Media Ignores Walk-Out on Holder Vote

Even though it doesn’t happen every day — 80 members of Congress walking out of the House chamber protesting a vote — the “mainstream” press barely covered the...

Rangel Race Recount?

CBS – NEWS: Rep. Rangel could face recount in Democratic primary June 28, 2012 Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., could face a potential recount in his Democratic primary, after an Associated...

House Dems Planning Walk-Out of Holder Vote

DEMS PLANNING HOLDER PROTEST. House Democrats frustrated with what they feel has been different and unfair treatment toward Attorney General Eric Holder are planning a walk-out protest during...

Statement from Senator Adriano Espaillat

Statement from Senator Adriano Espaillat “After the campaign of our lives, having knocked on thousands of doors and talked to men and women of the 13th Congressional district who inspire me to...

Charlie, Charlie, Charlie… Wins

After 42 years in Congress and at 82 years old, some said it was time for Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) to retire.  The question was: Could Rangel overcome an ethics battle, age, a redrawn district...

If Barron Wins Get Set for Drama

For those of you out there who think Rep. Allen West can toss out a controversial quote or two get ready. Tonight we’ll find out if State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries can get past Charles...

Cleaver Responds to SCOTUS “Show Me Your Papers” Ruling

CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver released the following statement about the Supreme Court’s rejection of key portions of Arizona’s controversial immigration law: “Today the United...

Darrell Issa Voted “YES” to Fund Project Gunrunner & Merida Initiative?

Daily Kos: 2008: Darrell Issa Voted “YES” to Fund Project Gunrunner & Merida Initiative...

First Black Marines to Get Gold Medal Wednesday

On Wednesday, June 27, the first Blacks to serve in the U.S. Marine corp will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal. Whether the President will attend is not confirmed but he is in town on...

Cleaver, Gutierrez, Fudge Campaign for Charlie

Rep. Carolyn Maloney didn’t have to go far. CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver and Rep. Marcia Fudge did. Yesterday in hot New York at City Hall, Cleaver, Fudge along with Reps Luis Gutierrez and...

Fudge, CBC Protest Big Cuts to Food Stamps

With a record 46 million in poverty there are large proposed cuts in the farm bill, which is now making its way through Congress. Rep. Fudge and the CBC are of course protesting the cuts. The...

Word on the Street: Rangel’s Race Will Be Close

No one on Charlie Rangel’s side will say it publicly. No one is particularly interested in being negative days before finding out for real. The New York primary is Tuesday, June 26. But the...

Obama Camp Dings Mitt on Immigration Non Answers

138 days to election day… no one knows Romney’s immigration policy. Obama 2012: Last Friday, President Obama announced a change to the country’s immigration system — allowing...

Scott Qs DEA Chief on Over Incarceration, Mandatory Minimums

Rep. Bobby Scott questions DEA Chief Michele Leonhart on over incarceration, mandatory sentencing and racial disparities. Don’t ask me why members of the Administration insist on saying the...