“Now, Congress takes up the matter” are words that are ensured to send shudders down the spine, so shudder away: We’ve just entered the congressional phase of the Iran talks, with a Senate hearing next Tuesday, after which it’s up to Mitch McConnell to decide how fast and aggressively to move with the bill from Tennessee Republican Bob Corker that would bar the administration from making any changes to U.S. 986 more words
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"I Don’t Follow That Every Day": Selma's Senator Not Really Sure What's Going On With That Voting Rights Stuff
It was just last weekend that people flooded into Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches there — marches that led to the Voting Rights Act. 539 more words
America is waiting for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to become the first African American female Attorney General. The Brooklyn prosecutor is standing on the threshold of history following in the footsteps of Attorney General Eric Holder, who became the first Black AG. 827 more words
Travis Flake placed his right hand over his heart and waited for the national anthem.
The music began and Flake stood still for a moment. But his nervous energy got the best of him. 840 more words