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America's Millions of Disenfranchised, Largely Black Voters Infographic

America’s Millions of Disenfranchised, Largely Black Voters

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on November 2 2010, 5:21PM

Black men have lost voting rights to criminal justice at a rate seven times that of the national average.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Politics

The Most Racist Campaign in Decades, and What It Demands of Us

The Most Racist Campaign in Decades, and What It Demands of Us

by Rinku Sen on October 28 2010, 10:41AM

ColorLines Publisher Rinku Sen puts the frightful past two years of political discourse in context.

Topics: Election: Now What?, Politics

Ariz. Rep. Grijalva Gets Package Covered in Swastikas and Powder

Ariz. Rep. Grijalva Gets Package Covered in Swastikas and Powder

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 12:53PM

He’s been no stranger to violent threats since opposing the state’s immigrant-profiling law.

Topics: Politics

No, Anita Hill Will Not Apologize to Clarence Thomas' Wife

No, Anita Hill Will Not Apologize to Clarence Thomas’ Wife

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 1:10PM

But she will call the cops if Virginia Thomas doesn’t stay off her voicemail.

Topics: Politics

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

by on October 19 2010, 5:45PM

And conservatives latch onto it as belated proof of their long-standing claims of voter fraud.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration, Politics

The Utterly Crazy Things Would-Be Sen. Sharron Angle Says

The Utterly Crazy Things Would-Be Sen. Sharron Angle Says

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 5:06PM

Sure, she’s fond of racism and xenophobia. But why stop there?

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

Are Arizona's Latino Voters Apathetic?

Are Arizona’s Latino Voters Apathetic?

by Jamilah King on October 13 2010, 5:20PM

Organizers in the states say that voters are more galvanized than ever before.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

Tea Party Favorite Uses Bed Intruder Theme to Scare Voters

Tea Party Favorite Uses Bed Intruder Theme to Scare Voters

by Jamilah King on October 13 2010, 12:14PM

Christine O’Donnell is desperate.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

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The “Incoherent Bigotry” of Would-Be Senator Sharron Angle

by Kai Wright on October 8 2010, 9:31AM

Now she says Muslim Americans have passed “Sharia law” in Michigan.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright, Politics

Sharron Angle: Reid Likes Thuggish

Sharron Angle: Reid Likes Thuggish “Aliens” Better Than “You”

by Kai Wright on October 7 2010, 4:36PM

Campaigning doesn’t get much uglier than this.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright, Politics

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

by Jamilah King on October 4 2010, 1:53PM

Whitman says she needs Latino voters, while Brown calls her bluff.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Scenes from DC: Rallying as Photo

Scenes from DC: Rallying as “One Nation”

by Jorge Rivas on October 2 2010, 11:14AM

Check out live coverage from today’s rally in Washington, DC.

Topics: Politics

Will Rubio's Spanish-language Ad Lure Latino Voters?

Will Rubio’s Spanish-language Ad Lure Latino Voters?

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on October 1 2010, 11:01AM

Democrats, of course, don’t think so.

Topics: Politics

Obama Lectures Young Voters on Political Apathy

Obama Lectures Young Voters on Political Apathy

by Jamilah King on September 29 2010, 6:28PM

The Democrats election strategy takes a decidedly abrasive turn.

Topics: Politics

Forbes Confirms Super Rich Are Getting Richer

Forbes Confirms Super Rich Are Getting Richer

by Jamilah King on September 24 2010, 12:13PM

Still, some wait for wealth to trickle down.

Topics: Politics

Black Lawmakers Anxious Over Ethics Trial Dates

Black Lawmakers Anxious Over Ethics Trial Dates

by Jamilah King on September 24 2010, 10:20AM

Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters can’t wait to clear their names.

Topics: Politics

GOP's Loony

GOP’s Loony “Pledge” Remains the Same: To Be Destructive

by Kai Wright on September 23 2010, 12:35PM

After two years of naked obstruction, the GOP says it’s now got ideas. Not really.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright, Politics

Campus Progress Uses Justin Bieber to Court Voters

Campus Progress Uses Justin Bieber to Court Voters

by Jamilah King on September 22 2010, 12:19AM

Maybe Justin Bieber is good for America.

Topics: Politics

Asian Americans Run for Political Office in Arizona

Asian Americans Run for Political Office in Arizona

by Julianne Hing on September 20 2010, 2:43PM

But don’t mistake growing Asian American representation for a parallel swell of progressive race politics.

Topics: Politics

Rick Santelli: Tea Party Rant Infographic

Rick Santelli: Tea Party Rant “Best Five Minutes of My Life”

by Jamilah King on September 20 2010, 1:29PM

The man credited with launching the Tea Party makes no apologies.

Topics: Politics