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Latest Social Issues Items
Support for stricter gun laws appears to be fading as the first anniversary of the Connecticut school shootings in Newtown approaches, according to a new poll unveiled on the same day some of the 911 tapes from the Sandy Hook shootings were released.
Turning his attention yet again to the economy, President Obama on Wednesday zeroed in on the "defining challenge" of this generation — growing income inequality between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a democratic socialist, said to his Vermont constituency in a local newspaper article that the time might be right for him to make a run for the White House.
President Obama launched a marketing blitz this week in an attempt to get back some public support for his health care law and salvage his legacy. The problem with his plan is that Americans’ overwhelming dislike of Obamacare stems from finally finding out how big of a disaster it is for their families. No fancy public relations campaign can change reality.
As far as making history goes, President Obama is breaking all kinds of records for federal disability payouts to non-working Americans.
A judge has given Detroit the green light to cut pensions as a way out of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a decision that puts the case in the laps of thousands of retirees who had hoped that the Michigan Constitution would protect them from getting smaller checks in their golden years.
Just weeks after MSNBC host Martin Bashir issued a foul attack against former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on his show, the outspoken progressive announced he is resigning from the troubled network.
A bipartisan group of House members said Wednesday they've asked Speaker John A. Boehner to schedule a vote by the end of next year on a gay-rights bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Pushing back against claims he's leading a do-nothing Congress, House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday ticked off a half-dozen significant bills he and his colleagues have passed but that are awaiting Senate action.