Greg Meeks: Is Ethics About to Move on Yet Another Black Member of Congress?
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Greg Meeks: Is Ethics About to Move on Yet Another Black Member of Congress?

Alcee Hastings? Greg Meeks? Right before recesses the House Ethics Committee almost always announces something.…

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10 CBC Members Vote For Defense Auth
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10 CBC Members Vote For Defense Auth

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense,…

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Community Block Grant Cuts Become Real for CBC
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Community Block Grant Cuts Become Real for CBC

Community Development Block Grant Cuts Hit CBC.  At today’s weekly CBC meeting CBC members were…

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Cleaver + Black Biz Titans = Obama Visit
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Cleaver + Black Biz Titans = Obama Visit

Yesterday, CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver toured the White House and met with President Obama with…

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Cardin on Stiff Federal Penalty for Deceptive Voting Tricks
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Cardin on Stiff Federal Penalty for Deceptive Voting Tricks

Last night Attorney General Eric Holder announced he’d strictly enforce voting rights laws as new…

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Rangel on Keystone Provision in Tax Plan: “We Are a Disgrace to the American People”
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Rangel on Keystone Provision in Tax Plan: “We Are a Disgrace to the American People”

Rep. Charlie Rangel told his House colleagues that adding the Keystone pipeline provision to a…

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AG Holder Quotes John Lewis in Voter ID/Suppression Speech in TX
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AG Holder Quotes John Lewis in Voter ID/Suppression Speech in TX

Tonight Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas on the…

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John Lewis: GOP Bill Cutting Unemployment is an “Insult”
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John Lewis: GOP Bill Cutting Unemployment is an “Insult”

Lewis: GOP Bill Cutting unemployment is an “insult” and an insult “to dignity.”  Rep. John…

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Radio at 5P ET Today: Earl Ingram – WMCS 1290, Milwaukee WI
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Radio at 5P ET Today: Earl Ingram – WMCS 1290, Milwaukee WI

WMCS 1290 – Every Tuesday I’m on the radio LIVE from Milwaukee, Wisc., for about…

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AG Holder to Speak Against Voter ID/Suppression Laws
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AG Holder to Speak Against Voter ID/Suppression Laws

Good thing Attorney General Eric Holder waited until after his appearance at the House Judiciary…

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Levin: Seniors Pay $31B, Jobless Pay $11B, Rich Pay ZERO Under GOP Plan
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Levin: Seniors Pay $31B, Jobless Pay $11B, Rich Pay ZERO Under GOP Plan

Rep. Sander Levin made the point on the House floor that, under the GOP plan…

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Ellison + Lee on Jobless Benefits: “You’re going to hear rumors of drama…”
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Ellison + Lee on Jobless Benefits: “You’re going to hear rumors of drama…”

“You’re going to hear rumors of drama between now and the end of the week,”…

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Progressive Chief Grijalva on Whether OCCUPY is “Dividing America”
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Progressive Chief Grijalva on Whether OCCUPY is “Dividing America”

At a press conference today a reporter asked Progressive Caucus co-Chair Rep. Raul Grijalva if…

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Barbara Lee: Cut to Unemployment Benefits a “Moral Outrage”
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Barbara Lee: Cut to Unemployment Benefits a “Moral Outrage”

LEE: Cut to Unemployed is a “Moral Outrage.” About 45 minutes ago Reps. Keith Ellison,…

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