The widespread use of voter suppression laws has created a national awareness among the electorate that it is time to review and revise the conduct of national elections.
The Senate is considering a bipartisan plan to require all working people in the U.S. to carry a biometric ID card with their finger prints or other markers.
A who's who of leaders in the African American community came together with hundreds of community members.
Hundreds of students, teachers, parents, staff members, and allies packed Chicago's Fuller Park Fieldhouse Thursday night.
Tens of thousands of Spaniards took part in a "citizens' tide" against austerity on Saturday on the 32nd anniversary of an attempted Falangist coup.
The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.
All 100 seats in the 100-member House of Delegates, lower house of the Virginia General Assembly (the state legislature) and some local offices are up for grabs.
President Obama laid out a second-term agenda to create jobs, increase the minimum wage, promote science and education, stop gun violence, and defend voting rights.
In a move without precedent since the Middle Ages, Pope Benedict announced his resignation today.
Tom Corbett, in his third year in office, is seeing growing opposition to his bizarre budget proposals and his pro-corporate agenda.