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Voters stand in line to cast their ballot at Hartford City Hall during the U.S. presidential election in Hartford, Connecticut, November 6, 2012. (Photo by Reuters/Michelle McLoughlin)

How voter ID kept minority youths from the polls in 2012

03/13/13 12:20PM

Voter ID laws had a disproportionate impact on minority youth voters last November, even in states without the restrictive laws. "The very existence of identification laws makes young people of color more likely than white youth to be asked to prove their identity," said Dr. Cathy Cohen, a researcher at the University of Chicago. read more

The machine behind the Obama campaign

The machine behind the Obama campaign

03/12/13 08:00PM

Reverend Al Sharpton talks to former Penn. Gov. Ed Rendell and pollster Celinda Lake about Obama For America’s transition into Organizing For Action and what ramifications it has had in the political world so far. watch

CPAC do’s and don’ts

CPAC do’s and don’ts

03/12/13 08:00PM

A conservative blogger has outlined do’s and don’ts for those attending CPAC this week. Reverend Al Sharpton reminds Republicans no halter tops, Ugg boots, or dressy shorts – then talks with Joy Reid and Dana Milbank about the Republican brand that... watch

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., holds up a copy of the 2014 Budget Resolution as he speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Different day, same old budget

03/12/13 01:38PM

Paul Ryan unveiled the details of his new 2013 budget Tuesday morning in a press conference that felt like a trip back in time. Although Ryan did not don the same tie he wore in both 2011 and 2012 for his budget presentations, he revealed a nearly identical plan, proving that he learned no lessons in the last year.... read more

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