Politics

Democrats: Sanders Unelectable

(The Hill) – The surging popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders has done little to alleviate the chief concern that Democrats have about his presidential bid: Namely, that he’s simply unelectable on a national stage. The Vermont Independent has quickly closed the gap on frontrunner Hillary Read More

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Op-Ed

Another Government Shutdown?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or our government will shut down. That means that people will not be paid and technically, government departments will cease to operate. Social Security payments, veterans’ benefits, and more will cease Read More

Politics

Bernie Sanders, Progressive Enemy #1

(Politico) – The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders was supposed to put leftward pressure on Hillary Clinton. Instead, it’s Sanders who has become the left’s punching bag. Sanders has been sandbagged by Black Lives Matter protesters for not prioritizing solutions for institutional racism, knocked by immigrant advocates for Read More

Politics

National Poll Shows No Clear GOP Frontrunner

  (Politico) – The Republican field for 2016 is growing increasingly top-heavy, with no clear front-runner emerging in the latest nationwide Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. Grabbing 10 percent apiece among Republican voters are former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Read More