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Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

The Last Time America Was Great ‘We Had Slavery’ Says ‘Banned by the Mall’ Retro Nutcase Roy Moore

In response to a Black person’s question at a rally, the Republican Alabama Senate nominee fondly recalled the era when Blacks were enslaved. Also linked Voting Rights Act to “problems.”

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore: ‘New Rights’ Were Created in 1965 and ‘Today We’ve Got a Problem’

Moore did not explain whether he was referring to landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 or a more obscure SCOTUS ruling on school prayer.

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Three Republican senators crossed party lines to join Democrats in a dramatic 49–51 vote to reject the bill.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Sue Over GOP Health Bill

NY Attorney General To Sue Over GOP Healthcare Legislation

AG Eric Schneiderman’s office said it has identified “multiple constitutional defects” with the Republican healthcare bills.

GOP Still At Odds Over Healthcare Bill

GOP Still At Odds Over Healthcare Bill

Key Republican lawmakers have voiced pessimism about the chances of rolling back Obamacare.

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

President Trump’s vile tweets speak volumes about what the GOP allows from its party.

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Not One Woman Included in Senate Panel Crafting Healthcare Law

Nearly half of Senators comprising the group represent just 2.6 percent of entire U.S. population and less than 1 percent of Blacks and Latinos.

Congressman Elijah Cummings

Democratic Platform Touts Diversity, Inclusion

Positions are stark contrast to GOP policy. Meanwhile, undocumented immigrants to work and speak at DNC convention.

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Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates, Federal Court Rules

Appeals court agrees the Texas law made it harder for Blacks and Latinos to vote and violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

GOP Lacks Black Delegates

Black Delegates at GOP Convention at Lowest Level in History

Only 18 out of 2,472 delegates in Cleveland are Black, the lowest percentage in over a century.

Rep. Steve King

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress?

Last night's comments questioning the contributions of non-white people to the advancement of human civilization may have crowned it.

Anti-Semitic Slurs Flood RNC Live Chat While Gov. Praises GOP-Jewish Relations

Anti-Semitic Slurs Flood RNC Live Chat While Gov. Praises GOP-Jewish Relations

Racist slurs poured in just as a Jewish former governor applauded the GOP for its positive relationship with Israel and the Jewish community.

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GOP Ignores Internal Pleas for Inclusion 

The party’s platform committee rejected repeated attempts by its own members to soften the GOP’s stance against the gay community — or even acknowledge discrimination — in the official party platform.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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Trump Exploits Orlando Tragedy

The presumptive Republican nominee equates all Muslims to Islamic terrorists, suggests Obama is complicit, claims Orlando shooter was not U.S.-born.

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GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

Senate Republicans rejected a bill in December that could have prevented Orlando shooter from buying guns. GOP House speaker on Monday quashed any discussion.

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Meg Whitman Compares Trump to Hitler

The CEO and major Republican Party donor also touted the idea of voting Democratic in November.

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Trump Creating ‘Goldwater Effect’

Republican Party leaders grow more concerned that Trump will push Latino voters away from the GOP the same way Barry Goldwater drove Blacks away five decades ago — but they stop short at withdrawing support.

Judge Gonzalo Curiel

Trump Orders Supporters to Keep Attacking Judge

“Take that order and throw it the hell out,” Trump said of a directive for his surrogates to stop discussing the lawsuit with the media.

Trump: ‘It’s possible’ a Muslim Judge Would be Biased

One fellow Republican called Trump's weekend interview "one of the worst mistakes" the candidate has made.

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Anti-Trump Movement May Shape Senate

McCain, other Trump endorsers facing backlash

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Don’t Like Diversity? Then You Probably Love Trump

New Pew research shows correlations between anti-diversity and Islamophobia and "warm" feelings toward Trump. Lack of education also a correlation.

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Trump Viciously Attacks ‘Trump University’ Judge with Racial Rant

Calls U.S.-born judge “Mexican” and a “hater" and Trump spokesperson says judge is “connected" to "criminal rallies."