1 in 17 Prisoners, 200M Saved: Sentencing Panel Says YES to Cocaine Retroactivity
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1 in 17 Prisoners, 200M Saved: Sentencing Panel Says YES to Cocaine Retroactivity

1 in 17 federal inmates involved (12,000?). This afternoon the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously today…

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Allen West in Afghanistan
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Allen West in Afghanistan

Rep. Allen West traveled to Afghanistan last weekend.  He spoke with a local TV station…

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Time Mag Editor Calls Obama a D*** Live on MSNBC, Suspended
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Time Mag Editor Calls Obama a D*** Live on MSNBC, Suspended

Joke or not, why? MSNBC contributor and former Time magazine political editor Mark Halperin tells…

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40% Unemployment in Detroit: Ellison, Conyers, Clarke Listen to 700 at Jobs Event
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40% Unemployment in Detroit: Ellison, Conyers, Clarke Listen to 700 at Jobs Event

Reps. Conyers, Ellison and Clarke… and the Rev. Jesse Jackson face packed audience on jobs.…

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Why Raising Retirement Age to 67 is Bad News for Black Males
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Why Raising Retirement Age to 67 is Bad News for Black Males

Raise the retirement age to 67 when the mortality rate is 70 for black males?…

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Poll: 63% Say Obama “Seriously Off On the Wrong Track…”
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Poll: 63% Say Obama “Seriously Off On the Wrong Track…”

As unemployment remains at 9% and 16% for African Americans, new poll numbers from CBS…

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CBC Lists Jobs Tour Cities (So Far) + Purpose of Nationwide Tour
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CBC Lists Jobs Tour Cities (So Far) + Purpose of Nationwide Tour

FL Gov Who Rejected $2.4B to Spite Obama Sports Lowest Poll #s
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FL Gov Who Rejected $2.4B to Spite Obama Sports Lowest Poll #s

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida just signed legislation that will lower unemployment benefits. The Washington…

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Radio: Our Common Ground with Janice Graham
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Radio: Our Common Ground with Janice Graham

This weekend I was on the radio show Our Common Ground see here with Janice…

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Black Farmer Chief Meets with Trade Rep Kirk
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Black Farmer Chief Meets with Trade Rep Kirk

Members of the CBC met with Ron Kirk last week as did National Black Farmers…

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Libya: 5 CBC Members Vote to Defund War, 13 Vote to Rebuke Obama
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Libya: 5 CBC Members Vote to Defund War, 13 Vote to Rebuke Obama

Y= 180, N= 238 on defunding Libya. Today the House voted against legislation that would…

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VA: After Murder of ODU Student, Scott Introduces Campus Safety
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VA: After Murder of ODU Student, Scott Introduces Campus Safety

CAMPUS SAFETY ACT. Two weeks after the murder of Rep. Elijah Cummings’ nephew, Chris Cummings,…

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Rep. David Scott: Libya Bill is Attempt to ‘Chastise’ Obama
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Rep. David Scott: Libya Bill is Attempt to ‘Chastise’ Obama

REP. DAVID SCOTT ON LIBYA: The House just voted on a bill rebuking the President…

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Allen West: Let’s Uphold the Law and Get Out of Libya
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Allen West: Let’s Uphold the Law and Get Out of Libya

Rep. Allen West: We Need to Uphold Constitution and Get Out of Libya. As the…

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