by Jorge Rivas on August 19 2011, 11:54AM
Just over half of Americans polled say Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality has been fulfilled.
by Jorge Rivas on August 16 2011, 2:19PM
But while he lectures on personal responsibility, Mayor Nutter should take another look at his job description.
by Jorge Rivas on August 4 2011, 5:58PM
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie didn’t pull any punches when he defended a Muslim American lawyer recently appointed to the state bench.
by Jorge Rivas on August 3 2011, 3:20PM
AlterNet’s Adele Stan spots shady poll tactics from a group backed by billionaire David Koch.
by Shani O. Hilton on August 1 2011, 1:30PM
Tea party Republicans were willing to let the debt ceiling deadline pass in order to block Pell Grant funding, which one member has called “welfare of the 21st century.” The student aid program may be among the most vulnerable in the coming round of cuts.
by Kai Wright on August 1 2011, 11:21AM
The most consequential change to our political landscape in 2008 may not have been Obama’s election, but rather the right’s response to it.
by Jamilah King on July 28 2011, 10:19AM
Millions of black and Latino voters may be turned away from polls in states that have passed or are weighing strict new photo ID rules. Watchdogs say its the culmination of Republican’s decade-long effort to manufacture a voter fraud problem.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 28 2011, 10:10AM
But that doesn’t mean the law professor’s appointment sits well with everyone. Even some progressives.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 25 2011, 3:01PM
Though he made history as the first Chinese American to serve in the House of Representatives, the Portland-based lawmaker’s troubled past is coming to light.
by Jamilah King on July 22 2011, 12:18PM
The Muslim American lawmaker warns that Cain’s rhetoric may be a political strategy with awful consequences.
by Congressman Michael Honda on July 22 2011, 9:50AM
The vice-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus says New York and California have taken historic steps toward equal rights this month. Now, he argues, we must push for full equality, including immigration rights for same-sex couples.
by Shani O. Hilton on July 21 2011, 9:34AM
The Texas Governor is fast becoming the GOP’s most viable hope for next year’s presidential election.
by Jamilah King on July 20 2011, 2:21PM
Estimates show that one in every six people in America receive some form of government assistance. Conservatives like O’Keefe still want to shame them.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 19 2011, 4:23PM
Those in the Representative’s camp say the new information proves the case to be a bungled partisan affair.
by Jamilah King on July 18 2011, 10:48AM
The presidential hopeful once again takes aim at Islam.