Latinos influenced the election outcome in a big way this year, helping to ensure President Barack Obama's second term.
The number of Latino voters will rise by 25 percent in the 2012 election, to 12.6 million, compared to 2008, and they'll hold the key votes in more states than ever before.
At its Fire of Faith, Rekindling Democracy rally this past Sunday, the Detroit metropolitan faith community unveiled a new kind of "heat" beginning to sweep the region.
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.
A big bus emblazoned with the words, "Patients Over Politics" rolled into town during Carolina Fest.
A recent poll offering a snapshot of Florida voters found that they back the President's decision to end deportations of DREAM Act-eligible youth. They also support some broader, more sweeping reform.
In a historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld virtually all of the health reform law to extend health coverage to most uninsured Americans.
A group of physicians here has formed a speakers bureau dubbed, "The New Healthcare Law and You - Ask a Doc!"
Declaring the health law "constitutional," the president said, "We are confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld."
Backers of single-payer health care cheered as the California Universal Health Care Act passed from the Senate Appropriations Committee onto the Senate floor.