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Why the GOP's Black Voter Outreach Won't Stick

Why the GOP’s Black Voter Outreach Won’t Stick

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 10:20AM

Don’t they remember birtherism? The Voting Rights Act?

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2013, 3:05PM

Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

No One's On the Job for the Jobs Report

No One’s On the Job for the Jobs Report

by Imara Jones on October 3 2013, 4:00PM

The inability to communicate the health of our economy is the latest example of the real world impact of the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW, Shutdown

Nevada GOP Leader: 'Minorities Will Not Turn Out' to Vote in 2014

Nevada GOP Leader: ‘Minorities Will Not Turn Out’ to Vote in 2014

by Brentin Mock on September 26 2013, 11:38AM

Nevada GOP leader also doesn’t like that the Democratic Party has such a diverse tent of followers.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Juan Williams' Son To Run GOP Outreach To African Americans

Juan Williams’ Son To Run GOP Outreach To African Americans

by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 1:57PM

A significant part of the Republican Party’s future rests on the shoulders of Raffi Williams, the 24-year-old son of Fox News’ Juan Williams.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Rubio to Deliver 'Estado de la Unión' Rebuttal in English and Spanish

Rubio to Deliver ‘Estado de la Unión’ Rebuttal in English and Spanish

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2013, 11:02AM

On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the President’s State of the Union address. Rubio, who is Cuban-American, will…

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Leaked Memo Urges GOP to Say 'Undocumented Immigrants'

Leaked Memo Urges GOP to Say ‘Undocumented Immigrants’

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 10:28AM

The leaked memo also urged members of the GOP to stop using the words ‘illegals,’ ‘aliens’ and the term ‘anchor baby.’

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Colin Powell on GOP: 'They Sort of Look Down on Minorities'

Colin Powell on GOP: ‘They Sort of Look Down on Minorities’

by Jorge Rivas on January 14 2013, 1:00PM

“The Republican party needs to take a very hard look at itself and understand that the country has changed,” Powell said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Post-Election, State GOP Leaders Still Push Drug Testing the Poor

Post-Election, State GOP Leaders Still Push Drug Testing the Poor

by on December 12 2012, 10:12AM

The wave of laws that have swept the country since 2010 has clearly not crested, despite court challenges and evidence that drug testing dramatically increases costs.

Topics: Economy, Politics

Rep. Gutierrez Introduces Republicans On House Floor to ‘America’s Latinos’ [Video]

by on November 15 2012, 1:04PM

“I would like the Republican Party to meet America’s Latinos,” he said.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Awkward Moments with Mitt Romney: That One Time He Asked a Group of Black Teens 'Who Let The Dogs Out?'

Awkward Moments with Mitt Romney: That One Time He Asked a Group of Black Teens ‘Who Let The Dogs Out?’

by Jorge Rivas on September 27 2012, 3:37PM

It was at a 2008 Martin Luther King Day parade in Jacksonville, Florida that Mitt Romney made the ill-considered decision to chant the lyrics to the Baha Men’s song.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Everyone Wants to Know if Mitt Romney Sported Brownface for Univision

Everyone Wants to Know if Mitt Romney Sported Brownface for Univision

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 5:15PM

Everyone is asking if Mitt Romney donned brownface for his television appearance on Univision.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Romney's Dad Was on Welfare For First Years of His Life, Says Mom

Romney’s Dad Was on Welfare For First Years of His Life, Says Mom

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 3:04PM

Welfare wasn’t always a dirty word In the Romney family tree.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney Asked Four Times If He'll Get Rid of Deferred Action, No Clear Answer

Romney Asked Four Times If He’ll Get Rid of Deferred Action, No Clear Answer

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2012, 11:55AM

Romney first criticized President Obama for failing to pass immigration reform and then went on pledge to pass immigration himself but evaded the question.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Black Gay Comedian Wanda Sykes: ‘Only Way GOP Could Hate Me More’ Is If I Rolled Around in Pile of Welfare Checks

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 4:18PM

Black, gay and female comedian Wanda Sykes says the only way the GOP could possibly hate her more is if she sent them a video of her “rolling around on a pile of welfare checks.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Paul Ryan's Black College Girlfriend Wants Nothing To Do With Campaign

Paul Ryan’s Black College Girlfriend Wants Nothing To Do With Campaign

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 2:30PM

She says she wants nothing to with Mitt and Paul’s campaign.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Black CNN Camerawoman Says She's 'Not Surprised' By Peanut-Throwing at RNC

Black CNN Camerawoman Says She’s ‘Not Surprised’ By Peanut-Throwing at RNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2012, 12:30PM

Patricia Carroll, the CNN camerawoman who was assaulted with peanuts at the Republican National Convention says she’s not surprised.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

RNC Attendee Throws Food at Black Woman, 'This is How We Feed Animals!'

RNC Attendee Throws Food at Black Woman, ‘This is How We Feed Animals!’

by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 9:00AM

An RNC attendee allegedly threw nuts at a black camerawoman working for CNN.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Rep. John Conyers Protests, In Spanish, Rep. Steve King’s English Only Law

by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 4:25PM

It was supposed to be all Steve King’s stage today. But Conyers wasn’t going to let him get away with it.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Marco Rubio Pushes Nightmarish DREAM Act in Run for GOP's VP Nod

Marco Rubio Pushes Nightmarish DREAM Act in Run for GOP’s VP Nod

by Julianne Hing on April 4 2012, 8:58AM

Marco Rubio’s carefully maneuvering his way into the next tier of Republican politics.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

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