A GOP-led last-second lawsuit aims to stop absentee ballots in Detroit.

Two sitting Black women secretaries of state share what it means to be a steward of democracy.

Organizers are working against the clock to reinstate prior to the December 7 voter registration deadline so that voters can participate in the January 5 runoff elections.


Tillerson's confirmation comes amid high tensions between Republicans and Democrats embroiled in contentious battles over Trump's cabinet picks.


Taraji P. Henson, the leading lady of the hit series Empire, is being recognized for her work on the show. Last night, the 44-year-old received the Best Actress in a Drama Series award at the Critics’ Choice TV Awards for her role as Cookie Lyon. During her acceptance, she thanked Fox for taking a risk […]

From The Opinionator at The New York Times: <span class="italic">Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of state, appears today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The NY Times Op-Ed page asked 10 experts to pose the questions they would like to hear Senator Clinton answer.</span>

Secretary of State-designate Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed Tuesday to renew U.S. leadership through a “smart power” mix of diplomacy and defense.

From Nicholas Graham at the Huffington Post: Rush Limbaugh is at it again, calling Colin Powell a "turncoat" for supporting Obama and accusing him of wanting to be "adored" by the media.

Does the Barack-Hillary team stand a chance?

This morning, President-elect Obama appointed his national security Cabinet posts in a televised press conference.