Key Florida Hispanics Leave State GOP

February 16, 2014 in Politics, Top News

Former Florida State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan of Miami quit the Republican Party Monday, Feb. 10, citing hostility to women and minorities among her reasons for leaving. Rivas Logan appeared […]

Immigration Battle Seems Heedless of Economic Boons to Americans

July 18, 2013 in Politics, Top News

A bi-partisan effort in the U.S. Senate passed the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” in a 68–32 vote June 27. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates S. […]

CISPA Suggests Internet Privacy May End

April 22, 2013 in Politics, Top News

While many Americans were pre-occupied by the Boston Marathon bombings, the U.S. House passed a controversial bill last Thursday, H.R. 624, or the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The […]

Obama Boasts Judicial Diversity, Points to Senate Confirmation Delays

March 10, 2013 in Politics, Top News

Thursday, the Obama administration released a promotional information aid to play up accomplishments in appointment of women and minorities to the judicial branch. This comes after President Barack Obama began […]

Thousands Rally for Gun Control in D.C.

January 28, 2013 in Politics, Top News

In Washington, thousands of protesters joined a rally on Saturday for gun control. Proceeding along Constitution Avenue from the Capitol to the Washington Monument, marchers carried signs with messages such […]

Congressional Failure to Act Puts Taxpayers and Markets at Risk ─ Public Disgust Registers

January 1, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial, Politics

U.S. government operations moved close to an end-year doomsday scenario as Senate and House negotiations over taxation and spending issues appeared frozen at the eleventh hour. A White House meeting […]

Millions to Lose Food Assistance under House Farm Bill Cuts

December 2, 2012 in Politics, Top News

Federal food aid to food-insecure Americans may be cut by as much as $16.5 billion if the U.S. House of Representatives gets its way with its farm bill this year. […]

Obama Wins!

November 7, 2012 in Politics, Top News, U.S. News

Last night, the American people re-elected Barack Obama as 44th president of the United States. The electoral count stands at 303-Obama, 206-Romney. Florida has yet to call the presidential race, […]

Voter Suppression Continues as GOP Strategy

November 5, 2012 in Politics, Top News

Early in October, billboards threatening the dire consequences of voter fraud appeared in primarily low-income, minority neighborhoods in Ohio and Wisconsin.  The signs depict a large gavel and say, “Voter […]

Romney Scores Power Points in First Presidential Debate

October 9, 2012 in Analysis & Editorial, Politics, Top News

Mitt Romney finally found a worthy debate opponent. In this year’s first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, it was striking how much mutual respect for each other, […]

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