Harry Reid's determination to stop health care reform in the Senate -- despite hints from President Obama and others -- shows that many Democrats are more concerned about winning the political war than about a healthier America.
With 20 mayoral wannabes, including a hypnotherapist and seven black candidates, there's been lots of drama in Chicago lately. But we should all be concerned about the inability of black Chicago to rally behind one office seeker.
A black conservative moves to the president's hometown, meets with the folks who helped put Barack Obama in office and starts to get why there's all this love for the man who won't get his vote in 2012.
Republican disagreement with the president on policies is often labeled racist. What do you call it when Democrats oppose the first significant bipartisan compromise so vigorously that one of them even tosses the f-word at the president?
The departure of Republican State Chairman Tom Fetzer creates an opportunity for Timothy Johnson, an African American, to move up from the No. 2 position. His selection could signal the end of the Southern strategy.
Roland Burris brought up a striking point with his farewell address to the U.S. Senate: He leaves behind a legislative body devoid of black representation. Are African Americans willing to support the next viable black candidate, even if that means voting across party lines?
There's a lot to celebrate in the election of Reps. Allen West and Tim Scott. Even though they represent predominantly white constituencies, they have an opportunity to play historic roles on behalf of black America.
The president's revealing magazine interview this week highlights an administration at the crossroads. But two more years of indecision and low energy will not be good for either major political party.