by Aura Bogado on September 27 2012, 9:55AM
Voting rights are at risk all over the country, so we’ve recruited eyes and ears in key states to help us stay on top of rapidly unfolding events.
by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2012, 2:17PM
The Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation issued a strongly worded statement Wednesday denouncing the actions of Sen. Scott Brown staffers and supporters at a campaign rally earlier this week.
by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 4:24PM
National Voter Registration Day is today and Colorlines.com/NOW is highlighting a website that’s a one-stop-shop for all your voter registration needs.
by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 12:11PM
The House Ethics Committee on Tuesday officially cleared Rep. Maxine Waters of all ethics charges after nearly three years of investigating the California Democrat.
by Aura Bogado on September 25 2012, 9:48AM
People across the country are organizing their religious communities ahead of this year’s presidential election.
by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 4:36PM
The short video shows a young woman identifying herself as an El Paso County, Co. Clerk’s Office who is there only to hand out registration forms to likely Romney voters.
by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 2:29PM
Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” host Seth Meyers went on a rant about President Barack Obama’s presidential campaign strategy Saturday and offered up some advice.
by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 11:53AM
New study finds that 23 states currently have legal barriers that disproportionately impact voter registration and participation by Latino citizens.
by Nia King on September 24 2012, 10:00AM
Colorlines.com community members sound off on Romney’s latest series of gaffes.
by Brentin Mock on September 21 2012, 10:06AM
In both boxing and voting, the strategy is the same: keep the opponent away.
by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 6:07PM
“I think the DREAM Act is a tiny little bone that they throw in to a community that deserves a lot more, and certainly I think it’s nice and important but we should be able to recognize the community—the people who do the heavy lifting—and stop afflicting them.”
by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 3:04PM
Welfare wasn’t always a dirty word In the Romney family tree.
by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 11:55AM
Romney first criticized President Obama for failing to pass immigration reform and then went on pledge to pass immigration himself but evaded the question.
by Brentin Mock on September 19 2012, 11:16AM
From the voters’ perspective, the Court’s unresolved issue is rooted in the age-old conundrum best expressed by Mos Def: “Why do I need ID to get ID? If I had ID, I wouldn’t need ID.”
by Jorge Rivas on September 18 2012, 3:10PM
CNN host Soledad O’Brien asked Romney adviser Bay Buchanan on Tuesday if the campaign is just a hot mess!
by Brentin Mock on September 18 2012, 3:10PM
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court just issued a 4-2 ruling on the state’s voter ID law saying that the matter should be kicked back to the lower Commonwealth Court for further review.