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Whitman Woos Latinos in Spanish, Bashes Immigrants in English

Whitman Woos Latinos in Spanish, Bashes Immigrants in English

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 2:13PM

A tale of two campaign ads reveals the real Meg Whitman.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Cali's Pot Legalization Initiative Digs Into the Weeds of Race

Cali’s Pot Legalization Initiative Digs Into the Weeds of Race

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 10:28AM

Advocates push the struggling Prop 19 by pointing to policing disparities, but even black voters aren’t listening.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Fighting Over--and Pushing Down--the Latino Vote in Nevada

Fighting Over—and Pushing Down—the Latino Vote in Nevada

by Julianne Hing on October 26 2010, 4:30PM

Controversy rages as a Latino GOP strategist urges the state’s Latinos not to vote at all.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Tea Party Leader: Target Rep. Ellison Because He's Muslim

Tea Party Leader: Target Rep. Ellison Because He’s Muslim

by on October 26 2010, 2:08PM

Still more proof that it’s a racist organization (and the sky is blue).

Topics: 2010 Elections

Yup, the Tea Party's Racist, Study Finds (But It's Not Alone)

Yup, the Tea Party’s Racist, Study Finds (But It’s Not Alone)

by on October 26 2010, 10:54AM

Implicitly white supremacist politics are more ubiquitous now than they’ve been in a generation.

Topics: 2010 Elections

New Video Documents Jan Brewer's Failures

New Video Documents Jan Brewer’s Failures

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 3:00PM

Though Arizona’s hurting, Jan Brewer’s filled with big talk and few solutions.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Alternet Breaks Down the Workings of

Alternet Breaks Down the Workings of “Tea Party Inc.”

by Kai Wright on October 25 2010, 1:18PM

It’s a lot to digest, but it’s all there if you look. This is no grassroots movement.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down How the Racist Political Past is Present

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down How the Racist Political Past is Present

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 4:00PM

We’re still living out the Southern Strategy Republicans dreamed up in the 1960s.

Topics: 2010 Elections, History

The Rent is Too Damn High! Really, Though, Jimmy's Got a Point Infographic

The Rent is Too Damn High! Really, Though, Jimmy’s Got a Point

by Kai Wright, Hatty Lee on October 20 2010, 10:12AM

Here are the numbers to back up Jimmy McMillan’s now-famous rant.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Sharron Angle Tells Latino Kids They

Sharron Angle Tells Latino Kids They “Look Asian”

by Kai Wright on October 18 2010, 4:30PM

Still, she could very well join the U.S. Senate.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright

A Latino-Vietnamese

A Latino-Vietnamese “Race War” in Orange County? It’s Just Politics

by Julianne Hing on October 18 2010, 3:14PM

And Democrat Loretta Sanchez is in the fight of her political life.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Southern Dems Hope Black Voters Can Save Them

Southern Dems Hope Black Voters Can Save Them

by Jamilah King on October 18 2010, 10:50AM

But does the president’s party deserve the support?

Topics: 2010 Elections

David Vitter Wins the Prize: Most Vile Anti-Immigrant Ad

David Vitter Wins the Prize: Most Vile Anti-Immigrant Ad

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 5:51PM

It’s a crowded field, but advocates seem to think he’s broken out from the pack.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Watchdogs Flag GOP and Tea Party Voter Suppression Tactics

Watchdogs Flag GOP and Tea Party Voter Suppression Tactics

by on October 15 2010, 10:54AM

Illinois GOP targets Chicago’s black neighborhoods.

Topics: 2010 Elections

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

Poll: Pelosi's

Poll: Pelosi’s “Ethical Swamp” is Flooding (with CBC Members)

by Jamilah King on October 7 2010, 1:26PM

Over half of likely voters in competitive districts think the house speaker has failed to clean up Washington.

Topics: 2010 Elections