The most important vote of the 112th Senate will likely be its first.
Lawrence Summers should be fired for the part he played in bringing about the financial crisis that cost so many Americans their jobs.
It’s hard to get charged up for a fight on behalf of net “neutrality.” But decisions made now about how we communicate online could warp every political debate in the future.
If Obama's appointees to the National Labor Relations Board are confirmed, the agency could offer workers more protections than the Employee Free Choice Act.
Government regulators could insist that mortgage lenders take significant steps to stem the foreclosure crisis--but so far they've refused to.
Bad peanuts and killer spinach: that's the food story of 2009. But in the coming months we may see a huge turning point in the fight for safety.
Bolstered by Congressional support, the FTC flexes its muscles.
Censorship is a really dirty word.
Research subjects in developing countries--often the poorest, the sickest and with the fewest options--become more vulnerable.
As we struggle for media democracy, let's take encouragement from the early actions of the FCC.