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How Conservatives Justify Poll Taxes

During the Obama era, the Republican Party has made the modern revival of the poll tax a point of party dogma. Direct poll taxes have been illegal for 50 years, but the GOP has discovered a workaround. They have passed laws requiring photo identification, forcing prospecti

Hispanics May Win Record Number Of Elected Offices In Midterm Elections

Midterm elections will likely boost the number of Latino elected officials to record levels, according to a new report released Tuesday.

While neither of the two major political parties have made Latino voter outreach a centerpiece of their campaign strategy, the study by

Investing in the Future of Hispanic Americans

At the beginning of National Hispanic American Heritage Month, Secretary Perez emphasized the importance of expanding opportunity for Latinos, writing "The strength of our economy in the decades to come depends on investing in them, their skills and their education. Closin

Ann Coulter To GOP: Stop 'Sucking Up' To Hispanics

 

Republicans didn't fare well in a recent Fox News poll and Ann Coulter says it's immigrants' fault.

In an appearance on the "The O'Reilly Factor" Friday, Coulter said Democrats have used immigrants to boost their performance in elections and that Republicans s

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Comm

How Conservatives Justify Poll Taxes

How Conservatives Justify Poll Taxes

During the Obama era, the Republican Party has made the modern revival of the poll tax a point of party dogma. Direct poll taxes have been illegal for 50 years, but the GOP has discovered a workaround. They have passed laws requiring photo identification, forcing prospective voters who lack them, who are disproportionately Democratic and nonwhite, to undergo the extra time and inconvenience of acquiring them. They have likewise fought to reduce early voting hours...

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Hispanics May Win Record Number Of Elected Offices In Midterm Elections

Hispanics May Win Record Number Of Elected Offices In Midterm Elections

Midterm elections will likely boost the number of Latino elected officials to record levels, according to a new report released Tuesday. While neither of the two major political parties have made Latino voter outreach a centerpiece of their campaign strategy, the study by the National Association of Latino Elected Official indicates that Hispanics will likely continue to boost their political clout regardless. As many as four Latinos could join the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the...

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Investing in the Future of Hispanic Americans

Investing in the Future of Hispanic Americans

At the beginning of National Hispanic American Heritage Month, Secretary Perez emphasized the importance of expanding opportunity for Latinos, writing "The strength of our economy in the decades to come depends on investing in them, their skills and their education. Closing opportunity gaps isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s the only sensible strategy for a nation that wants to – and must – tap every available source of human capital. We don’t have...

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Ann Coulter To GOP: Stop 'Sucking Up' To Hispanics

Ann Coulter To GOP: Stop 'Sucking Up' To Hispanics

  Republicans didn't fare well in a recent Fox News poll and Ann Coulter says it's immigrants' fault. In an appearance on the "The O'Reilly Factor" Friday, Coulter said Democrats have used immigrants to boost their performance in elections and that Republicans should stop "sucking up" to Hispanics because they will never vote conservative anyway. Coulter's comments came in reaction to a Fox News poll that found only 36 percent of registered voters had a favorable view of...

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Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R). The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will go back on the air in the Bluegrass State with $650,000 in television ad money, a DSCC official confirmed to The Huffington Post on Wednesday. The party organization, which works to elect Democrats to...

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Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the Watergate scandal. Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93. Ever the newsman and ever one...

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Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges. Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigid Church, made his comments in a sermon to some 70,000 people in St. Peter's Square for the ceremonial closing of a two-week assembly, known as a synod. The working session...

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Headline News

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 m…

25-10-2014

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder... Read more

U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six mor…

25-10-2014

U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32... Read more

School worker tried to stop Washington s…

25-10-2014

School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one... Read more

Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reac…

25-10-2014

Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reaction to Ebola threat

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a... Read more

Mexico News

Entertainment

Katy Perry Turns 30 Today! Cel…

25-10-2014

Katy Perry Turns 30 Today! Celebrate the Singer's Birthday by Looking Back at Her Hair Changes Through the Years

Katy Perry has had more hair changes than we can count! From multi-hued locks to pinup pinned waves and braids—Perry is not one to shy from a complete hair overhaul. The...

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Kim Kardashian Celebrates Birt…

24-10-2014

Kim Kardashian Celebrates Birthday Las Vegas-Style With Kanye West, Family and Friends

Another year, another birthday. And in Kim Kardashian's case, another trip to Las Vegas. Keeping up with her latest tradition, the E! star jet to Sin City today to celebrate her...

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Who Wore it Best? Supernatural…

24-10-2014

Who Wore it Best? Supernatural's Castiel vs. Constantine's John Constantine

Supernatural fans have seen Castiel, an angel played by Misha Collins, rocking the same outfit for six seasons now on the CW hit series.  The angel with free will has become...

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Neil Patrick Harris Spills His…

24-10-2014

Neil Patrick Harris Spills His Oscar Prep and Gets Fascinated by Jason Kennedy's Magic Trick—Watch Now!

Don't quote us, but we think there will be some magic happening during the 2015 Oscars (either literally or figuratively). Neil Patrick Harris has been tapped to host Hollywood's......

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Sports News

MacKenzie, Svoboda tied for lead at Sea …

25-10-2014

MacKenzie, Svoboda tied for lead at Sea Island (Yahoo Sports)

Will MacKenzie made a hole-in-one that hardly anyone saw and... Read more

Abdullah leads No. 16 Nebraska over Rutg…

25-10-2014

Abdullah leads No. 16 Nebraska over Rutgers 42-24 (Yahoo Sports)

Ameer Abdullah says someday he'll look back and revel in... Read more

Luis Suarez makes strong return from bit…

25-10-2014

Luis Suarez makes strong return from biting ban (Yahoo Sports)

Luis Suarez made a strong return from his four-month biting... Read more

DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs (Ya…

25-10-2014

DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs (Yahoo Sports)

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with... Read more

Latin America News

Luis Suarez: Was it wrong to ban him?

24-10-2014

Although he's vowed to keep his famous chops to himself, the world will soon find out if Luis Suarez can keep bagging goals without literally... Read more

'Suspect' in missing students case

23-10-2014

The former mayor of Iguala is a "probable" suspect in the disappearance of 43 students who were kidnapped last month from the city in Guerrero... Read more

Could this be the next medicinal marijua…

22-10-2014

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that's attracting more and more tourists to the remote corners of the Amazon. Here's what you need to know:... Read more

Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees

21-10-2014

The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this... Read more

Political News

Tech political ops tick off Valley liber…

25-10-2014

Silicon Valley backs candidates and groups that are at odds with the beliefs back home.... Read more

Ghost of Simpson Bowles haunts 2014

25-10-2014

Both parties are targeting the relatively few lawmakers who've endorsed the deficit-reduction plan.... Read more

What happened to that GOP lawsuit?

24-10-2014

Lawyers close to the process say they don't expect any action until after the election.... Read more

Ruemmler drops out of attorney general r…

24-10-2014

There were concerns about GOP lawmakers using her confirmation to get White House information.... Read more