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  • Senate split: Race and demographics

     
    Reports have come out of the Capitol in recent days that the dicey factor of racial alignment is a driving force behind divisions within the Democratic conference. Witness one caucus' questioning of Jeff Klein's racial sensitivities. Leaders within the...
  • A `negative message...'

     
    Supervisor Gregory Woodard let his colleagues have it at Tuesday night's board meeting after the voted to impose a one-year moratorium on granting non-profit organizations exemptions from paying taxes. The issue came to the board after a request by the...

    Obama on racial matters: 'Door still open'

     
    President Barack Obama, the son of a Kenyan and travelling through Ghana today, was asked what Africa means to him - "Is it half of you?'' "Well, no, I don't think it would be fair to say it was half,''...

    Sotomayor hearing live analysis

     
    (AP/Gerald Hebert) by James Oliphant We are here again in Hart 216 and Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has begun his first round of questions. Each member of the panel will question Judge Sotomayor in 30-minute periods. Stay with the...

    Is Sonia Sotomayor a reverse racist?

     
    I wrote about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor???s local ties for today's print edition, and I???ve already taken some heat in e-mails and posted comments for writing ???fluff??? and avoiding the issue of her avoiding the issues during her...