Washington– Rep. Steve King, a Republican from Iowa, referred to President Obama as “very, very urban,” while charging that as a senator he gave special favor to African American farmers who were victims of government discrimination. In case anybody missed his meaning in a speech on the House floor Monday evening, King emphasized the word […]

GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott on Thursday morning announced that state Rep. Jennifer Carroll of Jacksonville will be his running mate as lieutenant governor. `I am honored that Jennifer is the first African-American Republican woman to be part of a statewide ticket in Florida,” Scott said.

A majority of Republicans believe that President Barack Obama “sympathizes with the goals of Islamic fundamentalists who want to impose Islamic law around the world,” according to a survey released on Monday.

The Republican ranks have, by and large, cautiously avoided weighing in on recent poll numbers showing that a healthy portion of the American public believes that President Barack Obama is a Muslim.

President Obama is facing criticism that his message has gone off track at a crucial time for his party and administration. With the midterm elections just 10 weeks away, the president’s approval ratings are at their lowest. Analysts are predicting big wins for Republicans in November.

Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted Friday that voters would reject a “Republican tea party” of extreme candidates and Democrats would retain control of Congress this November. In a pep talk for the party’s rank and file, the vice president challenged the widespread notion that significant losses in House races, and perhaps the Senate, could […]

President Obama earned his Martha’s Vineyard vacation as far as Democratic money moguls are concerned, hauling in $4 million for his party’s war chests this week alone.

Bob Inglis ousted by Republican party for not hating Obama. There are landmarks all over our city named after LaGuardia and Javits and Rockefeller, names out of the city’s great Republican past, when the party was one of intelligence, not fear-mongering and hate.

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R) says America faces a new and growing foreign threat: illegal immigrants and tourists who come to here for the express purpose of giving birth so their children obtain citizenship.

From House Republicans late Thursday were able to corral enough votes to defeat a bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to those sickened by toxins resulting from the 9/11 attacks.

NEXT MORNING UPDATE @8:00am – The effort to elect an African-American to the Brownsburg School Board in Hendricks County fell short. African-American Tracy Sullivan lost by 69 votes to Michael Runyon. NEXT MORNING UPDATE @8:00am – When we called the race in IPS District 3, there were a few precincts still left to report.  But, […]

Audio Included in Post. Audio ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Diversity came to Afternoons with Amos as the Number 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, Indiana’s Sixth District Congressman Mike Pence, talked issues with Amos. Congressman Pence talked health care reform, jobs, tax cuts, Black History and whether Republicans will ever regain the trust of African-Americans.