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Jc Watts

Records Complicate Newt's Lobbyist Denial

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says his consulting group never lobbied for clients. But his business hired state a...

It's Not Because Cain Is Black

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What is bringing Herman Cain down isn't his color, but rather his off-color comments and gestures he's been accused of by women who've felt harassed and threatened by him, and frightened and angry enough to have filled out complaint reports.

Herman Cain's (and the GOP's) Confusion About Black Voters

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

For too long, conservatives have blamed Black leaders for Republican failures with Black voters. Herman Cain's view suggests that looking inward is something the Republicans are unable, or unwilling, to do.

Takeover Takeaways

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

Congressional Republicans who think the outcome of this election is a mandate for their view of governance are overstating the case and run the risk of the kind of overreach some say the hurt the Democrats.

Attn. Republicans in New Orleans: Do You Know Where You Are?

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

Just up the street from the GOP's venue at the Hilton Riverside is the New Orleans Convention Center, where thousands gathered in the days after Katrina and waited for rescuers who didn't know they were there.

Republican Leadership Conference 2010: No Mention Of Hurricane Katrina As GOP Meets In New Orleans

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five years after President Bush's failed response to a natural disaster in New Orleans deeply damaged his party's credibility and helped sweep them fr...

"Flying While Arab" Continues to Soar

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

"Miss!" A large man with a crew cut pointed at me and exclaimed, "You have a bomb in your shoe!" This dude was talking to me. I was shocked.

The GOP's White Supremacy

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Like a restricted country club that would rather die than change, the Republican Party is marginalizing itself for the sake of the white men who run it.

JC Watts Planning Black Television News Network

New York Post | Don Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former congressman J.C. Watts is behind a major push to launch an all-news channel for black people. The network, tentatively called Black Television...