Despite the GOP's nationwide push for anti-immigrant laws, Black Democratic lawmakers are denouncing such measures and say their communities support the struggle for immigrant rights.
Four scholars, two from the U.S. and two from abroad, say income inequality could be that theme.
Since the 2008 economic meltdown, Americans have changed the way they think about the free market economy and now, according to a new poll, are more skeptical of it than the people of even Communist Party-led China.
Prospects for redeveloping the Oakland Army Base moved a step forward last week as the City Council voted to extend its negotiating agreement with developers California Capital Group and AMB Corp.
In a Capitol Hill press conference, Rep. Luis Gutierrez outlined a plan to push for the use of administrative adjustments to stop the deportation and break-up of immigrant families.
Arizona Republican lawmakers have finally decided some anti-immigrant bills go too far, and joined with Democrats in defeating five of them.
A federal law that bans recognition of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional says the Obama administration, which has ordered the Justice Department to stop defending it in courts nationwide.
CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.
Brown’s proposals call for some $12.5 billion in cuts, mostly to programs serving human needs.
The gathering was the latest in a series of actions Quan has initiated as part of her goal to be a "people's mayor."