate the Removal of the Confederate Flag
Hold the applause for South Carolina. Here are four champions of justice who deserve praise....


Republicans Achieve Top Goal in Obama Tax-Cut Plan
President Obama agrees to temporarily extend Bush tax cuts....


GOP Takes Charge: New Speaker Boehner Leads House
WASHINGTON – Claiming power beneath the Capitol dome, resurgent Republicans gained control of...


Senate Panel Approves Nomination of Debo Adegbile to Justice Dept. Post
Debo Adegbile, a longtime civil rights lawyer and advocate, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Co...


Commentary: The Senate’s Shameful Vote on Unemployment Benefits
Senate Republicans’ failure to sufficiently support an extension to unemployment benefits reveals a...


Unemployment Benefits Bill Headed to House
A Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits is now in the House's court....


This Day in Black History: May 6, 1960
On May 6, 1960, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Civil Rights Act of 1960, establishing fe...


Commentary: The GOP Wants Money for War, But Not for the Poor
The GOP knocked itself out thwarting President Obama's jobs bill, complaining that it would increas...


Bun B Joins Occupy Houston Protests
"I understand how real this world is and how real things can get and that's what Occupy Houston is ...