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Following Florida's Political Winds

Following Florida’s Political Winds

by Jamilah King on August 24 2010, 5:52PM

Big money, high drama and, of course, the Tea Party. Why we’re watching the Sunshine State.

Topics: Politics

McConnell on Obama's Christianity:

McConnell on Obama’s Christianity: “I Take Him at His Word”

by Kai Wright on August 23 2010, 10:07AM

GOP leadership continues to show just how irresponsible it’s willing to be.

Topics: Kai Wright, Politics

Native Human Rights Advocate Defies Conservative Attacks in Iowa

Native Human Rights Advocate Defies Conservative Attacks in Iowa

by Michelle Chen on August 20 2010, 10:50AM

Karen Mackey, executive director of the Sioux City Human Rights Commission has stood up amid political controversy driven by the right.

Topics: On Gender, Politics

Poor, Jobless, and Getting out the Vote

Poor, Jobless, and Getting out the Vote

by Michelle Chen on August 19 2010, 9:15AM

Labor hopes to make the unemployed their own political interest group.

Topics: On Gender, Politics

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo Photo

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on August 18 2010, 5:48PM

Here’s a peek at modern life in the country.

Topics: Global Affairs, Politics

More Money, More Problems for Jerry Brown, Too

More Money, More Problems for Jerry Brown, Too

by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 6:47PM

Controversy erupts over pension records, which could cost taxpayers millions.

Topics: Politics

Meg Whitman's Spending Spree Continues

Meg Whitman’s Spending Spree Continues

by Jamilah King on August 16 2010, 3:10PM

Former eBay boss adds another $13 million from personal fortune to campaign for CA governor.

Topics: Politics

Tea Party Holds Rally at the Border

Tea Party Holds Rally at the Border

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 16 2010, 2:52PM

$600 million in border enforcement just ain’t enough, say organizers.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Obama's Big Blunders On Immigration

Obama’s Big Blunders On Immigration

by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 3:26PM

When it comes to reform, it’s been a long year of empty promises.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Florida's McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

Florida’s McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 4:29PM

Arizona lawmakers would be jealous, he says.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, Politics

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit

Anti-Muslim Bus Ad Set to Exploit “Ground Zero Mosque” Fear

by Michelle Chen on August 11 2010, 11:25AM

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority just gave its blessing to an anti-Muslim ad campaign, brought to you by the American Freedom Defense Initiative.

Topics: Mosque Mania, Politics

The White House's Leftwing Punching Bag

The White House’s Leftwing Punching Bag

by Kai Wright on August 10 2010, 5:00PM

Gibbs’ attack was cynical, arrogant or both.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

14th Amendment Chatter's Too Much for Even Bush-Era GOP

14th Amendment Chatter’s Too Much for Even Bush-Era GOP

by Kai Wright on August 10 2010, 9:46AM

What’s that tell us about today’s “conservative” leaders?

Topics: 14th Amendment, Kai Wright, Politics

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

by Julianne Hing on August 5 2010, 1:48PM

MoJo considers who’d be kicked out if McConnell and Co. got their way.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration, Politics

Whitman Drops $99 Million in Calif. Governor's Race

Whitman Drops $99 Million in Calif. Governor’s Race

by Julianne Hing on August 4 2010, 3:56PM

And there are still four months to go until Election Day.

Topics: Politics

Rangel, Waters and the Perils of Entrenched Power

Rangel, Waters and the Perils of Entrenched Power

by Jamilah King on August 3 2010, 3:13PM

Corruption may not be the point. Maybe they’ve just been in charge way too long.

Topics: Politics

GOP to Party Like It's 1868! Says Let's Debate 14th Amendment

GOP to Party Like It’s 1868! Says Let’s Debate 14th Amendment

by Kai Wright on August 2 2010, 10:20PM

As usual, Republicans are ready and willing to debate core values.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Kai Wright, Politics

Palin: Obama Lacks Jan Brewer's

Palin: Obama Lacks Jan Brewer’s “Cojones”

by Jamilah King on August 2 2010, 6:00PM

Now both Palin and Jesse have discussed the president’s balls on cable television.

Topics: Politics

Tea Party's Diversity Rally?

Tea Party’s Diversity Rally? “Epic Fail”

by Jamilah King on August 2 2010, 3:10PM

Talking Points Memo went to the event and found none, unless you count David Webb.

Topics: Politics

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 3:48PM

A new poll shows that worry about jobs and immigration reform are hurting the president’s approval ratings.

Topics: Immigration, Politics