SJL Wins Policing Hearing in House 
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SJL Wins Policing Hearing in House 

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee  pushed for a policing hearing and she has gotten it.  Note…

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Bi-Partisan: @SenatorTimScott Wants a Hearing on Police Body Cams #WalterScott
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Bi-Partisan: @SenatorTimScott Wants a Hearing on Police Body Cams #WalterScott

UPDATE: The Senate Crime subcommittee will have hearings on police body cameras, subcommittee Chair Lindsey…

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April 22 #LorettaLynch Day 165: Black Caucus, Pelosi, Capitol Steps Presser
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April 22 #LorettaLynch Day 165: Black Caucus, Pelosi, Capitol Steps Presser

Tomorrow members of the Congressional Black Caucus will be joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy…

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#WalterScott … Yet Another Police Shooting. And Another Video.
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#WalterScott … Yet Another Police Shooting. And Another Video.

What If There Was No Video?  In a video that appears almost too disturbing to…

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Wake Up Progressives: @RandPaul is Better on Criminal Justice Than Many Dems
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Wake Up Progressives: @RandPaul is Better on Criminal Justice Than Many Dems

Yeah that’s right I’m saying it: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is better than many, if…

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@TheRoot: #BlackWomenLead “Black Emily’s List” + the Power of Black Women
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@TheRoot: #BlackWomenLead “Black Emily’s List” + the Power of Black Women

@TheRoot: @HigherHeights4, “Black Emily’s List” + the Power of Black Women — Power, policy and mobilizing…

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51: GOP Sen. Mark Kirk + Dem Bob Menendez to Vote YES for #LorettaLynch
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51: GOP Sen. Mark Kirk + Dem Bob Menendez to Vote YES for #LorettaLynch

At a speech to  in Chicago today, Republican Senator Mark Kirk announced he will vote…

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Results: #LGBT Lobby Demonstrates How Solid Pressure Gets Results in Politics
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Results: #LGBT Lobby Demonstrates How Solid Pressure Gets Results in Politics

How Economic Pressure Works.  Wanna watch how green politics on a blue agenda item works…

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Durbin Says #LorettaLynch “Asked to Sit in the Back of the Bus” re Nomination
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Durbin Says #LorettaLynch “Asked to Sit in the Back of the Bus” re Nomination

AG Eric Holder Statement on Shooting of Two #Ferguson Police
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AG Eric Holder Statement on Shooting of Two #Ferguson Police

ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER STATEMENT ON THE OVERNIGHT SHOOTING OF TWO OFFICERS IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI  …

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Holder Says Blacks Not Equally Treated by Police. Is That News?
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Holder Says Blacks Not Equally Treated by Police. Is That News?

Stop acting surprised.  Everything Michelle Alexander wrote about in 2010 in The New Jim Crow…

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John Lewis: “The Speaker’s action is an affront to the President” #NetanyahuSpeech
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John Lewis: “The Speaker’s action is an affront to the President” #NetanyahuSpeech

Rep. John Lewis on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Address                  Rep. John Lewis along with several of…

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Bi-Partisan Bill to End Mandatory Minimums to Drop Today
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Bi-Partisan Bill to End Mandatory Minimums to Drop Today

Democrats Sens. Dick Durbin, Pat Leahy, and Rep. Bobby Scott will be joined by Tea…

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@BennieGThompson on the Passing of Rep. Alan Nunnelee
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@BennieGThompson on the Passing of Rep. Alan Nunnelee

WASHINGTON, DC – On February 6, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS) released the following statement…

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