Last Monday, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus filed a federal complaint accusing the legislature of the state of Georgia of purposefully creating cities with a “super-majority” of white citizens.

On Monday night, Republican leaders in the House of Representatives prepared a short-term measure to avoid yet another looming government shutdown.

Last Wednesday, Moussa Koussa (left) defected to the United Kingdom. Koussa was the foreign minister in the government of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 1988 when Pan Am Flight 103 was blown out of the sky over Lockerbie, Scotland.

President Barack Obama is wasting no time preparing for his 2012 challenges, launching his reelection campaign on Monday with the release of a campaign video urging grassroots support.

Rick Perry. No other two words can spark the ire, or even alarm, of informed Texans and other Americans when considering that the Texas Republican Governor might toss his Stetson into the 2012 Presidential ring. Perry, the 47th Lone Star Governor, holds the record for the longest gubernatorial tenure in Texas history. The reason for the ire and alarm is Perry’s presentation of himself as a fiscal and social conservative. The facts point a different direction.