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Beck: America ‘wandered in darkness’ for too long

From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck told the tens of thousands of activists he drew from around the nation...

Thousands expected at Beck rally

Broadcaster Glenn Beck is calling on thousands to rally Saturday in the nation's capital on the anniversary and at the same site of the...

Beck rally draws criticism

Glenn Beck's rally on the anniversary and at the site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech is drawing criticism,...

Sherrod: Thanks but no thanks

Shirley Sherrod, ousted from the Agriculture Department during a racial firestorm that embarrassed the Obama administration, rejected an offer to return to the USDA...

On second thought…

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday he will reconsider the department's decision to oust a black employee over racially tinged remarks after learning more...

Rand Paul’s verbal diarrhea adds to GOP heartburn

Even as national Republican officials seek ways to limit damage from Rand Paul's unorthodox remarks, the Kentucky Senate nominee raised more eyebrows Friday by...

Is Rand Paul ready for prime time?

Less than 24 hours after beating the Republican political establishment in the Kentucky Senate primary, Rand Paul has joined that another Tea Party poster...

Rand Paul’s inbred racism

Looks like Kentucky Republican Senatorial candidate and Tea Party darling Rand Paul inherited his father's defense of racism in certain cases. The younger Paul has...

Obama: Don’t expect swift action on immigration reform

President Barack Obama says there "may not be an appetite" in Congress to deal with immigration immediately after going through a tough legislative year. With...

The politics of immigration

Arizona's tough new immigration law swiftly reconfigured the national political landscape in an already high-octane election year. It creates peril for Democrats and Republicans...