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Jean Quan Is Oakland's New Mayor

Jean Quan Is Oakland’s New Mayor

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2010, 5:15PM

The former city council member becomes to the first Asian American and the first woman to hold the job.

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Prop 107: The Latest Chapter in Arizona's Right Wing Takeover

Prop 107: The Latest Chapter in Arizona’s Right Wing Takeover

by Julianne Hing on November 10 2010, 5:07PM

Thought SB 1070 was bad? Check out the state’s new affirmative action ban. And there’s more to come.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

Advocates Call Oklahoma's Sharia Law Ban Unconsitutional

Advocates Call Oklahoma’s Sharia Law Ban Unconsitutional

by on November 8 2010, 1:47PM

Because, you know, Islamic extremism in America’s Bible Belt is simply out of hand.

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10 Buy-It-Now Buttons Meg Whitman Could Have Clicked Instead

10 Buy-It-Now Buttons Meg Whitman Could Have Clicked Instead

by Jorge Rivas, Julianne Hing on November 4 2010, 11:11AM

Ideas for the next time she wants to buy something big.

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“Baracka Flocka Flames” Creator Reacts to Jeers—and Laughs

by Jamilah King on November 4 2010, 9:00AM

The comedian behind one of this election season’s most talked about parodies insists Obama isn’t so holy we can’t laugh at him.

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Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

by Julianne Hing on November 3 2010, 4:30PM

Exit polls suggest Harry Reid and Jerry Brown owe Latinos their jobs. Will they remember that fact?

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L.A. Latinos Told to Vote on Nov. 3; Watchdogs Cite Trouble Nationally

L.A. Latinos Told to Vote on Nov. 3; Watchdogs Cite Trouble Nationally

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2010, 4:34PM

Election Protection has received voter suppression reports in several states.

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MoJo Tracks the Coming Anti-Immigrant Governors

MoJo Tracks the Coming Anti-Immigrant Governors

by Jamilah King on November 2 2010, 11:36AM

Jan Brewer won’t likely be the only zealot in office after today.

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Can't Vote? Here Are Five Ways You CAN Participate

Can’t Vote? Here Are Five Ways You CAN Participate

by Kyle Bella on November 2 2010, 9:52AM

Millions of Americans aren’t allowed inside the ballot box. Here’s how they can still shape the political process.

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Go Vote! Here's Help Finding (and Watching) Your Polling Site

Go Vote! Here’s Help Finding (and Watching) Your Polling Site

by Kai Wright on November 2 2010, 9:46AM

People literally died so we could do this thing today.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright

Indian American Candidates' Influence Slowly Growing

Indian American Candidates’ Influence Slowly Growing

by Jamilah King on November 1 2010, 4:13PM

Sandip Roy at New America Media gets into the growing world of South Asian American politics.

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Reid Promises DREAM Act Vote in Lame Duck Session

Reid Promises DREAM Act Vote in Lame Duck Session

by Julianne Hing on November 1 2010, 1:50PM

Win or lose, the embattled Senator says that he won’t back down.

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Presente to People of Color: The Haters Will Vote. Will You?

Presente to People of Color: The Haters Will Vote. Will You?

by Jamilah King on November 1 2010, 11:03AM

Racist rhetoric might drive liberals to the polls, too.

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The Reformers Everybody Ignored While Fussing Over the Tea Party

The Reformers Everybody Ignored While Fussing Over the Tea Party

by Juell Stewart on November 1 2010, 10:06AM

Juell Stewart wanders into the real grassroots of Obama-era national politics.

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GOP Strategist Who Told Latinos

GOP Strategist Who Told Latinos “Don’t Vote,” Casts His Ballot

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 11:07AM

Do as Robert de Posada says, but not as he does.

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Where Are the Obama Youth? Busy Building Their Own Futures Infographic

Where Are the Obama Youth? Busy Building Their Own Futures

by Jamilah King on October 29 2010, 10:58AM

Jamilah King asks Milwaukee’s crucial young voters what brings them to the polls. The answer isn’t a charismatic candidate.

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Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 10:48AM

It’s been a tawdry election season. And here’s some compelling evidence.

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Ellison Responds as Tea Party Big Repeats Anti-Muslim Attack

Ellison Responds as Tea Party Big Repeats Anti-Muslim Attack

by on October 28 2010, 12:32PM

Tea party leader answers critics of his bigoted attack on Rep. Ellison with still more bigotry.

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Sharron Angle Says Fear

Sharron Angle Says Fear “The Wave” (Yes, She Means Brown People)

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 5:44PM

Things just keep getting uglier in Nevada.

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The Decisions We'll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

The Decisions We’ll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

by on October 27 2010, 4:25PM

An exhaustive tally of choices our new representatives will make for us when they get to Washington.

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