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Ward Connerly's Income Inequality

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.24.2012 | College
D. R. Tucker

If it's true that Connerly opposed public-sector affirmative action merely as a way to line his own pockets, then he has to be considered the right's biggest embarrassment since Armstrong Williams.

Congresswoman Diane E. Watson: A Woman of Greatness and Conviction Passes the Baton

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

The 1970s was a time when African American women in public office were few and far between. In that era, one woman emerged on the public stage. She stood out among the few as a leader.

Meet Felton Newell and the Dubious LA Political Machine Opposing Him

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Morris W. O'Kelly

You have to love politics in all of its gory splendor. The elected officials charged with the stewardship often engage in questionable if not outrigh...

Diane Watson To Retire

Rep. Watson to retire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.) is set to announce her retirement, according to Democratic sources. Watson's central Los Angeles district isn't expected...

Diane Watson Retiring: California Democrat To Leave House Seat

CQ-Roll Call | Emily Cadei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.) is retiring at the end of this Congress, a Democratic source confirmed to CQ-Roll Call on Wednesday. Watson, 76, is the ...

Youth Homelessness: A Real Problem That Ignoring Won't Fix

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Daniel Harris

America is home to 1.3 million homeless children, over 12,000 of them in Los Angeles county alone. It's time to stop attributing this problem to irresponsibility and start attacking the source.

35 Years Later: Hope for a Solution Of, By, and For the Cypriots

Rep. Diane Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Diane Watson

A solution to the Cyprus Problem is in the best interest of the Greek Cypriots, the Turkish Cypriots, and the greater global community -- a fact that nobody understands better than the Cypriots themselves.

Congresswoman Diane Watson's Trip to Guantanamo: Paid Contractors Interrogate, Not the Military.

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Congresswoman Diane Watson, who represents California's 33rd District, was gracious enough to sit down with me for an interview.

Kucinich Leads Trend for Even Handed Foreign Policy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

According to astute observers -- there is a new trend in Congress in favor of a more even-handed approach to foreign policy. The bipartisan group, Co...