Ellison ACORN Tweet

Another amusing moment on Twitterbrought to you by Keith Ellison: “More blah, blah, blah re ACORN. Member drills rep of SEIU re association w/ ACORN. Are you now or have you ever been...

Alert: Yvette Clarke Watch

Anyone who has seen Rep. Yvette Clarke of Brooklyn attend a hearing of the House Small Business Committee for more than 15 minutes please e-mail me at lburke007@gmail.com. Thanks, Lauren.

BIRTH OF A STATESMAN OBAMA PHOTO BOOK

Indy bookmaker Blurb.com has gotten its act together. Now you can view the ENTIRE book before buying. See the photobook BIRTH OF A STATESMAN : BARACK OBAMA 2005-2008, THE SENATE THE HISTORIC CAMPAIGN.

Conversations on Crack

This afternoon I had several lengthy conversations on the crack/powder cocaine sentencing disparity with Senators on the Judiciary Committee. All off the record. One thing is clear: The problem...

Senate : Crack – Powder Cocaine Disparity

WASHINGTON DC — Trying to find out the latest on the Senate version of HR 3245… or at least I think it will be like HR 3245. Developing…

BOOK : INAUGURATION DAY

INAUGURATION DAY | 01.20.09 | Buy the 11 x 13 coffee table book of photos made on one of the most historic days in American History: The Inaugural of Barack Obama. Finally I am done.

CBC Foundation Legislative Conference Notes

I’m still getting over a few things and putting together observations in my mind after attending four days of the annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative...

CBCF Gala

I took these and split before President Obama arrived. Best photos of the week: The member intros at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Gala.

Alpha Phi Alpha

One of the most enjoyable events of Thursday was the Alpha Phi Alpha reception at the HQ of the National Education Association. It was the start of a very long evening…

CBC Financial Services

House Financial Services has more CBCers on it than any other committee in Congress. Today Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner testified.

I’m Out

The nine scenes above display why being a photog is sometimes a drag. If an event annoys me I hit the door. Fast. The event tonight, the CBC Foundation Recognizes Leadership for the Visual and...

Health care: Scott v Cantor photo gallery

Reps. Eric Cantor and Bobby Scott talked health care reform as part of the Richmond Times Dispatch’s Public Square series. No fireworks. Just straight talk on health care from the D and R...

Greg Meeks Sends Message for WH

Wild. NYT reports that Greg Meeks is tight with the White House and delivered the message to NY Governor David Paterson not to run for re-election. (PHOTO: Greg Meeks with Melody Barnes last...

MJ, Joe Wilson and Barbara Lee

“Totally disrespectful. No place for it in that setting or in any other and he should apologize for it immediately,” said John McCain to Larry King less than an hour after the Joe...