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Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns From Congress
Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has submitted his resignation from Congress....


Frederick Douglass Statue to be Erected in U.S. Capitol
Members of the House of Representatives voted to add Frederick Douglass to the U.S. Capitol’s colle...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 30, 1924
On this day in black history, we celebrate the life and achievements of the first Black congresswom...


Commentary: A Hard-Hearted House of Representatives
The vote by the Republican-led Congress to cut food stamps is a sign of a level of heartlessness th...


Government Shutdown Showdown: Lather, Rinse, Repeat
The federal government closes after Congress is unable to reach a short-term budget agreement....


Mia Love Still Hopes to Be the First Black Republican Woman in the House
Mia Love has announced plans to run for Congress again....


Praise Be the Ballot Box: CBC Launches Freedom Sundays to Turn Out Voters
African-American voters will be key players in several Democratic races....


Some Black Miss. Voters Cross Party Line for GOP Candidate
Some Black Democrats and independents in Mississippi are planning to vote for incumbent Republican ...


White House Puts Immigration Plans on Hold After Ruling
Immigrants' loss may be the Department of Homeland Security's gain, at least temporarily....


House Chastises ‘Lie’-calling Lawmaker
House punishes member who yelled 'You lie!' at Obama....


Jesse Jackson Jr. Could Go From the House to the Big House
Rep. Jesse Jackson's reported plea deal could include jail time....


Ryan Loses VP But Wins Re-Election in Wis.
GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan won re-election to the U.S. House seat representing southea...


Julian Bond, Civil Rights Icon, Dies at 75
Nation mourns longtime NAACP chairman....


Commentary: What the Texas Abortion Bill Means to Black Women
What the Texas abortion bill means to Black women....


White House Officials Meet Former Prisoners to Discuss Policy Changes
PICO National Network joined 11 formerly incarcerated citizens from across the country to address f...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 4, 1969
The Congressional Black Caucus was founded on Jan. 4, 1969....


House Votes to Ease Visa Restrictions for Educated Immigrants
The House of Representatives recently voted in favor of a bill which would provide additional visas...


Emotionally Charged Hearing Targets Islamic Radicalism
Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, was overco...


Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)
Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-SC) bio....


House Votes to Renew Anti-Terrorism Provisions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to renew three expiring provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Pat...

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