October

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Which Mitt Romney is the real Mitt Romney?

We ask that question because the Republican presidential nominee has apparently drawn even with incumbent Barack Obama in the race for the White House.

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Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.

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Florida magnate threatens firings if Obama wins

Shades of 1896: A Florida-based time-share magnate is threatening to fire workers if a Democratic Party's presidential nominee wins the November election.

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Legendary activist Angela Davis headlines Detroit rally

Author, lecturer, university professor and renowned activist Angela Davis is the scheduled guest speaker at an Oct. 24 rally in Detroit.

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California approves election-day voter registration

While Republican state governments press to restrict the vote, California's governor signed a bill allowing voters to register up to and on Election Day.

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Detroit increases voting access, defying “tyrants”

"The right to vote preserves all other rights; tyrants deny people the right to vote," Jesse Jackson told a big voter mobilization rally here Thursday.

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Court halts Pennsylvania voter ID law

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court halted the state's new voter suppression law, ruling today that it not be enforced for the presidential election only five weeks away.