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With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]

From Arizona’s Immigration bill to President Barack Obama‘s birth certificate, this year was rife with colorful moments that made us equally applaud and cringe. Here is NewsOne’s top-10 black political stories of 2011! SEE ALSO: Jury Nullification: A Tactic For Black Americans? Former Players Sue NFL Over Brain Injuries 1) Obama Gets Osama Whoever thought […]

Charles Rangel throws a lavish birthday party. New York’s Democratic elite showered love and cash Wednesday night on scandal-soaked Rep. Charles Rangel at a lavish 80th birthday party fund-raiser.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Democratic voters in Memphis rejected their former mayor’s race-focused campaign for Congress on Thursday, delivering a landslide to incumbent Rep. Steve Cohen.

FROM President Obama has signed the toughest set of Wall Street regulations and consumer protections against greedy financial practices since the Great Depression.