Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

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You only have one vote, so you better use it on November 8th.

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Convention season is over and now it’s time for the American electorate to focus on the elections in November. While many Americans are already registered to participate in the 2016 general election, we know there are quite a few unregistered voters who wish to voice their choice. Historically, to register to vote you had to fill […]


Jesse Jackson Sr., called in and talked about the mental state of his incarcerated son, Jesse Jackson, Jr. The former Congressman entered federal prison in North…


Can DC residents register and vote on Election Day? Yes. If otherwise qualified, residents may register at their precinct’s polling place on Election Day and cast a special ballot that same day. Residents may also register and vote a special ballot at any early voting center (the Board’s Office or satellite locations). Whether residents register […]

The NAACP is leading a coalition that has launched a 50-state, nonpartisan registration and education campaign in response to what it calls “an unprecedented and coordinated attack on ballot access” that could keep up to 5 million voters away from the polls in 2012. “When our community was celebrating in 2008 the breaking of the […]