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JUDGE WEIGHS REQUEST TO BLOCK EARLY VOTING LAW

By BRANDON LARRABEE September 19, 2012......A lawyer for opponents of a controversial change in early voting in Florida told a federal judge here that the law would disproportionately harm black voters and should be blocked. But supporters of the change said it was allowed under the Voting Rights Act and a reversal now would cause chaos on Election Day. The hearing was the latest chapter in a legal morass t ...

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HIV-Positi​ve Inmates In Alabama Allege They Are Being Violated

        Alabama prisoners who say they are unfairly penalized for being HIV-positive are taking their accusations of discrimination to federal court today. Lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union will begin arguments today in a court in Birmingham on behalf of approximately 250 HIV-positive Alabama inmates whose rights, they say, are being violated under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ...

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Four more years says the President at the DNC

And the truth is, it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over a decade,” President Obama told a cheering crowd at the Democratic National Convention. ...

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Romney clarifies he still supports denying insurance to millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions

Romney said “there are a number of things I like” about President Obama’s health care reform law, including the popular provision on pre-exisiting conditions ...

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Hastings Statement on 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) made the following statement in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States ...

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New Miss Black USA ‘Ready’ for the future

It was an exciting moment that each one of them had dreamed of over and over, ...

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Colorado women have Obama’s back

Colorado women’s vote will be in this election ...

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Crist welcome in congregation, Dems say, but not as preacher

Florida Democrats are facing a question that could shape their party's future: How much do they trust Charlie Crist? ...

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DNC Briefs

First Lady Michelle Obama made a forceful pitch for voters to give her husband ...

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President Obama to Republicans: This Seat’s Taken

President Barack Obama sent out a tweet from his Twitter account (@BarackObama) that caused a lot of attention. ...

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