A video for LGBT youth around the country and the It Gets Better Project, featuring U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Ron […]

Below are the nine Democrats who voted for the Pence Amendment to defund Planned Parenthood on Friday with their 2010 election results and Planned Parenthood Action Fund choice rating. Dan Boren (OK-2): 108,203 (56.52%) def. Charles Thompson 83,266 (43.48%) [PPAF Rating 0%] Jerry Costello (IL-12): 119,878 (60%) def. Teri Newman 73,226 (37%) [PPAF Rating 14%] […]

Today, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) spoke out against one of the Affordable Care Act’s most popular provisions, which allows young adults to stay on their parent’s plan up to age 26. Speaking from the House floor he said “I have four kids under the age of 26. I have raised them to be responsible. The […]

Speaker Pelosi’s office has released a report entitled “Accomplishments of the New Direction Congress for Young People (2007-2010).” Here is the list: MAKING COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE COLLEGE COST REDUCTION AND ACCESS ACT (PL 110-84) Cuts the interest rates on need-based student loans in half, from 6.8 percent to 3.4 percent over four years, saving the […]

The economic downturn — combined with the crashes of the sub-prime mortgage and housing markets — has hit Arizona especially hard. Yet as Valley residents struggle to stay in their homes, perennial congressional candidate David Schweikert is circling overhead, preying on homeowners and profiting from Arizona’s foreclosure crisis. “Stabilizing our housing sector is critical to […]

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