Op-Ed

Black Votes Matter

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   As we enter the 2016 political campaign season with numerous candidates for president of the United States in the Republican and Democratic parties, it appears once again that the political and economic interests of Black America are Read More

Op-Ed

GOP’s Raging Intra-Party War

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   The August 6th Fox News-sponsored, two-tiered debate of the GOP presidential primary candidates has shown anew the Republican Party’s continuing to explore different ways a political party can self-destruct. Two developments of last week have underscored that the Read More

Politics

Graham Says Trump is Inflicting Permanent Damage on GOP, Urges Party Leaders to Stop ‘Tiptoeing’

Philip Rucker, THE WASHINGTON POST   WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) — Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) said Saturday that fellow presidential candidate Donald Trump’s derogatory commentary has begun inflicting permanent and possibly fatal damage to the Republican Party brand and urged GOP leaders to stop “tiptoeing” around the billionaire Read More

Politics

Marco Rubio Set to Launch 2016 Bid

Philip Elliot and Brendan Farrington, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI (AP) — Hoping to turn his relative youth into a benefit, Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday with a promise to move politics beyond the past, a jab at both Democratic favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton Read More