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Woman Behind 'Don't Re-Nig 2012' Stickers Insists They're Not Racist

Woman Behind ‘Don’t Re-Nig 2012’ Stickers Insists They’re Not Racist

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2012, 1:46PM

The online store that originally started selling “Don’t Re-Nig 2012” stickers has been taken down but now a second site is selling the bumper stickers and the owner has no qualms about selling the sticker.

Topics: /NOW

Obama Recess Appointments: Enough for AFL-CIO Endorsement?

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2012, 2:43PM

Insiders say Obama’s recent appointments may give the country’s largest labor union the necessary cover to endorse President Obama.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Ex-GOP Gov's Staff Guilty in 2010 Voter Suppression Scheme

Ex-GOP Gov’s Staff Guilty in 2010 Voter Suppression Scheme

by Jorge Rivas on December 7 2011, 1:16PM

Advocates say the decision sends a clear message to politicians who might attempt to suppress voters in 2012.

Topics: Politics

Obama Talks Black History in 1991 National Television Appearance

Obama Talks Black History in 1991 National Television Appearance

by Jorge Rivas on November 22 2011, 1:01PM

Watch a then 29-year-old Obama’s first national television appearance.

Topics: Politics

SEIU Endorses Obama For 2012, Projects Big Support From Blacks and Labor

SEIU Endorses Obama For 2012, Projects Big Support From Blacks and Labor

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2011, 1:18PM

While the union’s support may not be a surprise, the announcement may a sign that progressive are planning their fight earlier than usual.

Topics: Politics

Univision News Poll: Obama Holds Advantage with Latino Voters

Univision News Poll: Obama Holds Advantage with Latino Voters

by Jorge Rivas on November 10 2011, 2:53PM

Latinos still support Obama. But it’s not because they think he’s a great president.

Topics: Politics

While the GOP Loses at the Polls, There's Plenty of Reason Left to Worry

While the GOP Loses at the Polls, There’s Plenty of Reason Left to Worry

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2011, 11:51AM

Voters in Arizona, Ohio, Mississippi and North Carolina all fought back against regressive conservative policies in Tuesday’s elections. But the big battles aren’t over. Here’s why.

Topics: Politics

America's Conservatives Love Herman Cain's Empty Race Talk

America’s Conservatives Love Herman Cain’s Empty Race Talk

by Shani O. Hilton on October 11 2011, 10:00AM

And it’s not just the Tea Party that’s listening.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

Third Parties and Tequila Shots

by Kai Wright on December 6 2010, 12:54PM

It starts with jokes and murmurs, but Democrats shouldn’t go on expecting blind support.

Topics: Kai Wright

Screw the Midterms! We Need a People's Revolution

Screw the Midterms! We Need a People’s Revolution

by Roberto Lovato on November 8 2010, 4:29PM

Roberto Lovato says corporations have corrupted electoral politics. The good news is last week opens the door to real, people-driven revolution.

Topics: Election: Now What?, Politics

The Reformers Everybody Ignored While Fussing Over the Tea Party

The Reformers Everybody Ignored While Fussing Over the Tea Party

by Juell Stewart on November 1 2010, 10:06AM

Juell Stewart wanders into the real grassroots of Obama-era national politics.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 10:48AM

It’s been a tawdry election season. And here’s some compelling evidence.

Topics: 2010 Elections

The Decisions We'll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

The Decisions We’ll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

by on October 27 2010, 4:25PM

An exhaustive tally of choices our new representatives will make for us when they get to Washington.

Topics: 2010 Elections

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