Lewis helped organize the Freedom Rides, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and led the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where a state trooper fractured his skull with a billy club. That protest galvanized national support for the Voting Rights Act, which candidates for his seat pledged to defend and expand.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is misrepresenting his stance on how many delegates a Democratic candidate must amass before clinching the party’s presidential nomination. Heading into key Super Tuesday contests […]
The battle for momentum in the two states could prove pivotal. Here’s how the candidates are making their pitches. Clockwise from top left: Four ads featuring Barack Obama, from Joseph […]
The Iowa Democratic Party chairman is stepping down, he announced Wednesday, eight days after the Iowa caucuses became a national fiasco for the Democrats. “The fact is that Democrats deserved […]