Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council, points to opportunities for across-the-aisle collaboration.
The majority of workers would like to retire by 65, but only those making $100,000 or more expect that they'll do so.
The ideal age to retire falls somewhere between the ages of 60 to 65, according to a new Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll.
Children are much more likely to attend a pre-K program if their parents are well-educated.
Instead of educating their own, some cities are importing college graduates.
The fastest-growing segment of the workforce is also the least educated. That's a problem as employers struggle to fill high-skill jobs.
Female entrepreneurs are launching more businesses, with nonwhite women contributing more than half of that growth last year.
At forum on poverty, the president laments "those who are doing better ... withdrawing from the commons."
A pair of bills in each chamber would repeal the automatic right to citizenship for everyone born in the United States
For decades, politicians have accused each other of being soft on crime. But now there's a groundswell for criminal-justice reform.
Practical considerations, like paying off debt and buying groceries, top the list.
The survey reveals that a majority of Americans plan to use their refunds to pay off debt or cover basic necessities.
This might be the most diverse House in history, but most progress is limited to minority-majority districts.
Changing demographics may give Democrats an edge in presidential contests, but the floor is falling out from under the party in many congressional districts.
They're drawn there for the same reasons the rest of us are--affordability, jobs, and schools.
New state Senate president pro tempore urges immigration reform, lifting affirmative action ban and aggressively promoting bilingual education.
"... this is very exciting to see the needle move."
Education advocates cite decades of intervention as the primary cause, but recession could also be a contributing factor.
A new study shows that the U.S. economy—and that of every large metro area—would soar if minorities had equal access and opportunities in the job market.