August 18, 2010 Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag. Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress. And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
August 16, 2010 Sen. Harry Reid: Build NY Mosque Elsewhere
Chief Justice John Roberts and new Justice Elena Kagan after her swearing-in on Aug. 7.
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August 9, 2010 This summer, federal judges have once again been horning in on issues of great interest and high stakes. Gay marriage. Immigration. The health care law. State-federal legal battles are on the rise.
A cluster of Bill Halter and Blanche Lincoln campaign signs are displayed at an intersection in Little Rock, Ark.
June 8, 2010 A Super Tuesday, with primaries in 10 states, plus a special Senate primary runoff in Arkansas and a special House runoff in Georgia. One endangered incumbent to watch: Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D) in Arkansas.
Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas must survive a runoff to be on her party's ballot in November.
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May 28, 2010 If you're wondering how scary the anti-incumbent tide looks to incumbents, ask any U.S. senator on the ballot this year. But hurry, the species is endangered.
January 13, 2010 I've gotten more than my share of "feedback" over some of the lingo that pops-up on Tell Me More from time to time, particularly, in the Friday Barbershop segment.
In 2008, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid referenced then-presidential candidate Barack Obama as a "light-skinned" African-American "with no negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one."
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January 12, 2010 The implication, of course, is that light skin is more socially palatable than dark skin.
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