Tuesday May 14
The Elusive Minimum Wage
NEW DIGITAL COUNTERPUNCH: Rob Urie on THE FAILURE OF LIBERAL ECONOMIC TINKERING; and Eric Draitser on THE NEW POWER STRUGGLE IN IRAQ.
Sun May 12, 2013
Domestic workers and caregivers - fighting for their rights
I dedicate today, Mother's Day, to my grandmothers. One black, one white, and both worked as domestics during portions of their lives.
Sat May 11, 2013
Senators in standoff over EPA nominee
The top Democrat on the committee considering President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency indicated late Friday she may attempt to break an impasse over the nomination this week.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Cannabis advocacy groups lobby California Capitol
After legalizing medical pot back in 1996, California has lagged behind decriminalization standard-bearers such as Colorado and Washington state.
Sat May 04, 2013
Ann Meyers Drysdale to head Graduation Speakers
UCLA legend Ann Meyers Drysdale will be the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremonies for the College of Letters and Science on June 14th.
Wed May 01, 2013
Democrats confident about holding Watt's seat
If Rep. Mel Watt is confirmed by the Senate to a post in the Obama administration, chances are good his seat in Congress will stay in Democratic hands.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Former Interior Secretary Salazar Has Million-Dollar Campaign Account
Former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has returned to the private sector this month, but he still has a leftover campaign account with $1,288,915 in cash on hand as of March 31.
Obama snubs House with Cabinet picks
President Obama has all but skipped over Congress in choosing the inner circle to guide his second term.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Solis had up to $100K in legal debts when she resigned
Former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, who resigned from the Obama administration in January to return to California, left Washington with $50,000 to $100,000 in legal debts, according to her final personal financial disclosure form, which she was required to file upon resigning her post.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
LA Daily News
A shared vision for Los Angeles County wild areas: Adam Schiff
More than 10 years ago, former Representative Hilda Solis and I introduced parallel legislation to preserve open space, manage unique ecosystems and provide recreational opportunities in Southern California.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Rock Hill Herald
Immigration Reform Can Enhance National Security and Benefit Economy...
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice , former Secretary of HUD Henry Cisneros , and former Governors Haley Barbour and Ed Rendell , co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force, called attention to the critical economic and national security issues surrounding immigration reform in Silicon Valley today.
Ex U.S. Labor Sec. Hilda Solis in Stalinist Cuba being patiently and...
Last week Hilda Solis--champion of organized labor who served as Obama's Sec. of Labor from 2009 to Jan.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Obama's Labor Department Nominee Is The Embarrassing Gift That Keeps Giving
An unrepentant, 'extreme,' 'ethically-challenged' radical--and, now, a possible violator of the law--in charge of union ethics? That will be entertaining, to say the least.