Tag Archives: 1964 Civil Rights Act

The GOP and Latinos: Will immigration reform change their relationship? Not likely

By Robert Mann Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, some Republican leaders in Congress have finally decided to tack a different course this week by throwing their support behind major immigration reform. To … Continue reading

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Where are the Profiles in Courage in today’s Congress?

Quick, name one current member of Congress who would qualify for inclusion in a revised edition of John F. Kennedy’s 1957 bestselling book, Profiles in Courage. Go brew a cup of tea and contemplate the question. Sleep on it overnight. … Continue reading

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Making government work. It’s not that difficult. And John Breaux knows how we can do it.

Why is it that just when millions of Americans start paying attention to politics, our campaigns become so nasty? It happens every campaign season. After a year of avoiding the political chatter, even the most disinterested, apathetic voter finds herself … Continue reading

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