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Election Eve 2014: Thoughts and Reflections

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Get out and vote November 4, 2014! Or don't complain! Read More »

Democratic Disappointment

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Why are Democratic candidates running from President Obama when they should be embracing his policies? Read More »

America’s Long-Term Unemployed Can No Longer Be Ignored

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Unemployment is not "Fun-employment." And to those that say otherwise, shame on you. Read More »

U.S. Food for Peace Plan Needs Support in Congress

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Let's remember that our decisions on food aid policy can change lives and make or break an entire generation in whole countries and regions. Read More »

Drug-Test Politicians – All of Them

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Congress ought to lead by example and initiate this requirement for themselves. After all, most American workers are drug tested. Read More »

Attacking Syria: Why is Obama Bothering Congress?

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Three (real) reasons the President asked Congress for the go-ahead to attack Syria. Read More »

Washington’s Kool-Aid Cups Runneth Over

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Well, it finally happened. Both sides of the aisle in Washington have lost all perspective, not to mention what little, if any, common sense any of them might still retain. Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner have each astonishingly announced their support of Obama’s request to Congress to intervene in the Syrian civil war, a move that makes no sense and ... Read More »

Food Security is Security

School meals are an important part of WFP's emergency response to the conflict in Mali. They give children like these an added reason to attend school while providing them with the calories and nutrition they need to be healthy. (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

"Food security is security," says a UN World Food Programme official, and if you are an elected official responsible for food aid budgets, you need to know that. Read More »

Our Best and Brightest?

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Senators make demeaning excuses for high frequency of sexual assault in the military. Read More »

Send Congress a Message with National Food Drive

On Saturday May 11 you can leave non-perishable canned goods by your mailbox to be picked up and taken to local food banks. Read More »