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by Seth Freed Wessler 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.
by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2011, 12:09PM
The band made waves with their musical introduction of the tea party favorite last week.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on June 15 2011, 10:36AM
Recent polls show that immigration reform tops the list of Latino voters’ concerns. And so far the president’s been slow to act.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 6 2011, 10:00AM
It’s time for a more nuanced approach to address the needs of young voters of color.
by Shani O. Hilton on April 28 2011, 3:35PM
Rep. Sally Kern is the same woman who called “homosexuality” the “biggest threat” to the U.S. today.
by Jamilah King on April 14 2011, 4:20PM
He just wants you to know that he really, really cares.
by Shani O. Hilton on April 12 2011, 1:30PM
A new budget deal prevents D.C. from spending its own funds on abortions for poor black and brown women.
by Shani O. Hilton on April 11 2011, 12:44PM
Expect another $38.5 billion in cuts, the details of which are to be announced later this week.
by Shani O. Hilton on March 29 2011, 4:38PM
Assistant attorney general Thomas Perez vows to use “every tool in our arsenal” to fight anti-Muslim discrimination.
by Julianne Hing on March 11 2011, 10:41AM
It’s all in an effort to defy the federal government on health care, gun regulation and even the regulation of endangered species.
by Michelle Chen on June 7 2010, 12:02PM
Besieged by media attacks and riven by internal conflicts, Muslim American communities have been wrestling with an identity crisis for years now. The latest slew of “homegrown terrorism” allegations has prompted the Obama administration to show that it’s at least…
by Channing Kennedy on October 22 2009, 10:43AM
In case you forgot to look out for the well-being of your country last week, four brave Congressional Republicans have uncovered a conspiracy at the highest levels of American government: an established lobbying group is working to get unpaid…
by Leticia Miranda on October 20 2009, 9:00AM
Ah, Modesto –- the proud producers of the nation’s milk, almonds, chickens, cattle, and walnuts. This agro-business-rich city touted $2.5 billion in agricultural production two years ago. But in classic San Joaquin Valley agro-business style, it doesn’t look like…
by Terry Keleher on October 9 2009, 1:32PM
Sometimes, I can be of two minds on the same subject, such as President Obama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize. On one hand, I can identify with the criticism and cynicism that the so-called leader of the free world…
by Leticia Miranda on October 7 2009, 1:00PM
Foad Farahi is just one of many people caught between the political crosscurrents of nationhood, xenophobia and the Bush-led “war on terror.” He came here on a student visa and when it expired, he sought political asylum from persecution…
by Guest Columnist on October 6 2009, 12:46PM
By Paul Blumenthal This post originally appeared on OpenCongress. A few weeks ago Congress passed the Defund ACORN Act (it was attached to another bill during a motion to recommit), a bill designed at defunding the beleaguered community organization. While…