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1 hr ago | American Reporter
AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Aug. 28, 2008 -- The Democratic Party celebrated its hard-fought choice of a presidential nominee with world-class music, triumphal speeches and a mile-high fireworks display that mirrored the powerful emotions on display at Invesco Field in Denver as the first African-American in American history ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
One state that hasn't received much fantasy redistricting attention is Indiana, with ndrwmls's visually pleasing 4-4-1 map , jncca's 5-3-1 map and redistricting master Wolf's 5-4 and 5-3-1 maps being the only real gerrymander attempts, and the last of which is unnecessarily incongruous.
9 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
President Barack Obama says it's not right that businesses that treat their employers fairly can be undercut by competitors who don't.
13 hrs ago | Politico
President Barack Obama's home state could be the jewel in Republicans' crown this November, but much is riding on what happens in Tuesday's Illinois primary.
By the middle of last decade, the storm clouds were building over the neocons: their "regime change" in Iraq was a disaster; President George W. Bush's "Mission Accomplished" speech was a running joke; news articles were appearing about their "dark side" behavior in the "war on terror"; and the public was tired of the blood and treasure being ... (more)
Ready For Hillary is hosting events with state Democrats on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Five months before his 2012 reelection, President Obama announced that his administration would stop deportations of more than a half million young adults, often referred to as "Dreamers," brought illegally to the U.S. as children.
Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian counterpart Sergey V. Lavrov about the plans Russia has for Ukraine , but that meeting ended inconclusively, according to the New York Times.
House Speaker John Boehner questioned the feasibility of a bipartisan Senate deal to renew expired benefits for the long-term unemployed, a remark that seemed to suggest the agreement could be in trouble in the House.
Partisan politics paused for a breath in toss-up state Colorado Monday, as the Democratic presidential candidate and the Republican vice-presidential pick both sought to sooth Americans shocked Monday morning by news of Wall Street's steepest drop since the Sept.
President Barack Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership Thursday evening he's considering more changes to the enforcement of immigration laws, amid growing unrest among his allies over his deportation record.
This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of Caroline Krass to serve as the CIA's top lawyer amid a snooping fight pitting the spy agency against Congress and ensnaring the CIA's acting general counsel.
The U.S. Senate is unlikely to vote until later this month at the earliest on a bill providing aid to Ukraine, congressional aides said on Thursday, as lawmakers debated whether International Monetary Fund reforms should be included in the package.
The suits in California, Michigan and New York against McDonald's Corp. and its franchisees come amid growing attention on the country's widening wealth gap and the pay practices in the fast-food industry.
Casting Barack Obama as a president run amok, the House voted on Wednesday for a bill that would expedite congressional lawsuits against the chief executive for failure to enforce federal laws.
The Obama administration on Thursday plans to throw its weight behind a proposal that it says could cut the average prison sentence for a federal drug defendant by 11 months, a change designed to help reduce the massive U.S. prison population.