Assault on RegulationsRegulations protect our safety, environment, and workplaces. The cost usually is borne by the companies responsible for creating hazards. Congress is actively working to give these companies more leverage in avoiding meaningful regulations - at the expense of those protections.Washington, DC statehoodAn effort is underway to make the residential parts of Washington, DC the nation's 51st state - which would finally give its residents the same representation as other Americans.ALEC in the Trump White HouseHalf of Donald Trump's cabinet nominees have strong ties to ALEC - a powerful organization that works to abolish protections that benefit most Americans.US Postal ServiceCan it really not support itself? Should it? What service do you want?Presidential AppointmentsAgencies can't help you much without a head. Here's why it's been so hard to get them.ALEC (Who is ALEC?)Many policies from "stand your ground" to privatization of schools and prisons are a coordinated effort by one groupUnderstanding Senate FilibustersWhy does it take 60 votes for the Senate to pass a bill? How does it affect you?