#NC: Butterfield Joins GOP Mayor at End of Medicaid Expansion Walk

North Carolina Congressman G. K. Butterfield joined Republican Mayor Adam O’Neal during the final leg of O’Neal’s 300-mile walk from Belhaven, North Carolina to Washington, DC. The...

7PM House Floor: @OfficialCBC to Speak Against GOP #Obama Impeachment Moves

#CBCTALKS. Tonight members of the Congressional Black Caucus will take to the House floor in opposition to legislation offered by House Republicans to sue President Obama. Many view the effort as...

#Audio: #NewsOneNow w @RolandSMartin on Justice Policy, @SenRandPaul vs @TheDemocrats

Monday July 28, 2014 #NewsOneNow w Roland Martin on Justice Policy, Sen. Rand Paul vs Democrats with Lauren Victoria Burke, Hogan Gidley and Ray Baker.

Rand Paul Talks to Blacks and Democrats Flip Out

Blacks Shouldn’t Be Fooled by Rand Paul, an editorial from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the day Republican Sen. Rand Paul spoke to the National Urban League in...

@SenRandPaul Drops Bill to Make Crack and Powder Penalties the Same

Bill Would Make Crack and Powder Penalties Even. In 2010, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) pushed the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 through the Senate and House and onto...

Two Scott Justice Reform Bills Included in Paul Ryan Poverty Plan

Finally, thirty years since the war on drugs was made worse during the 1990s, more Republicans are coming around on criminal justice reform.  Yesterday, Rep. Paul Ryan included two criminal...

MI-14: With Vote Split, Former Rep. Hansen Clarke Has Big Polling Lead

The results of a Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-TV/EPIC-MRA poll of 800 people shows that former Michigan Rep. Hansen Clarke has a sizeable lead in the race for MI-14 — the House seat being...

Rev. Jackson’s Pressure on Big Tech Gets Results, Twitter Reveals Stats

“Rev. Jesse Jackson’s campaign on silicon valley is just as important as a march on police brutality in New York,” said Roland Martin this morning on his radio show News One...

Clyburn: $1,463,938: Black Caucus Top 5 in Fundraising for 2ndQ

Below are the “cash on hand” numbers for the Black Caucus as of June 30, 2014. 01. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) — $1,463,938 02. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) — $1,360,539 03. Elijah Cummings (D-...

Pigs Fly During Do-Nothing Congress: Chaka Fattah, Gillibrand + GOP Pass Urban Jobs Bill

Last week as everyone was paying attention to the crisis at the Mexican border, violence in Israel, and shootings in Chicago, Congress actually got something relevant done.  Although the 113th...

Border Crisis Is Just Like Katrina… Other Than the 1,833 Dead People

1,833 Dead. How Soon We Forget.  “I think about the criticism that George W. Bush received when he didn’t go to New Orleans [during] Katrina, this is no different,” said Texas Gov. Rick Perry...

Imagine If Maxine Waters Said All This? Dem Rep. Cuellar Blasts President #Obama

Cuellar Gets Called by White House.  Will He Get a Meeting? Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) told Fox News yesterday that he could care less,”who gets angry at me at the White House,” and is...

Sens Paul + Booker Talk Race, Criminal Justice and New Legislation

Senators Rand Paul and Cory Booker are joining a list of legislators that have made the long march to change the failed U.S. criminal justice system.  With $63 billion in tax money spent on...

Justice Reform: Details of REDEEM Act by Sens. Cory Booker + Rand Paul

Details of the justice reform legislation offered by Senators Booker and Paul. The legislation calls for for Comprehensive Reform Measures to Fix America’s Broken Criminal Justice System, Ease...