President Barack Obama answers questions during his new conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room

Obama addresses Syria, Immigration, Boston, the F.B.I.

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President… Read More

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx addresses the Democratic National Convention.

Anthony Foxx to Head Department of Transportation

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President Obama on Monday will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as his new transportation secretary, a White House official… Read More

Why Obama Will Speak to Planned Parenthood

Why Obama Will Speak to Planned Parenthood

by The Washington Post

President Obama will address nearly 1,000 supporters of Planned… Read More

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Islamophobia: Conservatives Say ‘Young Muslim Men’ Are ‘Our Enemy’

by Michael Arceneaux

As soon as it was made clear to conservatives that the alleged Boston Marathon bombers had an association with Allah, the Islam-bashing crows of the… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was: The George W. Bush Presidential Library opened this week but did it whitewash his record… Read More

Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson Comes Out

Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson Comes Out

by Slate

In 2002, the very early days of the gay marriage backlash -- after Hawaii, before Massachusetts -- Nevada voters solidly approved… Read More

Rhode Island to Legalize Gay Marriage

Rhode Island to Legalize Gay Marriage

by #teamEBONY

Rhode Island is on a path to becoming the 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry after a landmark vote in the state's… Read More

Is This the Immigration Reform We’ve Been Waiting For?

Is This the Immigration Reform We’ve Been Waiting For?

by France François

Last week, the Senate’s bipartisan Gang of Eight released an immigration reform bill to cautious praise and protest alike from both immigration… Read More

Why Obama Couldn’t Turn 90 Percent Into 60 Votes

Gun Control, and Why Obama Failed

by Slate

In the aftermath of the defeat of gun control legislation in the Senate, the Sunday New York Times offered two… Read More

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Blue State/Red State Divide Increasing

by The Washington Post

In the week since modest… Read More

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