Tribute to Giffords Staffer? What About Mickey Leland?

MICKEY LELAND (1944-1989). Today the House debated the idea of renaming the a room in the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center after Gabe Zimmerman who was senselessly murdered in the same...

Dems Rally to Push Jobless Benefits

VERY CROWDED EVENT. House Democrats held a large rally (not a press conference…) for unemployment insurance in the U.S. Capitol today at 1:30PM. The push was led by Rep. Lloyd Doggett,...

Maxine vs. Maloney for Chairwoman?

Maxine vs. Maloney for Chairwoman?  Let’s get ready to ruuuuummmmble!  There are already rumblings — a year in a advance — that Carolyn Maloney could be selected for the House...

Will Unemployment Be Extended?

99ers… UI… What is Going On? Today, in a few minutes actually, I will be speaking with Reps. Barbara Lee and Sander Levin regarding unemployment benefits.  They are set to expire for...

DNC Mitt Ad Packs Huge Punch

The DNC blasted off a d-e-v-a-s-t-a-t-i-n-g new ad against Mitt Romney… wow. And just a week after the Romney campaign released a misleading ad featuring President Obama.  This ad from the...

West Worried About DoD Cuts

WEST WORRIED. Army vet Rep. Allen West is worried about the automatic cuts that could occur in 2013 if Super Committee “failure cuts” take effect.  West told Fox News last ...

Will Any CBCers Retire?

Charlie Gonzalez… Barney Frank… Will any members of the Congressional Black Caucus retire at the end of 2012? If history is any judge thee will be at least 2 or 3 retirements. ...

UPDATE: Civil Rights Attorney Arnwine Home Raided

THE PG POLICE RESPOND. HERE IS THE LATEST. The Prince George’s County Police Department has provided more information regarding the raid on the home of prominent civil rights and voter...

Waters to Chair Financial Services if House Flips

WATERS TO CHAIR? And why is is that some people say that these dubiously timed ethics investigations are no coincidence? Rep. Barney Frank announced today he will retire from the U.S. House at...

Home of Top Civil Rights, Voter ID Attorney Raided by Police

update: waiting for PG County Police react/response… waiting… should be soon… READ THE UPDATE –> http://politic365.com/ “They held us a gunpoint for three hours,”...

In Surprise, Hispanic Caucus Chair to Retire

The High Price of Gridlock.In a surprise announcement representing the end of an era in Texas, Rep. Charles Gonzalez announced Friday he would retire.  After 14 years in Congress, Gonzalez, 66,...

Drug Court Chief Backs Fattah Research Push

This press release is particularly interesting when you consider that just last week Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske told the (read: Black) press that the Obama Administration was pushing Drug Courts...

Site Redesign Feedback

If you visit Crewof42 every now and then you can see there is a site redesign going on.  The goal is to put as much good content on the front to choose from as possible. Is it annoying? Is there...

The PoliticalJones Show: Interview on the CBC

http://politicaljones.com/the-politicaljones-show/  <– LINK TO SHOW. On Monday I will be the guest of Leroy Jones, Jr. (@PoliticalJones) who hosts the nationwide syndicated show THE...