2008: 22% of Early Voters Were Black, Rep. Corrine Brown Sues Florida

New Florida Voting Laws Attract Lawsuit. “There is absolutely no explanation for restricting early voting other than intentional voter suppression, said Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL). Brown has...

Secretive Mitt Stunts Continue Overseas

Ridiculously secretive Romney campaign closes fundraiser overseas to the press. WASH POST: Romney has a history of delivering different messages to his donors when reporters are not present to...

Brown Files Lawsuit on Behalf of FL Voters

Congresswoman Corrine Brown Files Federal Lawsuit to Protect Florida Voters (Washington, DC) Congresswoman Corrine Brown, along with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference-Jacksonville...

Romney Puts Foot In Mouth in London

Mitt Romney, who likes to be critical of almost everybody, put his foot in his mouth during his first trip overseas. No wonder his handlers keep him under tight control. Will he say something...

U.S. House Has Had 23 Moments of Silence Since 1996 on Gun Massacres

At a press conference announcing news legislation to make high capacity magazines illegal, Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado said there have been “23 moments of silence” for the victims...

Fattah: We Will Fight to Protect Voting

Voting is our Identity. We Will Fight to Protect It! The following article appeared as an Op-Ed in the July 16, 2012 edition of the Congressional Black Caucus’ weekly publication This Week...

VA: Cantor/McD Presser on Defense Cuts Causes VA Spat

News Conference Subject: ML Cantor & Gov. McDonnell on the impact of sequestration on Virginia. At: 2:40 PM On: 07/18/2012 Location: House Triangle...

New Tubbs Jones Portrait at CBCF HQ

A portrait of the late Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones is displayed at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation HQ in Washington DC. A dedication ceremony was held for the portrait last week.

Tues @ 930am ET: WPFW-FM

On Tuesday morning I will be on WPFW FM at 9:30 am with Gloria Minot to discuss Capitol Hill news.

Wilson: Ammons is a Good Man

Congresswoman Wilson’s Statement on Resignation of FAMU President Dr. James Ammons Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) issued the following statement on the resignation of FAMU...

Obama: Dem Nominee in 36 Years to No-Show NAACP in an Election Year

By missing the NAACP Convention in Houston this week, President Obama became the first Democratic party nominee for president in at least 36 years not to attend the NAACP gathering during an...

House Votes to Reveal Healthcare for 33rd Time

Congresswoman Wilson Votes to Protect Affordable Healthcare for All Americans For 31st time, House Republicans vote to repeal or defund Affordable Care Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,...

#CrisisInChicago: Why Isn’t 274 Murders in 210 Days a National Crisis?

#CrisisInChicago. More people, 274, have been murdered in the city of Chicago in the first six months of 2012 than U.S. soldiers in killed in Afghanistan, 157, in that same period. This includes...

Is the President About to Pull a NAACP No Show?

If anyone thought that all the endless talk regarding “what President Obama has done for Blacks” was over, get ready. A new round of that talk will soon ignite if the President pulls...
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