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Dr. Ben Carson. Columnist believes Olivia Pope from ABC’s “Scandal” has as much chance as Dr. Carson for Republican presidential nomination ...

Zephyr Teachout

[Editorial]

Thanks Zephyr Teachout for having the courage of conviction and running against an incumbent, Governor Andrew...

 

Since its inception, the Blackstar News has been on the vanguard of investigating and reporting corruption at every level of New York government.

We recognize that political...

Best way to honor Michael Brown is to exercise political power

I’m Gonna Make A Change,

For Once In My Life

It’s Gonna Feel...

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular.

In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in...

Rep. Charles Rangel shown with wife Alma, former Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields and Bill Perkins

 

Words cannot...

Rep. Rangel -- his last run?

A poll this past week shows Rep. Charles Rangel leading his leading Democratic Challenger State Senator Adriano Espaillat by 13 points...

Eric Cantor

The word Tao is of Chinese origin. It’s a noun which is defined as “the principle underlying the universe, combining within itself the principles of...

Rep. Charles Rangel

In the first endorsement by any major newspaper in the race for the 13th Congressional District, the New York Amsterdam News today announced...

 

[Elections 2014]

New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein (SD-34) and New York State Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj (AD-80) have announced their support for Adriano...

Former Congressman Lee Hamilton

I felt a brief surge of hope about Congress a few weeks ago. It was returning from Easter recess, and Capitol Hill was filled with...

Charles Barron

He's the new Mayor of Newark, New Jersey.

I was there all day yesterday campaigning with the December 12th Movement, and then we celebrated...

Councilman Ras J. Baraka congratulates a supporter with a fist bump during his election night victory party. Jason Andrew for The Wall Street

Ras Baraka, a...

Jotaka Eaddy, Director of the NAACP Voting Rights Initiative

The NAACP released the following statement in response to Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s decision not...

President Obama -- enough issues for Democrats to campaign on and confound Republican predictions

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is...

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