The Trump administration has deported twice as many Cubans in 2017 than 2016, but that still represents less than 10 percent of all the Cubans who entered the United States after Cuban nationals lost their special immigration status.
A female candidate for Congress who was endorsed by the liberal women’s group Emily’s List was accused of retaliating against a male colleague who turned down her sexual advances 12 years ago. Democrat Andrea Ramsey said on Friday she will drop out of the race for Congress in the state's 3rd District, which includes parts of the Kansas City metro area.
With the House and Senate on the verge of voting to send a sweeping tax bill to President Trump, a group that has spent millions championing the cause is about to make 1 million robocalls urging passage.
The NAACP says the lack of historically black universities among the participating schools in the teaching fellows program has a ‘discriminatory effect.’ N.C. A&T State University was the only historically black school to apply for the program. Strict selection criteria are set out in legislation.
The online effort will use Facebook ads targeted at potential African-American voters, especially women, in 42 districts with significant black populations, according to an official with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Party leaders are eagerly anticipating the 2018 midterm elections in the aftermath of Democrat Doug Jones' stunning upset victory in Alabama, convinced they can now win outright majorities in the House and Senate in addition to a fleet of marquee gubernatorial races.
Suddenly, a Democratic Party that less than a year ago just wanted to keep its losses to a minimum in 2018 can make a run at a much bigger prize — all thanks to a once-inconceivable victory in one of the country’s most conservative states.
Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka's speech at UNC Monday night, Nov. 13, 2017 draws protesters including Deborah Friedman, of Durham, arguing with Andrew Curley, a post doc in geography at UNC about Israel and Palestine.
Sebastian Gorka speech at UNC draws protesters
Durham mayoral candidate Steve Schewel thanks supporters and his mom
What a Durham City Council candidate thinks about downtown