Were 99ers Discussed During Obama Meeting? Clarke Says YES

Unemployment insurance was discussed in the form of the “99ers” at yeseterday’s White House meeting with President Obama and five members of the Congressional Black Caucus....

Lee, Waters to Boehner: Congress Should Vote on Libya

From Barbara Lee’s office: Last night, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) was joined by Reps. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), Michael Honda (D-CA), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Maxine Waters (D-CA) in...

Tax Rates: 1955 to 2007 for Rich vs. Average Family

Wealth for the Common Good put out an interesting chart showing tax rates from 1955 to 2007 for Rich + Poor. Take a look…

CBC Talks Unemployment Insurance with President Obama

Did you say UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE? Five members of the CBC, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, Del. Donna Christensen of the Virgin Islands, G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina, Andre Carson of...

1:45PM Today: Obama Meets with Cleaver, Butterfield, Christensen, Clarke + Carson

At 1:45PM today at the White House: CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver, along with the CBC executive board, Reps. G.K. Butterfield, Donna Christensen, Yvette Clarke and Andre Carson will meet with...

Allen West Offers Bills to Cut Defense Spending

WEST WANTS TO CUT DEFENSE? Rep. Allen West, who could be seen yesterday having lunch with Rep. Marcia Fudge, had a busy week off. He participated in a motorcycle ride for charity and two packed...

Cleaver, 4 CBC Members to Meet with President Obama WED

383 days pass, but on Wednesday, March 30th, President Obama meets with CBC leadership. In the first real meeting in 383 days between the President and top CBC leadership (or the CBC as a group)...

Cleaver on Libya: The Reverend in Me Hates War But I Back Prez

REV+REP. CLEAVER: CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver is OK with Libya unless we get in too deep. He brought up the “seven principles” of war in a statement released last night but sounds like...

CBC Chair + VP Biden to Meet Tuesday

BIDEN to MEET CLEAVER TUESDAY. After two cancellations by the Vice President over the period of a month, it looks like a Tuesday meeting between Vice President Biden and CBC Chairman Emanuel...

Obama in Libya Speech: Getting Rid of Gaddafi “A Task for the Libyan People”

OBAMA on LIBYA: Tonight President Obama told the nation getting righ of Libyan leaders Moamar Gaddafi is “a task for the Libyan people.” He also asserted that even though the U.S....

For the 646,599,188,765th effing time: Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate

Fact: The birthers will never go away. Today they brough a new bigmouth advocte on board by the name of Donald Trump.  This entire post is from  fact check.org: complete post with photos:...

Kerry Washington, Hilary Swank to Join First Lady at Mentoring Event

Let’s see if the Sarah Palin and the gang can find a reason to attack the first lady on her mentoring event… which is this Wednesday… from the White House: “On Wednesday,...

Donald Trump, Birther

“I am really concerned…” billionaire with too much time on his hands Donald Trump told Fox and Friends. “Now, this guy either has a birth certificate or he doesn’t....

Cute Easter Souvenirs Announced by White House

Each year at the annual Easter Egg roll, there is a souvenir given out at the event.  From the White House: Anyone can view and purchase the souvenir egg online via the National Park Foundation...