Barring some amazing new developments, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is going to be the Democratic nominee for the special Senate election this year. A week out from the primary Booker holds a massive lead over the rest of the field
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday August 7, 2013 11:20 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday May 4, 2012 11:50 am|
We had hundreds of people calling their representatives yesterday to ask if they would sign the letter to President Obama, telling him to issue an executive order preventing federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
LGBT activists lobbying on the Hill report that the DNC is actively discouraging the letter in order to shield the President from the pressure within his own party.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday May 3, 2012 10:41 am|
The simple truth is that no one should lose their jobs based on their sexual identity or orientation, and the President’s executive order is the fastest and easiest way to prevent this discrimination.
|By: David Dayen Thursday October 20, 2011 3:30 pm|
The Obama Administration did not notify Congressional supporters of the CLASS Act, a voluntary public long-term care insurance program passed with the Affordable Care Act, before pulling the plug on the idea. Advocates were left blindsided by the official announcement, though the Administration had recently released the chief actuary and shut down the offices doing the implementation of the program.