Some 10,000 participants from all over the country gathered here at the Congressional Black Caucus annual meeting earlier this month to listen, discuss and speak their minds.
Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.
100 public officials and supporters rallied in a show of determination to overcome efforts to stop Ohioans from voting in the presidential election.
Progressive forces have had the prospect of paid sick time, an advance for low-wage workers, snatched from them, at least temporarily, by big business forces and their allies .
New York State assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been censured for substantiated accusations of sexual harassment of two women who worked in his district office. Lopez has denied the charges.
Labor unions have piles of evidence they say prove the law cannot be implemented without blocking the votes of as many as 750,000 people.
Will the choice be in favor of the interests of the 1% at the peril of everyone else? Or will our country come together and represent the needs of the majority?
The organization announced recently that it would air an anti-Obama documentary on cable and broadcast television from coast to coast.
Republican legislators are passing voter suppression laws to take voting rights away. Most affected are people of color, women and working families.
Estimates are that the law will disenfranchise one in 10 eligible voters - mostly people of color, students, seniors and low-income voters.