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Communists in the House?
Lawmakers denounce Allen West's claim that the Congressional Progressive Caucus members are communi...


NAACP Chapter Cancels Event Featuring Rep. Allen West
Allen West's "communist" remarks prompt the NAACP to boot him as keynote speaker at its annual fund...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 15, 1938
California Rep. Maxine Waters was born in Kinloch, Missouri, on Aug. 15, 1938....


One Proposal in Obama's Budget Is Giving CBC Members Heartburn
Congressional Black Caucus members oppose President Obama's proposed entitlement reforms....


Members of Congress Tell Obama Health Care 'Coverage Is Not Enough'
Minority lawmakers want President Obama to take in to account the gap in quality health care availa...


Major Owens, Longtime Congressman From Brooklyn, Is Dead at 77
Major Owens, the longtime congressman from Brooklyn, is dead at age 77....


Commentary: We Must End Poverty and Inequality in America
Rep. John Conyers says we must act to break the persistent link between poverty and the criminal ju...


US Rep. Edwards Says She Will Seek Maryland Senate Seat
Rep. Donna Edwards wants to be Maryland's first black senator....


High Hopes: Setting the Stage for Obama's State of the Union Address
Black lawmakers hope Obama will tackle tough topics like race....


Amid Close Presidential Race, One Election for Congress Was No Surprise
Hakeem Jeffries' victory in his run for Congress was a foregone conclusion....


Commentary: Blacks Won't Abandon Obama Over Gay Marriage
President Obama's support of same-sex marriage was the worst kept secret in Washington....


Rep. Donna Edwards Faces Primary Challenge From Former State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey
Maryland's new redistricting map has encouraged popular former Maryland state's attorney Glenn Ivey...


Obama to Propose $300 Billion to Jump-Start the Economy
As President Obama prepares to deliver his $300 billion jobs package, lawmakers from both sides of ...


In Detroit, Voices of Approval for Decision on John Conyers
Many in Detroit express approval at a judge's decision to allow Rep. John Conyers to have a spot on...


Commentary: Conyers Feeling the Pain of Failing to Make First Things First
After 50 years in Congress, John Conyers is having trouble getting on the ballot in Michigan becaus...


Opinion: There Are Two Reasons for Pres. Obama's Slipping Popularity
Opinion: There Are Two Reasons for Pres. Obama's Slipping Popularity...


Obama: Health revamp can't wait for long debate
WASHINGTON – After a day of debate and disagreement, President Barack Obama concluded Thursda...