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Representative Chris Smith made his comments in a House Subcommittee hearing about Nigeria, which bans same-gender marriage. See his exact words here.
Texas Republican Randy Weber reaches a new low with his Obama-Hitler comparison. What made him say it?
On a still predominantly-white, predominantly-male Capitol Hill, just how many women, Blacks and Latinos will help shape the future of the country?
He denies he’s a racist, but his published columns speak for themselves. See what one state’s pick for Assembly Speaker has to say.
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch is no stranger to highly charged, racially sensitive police-brutality investigations, having handled one of New York City’s highest-profile cases.
While Republicans ran away with many races, women, Blacks and low-income families also made big strides on Election Day.
What U.S. Senator actually said that? Find out the context of the remarks and also hear what he had to say about Baptists.
Uniting people is important for politics, just ask Bonnie Watson Coleman, the New Jersey assemblywoman running to be the first Black woman to represent the Garden State in the House of Representatives. But it's also important for business, and her insights are very informative for diversity practitioners.
The Democratic candidate in Texas’s hotly contested gubernatorial race released a campaign ad that many feel attacks people with disabilities. See it here.
Federal judges make it clear that North Carolina’s voting-rights laws disproportionally hurt Blacks and Latinos, “whether the number is thirty or thirty-thousand.”
Running against a female incumbent, Scott Brown—who has two daughters of his own—insists that voters care more about immigration, border security, veterans issues and Obamacare.
After six years as attorney general, what is Eric Holder’s legacy? And is a woman among the frontrunners to replace him?
What insensitive terms did Vice President Joe Biden use while referring to these two groups? Hear audio and see video of his remarks here.
A Georgia state legislator openly opposes a plan that would increase the Black vote just outside of Atlanta, saying he prefers “educated” voters to Black voters.
Midterm elections are right around the corner and the 2016 Presidential election will be here before you know it. But how many Black and Latino voters will have their ballots cast aside by new, restrictive voting laws?
A newly released report by the National Commission on Voting Rights proves that underrepresented communities continue to face racial discrimination in voting.
An Alabama congressman who “does not believe in racism” is accusing one party of waging a “war on whites,” as Washington tries to deal with the wave of undocumented migrant children at the border.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is the only major GOP figure who is making any effort to connect with the Black community. What’s behind his actions?
This is not the first inflammatory comment made by Stephen Steinlight of the Center for Immigration Studies. See what groups he has attacked here.
An Arizona man who is running for Congress claimed he saw a bus of migrant children with “fear on their faces,” before a reporter told him it was a summer camp bus.
Appearing on MSNBC to promote his new book, former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin offered his explanation for his use of the phrase “legitimate rape.” See it here.
Bob Beckel makes disparaging comments about Asians for the second time on FOX News Channel. Find out what he said here.
North Carolina lawmakers protests outlawing discrimination based on sexual orientation by including other practices as “sexual orientation.” See what made his list of 30 here.
Head of Texas’ GOP says including gay conversion therapy in their campaign platform wasn’t his idea and wasn’t wanted by most members, yet it still lives in the final product.