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


The House Passes Resolution to Preserve Oral Histories of Bloody Sunday
Oral histories will be taken from former and current members of Congress about the historic march....


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...


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


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....


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


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


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


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...


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....


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...


House Approves Measure Rebuking Obama Over Libya Mission
The House voted on two measures that would force President Obama to provide answers about the natio...


Martin Luther King Day Advocate Dies
Katie Hall was Indiana's first African-American elected to the U.S. Congress and one of the sponsor...

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