2016 Campaign Starts With Jim Webb’s Walk Into Inner Cities, Focus on White Poverty

Former Senator Jim Webb, a Democrat from Virginia, launched his campaign for President late last night via an e-mail and a video.  Webb is establishing a exploratory committee that is likely to...

#BlackUnemployment: Black Leaders Silent on Immigration Executive Order

Black Unemployment Has Always Been Double.  How might President Obama’s pending executive order on immigration effect Black unemployment?  Isn’t that a question “black...

G.K. Butterfield To Be Elected 24th Chair of the Black Caucus Wednesday

On Wednesday, November 19, Rep. G.K. Butterfield will be elected the 24th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. This post was originally published at Crewof42 in September.  HERE COMES THE...

Dems Didn’t Give a Dime to This Candidate Who Came Within 1% of Victory in 2012

Flashback to 2012 — John Ewing of Nebraska. Here’s a 2012 flashback for you.  This next story is one of the many reasons why there is a continuing schism between the Black Caucus and...

Who DCCC Spent Big Money On

Cold blooded, clear eyed and diagnostic. It’s interesting to note DCCC spending late money in WV-3, GA-12 and NY-11 when those races were clearly over weeks ago — then Steve Horsford...

South Carolina Exit Poll Asks If Blacks Are Too Uppity

As reported by Mashable a election day exit poll in South Carolina asked voters to “Agree” or “Disagree” with this question: “Blacks are getting too demanding in...

5 Things That Would Define Victory for Dems on #ElectionDay #Midterms2014

It’s November 4th. What would define victory for Democrats on this election day?  These five results are a start: 1. Both Gov. Scott Walker and Rick Scott losing. Remember four years ago...

Looking for a #Midterms2014 Surprise? Look to Georgia

Georgia On My Mind. For the 2014 midterm elections, the Democrats spent $60 million on a grassroots focused effort called the “Bannock Street Project.” The Banno...

The Root: Democrats and Some Rs Speak Against GOP Willie Horton Ad

The Root: Democrats and Some Dems Speak Against GOP Willie Horton Ad READ —> http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2014/10/condemnation_for_nebraska_campaign_ad.html?wpisrc=topstories

AR-2 Ad for Blue Dog Dem Targets Black Voters

Dem ad for AR-2. The new ad below released by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) reveals much of what the Democrat’s strategy for Black voters is. In short, it’s:...

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...

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...

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.”...

6/19/14: House Debate on the Grayson Amdt. Against Police Militarization

On June 19, 2014 the House debated an amendment by Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) that would have cut funding for war gear the Pentagon is giving to civilian police for free.  The attempt to stem the...