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theGRIO REPORT - Conservatives packed in to hear Ben Carson, the renowned heart surgeon who has emerged over the last year as a sharp critic of President Obama...
theGRIO REPORT - The veteran Maryland congressman's outburst after his microphone was turned off at a Wednesday hearing on the IRS was out of character for the usually calm Cummings...
theGRIO REPORT - President Obama, as he has done in virtually every foreign policy conflict since he entered office, is trying to build a broad coalition of world leaders to repeat and amplify his message...
theGRIO REPORT - Perhaps more than any issue during his six years in office, some of Obama's strongest black and liberal supporters are breaking with the president on these nominees in blunt, frank language...
theGRIO REPORT - President Obama on Thursday spoke in deeply personal terms about growing up without a father and urged the entire country to get behind his newly-launched 'My Brother’s Keeper' program...
theGRIO REPORT - The 'My Brother’s Keeper'initiative to help young black and Hispanic men that President Obama will unveil on Thursday is a project he will continue even after he leaves office, administration officials say...
theGRIO REPORT - On Tuesday former President Bill Clinton started his personal campaign to elect Democrats in the South and help his party keep control of the U.S. Senate, casting the Republicans as obstructionist and highlighting issues like raising the minimum wage...
ANALYSIS - Paul is becoming an increasingly influential figure in the intersection between race and politics in America...
theGRIO REPORT - Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) today urged lawmakers in Kentucky to change the state's laws and allow convicted felons to vote...
OPINION - The Republican Party has a sizable, influential bloc of both older voters and religious conservatives, two groups who polls show are wary of gay marriage..
theGRIO REPORT - Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a high-profile speech on Tuesday, urging states to roll back laws that ban an estimated 6 million people, about a third of whom are black, from voting because of felony convictions...
theGRIO REPORT - President Obama will unveil this week a new program to address specific challenges facing black and Latino young men...
theGRIO REPORT - While officials in many states and the federal government have struggled to roll out the Affordable Care Act, Kentucky has been a rare bright spot...
theGRIO REPORT - 'Ready for Hillary' hopes these moves both illustrate to Clinton that she people truly want her to run for president and give her an early start in trying to match the strong support Obama had in the black community...
theGRIO'S 100 - The veteran political operative, who ran Obama's black vote program in 2008 and then worked in the Commerce Department in the administration, is now trying to become a politician in his own right...
ANALYSIS - President Obama's speech on Tuesday night, like most State of the Union addresses, covered nearly every major issue. But here's a concrete look at what he can actually get done in his sixth year in the presidency...
theGRIO REPORT - President Obama had a message for Republicans in his State of the Union address: he's not letting them block all of his initiatives in 2014, as they did most of last year...
ANALYSIS - President Obama will use the State of the Union address on Tuesday to emphasize his willingness to work around Republicans in Congress...
theGRIO REPORT - NBA player Jason Collins, who last year became one of the first athletes in any major sport to declare that he is gay, will sit in first lady Michelle Obama's box during Tuesday's State of the Union address,...
theGRIO REPORT - We've finally found an issue on which even President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry can agree: most marijuana users shouldn't be going to jail...