ProPublica: Some Democrats now say Obama's administration undermined efforts to allow bankruptcy judges to lower home interest rates.
Ralph De La Cruz: As lawmakers attempt civility by sitting with one another during President Barack Obama's speech, Florida's delegation is spotlighted.
ProPublica: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will reportedly authorize new military commission trials for detainees.
ProPublica: Obama administration officials say they plan to reject Congressional efforts to limit the president's options on Guantanamo.
Ralph De La Cruz: We have about the same income inequality as Mexico.
Ralph De La Cruz: The Great Recession has rolled back gains made by blacks and Latinos in the workplace.