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Barack Obama

The Intractability Of Racism In American Politics

Barack Obama and his family have been the objects of rumors, legends, and conspiracy theories unprecedented in US politics. Outbreaks of anti-Obama lore have occurred in every national election cycle since 2004 and continue to...

With Obama-style strategies Republican Party might’ve turned Florida from swing state to solid red

Joe Biden is the President-elect of the United States, even as some election officials count votes in states where victory seems assured but it is too close the call. In Florida though, President Donald Trump’s...

UPDATE: Before she was in trouble for racism: In 2012 presidential candidate Roseanne Barr answered calls from Tampa Bay listeners

Update from May 30, 2018 – On October 31, 2012 WMNF’s Seán Kinane interviewed presidential candidate Roseanne Barr days before the election. Barr has been in the news this last week of May, 2018, after...

Gwen Graham says she gets it – politics ‘is a contact sport’

Going back to last summer, Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has been critical of some of the votes made by opponent Gwen Graham during her single term in Congress. With the  race...
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St. Pete mayor: Trump restricting Americans from traveling will hurt Cubans

President Donald Trump has announced new rules that will take away many of the freedoms Americans now enjoy to travel to Cuba; in Miami Friday afternoon, Trump said Americans can no longer travel as individuals...
Leonard Peltier

Former US attorney calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier

One of Florida’s most famous prisoners is hoping President Barack Obama will grant him clemency before leaving office; Native American activist Leonard Peltier was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a 1975 shootout, but...
Donald Trump

MidPoint: Obama accuses Russia of tampering in US election

On Monday electors gathered in state capitols to cast their Electoral College votes for President; meanwhile, the current president is doubling-down on the claim that Russia – and Vladimir Putin himself – meddled in and may have...
Leonard Peltier

Peltier supporter: Obama clemency would be “his last opportunity at freedom”

One of the most famous prisoners in the United States is housed just north of Tampa at United States Penitentiary, Coleman.; some people even go so far as to call American Indian activist Leonard Peltier...

Trump pulls out all the stops at Tampa rally

Donald Trump’s Tampa visit was full of rhetoric and low on details. The Trump Train made a whistle stop at The Tampa Convention Center, last Saturday. The media savvy, GOP firebrand, berated his critics to...

Hiroshima Revisited- “No New Nukes” on From a Woman’s Pov

President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima memorial. Obama will visit on May 27th, amid some criticism. Some are concerned that the president’s visit will  be viewed as an...

Women’s Show …Cuba and Immigration to the Forefront

Did you know how big of an economic contribution undocumented immigrants make to this country each year?- Let’s try $11.7 billion. In Florida alone its about $547 million. Their economic contributions are so great that...

Rice says Rays exposure in Cuba helps St. Pete

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cuba national team in Havana Tuesday with Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro in the front row; St. Petersburg City Council member Darden Rice says that kind of exposure...

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