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Mccain Race

McCain's African-American Vote: L.A. Conservative Joe Hicks Is a Race-Weary Republican

Tara Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tara Graham

A vote for Obama is a vote for black pride. The only problem is: Hicks doesn't identify himself as black. "I'm conservative. I'm a Republican. Beyond that, I find the whole racial component a bit odd," he says.

Sam Stein

Ickes: "Undercurrent Of Racial Implications" Coming From GOP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the chief strategists of the modern Democratic Party criticized the McCain campaign and its crowds on Monday for fostering an "undercurrent of ...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Obama Called "Traitor" Again At McCain Rally | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's rally on Friday once again inspired furious reactions from his supporters, with one woman screaming "traitor!" as McCain criticized Bara...

When You're Wright, You're Right

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

The Wright/Obama story has been utterly mangled. It's a human story and a tragic one. Two decent men doing good work are being used against each other in a game of political one-upsmanship.