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Sarah Palin's Latest Campaign Move? End Reality Show

Sarah Palin’s Latest Campaign Move? End Reality Show

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2011, 2:55PM

The former Alaska governor continues her shameless presidential bid.

Topics: Politics

Sheriff's Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford's Shooting Spark Debate

Sheriff’s Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford’s Shooting Spark Debate

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2011, 12:11PM

It’s not the first time Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has taken a bold stance against bigotry in the state.

Topics: Politics

GOP Attack on Health Care Reform Is a Fight Against Racial Justice

GOP Attack on Health Care Reform Is a Fight Against Racial Justice

by Jamilah King on January 7 2011, 4:35PM

Republicans are attacking a bill that could take us one step closer to health equity.

Topics: Health, Politics

The Constitution Is Just Words, Until We Give Them Meaning

The Constitution Is Just Words, Until We Give Them Meaning

by Dom Apollon on January 7 2011, 10:59AM

And all the tea party-inspired grandstanding in the world won’t change that fact, says Dom Apollon.

Topics: Politics

Allen West Becomes First Republican to Join Black Caucus Since 1996

Allen West Becomes First Republican to Join Black Caucus Since 1996

by Jamilah King on January 6 2011, 3:30PM

And he still doesn’t think hiring a chief of staff who advocated hanging undocumented immigrants was all that bad.

Topics: Politics

Allen West and Tim Scott Don't Bring GOP Closer to Black Caucus

Allen West and Tim Scott Don’t Bring GOP Closer to Black Caucus

by Jamilah King on January 5 2011, 12:48PM

As black Republicans, both lawmakers force both parties to ask new questions.

Topics: Politics

In South Carolina,

In South Carolina, “Coon Hunting” Is Real

by Jamilah King on January 4 2011, 12:45PM

And soon, residents may have the license plates to prove it.

Topics: Politics

Even California Republicans Don't Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

Even California Republicans Don’t Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

by Julianne Hing on December 7 2010, 5:14PM

GOP strategist and Meg Whitman advisor says it’s “counterproductive to the future of the party.”

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 1:02PM

Kinda like the Tea Party. But not really.

Topics: Politics

Kamala Harris Win Rounds Out Dem Sweep of Cali

Kamala Harris Win Rounds Out Dem Sweep of Cali

by Jamilah King on November 29 2010, 12:25AM

Looks like there’s still hope for democrats.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Politics

Woman Who Confronted Obama Now Out of a Job

Woman Who Confronted Obama Now Out of a Job

by Jamilah King on November 28 2010, 11:16PM

Velma Hart infamously told the president that she’s tired of defending him.

Topics: Politics

Giving Thanks for Racial Justice Victories. Yes, We've Got Some!

Giving Thanks for Racial Justice Victories. Yes, We’ve Got Some!

by Tammy Johnson on November 24 2010, 10:13AM

Tammy Johnson remembers there are reasons to celebrate, too.

Topics: Politics

Asian and Latinos Voters Keep Pollsters Guessing

Asian and Latinos Voters Keep Pollsters Guessing

by Julianne Hing on November 23 2010, 9:35AM

Neither party can take these powerful voting blocs for granted.

Topics: Politics

Senate Finally Votes to Pay Black and Native Farmers

Senate Finally Votes to Pay Black and Native Farmers

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 9:02AM

It took nearly three decades, but the payout is among the largest civil rights settlements in history.

Topics: Politics

Maxine Waters Questions Strength of Ethics Charges

Maxine Waters Questions Strength of Ethics Charges

by Jamilah King on November 22 2010, 8:03AM

The House ethics committee has canceled the lawmaker’s public trial.

Topics: Politics

Rep. Rangel Faces Censure, Blames Media

Rep. Rangel Faces Censure, Blames Media

by Jamilah King on November 19 2010, 2:16PM

The Harlem lawmaker still professes his innocence.

Topics: Politics

Meg Whitman Still Owes Housekeeper Money

Meg Whitman Still Owes Housekeeper Money

by Jamilah King on November 17 2010, 11:45AM

After her failed bid for California governor, the millionaire must respond to claims that she owes her housekeeper unpaid wages.

Topics: Politics

Charlie Rangel Convicted Of Ethics Violations

Charlie Rangel Convicted Of Ethics Violations

by Jamilah King on November 16 2010, 12:40PM

The Harlem lawmaker now faces punishment.

Topics: Politics

Arizona Reminds Residents Not to Drink From Toilets

Arizona Reminds Residents Not to Drink From Toilets

by Jamilah King on November 11 2010, 1:13PM

The state that’s leading the nation in regressive policy needs a basic reminder in civility.

Topics: Politics

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