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Clinton, Sanders Woo Undecided Iowa Voters as Caucus Nears
Bernie Sanders defended his call for raising Americans' taxes in exchange for lower heath care cost...


An Examination of Last Night's Iowa Caucus Results
More questions were raised than answers....


Federal Court Says Texas Voter ID Violates Voting Rights Act
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' voter ID law has a "discriminatory" effect on m...


Commentary: Hillary Clinton's Bold Move on Voting Rights
Presidential candidate wants an automatic voter registration process implemented across America....


Courts Block Voter ID Laws in Texas, Wisconsin
Republican-backed voter ID laws get twin blows....


Fate of Texas' Tough Voter ID Law in Judge's Hands
The Justice Department argued that Black residents in Texas are four times as likely not to have an...


Obama Signs Cliff Deal to Boost Taxes on Wealthy
President Barack Obama has signed a bill that boosts taxes on the wealthiest Americans, while prese...


House Democrats Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act
The bill protects the right of every citizen to vote and modernizes the election system....


Obama Asks for $50 Million to Restore Civil Rights Sites
The president's budget includes money for improvements at the national historical trail from Selma ...


Republicans Worry House Race Could Hurt Diversity Effort
Candidate Daniel Donovan was the Garner grand jury prosecutor....


Commentary: Trading Hoods for Neckties
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Keith Boykin reminds us that the move...


Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court
The Supreme Court has sent Fisher v. University of Texas back to a federal appeals court....


Commentary: We Must End Poverty and Inequality in America
Rep. John Conyers says we must act to break the persistent link between poverty and the criminal ju...


Should Soda & Candy Be Taxed More?
Most Americans oppose a 'nanny state" when it comes to food....


Herman Cain Rockets to the Top of a National Poll
Herman Cain is at the top of the Republican field, but his 9-9-9 tax plan could sink him....


New Laws Keeping Blacks From the Polls
Though the days of poll taxes are dead and gone, new legislation is set to keep a lot of African-Am...


Congress Sends Payroll Tax Cut Bill to Obama
Congress sends bill to congress that extends a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits....


Republicans Nominate Romney, Lambaste Obama
The Republican Party formally nominates Mitt Romney and adopts a conservative platform....


Poll Problems Reported Around the Country
From blatant voter suppression and court battles to official hiccups and mistakes, this election is...


Poll: California Voters Support More Taxes for Schools
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A majority of California voters agree with Gov. Jerry Brown's approach t...

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