Confirm Rep. Hilda Solis as Department of Labor Secretary

Can you believe that Rep. Hilda Solis, strong pro-labor advocate and all-around excellent representative from California, still hasn’t been confirmed for the Labor Secretary position yet? According to the AP, they are conducting a “test vote” to ensure she receives the proper number of votes for...

Romancing the Phone: Stimulus Package

The Nation is reporting that despite the urgent need for an economic stimulus package and its passage in the House, the Right is leading a massive Senate calling initiative to kill the bill in the Senate:  Nonetheless, as Horn reports, “Here in Washington, DC, the word on the street is that the Right...