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Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

The widely popular comedian said he regrets rooting for President Donald Trump on a “Saturday Night Live” appearance.

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

Why Courting White Voters Will Not Save the Democratic Party

By not leveraging the growing population of minority voters — who over time will collectively become the majority — Democrats are contributing to their party’s own demise.

Senate Stalls Progress on Russia Election-Meddling Probe

Senate Stalls Progress on Russia Election-Meddling Probe

Nearly 50 Senate staffers on just one of seven committees investigated Benghazi, while only seven total staff members are investigating Trump and Russia.

Did Russia Meddle in Election? ‘There’s No Question’ Says UN Ambassador Nikki Haley

Did Russia Meddle in Election? ‘There’s No Question’ Says UN Ambassador

Nikki Haley said “there’s no love” with Russia but will not push the president to take a hard stance against the country publicly.

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 20 Percent in 2016 Fueled by Election Campaign

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 20 Percent in 2016 Fueled by Election Campaign

Bias crimes appeared to increase in some cities following the Nov. 8 election, a trend that has extended into this year.

Trump's Voter Fraud Probe Could Pave Way for Tougher Voting Rules

‘Voter Fraud’ Investigation Based on One Tweet

President Donald Trump seemingly based his "voter fraud" cry on an unsubstantiated tweet from November alleging "verified" voter fraud.

President Donald Trump hosts congressional leaders in the State Dining Room at the White House on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Trump Sticks to False Facts on Election Votes

The president’s claim that 3 million to 5 million “illegals” voted has been debunked by numerous studies and mathematical improbability.

Country Headed on 'Wrong Track' with Trump: Poll

Country Headed on ‘Wrong Track’ with Trump: Poll

Millennials also cite feelings of disgust and fear following Trump’s victory on Election Day.

Hate Speech, Nazi-Inspired Vandalism Rears Ugly Head in Trump Aftermath

Post-Election Hate Crimes Roughly Seven Times Higher than Average

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released its newest report, revealing nearly 900 incidents of harassment and hate in the 10 days following Donald Trump’s election.

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The alarming spike in hate incidents mostly occurred in K-12 schools, and the most were anti-immigrant.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Calls for Vigilance on Hate Crimes

NY Attorney General Calls for Vigilance on Hate Crimes

"To remain silent is to engage in a dangerous new permissiveness that threatens our American way."

'Go to hell!' A Divided America Struggles to Heal After Ugly Election

‘Go to hell!’ A Divided America Struggles to Heal After Ugly Election

In a survey, 15 percent of people reported they had stopped talking to a family member or close friend as a result of this divisive election.

Democrats Sue Trump for Alleged Voter Intimidation in Four States

Trump supporters have made public implications that they will engage in voter intimidation after Trump told them to watch "certain areas."

Philadelphia transit strike could hamper voter turnout next week

Philadelphia Transit Strike Could Hamper Voter Turnout Next Week

Without public transportation to the polls, the strike could have a large impact on a critical swing state, where registered Democrats largely outnumber Republicans.

Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights

Winning in Court, Losing on the Ground: Uncertainty Clouds U.S. Voting Rights

Despite a series of court victories for voting rights, civil rights groups and voting rights activists remain concerned that these rulings will not be enforced on local levels.

Negative Tone of White House Race Sours Young Voters

Negative Tone of White House Race Sours Young Voters

The millennial generation's dismal view of the presidential race may discourage young voters from voting in future elections as well, analysts say.

Don't Like Trump or Clinton? Vote for the Next SCOTUS Appointee

Don’t Like Trump or Clinton? Vote for the Next SCOTUS Appointee

People For the American Way, People For the American Way Foundation, Supreme Court, election, Elliot Mincberg, Latino Vote!, SCOTUS

Half of Republicans Would Reject Election Result if Clinton Wins: Reuters/Ipsos

Half of Republicans Would Reject Election Result if Clinton Wins: Reuters/Ipsos

The level of concern and mistrust in the system during this election, especially among Republicans, is unprecedented, an expert says.

Trump's 'bad hombres' and 'nasty woman' Remarks Stoke Online Outrage

Trump’s ‘bad hombres’ and ‘nasty woman’ Remarks Stoke Online Outrage

"Sometimes I forget this is a presidential debate and not an SNL (Saturday Night Live) skit #badhombres," a Twitter user commented.

Rigged Elections? Nasty Woman? Trump's Scorched Earth Tactics Have Little Upside

Rigged Elections? Nasty Woman? Trump’s Scorched Earth Tactics Have Little Upside

Trump's hostile debate strategy may have worked against him in his attempt to win back support he's lost over the past few weeks.

Trump? Clinton? Many Young Americans Prefer Giant Meteor, Poll Finds

Trump? Clinton? Many Young Americans Prefer Giant Meteor, Poll Finds

A tongue-in-cheek poll found young Americans unhappy with both major party candidates but that those surveyed ultimately prefer Clinton.

Trump as President Would Poses Global Danger: U.N. Rights Chief

Trump as President Would Poses Global Danger: U.N. Rights Chief

Trump "would be dangerous from an international point of view," according to U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein.

Houston Taco Trucks Register Voters as Latinos Flex Political Muscle

Houston Taco Trucks Register Voters as Latinos Flex Political Muscle

In an effort to drive out the crucial Latino vote, taco truck patrons can fill out voter registration cards that require no postage when mailed.