White House travel office director Ashley Tate-Gilmore

Meet White House Travel Director Ashley Tate-Gilmore

by The Grio

Even on a summer family vacation, President Barack Obama is followed by an entourage whose behind-the-scenes movements are juggled… Read More

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Republican Opposition to Obamacare is Outdated

by The Washington Post

This is some very interesting video, passed along by the Dem-allied American Bridge, of GOP Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada, getting grilled… Read More

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Voter ID One of Many Things Making it Hard for GOP to Win Blacks

by Slate

On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an omnibus voting standards bill into law. In a video message, he talked only about… Read More

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92 Year Old Woman to Sue North Carolina Because of Voter ID Law

by The Root

A 92-year-old African-American woman has filed a suit against North Carolina after Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed a restrictive… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A rising star in the Democratic Party and a Republican former mayor won their parties' primaries on Tuesday to set up a campaign… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

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Cory Booker has been in the national spotlight for some time for his real-life Superman efforts, his work in Newark, New Jersey and… Read More

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Peacemakers Weigh in On Obama's Chance at Achieving an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

by France François

Ever-elusive peace between Israel and Palestinine has defined and confounded U.S. presidencies for… Read More

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