Virginia Senator Jim Webb urges an end to government diversity programs, saying that they hurt deserving whites and benefit people not entitled to them. This is a debate we should have, but can we?
So a black unknown candidate grabs the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. In a state where the current Republican governor took Argentine love trips and an Indian-American candidate to replace him won after fending off accusations of infidelity, nothing is surprising.
In an exclusive excerpt of his new book, "The Upper House," Terence Samuel reveals the workings of the U.S. Senate and the young senator from Illinois who used it to his own benefit.