This year saw national battles over women's rights, marriage equality, and unions play out locally across the country.
This year saw conservative attacks on reproductive rights, and the ACA make it past the final hurdles to full implementation.
The world is not made up of "good guys" and "bad guys."
Major defeats have given labor its goals for 2013.
With John Kerry in line to become Secretary of State, Brown stands a good chance of becoming senator.
The House Speaker suffered a humiliating defeat with the failure of "Plan B," but he has survived far bigger messes over the course of his long career.
In a rambling statement, NRA president Wayne LaPierre reveals himself as completely out of touch.
At their press conference today, they did those wanting new restrictions on guns a huge favor.
It's not just that his caucus is made up of ideological extremists, it's that they can't think strategically and don't care about legislating.
By rejecting John Boehner's "Plan B," GOP legislators have severely limited their influence in dealing with the fiscal cliff.
Why food-stamp bans are perpetuating risky behaviors among America’s most vulnerable
Tracking everyone who could hypothetically go on a shooting spree would only discourage the mentally ill from seeking treatment.
Women in the military might finally, finally, be able to rely on their health insurance for abortion coverage in the case of rape or incest.
What role should government play in how doctors administer treatment?
Right-to-work legislation was only the beginning. State Republicans have an entire docket full of legislation set to limit rights.