Ellison + Lee on Jobless Benefits: “You’re going to hear rumors of drama…”
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Ellison + Lee on Jobless Benefits: “You’re going to hear rumors of drama…”

“You’re going to hear rumors of drama between now and the end of the week,”…

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Barbara Lee: Cut to Unemployment Benefits a “Moral Outrage”
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Barbara Lee: Cut to Unemployment Benefits a “Moral Outrage”

LEE: Cut to Unemployed is a “Moral Outrage.” About 45 minutes ago Reps. Keith Ellison,…

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Keith Ellison on Lowe’s Pulling Ad From Muslim TV Show
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Keith Ellison on Lowe’s Pulling Ad From Muslim TV Show

Ellison Statement on Lowes’ Removal of All-American Muslim Advertisement Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the…

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House GOP Wants Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits
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House GOP Wants Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits

How About Drug Testing for Members of Congress? The same people who didn’t require drug…

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Yvette Clarke to NY Police Commish: Investigate Racism
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Yvette Clarke to NY Police Commish: Investigate Racism

Full disclosure: I have several relatives in law enforcement in NY and VA. My sister…

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NAACP Releases Voter ID Report
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NAACP Releases Voter ID Report

NAACP VOTER ID PUSH. The NAACP held a media conference call yesterday on their voter…

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Jesse Jr. Tells His Side in Blago Ethics Case
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Jesse Jr. Tells His Side in Blago Ethics Case

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. gives his side on the Blago/Ethics Cmte matter.  Rep. Jackson is…

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Never Ending Ethics Process
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Never Ending Ethics Process

The never ending ethics investigations of Reps. Maxine Waters and Jesse Jackson Jr. continue.  No…

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Fudge, Bishop Fight Elimination of Election Commission, Talk Voter Suppression
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Fudge, Bishop Fight Elimination of Election Commission, Talk Voter Suppression

Voter Suppression? Yesterday on the House floor the House GOP moved to kill the Election…

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8.6% Unemployment Overall… 120,000 Jobs … Economy Improves
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8.6% Unemployment Overall… 120,000 Jobs … Economy Improves

8.6% … Unemployment improves.  We know it wasn’t any of the “jobs bills” Republicans passed…

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Know-It-All Newt Slaps 16 Million Poor Kids
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Know-It-All Newt Slaps 16 Million Poor Kids

In 2010, 16.4 million children lived below the poverty line in the United States. We…

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99ers
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99ers

99ers. Yesterday I asked several members who know what’s going on and what is likely…

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Dems Rally to Push Jobless Benefits
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Dems Rally to Push Jobless Benefits

VERY CROWDED EVENT. House Democrats held a large rally (not a press conference…) for unemployment…

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Maxine vs. Maloney for Chairwoman?
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Maxine vs. Maloney for Chairwoman?

Maxine vs. Maloney for Chairwoman?  Let’s get ready to ruuuuummmmble!  There are already rumblings —…

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