Policy

Marian Wright Edelman

While we rarely hear good news these days about Congress, I have some to share.

Continuing a long tradition of bipartisan leadership...

The Islamic State -- if Iraq's army fled why is this America's war?

If Barack Obama owes his presidency to one thing, it was the good sense he had back in 2002 to...

Eric Duncan -- Texas hospital sent him home with 103 degrees fever

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If you had any doubt in your mind that the world we live...

On the Kurdish question Turkey and ISIS are on the same page [Black Star News Editorial]

Turkey is trying to blackmail the United States into a full-scale war...

Senator Charles Schumer

Following a personal call with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-N...

Fighting ISIS -- Rep Rangel says burden of wars must be shared more equally across race and class

I am certain that the US-led coalition can defeat the Islamic...

President Obama -- dealing with needs on ground, war weary nation, and Republican hawks

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Critics who can't analyze facts or...

ISIS on rampage in Iraq

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once observed, “The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a...

Former Democratic Rep. Lee H. Hamilton says President should work with Congress on war effort

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force...

Republicans push for 'austerity', which has failed Europe's economies; President Obama has fought, fruitlessly, for more jobs programs

News last month showed that...

Sen. Schumer with image of War Hero Sgt. Johnson

 

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has recommended that...

President Obama should use the power of his pen immigration groups say

 

Many agree with our assessment that President Obama should use his existing legal...

Ken Chenault could have been on one of the panels author says

President Obama hosted the first ever U.S.-Africa Business forum last week here in Washington, DC....

Paul Rusesabagina, left, hero of “Hotel Rwanda shown with Don Cheadle; part of panel discussing dictatorship in Africa

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Uganda's Yoweri Museveni signed anti-LGBT law Feb. 24

Ten U.S. Senators, led by Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have called on President Obama to exclude Uganda and Nigeria...

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