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As Clinton and Obama square off in South Carolina, a window opens on the fractured state of black politics. It's been an extended soul search. And it ain't over yet.
In California, sex offenders face the specter of incarceration without end.
Have Democrats already blown the biggest swing state?
The absence of a definitive antiwar candidate has divided the state's peace activists.
The debate in New York State over driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants became a proxy for the unsettled issue of immigration reform.
Democrats gained steam in Tuesday's off-year elections, making it even more obvious that two significant Southern states are up for grabs in 2008.
The San Diego wildfires should prompt political candidates to address the fact that communities across America are ill-equipped to deal with natural and unnatural disasters.
Gone are the days of equal protection. Intense natural disasters like the California wildfires are being met with a new model: privatized disaster response.
Illegal immigrants are the invisible victims of the California
Some herald the election of an Indian-American Republican governor as a milestone, but the poor and black citizens of Louisiana aren't among them.
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