"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "
To rein in the President's efforts to provoke a confrontation with Iran, Congress can start by nullifying his authority to wage war.
It's time for Congress to stop talking and start moving on
It's time our leaders recognize Americans hold a set of values that contradict the conservative agenda that has dominated politics for a generation.
In an interview with Senator Sherrod Brown, Nichols shows that the new Democrats are pursuing a new trade agenda.
By ignoring his advisors and the will of the people, Bush is recklessly using American lives to salvage a delusional policy.
Venezuela's controversial program to provide heating oil to impoverished American communities exposes the inability of the richest nation on earth to meet the needs of its poor.