High turnout among African-American voters was especially crucial in the 2008 and 2012 elections for Democrats, but according to a new article on The Nation.com, Democrats appear to be taking those same voters for granted. In 2012, 29 percent of all eligible voters were people of color. That number is now around 31 percent. Priorities USA, the […]
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After calling President Barack Obama “an animal” who has been trying to turn America into “just another country,” a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is refusing to apologize.
As Hillary Clinton positions herself closer to gaining the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States, the nation’s current leader made a weighty appeal on the former first lady’s behalf. At a dinner last Friday, President Barack Obama appealed to donors at the private to rally around Clinton, the New York Times reports. […]
During one of the most open discussions yet about race among Democratic presidential candidates, front-runner Hillary Clinton delivered a heartfelt answer to a Black woman’s question about how she would tackle institutional racism in post-Ferguson America.
Just in time for this year’s contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.
A new CNN Poll of Polls shows both candidates holding commanding leads in their respective races, but each faces a formidable opponent whose support is rising.
President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are scheduled to meet Wednesday at the White House for an informal discussion ahead of key early races in Iowa and New Hampshire.
“I regret it every day, but it was the right decision for my family and for me,” he told an NBC affiliate in Connecticut on Wednesday.
NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way…
On-air shootings of TV journalists spur debate on whether guns or mental health are to blame.