Former secretary of state and author of Extraordinary, Ordinary People shares the story of her childhood in Birmingham, AL and explains why she feels the U.S. Foreign Service shouldn’t be so white.
In a recent opinion piece in The New York Times, Ron Chernow, biographer and author of Washington: A Life, takes on the Tea Party’s attempts at identifying with the nation’s founders. Chernow states in the opinion piece, “…any movement that regularly summons the ghosts of the founders as a like-minded group of theorists ends up [...]
NYT L.A. bureau chief assesses key West Coast races in the upcoming midterms.
ABC News political director offers her predictions on the upcoming midterm elections and shares what the outcome might say about the 2012 presidential election.
Former Tennessee congressman and author of More Davids than Goliaths explains why all ‘Goliaths’ are not bad, but all ‘Davids’ are good.
Senior writer for Salon.com Rebecca Traister, whose first book Big Girls Don’t Cry traces the pivotal campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin in the 2008 presidential election cycle, talked to Tavis about how the political landscape has changed for women in America in the past two years. But in a second conversation that continued [...]
Big Girls Don’t Cry author describes how the ’08 presidential election cycle changed the way we think of women in power.
On August 31st, when President Obama announced the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom — the U.S. combat mission in Iraq — he was marking the end of a 7-year war that had taken the lives of more than 4,400 troops and cost U.S. taxpayers $750 billion. While Iraq is still plagued with insurgent attacks, sectarian [...]
Third World America author sounds the alarm about the downward mobility that the American middle class is facing.
HHS secretary de-bunks some of the myths that still surround the landmark bill.