G.K. Butterfield Set to Be Next CBC Chair

HERE COMES THE JUDGE. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), 67, is expected to be elected the next chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.  If he is selected by his colleagues in...

#Ferguson: @SpeakerBoehner Calls for “Full and Thorough Investigation”

Today at about 1 p.m. Republican House Speaker John Boehner beat a lot of Democrats (Schumer? Hillary? Durbin?) to the punch on the situation in Ferguson, Mo.  The death of Mike Brown on...

Daily Beast: Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less

Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less The Daily Beast: Campaign staffers who are people of color routinely get paid less than their white counterparts, and are often given less glamorous jobs....

What Rep. Luis Gutierrez Said in Spanish on August 1st

After House Republicans decided to play a PR games with itself rather than try and pass something that could actually become law, Rep. Luis Gutierrez had had enough.  What Gutierrez said in...

First Black Female Gov: Christensen Wins Crowded Virgin Islands Primary

There may have been storms on election day, but for Delegate Donna Christensen the sun was shining.  She and her running mate, Basil Ottley, beat out a crowded six candidate field to win the...

@DCCC Launches Minority Vendor Page

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has put up a registration page for minority vendors.  It can be found here: http://www.dccc.org/page/s/vendor-diversity.  The page is one piece of...

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...

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...

Note to Democrats: Stop Whining, Worrying and Preparing for Midterm Defeat

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. / NNPA Columnist I am deeply concerned by the sorts of emails and hard-mail communications that I have been receiving from you folks.  The sense of panic and the...

Washington Post Makes Black Female Congressional Candidate Vanish

Funny, she wasn’t invisible when there was something negative to write about in February.  The Washington Post also found her again in April when they were publishing yet another mistake...

#BREAKING: Federal Judge Puts John Conyers BACK ON BALLOT

A federal judge has put Michigan Congressman John Conyers back on on primary ballot for August 5. In a decision late today, a federal judge reversed an earlier ruling made today ruling that...

#Audio: Boggs, Lewis + David Scott: NewsOneNow w/ Roland Martin

Audio: I was on NewsOneNow on Tuesday, May 20, with Roland Martin talking on the nomination of Michael Boggs of Georgia.

#VA8 / 200 Voting: Chatman Wins Largest VA-8 Straw Poll After Arlington Debate

#VA8 STRAW POLL: Lavern Chatman won the largest straw poll held during the VA-8 campaign an after debate straw poll on Friday night in Arlington.  Two hundred people participated in the eight...

Try It: Find a Senate D Who Would Make This @SenRandPaul Speech on Mandatory Minimums

Would Mark Warner or Dianne Feinstein make the speech below on mandatory minimums? Would Tim Kaine, Manchin or Donnelly?  It’s fun to watch some on the left continue to give Democrats a...