The Oneida Indian Nation of New York demanded the Washington Redskins NFL franchise change its name during a symposium in Washington, D.C., on Monday, declaring the nickname an offensive “racial slur.”
Executive agencies did not prepare for the sequester despite knowing about impending cuts for over a year and a half, a congressional hearing on Tuesday afternoon revealed.
Last night on Hardball, MSNBC Executive Editor Richard Wolffe levied the charge that Senator John McCain’s opposition to Ambassador Susan Rice’s potential nomination to Secretary of State was based on racial prejudice.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat representing the District of Columbia in the US House of Representatives as a non-voting Delegate, awoke this morning apparently filled with regret over erratic and offensive tweets sent from her Twitter account during last night’s debate.
CHARLOTTE — Democratic National Convention (DNC) organizers have repeatedly stressed the “inclusiveness” of the event, but that apparently does not include supporters of statehood for the District of Columbia (D.C.), who were denied speaking slots and relegated to the outside of the convention.
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D., D.C.) is refusing to return campaign contributions from Jeff Thompson, the man who allegedly ran D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s illegal $650,000 “shadow campaign” in 2010.