The U.S. home foreclosure rate has hit the highest level in 25 years. Families across the country are losing their homes. In many cases because falling home prices have made their adjustable rate mortgages no longer affordable.
This month, the House passed a raft of federal employees’ related legislation that would reform the federal retirement system.
Anyone who has worked in a large organization — or, for that matter, reads the comic strip “Dilbert” — is familiar with the “org chart” strategy.
We’re now in the midst of an epic financial crisis, which ought to be at the center of the election debate. But it isn’t.
Most of the readers of this column know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat of the “yellow dog” genus. I would suggest they sit down for what follows.
I’m not a Hillary-hater. She’s been an outstanding senator. She hung tough on Iraq through the dark days of 2005. In this campaign, she has soldiered on bravely even though she has most of the elected Democrats, news media and the educated class rooting against her.
It’s starting to feel a bit like 1992 again. A Bush is in the White House, the economy is a mess, and there’s a candidate who, in the view of a number of observers, is running on a message of hope, of moving past partisan differences, that resembles Bill Clinton’s […]
Once upon a time, back when America had a strong middle class, it also had a strong union movement.
Congress passed the “Honest Leadership, Open Government Act” (S. 1) this week, which will bring about major changes in the way business is done in Washington.
Thursday, the new 110th Congress will be sworn in. Led by Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi, the first woman Speaker in history, Democrats are poised to tackle a number of issues in the first 100 hours directly impacting the American people.