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History being made for the GOP in 2021 with Black Republicans winning elections

July 22, 2021

In a recent Alabama special election, 21-year Army veteran Kenneth Paschal made history being elected as Alabama House District 73 State Representative. Paschal became the first black Republican elected in Alabama since Reconstruction earning 75 percent of the vote. Paschal: “I hope to be an example to all Alabamians that the Republican Party is open… [Read More]

Wisconsin Students and Homeowners Abandoned by GOP

March 12, 2020

Republicans fail to restore education funding and ensure property tax relief Republican lawmakers on the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee failed Wisconsin students and homeowners by refusing to take action on Governor Evers’ special session that invests millions in rural schools, mental health services and special education. Gov. Evers’ proposal restores funds Republicans cut from the… [Read More]

Hey Republicans, great new strategy — but before you bet on blacks…

May 13, 2013

By Theodore Johnson Op-Ed Columnist, 2012 White House Fellow One would think that a pro-defense family man raised in a red-state, Southern Baptist household would be easy pickings for the Republican Party. Last October while out checking the mailbox, however, canvassers clad in Romney paraphernalia walked right past me without so much as a hello…. [Read More]

Obama’s budget puts Medicare and Social Security on the chopping block

April 15, 2013

By Yvette Carnell You had to know it was coming. Just last month White House aide Gene Sperling said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Obama was “reaching out to Democrats who understand we have to make serious progress on long-term entitlement reform and Republicans who realize that if we had that type of… [Read More]