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  • Thursday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    BLOG   |    SCHEDULE   |   PHOTOS/VIDEO   |   SPEECHES   |   POLITICS A-Z   |    RSS TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN,...
  • 'Breach of Peace' fills in the blanks on the 'Freedom Riders'

    'Breach of Peace' fills in the blanks on the 'Freedom Riders'
    July 6, 2008 The story was already written: Vividly rendered on those young faces -- excited, angry, naive, fearful, idealistic. But it was only the first leg of their journey. That's what first struck Eric Etheridge when he first laid eyes on a trove of...
  • Healthcare, TEA Parties, racism, rancor

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Sunday morning There was quite a scene outside the Capitol today, where the House was embroiled in debate over passage of a healthcare bill that President Barack Obama is demanding. Protesters amassed, and some of......
  • Victory in the voting rights battle

    We've come to the end of a remarkable journey. In the early 1960s, most Southern blacks were barred from voting. Yet today, just over four decades later, blacks and whites from across the country have selected an African American man as the presidential...
  • Clinton, Obama sound populist themes in Midwest

    The nation's economic anxieties took center stage in the increasingly rancorous Democratic presidential race Thursday as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama tilted their campaigns toward blue-collar voters in the upcoming Wisconsin and Ohio primaries....
  • Black Democrats make case for Obama, Clinton

    With Super Tuesday around the corner and the Virginia primary just a week later, some key African-American Democrats on the Peninsula and in other parts of Hampton Roads see a defining moment at hand this Black History Month — a chance for a...
  • Surprised Rep. on McCain: 'He does not consult me...'

     
    Now Mother Jones reports on how McCain said he'd look for wise advice to Rep. John Lewis, left,the Georgia Democrat who's been a leading figure in the civil-rights movement. Fair enough: the Arizona senator likes to cross the partisan......
  • House approves bailout: $700-billion-plus

     
    by Mark Silva With the House's second and successful vote on a $700-billion federal rescue of the nation's financial markets today, the economic challenge facing the next Congress and president is only starting to reveal its dimensions on Capitol Hill.......
  • Lewis: McCain/Palin = George Wallace?

     
    In today's big campaign tiff, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, cited by John McCain just a few weeks ago as one of the wise men of Washington, compared McCain's campaign tactics to George Wallace's race baiting......
  • ACORN targeted by violent threats

     
    by Frank James When Civil Rights-hero and congressman John Lewis warned the McCain-Palin campaign over the weekend that their attacks were creating a supercharged climate which raised the threat of violence, we assume these were the sort of threats now......
  • McCain unsurprised by Powell Obama nod

     
    (AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...