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Can Black Republicans Save Their Party Next Year?

These black Republicans are gunning for Congress in 2014. Will their party back them?

Cory Booker's Moneyed Win

Cory Booker raised lots of money for his Senate race, some of it questionably. But that’s the game, and he played to win.

Government Shutdown: Here We Go, Again

What’s open and what’s closed when the feds must shut their doors.

The Job-Creation Ideas Gathering Dust on D.C.'s Shelves

Really, they still exist. But Congress and the administration have stopped looking at them.

Kevin Powell's Open Letter: "I Am Hip Hop"

The aspiring politician tries to paint himself as the new alternative for black New Yorkers.

Race Drives Jobless Numbers in Worst-Hit Cities

The unemployment rate varies wildly across different regions. But there’s one consistent pattern throughout: to find the people hurting the most, look to the neighborhoods where Black and brown people live.