NO DECISION ON BOND FOR MARISSA ALEXANDER

theGRIO REPORT - The judge in the case of Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother of three who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot over the head of her husband, who she claimed abused her, made no decision on whether to release her on bond Wednesday ...

MARISSA ALEXANDER ATTORNEYS SEEK BAIL

theGRIO REPORT - Lawyers for Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot over the head of her then husband, who she claimed abused her, have filed a motion to have the 32-year-old released on bond...

MAYORS MAKING A COMEBACK?

theGRIO REPORT - While typically, the farm team for both national political parties has consisted of governors and Senators, Democrats have a growing field of star candidates drawn from the urban core...
sHURDOWN STORIES

Furloughed workers eagerly awaiting the shutdown's end

theGRIO REPORT - For some 800,000 federal employees, along with an unknown number of federal contractors, subcontractors and their employees, the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis in Washington can’t end soon enough...
House Leaders

Could the GOP lose the House?

OPINION - A slew of new polls setting off alarms around Washington suggest that for Republicans, shutting down the government and threatening a default on the nation's debts could mean losing control of the U.S. House of Representatives...