01.12.17: @BobbyScott on GOP Trying to Kill Health Care Law @Vpaige @lowkell #SaveACA
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@RepJohnLewis @CoryBooker @CedricRichmond to Testify Against @SenatorSessions for AG
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@RepJohnLewis @CoryBooker @CedricRichmond to Testify Against @SenatorSessions for AG

A noteworthy third panel was added late Monday to the confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff…

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Free Speech? Congressman Removes Ferguson Student’s Police Brutality Art on Capitol Hill
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Free Speech? Congressman Removes Ferguson Student’s Police Brutality Art on Capitol Hill

On January 3rd members of the U.S. House swore to uphold the Constitution on the…

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Unsealed Transcript in Fattah Case Reveals Juror Discussion
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Unsealed Transcript in Fattah Case Reveals Juror Discussion

During the federal trial of former Rep. Chaka Fattah for corruption, Judge Harvey Bartle III,…

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Controversy Around Juror 12 in Fattah Case: Why Was Juror Who Voted to Acquit 8X Dismissed?
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Controversy Around Juror 12 in Fattah Case: Why Was Juror Who Voted to Acquit 8X Dismissed?

It’s All Under Seal. Why was a juror who reportedly voted 8 times not to…

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Waters Blasts Trump’s Pick of #BenCarson for HUD
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Waters Blasts Trump’s Pick of #BenCarson for HUD

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) mined no words on Donald Trump’s pick of Dr. Ben Carson…

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@TheRoot Black Caucus Elects 2nd Youngest Chair Ever As House Dems Pick Same Old Leaders
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@TheRoot Black Caucus Elects 2nd Youngest Chair Ever As House Dems Pick Same Old Leaders

READ IT IN TheROOT.com. On Wednesday, shortly after Democrats in the House of Representatives handed control…

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11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow
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11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow

November 30th was not a good day for African American women in power and progressives…

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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote
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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote

The meeting started at about 7:20 p.m. in a first floor conference room in the…

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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions
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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions

Last week, Sen.-Elect Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) set the toneon the…

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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss
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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss

On election day, Republican Governor Pat McCrory lost. McCrory got fewer votes than Democratic challenger…

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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail
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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail

Progressives vs. Old School Dems. Perhaps the reasons are regional. Perhaps the reasons are personal.…

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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress
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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress

There will be a record number of African Americans in Congress during the time Donald…

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Marcia Fudge Backs Tim Ryan Over Nancy Pelosi for Dem Leader
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Marcia Fudge Backs Tim Ryan Over Nancy Pelosi for Dem Leader

Leadership fight! Former Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge is backing fellow Ohioan Rep. Tim…

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