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  • When Chicago welcomed KKK

    When Chicago welcomed KKK
    The scene that drew residents of Central Park Avenue just south of Foster Avenue to their front porches on Aug. 16, 1921, was eerily reminiscent of "The Birth of a Nation," the film that celebrated the night-riding vigilantes who restored white supremacy to the post-Civil War South: Thousands of men in white gowns and hoods exchanged ritual handshakes and piled into a long line of cars headed for a secret destination in the northern suburbs.
  • Republicans can't shake image of old white guys' party

    CORONADO, Calif. Changing the perception that the Republican Party is the party of older, wealthier, white guys is proving to be tough. Since the 2012 election, when President Barack Obama crushed Mitt Romney among African-Americans, Hispanics and women,...

    Congressional Black Caucus sees leverage in Steve Scalise protests

    WASHINGTON Members of the Congressional Black Caucus see opportunity in the scandal that inspired a heart-shaped "KKK + GOP" sign outside a recent Capitol Hill Club fundraiser for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Revelations that the Louisiana...

    GOP heads to 'Sweetest Place on Earth' to get over bitterness

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., had hoped that the first Republican-controlled Congress in eight years would get off to a smooth start with party unity and no drama. But an embarrassing...

    Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...