Rep. Davis to Drop Out of Chicago Mayoral Race

URGENT: Rep. Danny Davis will drop out of the race to take on former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel tonight. Lynn Sweet is reporting.  read here With the 112th Congress starting next...

Flashback: Rep. David Scott: Most Threatened Member of Congress?

This is a re-post from the health care debate days in March 2010, David Scott: Most Threatened Member of Congress? One of the most chilling interviews of my year. IS REP. DAVID SCOTT MOST...

Open Letter on Daily Kos

On Daily Kos on Dec. 28th, “brooklynbadboy” wanted to know: Why Did the CBC invite Tea Party Republicans Allen West and Tim Scott to join read here click this My response posted today...

Jan 6: Will Discuss 99ers w/ Lee, SJL, Rangel

575 views and counting. When Congress returns in seven days I’ll speak with members of the CBC on what their plans are legislatively to address the issue of unemployment insurance. ...

:55 Seconds of Rep-Elect Tim Scott

TIM SCOTT IN :55 SECONDS… At the beginning of member orientation back in November, all incoming members gathered at the Lowes L’Enfant Hotel in Washington.  This was a short clip of...

Vaca Bummer: No Beefcake Pixs of Prez

WH SAYS NO PIXS of SNORKELING PREZ. This is a “pool” report from a member of the press in Hawaii in the White House traveling pool with the President. Today’s merry pooler is...

Weak? Scott, West Committee Assignments

SMALL BIZ? THE WEST/TIM SCOTT CMTE ASSIGNMENTS. Last week, new House Republicans Tim Scott of South Carolina and Allen West of Florida found out their Committee assignments.  Tim Scott will serve...

Davis to Clinton: Don’t Thwart CHI Black Politics

“All we’re saying is give us a break… let this thing play out and everything is going to be cool. Mr. President, don’t come. Don’t help Rahm.” — Rep. Danny...

Pres. Obama, Sec. Clinton Have Plenty of Cons to Talk About Here In the USA

How about focusing on one of the 7,225,800 “in the system” in the U.S? The United States jails more people at a rate higher than any other nation on planet earth. Higher than China....

Allen West “Off Message” Rob Bishop Writes 1,138 Word Slapdown

ALLEN WEST OFF MESSAGE. The week of December 17, Rep-elect. Allen West made some points counter to the GOP talking points. West said Congress spends too many days on vacation and disagreed with...

Strategy: Elijah Talks Issa

What is Cummings’ Strategy for Countering Darrell Issa? “I want to work with the Republicans but I want to make sure there is no abuse of the process…” On December 16, as...

Question of the Year: Has Obama Done Enough for Blacks? Discuss

OBAMA + BLACKS. The age old question of the year: Has President Obama done enough for African Americans?  As the unemployment rate in the black community reached 16% and higher, the CBC spent...

West: Congress Has Too Many Days Off

ALLEN WEST: GET TO WORK. Spoken like someone who worked five days a week in the same location or spoken like someone who has never worked in legislative government? That is the question of...