The NYPD shot and killed 16-year-old Kimani Gray over the weekend, sparking protests against police brutality towards the African American community.
Something serious is going on in Washington. The House passed a bill to avoid a government shutdown and both the Senate and White House may approve it.
The bipartisan group of senators behind comprehensive immigration reform have dropped the E-Verify system from their proposal, citing high costs and error rates.
Despite all of the buzz generated by his 13 hour filibuster, Rand Paul's new reputation as a defender of civil and human rights is as hollow as the rest of the Republican Party's.
Elected officials are supposed to go to D.C. to solve problems, not drag their heels and make it impossible to get anything done. But that's exactly what the GOP is doing on immigration reform.
After a demoralizing election defeat, a growing number of Republicans are seeing that the direction of their party needs to change and welcoming libertarian values would help meet that end.
Millennials will not listen to a party that continues to demonize gay people. If the GOP is going to appeal to young voters, we must push the Christian Right out of the driver's seat.
An English-language requirement for immigration reform is selfish at best and xenophobic at worst.