U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-saynotovoterid520x320.jpg

Day of reckoning set for Texas voter ID law

Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-moralmondays425x345.jpg

Rosanell Eaton, 92, sues North Carolina for taking her vote

By signing the new law, the Republican governor replaced one of the best voting laws in the country with one that is arguably now the worst.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-latinosfor520x290.jpg

Latino voters' relevance in mid-term elections examined

"Where do these Latinos stand on immigration reform? How do they feel on the debate over it so far? We decided to explore their views."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NCmoralmondays520x300.jpg

North Carolina crowd roars at governor: "Wrong! Wrong! Wrong!!"

Nearly 5,000 protesters at a "Moral Monday" rally roared disapproval of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to terminate federal jobless benefits.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ncmoralmondays459x300.jpg

Supreme Court guts Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-pinksliprick460x300.jpg

Floridians rally for free, fair elections

Orlando residents rallied  March 5 --the first day of the 2013 Florida legislative session - to demand "true election reform" that would make voting "free, fair and accessible to all." 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-vote13.jpg

Stop election piracy

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.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-votingrights520x2.jpg

Labor mobilizes to save Voting Rights Act

Voting rights were high on the agenda of the AFL-CIO's executive council meeting February 27 as the Supreme Court heard a challenge to Section 5 of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lclaa.jpg

Latino labor leader: Immigration legislation has potential problems

Providing a path to eventual citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers "is a worthy #1 goal" of proposed immigration reform legislation.

1 2 3 4 6