Switcheroo: Allen West to Run in FL-18

Rep. Allen West will ride his Honda into Florida-18. He will not run in FL-22.  After a week of low level grumbling by GOP supporters of West’s regarding whether he was...

Clay Raises $120,000 to Scare Russ Carnahan

Lacy Clay raised $121,000 bucks in the last 3 months… The big question everyone is waiting for an answer on is: Will Democrat Russ Carnahan run against St Louis Democrat Lacy Clay in the...

Rally in Richmond Against Voter ID Bills

This morning in Richmond, several Democratic members of the Virginia House and Senate as well as activists and everyday citizens showed at a rally against two bills offered by GOP members of the...

Did Allen West Get Screwed in Redistricting?

How is it that Allen West, a clear GOP rising star, was handed a bad blow in redistricting by his won party? You’d think the Rs would want a guy around who can raise $2 million in 3 months,...

Is House GOP Set to Lose Big in ’12

Yesterday Speaker of the House John Boehner pulled out a card on This Week with Jake Tapper of the “20 jobs bills” the GOP House passed in the Senate. What he left out is that none...

VA Rally for Congressman’s Murdered Nephew

www.rememberchristopher.com - Today at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., a rally, fundraiser and vigil took place for Rep. Elijah Cummings’ slain nephew Chris Cummings.  Cummings, a...

Suppression: VA Black Caucus to Rally Against New Voter ID Bills

Chart of voter suppression laws in the U.S. Virginia is a battleground state that President Obama must win in November to stay in the White House.  Of course, the GOP controlled Virginia...

Clay: No Show Ron Paul Gets Nothing Done on Hill

Do-Nothing Congress.  Yes, the 112th Congress has record low approval numbers.  Yes this all started when the Tea Party driven GOP took over the House in January 2011.  There were only 9 votes...

Sharp-Eyed Cleaver May Have Saved Woman’s Life

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver may have saved a woman’s life this morning in Missouri. Though Cleaver is being low-key about the incident, sources close to the...

Obama to Dems: “It’s Going to be a Tough Election”

President Obama appeared at the House Democratic retreat Friday after it first appeared he might not attend.  He also did a very loooong rope line visit of photos and handshakes, which he usually...

14 CBCers Greet Pres Obama During State of the Union Stroll

It may not count as the annual CBC meeting with the President, but on his brief handshake filled walk down the center isle of the House Chamber, President Obama greeted 14 members of the CBC. ...

FRIDAY: WPFW 89.3 @ 6:30PM

LISTEN LIVE WPFW-FM 89.3 in Washington DC – FRIDAY at 6:30PM — I’ll be on the radio in Washington DC on NEWS/VIEWS with WPFW anchor Askia Muhammad and poli sci Professor Dr. Wilmer...

Disrespect on Display or Thin-Skin?

Got Manners?  Political disagreement is one thing. Ongoing and open disrespect is another.  Isn’t it funny how these incidents of disrespect towards President Obama keep popping up?  Of...

House Dems on Retreat…

A set of buses took House Democrats to their annual retreat in Cambridge, Md. today.  The retreat lasts until Friday when President Obama and Vice President Biden will stop by the Eastern Shore....