Politics

Why Can't Obama Just Handle It?

by Brentin Mock on May 30, 2014 7:00AM

Deportations. Reparations. Climate change. What exactly can the White House do about these things?

Topics: Politics

Senior Congressman John Conyers' Re-Election in Danger

by Brentin Mock on May 23, 2014 4:05PM

Will John Conyers now needs a massive write-in campaign to continue to rep Detroit.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Only Property Owners Should Vote Says Fla. Congressman

by Brentin Mock on May 21, 2014 4:30PM

Fla. Rep. Yoho doesn't stop with the nonsense, this time: voting.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Newark Wins Ras Baraka; Significant Challenges Ahead

by Brentin Mock on May 14, 2014 12:25PM

Ras Baraka win is a referendum on education reform movement.

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights, Politics

Two Republican Leaders Give Up on Voter ID

by Brentin Mock on May 12, 2014 1:45PM

Sen. Rand Paul and Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett throw in the towel on voter ID

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Racist Wisconsin Voter ID Law Banned For Life (or at Least Until the State Appeals)

by Brentin Mock on Apr 29, 2014 3:30PM

Wisconsin becomes the fifth state where courts struck down voter ID laws.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Justice Department to Begin Collecting Racial Profiling Data

by Brentin Mock on Apr 28, 2014 1:00PM

The Justice Department will start tabulating stop-and-frisk frequency and racial bias.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Criminal Justice, Voting Rights

Arkansas Becomes Fourth State For Voter ID Court Defeat

by Brentin Mock on Apr 25, 2014 3:00PM

Arkansas joins Pennsylvania, Missouri and Texas in voter ID court defeats.

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Obama and Holder to Expand Clemency for Unfair Prison Sentences

by Brentin Mock on Apr 21, 2014 1:44PM

The Obama Administration wants to free more people unfairly imprisoned from jail

Topics: Politics, Criminal Justice, Voting Rights

Midterm Test: Who's Courting the Youth?

by Brentin Mock on Apr 11, 2014 7:00AM

Not the usual suspects, says Robert "Biko" Baker, League of Young Voters Education Fund executive director

Topics: Politics