NYT: Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate

NEW YORK TIMES: WASHINGTON — The confidential memo from a former pollster for President Obama contained a blunt warning for Democrats. Written this month with an eye toward Election Day, it...

USA Today: Black Lawmakers Anchor Southern Voter Push

USA TODAY: Black Lawmakers Anchor Southern Voter Push: NEW ORLEANS — After two hours of singing, praying and preaching that rattled the rafters at Beacon Light International Cathedral, Rep....

Noerdlinger Obsession Verifies NY Reporters Make Under $170,000

“It’s none of your f—ing business.” — New York City Mayor Ed Koch.  If you want to learn every detail of every parking ticket or unpaid debt of the Chief of Staff of the wife of the Mayor of New...

John Lewis on #SCOTUS TX Decision: “Whatever It Takes to Vote Do It”

John Roberts Was Picked for a Reason. Of course the Supreme Court that gutting the Voting Rights Act would be the same Supreme Court that decided that the restrictive Texas “poll tax”...

Why Do Democrats Think They Can Bash Obama and Get Black Votes?

Here are a few election time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win Black votes?  Why should Black voters be...

Republicans Turn to Willie Horton to Help Rep. Lee Terry

Breaking News: Republicans release race-baiting Willie Horton style ad less than three weeks before election day.  Bet you could have never guessed that would happen.  Even though the headline at...

Black Paper in #Florida Won’t Endorse Crist, Dings Dems

Florida Courier Dings Florida Dems — Fails to Endorse Crist.  Another day, another interesting moment for the Democratic Party and Black newspaper (non)endorsements.  Yesterday the Call...

@FLCourier: #Democrats Ignore Black Statewide Candidate

A record number of African Americans are running statewide in across the U.S. in the midterm elections.  One of them is Thad Hamilton.  Hamilton is going against Adam Putnam to be Florida’s...

Black Newspaper in Ohio Endorses Republican for Governor

OHIO. The Call & Post, a historic Black newspaper established in Cleveland in 1928, endorsed Republican John Kasich for Governor over the Democrat in the race.  Instead of just rubber...

8 Million: #Dems Silent On #Obamacare Even Though It’s Working

THE ROOT: Obamacare Is Working, but No One—GOP or Dem—Is Running on It Eight million sign-ups later, Democrats still won’t brag about the Affordable Care Act—and Republicans have a hard time...

35 Cases: Killed By Police Under Suspicious Circumstances

35 Cases: Killed By Police Under Suspicious Circumstances

Judge Slaps Down TX Voter Law, Calls It “Poll Tax”

A Judge made a fool out of whoever came up with the Texas voting law. U.S. District Judge Nelva Ramos ruled that Texas’ voter ID law, “amounted to an unconstitutional poll tax.”...

LA-5: Mayor Jamie Mayo Polling Ahead of Incumbent

Louisiana’s 5th:  Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo is now polling ahead of incumbent Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA).  Mayo is the only Democrat running in a three person race.  Mayo polled two points...