by Jamilah King on April 5 2013, 10:54AM
California’s Attorney General is definitely one to watch. But not because of her looks.
by Brentin Mock on April 4 2013, 4:02PM
The state’s Republicans also want to sack early voting and institute felony disenfranchisement.
by Brentin Mock on April 4 2013, 3:33PM
Arkansas is one of two states that have passed restrictive voter bills this year.
by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 1:57PM
A significant part of the Republican Party’s future rests on the shoulders of Raffi Williams, the 24-year-old son of Fox News’ Juan Williams.
by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 11:08AM
The testimony of a New York state senator in landmark trial reveals the commissioner’s stop-and-frisk intentions.
by Brentin Mock on March 26 2013, 2:31PM
The law will have to be approved by the Department of Justice or U.S. District Court.
by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:31AM
The tweet included a note that read “Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980.”
by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2013, 11:53AM
And he used Martha Stewart as an example.
by Brentin Mock on March 19 2013, 10:11AM
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believes Arizona is entitled to make voting more hectic for certain races.
by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:22AM
Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2013, 10:18AM
Democrats in Kansas were unable to kill a Republican bill that would require welfare and unemployment recipients pass a drug test, but they were successful in adding an amendment that would require lawmakers to also face testing.
by Brentin Mock on February 28 2013, 11:30AM
Yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing about Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act revealed a lot about how some of us deal with race in America. Here, five major takeaways straight from the courthouse.
by Brentin Mock on February 27 2013, 8:59AM
As the Supreme Court weighs whether the feds should maintain oversight in Southern election law, North Carolina proves why the answer is obviously yes.
by Brentin Mock on February 26 2013, 8:46AM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could deeply gut the historic law. To understand where this is going, it’s crucial to know how we got here.
by Seth Freed Wessler on February 14 2013, 10:08AM
The ambitious, young senator hews closely to the GOP’s far right on nearly every issue. But Republicans believe a rhetorical shift on immigration alone will bring Latinos into the fold.
by Jorge Rivas on February 12 2013, 11:06AM
The parents of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendelton will attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday as guests of first lady Michelle Obama, according to local news reports. “It’s bittersweet,” Cleopatra Cowley told NBC News after she and her…
by Imara Jones on February 8 2013, 8:57AM
In his annual address to Congress on Tuesday, the president will consider the state of our union. His first assessment must be of himself and his relationship to House Republicans.
by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2013, 11:02AM
On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the President’s State of the Union address. Rubio, who is Cuban-American, will…