Republican Party

The 2016 presidential race is shaping out to be harder to predict by the day, even as Democratic Party front-runner Hilary Clinton is predicted by a…

The massacre that took place Wednesday evening at a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina was reminiscent of what African-Americans went through during the Civil Rights…

Hillary Clinton, a possible 2016 Democratic presidential contender, slammed the Republican Party for delaying Loretta Lynch’s confirmation Monday, accusing leaders of blocking the first Black…

In a wide-ranging exit interview with Politico, outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder opened up about race and the Republican Party and called for an overhaul…

Even before Democrats won the presidential election nearly three years ago, the Republican Party conceded that it needed to be more inclusive of people of…

After promising to dismantle the Congressional Black Caucus from the inside out, Mia Love (pictured, center), the first Black female Republican elected to Congress, has…

WELCOME! To The AM1310 The Light Afternoons with Amos LIVE BLOG of the 2014 Election Returns for Marion County.  As the returns come in we’ll be blogging the results, the trends shown and what they mean.  When I feel enough votes have come in to determine a clear cut WINNER we’ll tell you that.  Our […]

Less than a week after an appearance by his Republican opponent, Democratic Candidate and incumbent Marion County Sheriff John Layton appeared on Afternoons with Amos to defend his record and push back against attacks by his Republican opponent Emmitt Carney.  A relaxed Sheriff Layton talked about his accomplishments in his first term including getting national […]

The next to last Candidate Tuesday of the 2014 elections focused on seats for the Indiana House of Representatives from districts in the outer township areas of Indianapolis/Marion County. Three Democrats, including two incumbents, and one Republican challenger appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about their campaigns and the issues and why voters should […]

Candidates for six Marion County Township Trustees appeared on the September 16th edition of Candidate Tuesdays on Afternoons with Amos.  In Indiana the position of Township Trustee is responsible for the following: Township Trustees are the administrator of emergency assistance within their township. They are responsible for the oversight and care of all poor individuals […]

Republican Senator Rand Paul has reached out to African Americans on a number of issues in an attempt to attract them to the Republican party. Last…

African-Americans have made lots of political breakthroughs in Marion County elections, but in 2014, for the first time in history, the Marion County Prosecutor could be African-American.  Veteran attorney Duane Merchant is the Republican candidate for Marion County prosecutor and faces Democratic incumbent Prosecutor Terry Curry in November. Merchant appeared live in his first Afternoons […]