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FBI: California Shooters Radicalized at Least 2 Years Ago
The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago — well before one of them c...


Michigan Senators Spar Over Juneteenth Slavery Resolution
A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery...


Senate Opens Hearings for Obama Attorney General Nominee
Loretta Lynch, who is seeking to become the first Black female in the esteemed position, promised a...


Senate Panel OK's Obama Attorney General Pick
By a vote of 12-8, Loretta Lynch's nomination moves to the Senate floor....


Senate Panel Approves Nomination of Debo Adegbile to Justice Dept. Post
Debo Adegbile, a longtime civil rights lawyer and advocate, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Co...


Commentary: The Senate’s Uncourageous Civil Rights Vote
By voting against Debo Adegbile’s nomination as head of the Justice Department’s civil rights divis...


Voting Rights Activists Want to Know: Is the Amendment DOA in Congress?
Leaders push Congress to act on voting rights legislation....


Influential Dem Latest to Oppose Obama Judge Pick
Rep. John Lewis joins the chorus of lawmakers who oppose Michael Boggs for the federal bench in Geo...


Bill Named After Hadiya Pendleton Clears Senate Committee
Senate Judiciary Committee approves a gun-control measure named in part for Hadiya Pendleton....


Eric Holder Grilled on Associated Press and IRS Controversies
Attorney General Eric Holder says he recused himself from AP probe and has called for an investigat...


Sybrina Fulton Speaks at Florida Stand Your Ground Hearing
Sybrina Fulton has responded to the Florida state Senate Judiciary Committee's 7-2 vote for a bill ...


Commentary: It’s Time for the Senate to Confirm Mel Watt
It's time for the Senate to confirm Rep. Mel Watt, who was nominated by President Obama as the head...


U.S. Senate Holds Hearings on Voting Problems
The United States Senate Judiciary Committee is conducting hearings to examine the widespread chall...


"We Are Criminalizing Young People"
The alarming number of students who are suspended, expelled and arrested for minor school offenses ...


Witness at Senate Hearing Says "End Racial Profiling Act" Offends Police
Witnesses offered different perspectives on profiling and debated the "End Racial Profiling Act."...


Commentary: The Susan Rice Battle Is Far From Over
Republicans may have been successful in forcing U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to withdraw her name fro...


Eric Holder to Appear Before Senate to Discuss Gun-Running Program
Attorney General Eric Holder will be called on to discuss Operation Fast and Furious....


Senate Quietly Approves Judge Nominees
The Republican-controlled Senate allows for the confirmation of the majority of Obama's judicial pi...


Gabrielle Union Revisits Rape in O Magazine
Gabrielle Union Revisits Rape in O Magazine. The actress calls it her "Aha! moment."...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 20, 1991
Anita Hill testifies before the Senate that she had been sexually harassed by Clarence Thomas....

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