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The United States of America Elects Reality Television Personality Donald J. Trump as Its 45th President

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be the nation’s first female president.

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Group Files Ethics Complaint Against House Dems for Gun Control Sit-In

From the complaint: “Representatives sent fundraising emails while on the House Floor that discussed the sit-in they were staging and asked for campaign contributions.”

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Hillary Clinton is Democratic Party's Presumptive Nominee

Clinton: “Whether you supported me in this primary, or Senator Sanders, we all need to keep working toward that better, fairer, stronger America.”

Are You Voting Today?

It’s Super Tuesday, and that means 12 states and one U.S. territory are holding primaries and caucuses today. Is it time for you to head to the polls?

Steve Phillips: Liberals Rely Too Much on White Swing Voters

Conventional wisdom in liberal electoral politics is that you have to lock down White swing voters to pass progressive policy. In his new book, ”Brown is the New White,” civil rights lawyer and politico Steve Phillips argues that organizing a younger, browner “new American majority” is the key. 

Neither Hillary Nor Bernie Won the Democratic Presidential Debate. We Did.

From the DREAMers to Black Lives Matter, our modern social movements for racial, economic and climate justice are shaping American presidential politics in previously unheard-of ways.  

The Interrupters

In a little over a week, Black Lives Matter members have interrupted three presidential campaign rallies, most notably one of Bernie Sanders’ in Seattle. Here’s what BLM leaders and collaborators have to say on the matter. 

G.O.P. Takes the Senate--and a Lot More

Dems lost big in Senate, House and governors’ races.

Economic Justice Makes or Breaks Elections

Lack of economic progress may lead to poor voter turnout.

White GOP Candidate Changes Name to Cesar Chavez in Arizona Race

He switched parties, too.

Lawmakers Among the 200 Arrested at Immigration Rally

Thousands came out for Tuesday’s rally in Washington D.C., the latest demonstration aimed at putting pressure on Congress to take action on immigration reform.

Democrats Walk Out to Protest House Contempt Vote Against Holder

As the Republican-led House voted to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt on Thursday, Democrats led by the Congressional Black Caucus walked out in protest.