The increasingly likely win by President Obama may amount to a mandate to preserve, if not extend, the social safety net and the social insurance programs.
Some 10,000 participants from all over the country gathered here at the Congressional Black Caucus annual meeting earlier this month to listen, discuss and speak their minds.
The Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News poll of likely voters released today, taken entirely after Mitt Romney's 47% remarks, show his campaign running aground.
Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.
100 public officials and supporters rallied in a show of determination to overcome efforts to stop Ohioans from voting in the presidential election.
Polls continued to show this past weekend that Mitt Romney is falling behind in Ohio, with President Obama now doing 50 percent or better.
The first-ever U.S. senator of Puerto Rican descent - elected not from New York, Massachusetts, or Illinois, but from Arizona.
Labor unions have piles of evidence they say prove the law cannot be implemented without blocking the votes of as many as 750,000 people.
Virginia is seen as a key swing state for the elections. Recent polls show Obama and the Democrats advancing, but nobody is counting on this.
Eighty demonstrators gathered outside the Hilton Anatole luxury hotel to clarify understanding of the true program of Mitt Romney.