Some congressional leaders are still advancing policies that threaten to exclude low-income families and people of color from the social safety net.
Addressing the economic challenges faced by depressed urban areas is key to reinvigorating the American economy and increasing access to opportunity.
Rather than work against President Obama during negotiations, Congress should ensure that any deal to constrain the Iranian nuclear program is enforced.
Congress can bolster the U.S. negotiating position and help prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon by playing the role of enforcer for an agreement.
Congressional leaders are intent on using every opportunity to try and eliminate access to abortion, including in critical bills funding health care and assistance for victims of human trafficking. But there are important differences in the bills’ abortion language that must be considered.
To increase access to abortion care, states should pass legislation allowing advance-practice clinicians, or APC's, to provide medical abortions.
Issue Brief Recent policy change affecting abortion care has mainly included reducing access, but some states and laws are actually increasing access.
Elected judges in Alabama cater to their conservative constituents by defying marriage equality and sentencing convicts to death.
Report A modern student-loan repayment system should promote affordable repayment and eliminate default by using the tax system to automatically enroll students in a single, simple repayment plan that suits them financially.
While the coffee giant’s widely mocked racial discussion may have been well intentioned, it failed to overcome the usual obstacles to discussing race in America.
Although we have seen great progress in the 50 years since the Immigration and Naturalization Act, additional measures are needed to ensure that LGBT immigrants are not disadvantaged in attempting to access the legal immigration system.
The Obama administration should take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel extraction on federal lands and waters.
Interactive This interactive outlines key international commitments to Afghanistan through pivotal years of transition.
The Obama administration recently announced actions that will help reduce seafood fraud and combat pirate fishing around the globe.