Radio: WPFW 89.3 FM Tonight at 6:30

I will be on the radio tonight on WPFW 89.3 FM In Washington DC at 6:30pm. We will talk fiscal cliff and Mitt Romney’s visit to the White House.

7 People Have Announced for Jesse Jr. Seat… and Counting

7 UP. Eight people have already announced they are running for Jesse Jackson, Jr’s seat. The “child please” award goes to former Rep. Mel Reynolds. The WTF award goes to former...

Cleaver: CBC to Release Fiscal Cliff Principles In Morning

Finally here it comes… everyone else has chimed in and now it’s the CBC’s turn. On Friday after much discussion, the Caucus will release what their priorities with regards to...

Office Lottery for New Mbrs Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the office lottery. There are five new members of the CBC — let’s see if anyone ends up on the dreaded 5th floor of Cannon in the attic.

Obama: U.S. Economy Grew to 2.7%, Way More Than Estimated

Let’s see Fox News dodge this news. After two years of Republican efforts in Congress to obstruct President Obama his economic policies would appear to be working.  Working without the...

Barbara Lee Withdraws Name for Vice Chair of Dem Caucus

Barbara Lee, who fights for those in poverty and the unemployed, withdraws in favor of Joe Crowley — a fav of the leadership and your typical corporate Democratic-type. This happens for the...

Unemployment: 99ers, Long Term Jobless vs. Fiscal Cliff

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. What next with unemployment benefits? Story after story is coming out on the 99ers and unemployment — particularly the long-term unemployed — and the fiscal...

Cummings at White House Meeting on Fiscal Cliff

Rep. Elijah Cummings was at the White House today and met with the President on the fiscal cliff.  He is a member of the Joint Economic Committee.  In general, the CBC has been pretty quiet on...

Radio: Earl Ingram Show at 4pm

Will be on with Earl Ingram at 4pm eastern About Earl: Talk Show Host/Producer 1290 WMCS I host the most popular Black Talk Radio – The Evening Rush w/Earl Ingram – program in...

Hastings, FL Dems Pressure Civil Rights Commission re Suppression

After comments made by former Florida Gov Chris Christie and former GOP chief Jim Greer Florida Dems begin to react. Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), along with Representatives Corrine...

IL Guv Sets Primary Date for Jesse Jr Seat: Feb 26

Events are moving fast less than a week after JJJr announced his resignation: @ChadPergram: IL Gov Quinn sets primary for Jesse Jackson Jr seat on Feb 26. General is March 19. But could slide to...

Intelligence Failures: Bush vs. Benghazi

Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham go after Susan Rice yet… a flashback with Jesse Ventura and Sean Hannity.

Replay: Cleaver DNC Speech

Worth another look on a slow Sunday: the speech by CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Names Sherrilyn Ifill Chief

from the TriceEdneyWire The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) has named civil rights scholar Sherrilyn Ifill as its next president and director-counsel, effective January 2013....