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QOTD: Harry Reid on GOP debt ceiling ‘surrender’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), on a measure passed by the House Wednesday that would raise the federal debt limit through May 19. …

For future ambitions, Hillary Clinton wise to take Secretary of State role

Hillary Clinton, the outgoing Secretary of State, testified Wednesday before both chambers of Congress on the Sept. 11 attacks in Libya. …

Obama carries high LGBT expectations in 2nd term

Obama's acknowledgement of LGBT struggles as a civil rights issue leaves many optimistic. …

Family planning, not Roe v. Wade repeal, will reduce abortions

Education and easy access to contraception are the most common sense way to achieve the goal of reducing abortions. …

QOTD: Voter voices skepticism in Israeli parliamentary elections

Miriam Engel, a 29-year-old dance teacher who voted in parliamentary elections held in Israel on Tuesday. …

Stephen Colbert’s sister to run for open House seat

OK, South Carolina, just what in the name of G-Whiz is in the water down there?…

For all its triumphs, US continues to struggle in health

The United States continues to trail other first-world countries in terms of its citizens' health, according to a new study.…

Debunking misconceptions behind Roe v. Wade and Citizens United

These may be most despised decisions in modern Supreme Court history. But they're also two of the most misunderstood.…

Michelle Obama’s inaugural fashion choices all anyone really cares about

By Jessica Huseman @JessicaHuseman Forget speeches, parades, fancy dinners and angry Republicans. All anyone really wants to talk about after Inaugural weekend are Michelle Obama’s fashion choices. Mrs. Obama has…

Obama second inaugural address surprisingly policy oriented

By Jessica Huseman @JessicaHuseman While Obama’s second inaugural address was largely bipartisan and poetic, the president chose to address specific policy issues most did not expect him to touch. Healthcare,…