"You know, those rumors about you and lady friends ... they won't do you a bit of harm." Former President Art Hockstader to presidential candidate Wi...
We, Americans are a unique people. The majority of us come from somewhere else, and many of us grew up in households where we were exposed to a variety of cultures.
As one of the majority of Americans who voted for him twice, I am happy and proud that our president is this extraordinary, deepest thinking, coolest-headed, and tempered-spirit.
As a 1974 high school junior, I couldn't envision that a day would come 10 years later where I would join Hart's initial 1984 insurgent presidential campaign challenging establishment candidate VP Walter Mondale.
You can't win in electoral politics unless you do what Wasserman Schultz is criticized for doing. You just have to look like you're not doing those things. Everyone in politics knows that.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, underway this week in New York City, underscores the potential benefits of New York's proposed hosting of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
This question of citizenship and political representation is as important today as it was then -- yet the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party is not even mentioned in many major U.S. history textbooks.
Thanks to a new non-profit called Welcome.us, from now on, June will be dedicated to celebrating immigrants and recognizing the achievements and contributions that immigrants have made to our country.
By offering Barclays Center as the principal venue, Mayor de Blasio made a bold political statement - both to his Brooklyn base and to the Democratic Party.
Although the Vatican attempted to rein in American nuns for pushing "radical feminist themes," its efforts have been less than successful. Recogni...
There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.
As we celebrate Cesar Chavez Day, we need to recognize that the fight for equality in our country is still ongoing. This is a celebration not just of Cesar Chavez's leadership, but of the thousands of people that walked, worked and fought alongside him -- of every worker who keeps our country moving forward.
President Obama has the legal authority to act to stop the deportation machine and he cannot simply pay lip service to immigration reform while deporting our families.
The struggle is real -- but so are the solutions. I hope you'll join us in solidarity and intersectionality so that women and men from all backgrounds are able to strive with equality of opportunity to reach the American Dream.
Those of us who participated in that 1984 campaign will never forget the experience. It was historic, it was pure excitement, and it unleashed a dynamic that helped to change American politics forever.
It is worth bearing in mind that extreme minority factions can do serious damage to the nation as a whole when they pursue a strategy of burning down the political house in hopes of building a new one.