March 5, 2013 The former Florida governor spent Tuesday clarifying statements about immigration in his new book, and some made as recently as Monday. Bush's back-and-forth on what to do about 11 million or so undocumented immigrants already in the country has become the story of a nascent 2016 presidential campaign.
March 1, 2013 Chief Justice John Roberts noted that Massachusetts, which is not covered by the preclearance section of the Voting Rights Act, has a far worse record in black voter registration and turnout than Mississippi, which is covered by the act. But census statistics don't necessarily confirm that argument.
March 1, 2013 Growing up in 1960s Nebraska, Linda Hernandez and her sister were among the few Latino students in town. When it was time to take the SAT, their guidance counselor told them not to bother. She told them that "all we would do is have babies," Linda says.
February 28, 2013 After journalists on the Oscars red carpet struggled to pronounce the name of 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, Twitter users shared their stories about the funny, annoying butcherings of their own "unconventional" and "ethnic" names. One example: "Jambalayaiah" for Jamelyahweh.