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Democrat Misleads with ‘Big Papi’ Attack on Sessions

Brendan Kirby, AG nominee accused of insulting Dominicans for quoting U.S. official on chain migration. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday advanced the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for attorney general, but not before Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) excoriated his Senate colleague for allegedly maligning Dominicans. In announcing his opposition to Sessions, Whitehouse invoked former

Clinton to make VP call Friday; Kaine, Vilsack, Booker on short list

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her vice presidential running mate on Friday, with three names reportedly on the short list, sources told Fox News. The sources also said the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has not told those on her short list who has been eliminated. The top three reportedly are Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine,

New York Congressman Charles Rangel claims victory in Democratic primary

 Congressman Charles Rangel of New York declared victory in his Democratic primary election on Tuesday, after facing one of the most serious challenges of a four-decade career as he tried to win a 23rd term in Congress in November. Rangel’s Democratic challenger, state Senator Adriano Espaillat, has not conceded defeat, and the New York Times

Newly arrived virus spreads in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic  — Health officials in the Dominican Republic say a mosquito-borne virus has spread widely since making its first appearance in the country. The Health Ministry says it has documented about 3,500 suspected cases of chikungunya virus since it was first detected in March. Most cases have been near the capital, but Health Minister

The Black Vote in 2012

Republicans are making another pitch to win black votes in 2012. Are we going down the same fruitless path for black voters who may be utterly locked into voting Democrat, especially when the Democrat is black? Political pundits love to put people into convenient classes, but much like the “Hispanic vote” or the “women’s vote,”