By the Numbers 17 Fires are Burning in California today – Experts say more are caused by human behavior than climate change -- but that’s going to be a topic to explore with some experts in the weeks to come – today we all must take a moment to think of those who have been
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Securing the border along with resolving the legal status of Dreamers who have been living in the shadows of America for many years would build public confidence in the government's ability to manage our immigration system. Public confidence is the necessary pre-requisite to a comprehensive 21st century immigration reform plan.
It is an axiom of American politics that Americans reject a public health care option. Rhetoric to the contrary: 49.6 percent of the American people get their health care paid for by a government-run insurance program. The dictionary definition of a public option! Instead of railing against it -- why not seize the opportunity?