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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Loses His

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Loses His “Heart” to Tea Party on Immigration

by Shani O. Hilton on September 30 2011, 9:46AM

Now that he’s called his comments on immigration reform last week “inappropriate,” Rick Perry has officially joined the hard right of the Republican party.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

Herman Cain, Allen West and the Black GOP's Low Hopes

Herman Cain, Allen West and the Black GOP’s Low Hopes

by Shani O. Hilton on September 22 2011, 10:04AM

As the GOP primary unfolds, the antics of the party’s two leading African Americans seem farcical. But there’s a long history of black conservatism in American politics.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

The Definitive Guide to Bigotry in the 2012 Republican Primaries (So Far)

The Definitive Guide to Bigotry in the 2012 Republican Primaries (So Far)

by Sally Kohn on August 31 2011, 9:20AM

Slavery nostalgia. Submissive women. Southern secession. Brace yourself, the Republican Party is gonna have a long, ugly debate to pick its presidential nominee.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics