Politics

Breaking news and analysis on U.S. politics from a Black perspective, including the latest coverage of the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court and more.

OutKast’s Big Boi talks to Professor Jelani Cobb, PH.D, Atlanta Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong and music producer Bryan-Michael Cox about what a Black Democratic candidate for president means. Click to watch.

The Last Straw for McCain John McCain finds himself in a precarious but familiar position heading into Wednesday evening’s final presidential debate. Senator Barack Obama has decisive leads in several stronghold states, and in states that typically favored Republicans, polls indicate he is running close to Sen. McCain, within a few percentage points or even. […]

Christopher Buckley, son of William F. Buckley, a renowned Republican thinker, has endorsed Barack Obama. Buckley once wrote a John McCain speech, and held up the Republican rank-and-file for years. After making the shocking announcement, he then resigned from the conservative journal The National Review. The favorite son of the conservative press, Buckley has authored […]

A federal appeals court ordered Ohio’s top elections official to set up a system by Friday to verify the eligibility of newly registered voters and make the information available to the state’s 88 county election boards.

Republican John McCain is looking to turnaround his fortunes in the final presidential debate with Democrat Barack Obama, a forum focused on pocketbook issues and domestic policy Wednesday night.

On Tuesday, Barack Obama spoke out for the first time about the ACORN controversy that the GOP has tried to use against his campaign, citing it as another example of Obama’s questionable affiliations and his incapacity to lead this nation.

Well the mainstream media has finally caught up to NewsOne. CNN has a segment covering Palin’s involvement in the Alaskan Independence Party(AKIP), a radical Alaskan secessionist party. If you remember more than a month ago we managed to get an interview with their Chairman, Lynette Clark on Palin’s involvement.

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whose reformer image took a hit in a report concluding she abused her powers to settle a family score, has skirted state ethics rules before for personal benefit and used her office to help friends and supporters, according to an Associated Press review of records.

Alabama Fri, Oct. 24 California Mon, Oct. 20 Connecticut Tues, Oct. 21 Iowa Fri, Oct. 24 Kansas Mon, Oct. 20 Maine Tue, Oct. 21 Massachusetts Wed, Oct. 15*** Minnesota Tue, Oct. 14*** Nevada Tue, Oct. 14*** New Jersey Tues, Oct. 14*** Oregon Tue, Oct. 14*** Utah In person Tue, Oct. 28 Vermont Wed, Oct. 29 […]

Recently John McCain said about his rallies “There is always the fringe element that’s in politics in America. The overwhelming majority of the people that come to my rallies are good and decent and patriotic Americans, For anybody to intimate that the overwhelming … 99 percent is anything but patriotic and good Americans is frankly […]

Barack Obama unveiled a new economic rescue plan to the country today. He highlighted the need for more jobs, a competitive market, allowances for homeowners not to lose their homes and ways for people to invest in small businesses and start-ups.

Here are some videos from what is going on at the McCain/Palin rallies. Most of the people seem to be white working class people who have taken in the McCain Palin talking points on Obama and terrorism. Clearly the seeds of ‘hatred and division’ that John Lewis accused McCain and Palin of spreading have born […]