Rep. Lacy Clay to Sue Architect of the Capitol Over Student Police Painting Removal
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Rep. Lacy Clay to Sue Architect of the Capitol Over Student Police Painting Removal

Rep. Lacy Clay will file a federal lawsuit tomorrow morning in Washington, D.C. on behalf…

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Bull Connor and Silencing #CorettaScottKing, Full Text of @OfficialCBC Release on #JeffSessions
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Bull Connor and Silencing #CorettaScottKing, Full Text of @OfficialCBC Release on #JeffSessions

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release — February 7, 2017 CBC Chairman Statement On Senate Decision to…

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Black Caucus Discusses Membership Rules As Espaillat Requests Membership
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Black Caucus Discusses Membership Rules As Espaillat Requests Membership

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), a freshman member of the House who is occupying a seat in…

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Draft of Trump “Religious Freedom” Executive Order
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Draft of Trump “Religious Freedom” Executive Order

Donald Trump is expected to sign a “religious freedom” executive order this week.  What if…

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Architect of U.S. Capitol Rules Cop Painting Must Come Down
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Architect of U.S. Capitol Rules Cop Painting Must Come Down

Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., a former police officer, asked the Architect of the Capitol if…

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John Lewis: “I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president.”
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John Lewis: “I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president.”

In a taped interview for Meet the Press.  Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis has…

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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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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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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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NFL Players Meet with CBC Members on Justice Reform
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NFL Players Meet with CBC Members on Justice Reform

Five NFL players met with various members of Congress this week on issues of justice…

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