A national student organization with a chapter on the Marquette University campus is planning a protest Monday of the university's decision to suspend and ban a professor from campus after he publicly criticized a teaching assistant's decision not to allow discussion of gay marriage in an ethics class.
By 2000, it was solidly Republican in presidential politics and mostly Republican at the congressional level. The transformation, clearly, had something to do with race and the Civil Rights Movement. Counties with more Klan activity saw a more dramatic shift toward the GOP, a shift that stands up to a range of reasonable statistical controls and suggests that the Klan was really a difference maker.
In his first media interview since he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager on August 9, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson said he “was sorry for the loss of Michael Brown’s life” and “understands the grief of Michael Brown’s parents” but...
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, pivoting from his bigger-than-expected reelection win this month, is taking active steps toward a presidential campaign that would launch next summer and contrast his record of conservative achievements in a swing state with paralysis in Washington. In interviews this week, Walker and his top political advisers provided...
A controversy involving a teaching assistant, a tenured faculty member and a recorded conversation about whether gay marriage should have been allowed as part of a discussion in an ethics theory class has put Marquette University in the international spotlight.
As Constitution Daily counts down to the debut on December 15 at the National Constitution Center of an exhibition featuring an original copy of the Bill of Rights, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: What happened to the 20 amendments James Madison first proposed?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.