Carlos Andrés Gómez, Poetry Slam Artist, Explains Why We Should Vote (VIDEO)Poetry slam artist Carlos Andrés Gómez explores the historical perspective around why people should vote in a new video for Our Time.
In close US race, new push to register voters... the closest U.S. presidential election in recent history, some organizations are pushing back in a fight over more restrictive voter registration laws with new strategies to register voters typically underrepresented, including young people and ...
Voter Suppression, Then and NowBy the mid-1840s, he had emerged as one of the greatest orators and writers in American history. But legally, Douglass began his public life by committing what today we would consider voter fraud, using an assumed name. It was a necessary step: when he ...
Voter suppression, then and nowBy the mid-1840s, he had emerged as one of the greatest orators and writers in American history. But legally, Douglass began his public life by committing what today we would consider voter fraud, using an assumed name. It was a necessary step: When he ...
New Voting Laws: Bending the Arc of History Away From JusticeBreaking through nearly a century of Southern intransigence on civil rights, he had herded the "old bulls" of the Senate, some of them unabashed racists, into passing a federal law that made it easier for blacks to vote. So there he was, in April 1960 ...
The Republicans' Shameless War on VotingFrom the damning November 11, 2011 report from the Democratic National Committee's Institute for Voting, entitled Reversal Of Progress, to the more recent reports like The Atlantic's "New Voting Laws: Bending the Arc of History Away From Justice," and ...
Letter: Voting for Obama would be wrongThe only thing Barack Obama has going for him is deceit and falsehoods; he can't win with his record. We are in a very bad situation and lies will not get us out of this mess we are in.
Is the Stock Market Voting for Obama?If history is any indicator, the market isn't likely to lose all of its gains through the rest of the year. The S&P 500 is up 12% this year.
Elizabeth Warren: Scott Brown's Voting Record Is Fair GameCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With two months until Election Day, Democrats are eager to take the Massachusetts Senate race directly to Scott Brown by highlighting how consistently the Republican senator votes with his party, according to top Democratic officials.
The Record: The right to voteUnder the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Texas and other states of the former Confederacy with a history of discrimination against minorities must gain clearance from the Justice Department before carrying out changes in elections.
FAMU coach helps get players' voter registrationTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida A&M coach Joe Taylor believes there are things that are more important than football. Voting is one of them. And he's ensuring his players at the historical black university are prepared to participate in the political ...
GOP narration of U.S. history overly simplisticWhat millions of voters felt after electing Obama was not just excitement. Obama's election was a great event in the multilayered history of the United States. What everyone could see was that another great barrier in the progress of this country had ...
Obama uses rallies, speech to woo votes, helpersBased on his criminal record, incident reports, and a conversation with one of his ex-wives, Grant has a history of abusing women.
Voting for DadBut if this is not the case - if he's mentally incapacitated and you're only acting on the assumption that this is what he would have wanted, based on past history - don't fill out the ballot. His vote needs to matter to him. PROFESSIONAL SECRETS. I ...
Aaron Schock, Republican Congressman, Responds To Gay Rumors, Anti-Gay ...GOP Congressman Aaron Schock of Illinois, the subject of persistent gay rumors since he took office in 2009, said on Thursday that questions about his sexual orientation and how it might relate to his antigay voting record and positions are ...
What The Media Failed To Tell You About Claims of Dead Registered Voters in ...Allegations by a non-profit group that there are 30,000 dead people registered to vote in North Carolina have received play in local and national media (including Fox News) over the last week -- what isn't being reported, however, is the group's ...
Early voting schedule hinges on court caseAny change in election procedures in Hillsborough and four other Florida counties must get federal approval because they have been tagged with a history of voter discrimination. On Aug. 16, a three-judge panel in Washington rejected the early voting ...
Federal court rejects new Texas voter photo ID lawWASHINGTON (AP) - A federal court on Thursday rejected a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.
SC voter ID law on trial as federal court considers impact on minority voters ...WASHINGTON - The federal trial over South Carolina's voter identification law got under way Monday with a state senator insisting his work on the law was aimed at fighting fraud and instilling public confidence in the election system.
Black Democrats: Stakes Too High to Sit Out Election DayCONVENTION ANALYSIS. Black Democrats: Stakes Too High to Sit Out Election Day. The thrill of making history is gone, but African-American voters are ramping up for the president - and against his GOP antagonists. By Beth Reinhard ...