Donne Trotter to Drop Bid for Jesse Jr Seat

Illinois State Sen. Donne Trotter will end his bid to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. Trotter was arrested after TSA found a gun on him at O’Hare airport. Trotter, 62, plans to make a formal...

Karen Bass: I’m Ready to Fly to DC for Fiscal Cliff Vote Any Second

Rep. Karen Bass was on News Nation on MSNBC today talking on the fiscal cliff. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcedvwzHCqQ

“Rescue Me” Singer Fontella Bass Dies at 72

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJmz7UJK_CY

In 9 Days: CBC Ceremonial Swear In

The ceremonial swearing in of Black members of Congress will be in 9 days at 9 a.m. CBCF will host a ceremonial swearing-in for the 42 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). Rep. Marcia...

Barbara Lee Honors Cleaver on House Floor

Rep. Barbara Lee on CBC Chair Emanuel Cleaver http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNIWRSC5bxw&autoplay=1

Retroactivity: Conyers, Scott Write Obama on Crack/Powder Cocaine Clemency

Today, Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.), Ranking Member of the Crime Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, and Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking...

“It’s not for me” – Jesse Jr.’s Bro Jonathan Will Not Run for Seat

Reports CBC Chicago: “Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s brother, Jonathan Jackson, said Tuesday he will not run for his brother’s vacant seat in the House of Representatives....

John Lewis Slams Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Proposal to Cut Social Security

Rep. John Lewis quickly came out in opposition against President Obama’s latest fiscal cliff proposal which included a cut to Social Security. “After seniors suffered through two...

Bobby Scott Schools Fox’s Neil Cavuto on Taxes, Fiscal Cliff

In a speech to the Virginia Chamber of Commerce last week in Washington DC, Rep. Scott said: “Most of the budget discussion today is on who will get a tax cut, without much discussion on...

Fmr. Florida Governor Charlie Christ Testifies on Florida’s Voter Suppression

Today in front of the full Senate Judiciary Committee, former Florida Governor Charlie Christ testified on Florida’s voter suppression efforts this year.

Black Senator: Tim Scott to Replace DeMint

Freshman House member Rep Tim Scott will replace Sen. Jim DeMint as the US Senator from South Carolina. Tim Scott shunned being a member of the Congressional Black Caucus unlike fellow Black...

In Nation of 300 Million Guns, Gohmert Says More Guns Are the Answer

“Chris, I wish to God she had had an M4 in her office locked up so when she heard gunfire, she pulls it out … and takes him out and takes his head off before he can kill those...

Danny Davis Is Now a Member of Ways and Means

Rep Danny Davis of Illinois is now a member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee. Other Black members on Ways are Reps Charlie Rangel an John Lewis. The committee controls tax policy and...

Radio 4PM EST: The Earl Ingram Show’s Capitol Hill Report

I will be on the radio today with Earl Ingram on his show THE CAPITOL HILL REPORT.  Join us! http://www.1290wmcs.com/personalities/earl.php
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