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KKK Plans Rally At South Carolina Capitol Building

The Ku Klux Klan plans to rally in July in response to calls to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina statehouse grounds, writes USA Today. 63 more words

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Jim Webb Announces Democratic Bid for Presidency

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/03/us/politics/jim-webb-presidential-campaign.html?rref=politics

Jim Webb, a former Virginia senator and Reagan-era secretary of the Navy, announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, bringing his antiwar credentials to the field in what many consider a long-shot campaign for the presidency. 714 more words

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Will Joe Biden run for president? Drumbeat picks up.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2015/0703/Will-Joe-Biden-run-for-president-Drumbeat-picks-up

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden has long harbored dreams of being president. He’s run twice before, clearly relishes political life, and has yet to rule out a third try – even as Hillary Clinton dominates in fundraising and in polls of Democrats. 997 more words

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Bernie Sanders’s Revolutionary Roots Were Nurtured in ’60s Vermont

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/04/us/politics/bernie-sanderss-revolutionary-roots-were-nurtured-in-60s-vermont.html?_r=0

Bernie Sanders held his son during a meeting in 1971 with colleagues from The Vermont Freeman in Burlington, Vt.CreditFrank Kochman

BURLINGTON, Vt. — When he came to Vermont in the late 1960s to help plan the upending of the old social order, the future… 1,470 more words

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Hispanic Leaders Tell Republican Party To Stand Up To Donald Trump

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/03/donald-trump-hispanic-leaders_n_7719582.html

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party’s presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who’s refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers. 797 more words

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