Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: republicans

Why the Republicans’ Tax Proposal Will Disproportionately...

Following the Democrats’ unexpectedly thorough victory this past election day, where the party won almost every competitive race, the congressional Republicans found themselves in...

In The Age of Trump Is it...

During a campaign stop in 2016, the nation winced when Donald Trump pointed out the sole noticeable African-American in the audience. “Oh, look at...

Republicans Largely Quiet After Rep. Steve King...

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), known for his xenophobic views against anyone who isn't white, Christian or American-born, is in hot water after tweeting...

Trump and the Republicans Have Already Begun...

While many progressives and others are either still in shock about the presidential election results or still arguing with Trump supporters (or other progressives)...

Black Students Favor More Control Over Offensive...

Black students have less than positive views on freedom of expression on college campuses versus whites. According to a recent poll, Black college students were...

Oakland County Executive Calls Flint Water Crisis...

There are 9/11 truthers, Sandy Hook truthers, San Bernardino truthers, and now there are Flint truthers. Despite overwhelming scientific evidence, including testimony from medical...

GOP Kentucky Governor Has Prevented the Restoration...

Newly elected Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has been making headlines since his election campaign. He ran on taking down the Affordable Care Act and now he...

Poll: Republicans Deem Obama an Imminent Threat...

In another sign that Republicans’ disdain for President Obama is nonsensical, a new poll showed that a third of party members consider Russian president Vladimir...

Maine Senator Michael Willette Asks For Forgiveness...

Maine Republican state Sen. Michael Willette, a serial poster of racist comments about Barack Obama, asked the Maine Senate to forgive him for an offensive...

Money Not Where Their Mouth Is: Democrats...

The Democratic Party, which touts itself as the political party that promotes diversity, has failed miserably in its hiring practices, according to a new...

As America Goes to Polls Today, The...

For months, today's midterm elections have been described almost as The Day That African-Americans Will Forget. So many of the results, so much of the...

12 Ways Democrats and Republicans Are Exploiting...

Now that Ebola has arrived in the United States, the nation’s leaders are wasting no time politicizing the outbreak, while thousands are dying in Africa. Here...

Holder: Opponents Directing ‘Racial Animus’ at Him,...

Never one to shy away from racial issues, Attorney General Eric Holder said in an interview with ABC News what many African-Americans and others...

Survey: Even Republicans Are Happy With Their...

Though it remains a popular target for Republican attacks, President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act appears to have not only substantially reduced the number...

Carson Defends Comments Comparing Obamacare to Slavery

Right-wing hero Dr. Ben Carson, a possible 2016 presidential candidate, has been widely attacked for comparing Obamacare to slavery, but in an appearance on...

Mississippi Congressman Doesn’t Back Down After Calling...

Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi faced a phalanx of reporters on Capitol Hill yesterday and refused to back down from inflammatory statements made during...

Democrats Seek Advantage in GOP Effort to...

Democrats are using Republican efforts to roll-back voting rights as an issue that they hope will energize their base in the upcoming midterm elections,...

With Midterm Vote Looming, Democrats Trying to...

As both political parties shift their focus to November's midterm election, with control of the Senate possibly up for grabs, Democrats are grappling with...