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Wyclef Jean to Headline Vets' Fundraiser at Republican Convention

Wyclef Jean to Headline Vets’ Fundraiser at Republican Convention

by Jorge Rivas on August 21 2012, 12:15PM

Wyclef Jean will not be gone till November because he’ll be performing at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida on August 29th.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Three Interesting Facts About Communities of Color in Utah Before Republican Primary

by Jorge Rivas on June 26 2012, 5:08PM

A look at the State’s emerging communities of color before the Republican Primary.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

CNN Visits Romney's Mexican Cousins: The Liberal and Conservative Primos [Video]

CNN Visits Romney’s Mexican Cousins: The Liberal and Conservative Primos [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2012, 11:20AM

Meet the Mexican Romneys.

Topics: GOP Primary, Immigration, /NOW

Rick Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign, Leaves Behind A Bunch of Racist Gaffes

by Jorge Rivas on April 10 2012, 2:59PM

The former Pennsylvania Senator leaves behind a few (some of them racist?) gems for us to go down memory lane with.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW, Politics

Eminem Video Mash Up Asks: Will The Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up?

Eminem Video Mash Up Asks: Will The Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up?

by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2012, 1:13PM

Mitt Romney raps to the tune of Eminem.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Politics

The GOP Isn't the Only Party That Must Face Younger, Browner Nation

The GOP Isn’t the Only Party That Must Face Younger, Browner Nation

by Shani O. Hilton on March 16 2012, 9:28AM

Young Democrats are urging the party to spend more time and resources on cultivating the leadership of young people of color.

Topics: Politics

White Born-Again and Evangelical Christians Dominated Alabama and Mississippi GOP Primaries

White Born-Again and Evangelical Christians Dominated Alabama and Mississippi GOP Primaries

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2012, 4:20PM

Mississippi has the highest African-American population of any state in the union but on Tuesday’s GOP primary around 8 in 10 Mississippians voters were white evangelical or born-again Christians.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW, Politics

Ann Romney: 'We Can Be Poor in Spirit' [Video]

Ann Romney: ‘We Can Be Poor in Spirit’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 10:16AM

The couple made $20.9 million last year, making more in a day than an average American makes in a year.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW, Politics

Why Do the GOP's New Dogwhistles Sound So Familiar? [Reader Forum]

Why Do the GOP’s New Dogwhistles Sound So Familiar? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on March 5 2012, 8:50AM

Colorlines.com readers discuss the GOP’s latest efforts to control our conversation on race and gender.

Topics: 2012 Election, GOP Primary, Politics

How a Racist Email Reveals the Grand Old Party Has Become a Petty Affair

How a Racist Email Reveals the Grand Old Party Has Become a Petty Affair

by Kai Wright on March 2 2012, 10:12AM

It’s no great insight to point out it’s a tough election year for the Republican Party. But for all the hours of analysis spent sussing out how the GOP arrived in this place, a federal judge in Montana offered this week what is perhaps the most succinct explanation.

Topics: 2012 Election, GOP Primary, Kai Wright, Politics

The New-Old Southern Strategy Mixes Racism and Sexism for Nasty Results

The New-Old Southern Strategy Mixes Racism and Sexism for Nasty Results

by Akiba Solomon on February 28 2012, 10:19AM

GOP presidential candidates have thrown gender dog-whistle politics into the race pot. It’s looking an awful lot like the odious 1960s Southern strategy.

Topics: 2012 Election, Gender, GOP Primary, Gender & Sexuality, Health

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Romney: “I Also Feel Government Should Cut Off Funding to Planned Parenthood”

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 10:40AM

In an interview on Monday, when asked whether he thinks Komen should provide funds to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said “I don’t think so.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Santorum Puts a Black Church to Sleep [Photo]

Santorum Puts a Black Church to Sleep [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 10:29AM

An amazing moment captured by a New York Times photographer.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Gingrich's Rick Tyler Says Democrats

Gingrich’s Rick Tyler Says Democrats “Abort Black Babies” [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 11:05AM

Rick Tyler, Newt Gingrich’s former communications director who now runs his Sheldon Adelson-funded SuperPac, was a guest on “The Rachel Maddow Show” yesterday and claimed Democrats “abort black babies” and said that African Americans children need the movie “Red Tails” because they don’t have any positive role models in their lives.

Topics: Newt Gingrich, /NOW, Politics

According to Mitt Romney, God Created the U.S. to Lead the World [Video]

According to Mitt Romney, God Created the U.S. to Lead the World [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 26 2012, 11:42AM

At the second and final “Meet the Candidates” event organized by Univision on Wednesday, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told news anchor Jorge Ramos the role of the US is to be a leader in freedom among nations.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Gingrich Would Support DREAMers Only if They  Join the Military [Video]

Gingrich Would Support DREAMers Only if They Join the Military [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 2:35PM

Undocumented youth argue that they are fully capable of serving the country in many other ways

Topics: Immigration, Newt Gingrich, /NOW

Romney's 'Self-Deportation' Plans Already in Place in Arizona, Alabama

Romney’s ‘Self-Deportation’ Plans Already in Place in Arizona, Alabama

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 12:55PM

They’ve driven immigrants from those states, but at a steep political and economic cost

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

Rick Perry, GOP's Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

Rick Perry, GOP’s Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:55PM

Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his withdrawal from the presidential race on Thursday.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW

DREAMer Confronts Romney at NY Fundraiser [Video]

DREAMer Confronts Romney at NY Fundraiser [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 11:41AM

A young Latina who identified herself in a video as an undocumented immigrant approached presidential hopeful Mitt Romney at fundraiser in New York yesterday to ask him why he isn’t supporting her DREAM.

Topics: GOP Primary, Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Gingrich Still Thinks Obama is 'Food Stamps President'

Gingrich Still Thinks Obama is ‘Food Stamps President’

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 10:22AM

At Sunday’s Fox News/Wall Street Journal debate, Newt Gingrich got a standing ovation from the audience after he challenged moderator Juan Williams by saying he stood by his racially loaded statements about the president and “really poor children in really poor neighborhoods.”

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW, Politics

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