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Senator Casts Doubt On Need For Black Agenda

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sole Democratic African-American senator cast doubt on the need for a "black agenda" from the president and on its chances of passag...

Massachusetts, Illinois Senators Bet On Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Senators representing Massachusetts and Illinois wagered home-state staples on Wednesday on the Stanley Cup Finals. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Eli...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Dem Sens Call For Death Penalty For Boston Bombing Suspect | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said federal prosecutors should seek the death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Duri...

A 'Frank' Lesson in American (Minority) Politics

Ravi K. Perry | Posted 04.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Ravi K. Perry

If Americans think of representation of minority interests in politics as a mathematical equation, rather than a continual effort endemic to realizing the promise of American democracy, we, as a country, will likely never see the day that "all (wo)men are created equal."

John Kerry Tears Up

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Newly confirmed Secretary of State John Kerry teared up while giving his farewell speech to the Senate. Kerry paused to take a sip of water and rec...