The government's spending has been flat for the last two years.
It's a question voters will inevitably ask.
Rather than change their ideas, the GOP is considering a plan to change the rules to win elections.
Many in the LGBT community may not realize it, but we have Roe v. Wade to thank for same-sex marriage.
From the home to the streets, domestic workers organize to counter abusive job conditions.
In 40 percent of cases where a student loan debtor sought forgiveness of their loans as part of a bankruptcy case, the judge granted at least some relief. Only 0.1 percent took the bait.
The Louisiana governor eliminates hospice care for Medicaid recipients.
Meet Willie Parker, the public face of the effort to save the state's only abortion clinic.
No one is more responsible for Democratic timidity on the issue.
Why does the ’70s-era image of the white, middle-class teenager as the typical abortion patient persist?
Our best pieces from the archives on abortion and contraception, charting the changes in the public's opinions on the contentious politics over a woman's right to choose.
The abortion debate is dominated by absolutists on both ends, even as most Americans remain in the squeamish middle.
Barack Obama's re-election might make the landmark decision safe for now, but its meaning has eroded over the years.
As the president’s second term gets underway, experts and activists look back and weigh in on who Obama should have chosen to serve, if partisan politics (and reality) were no object.
He's a seasoned leader with four years of impressive accomplishments—who's to say his next term won't be even better than the last?