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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...


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....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 1, 1962
James Meredith became the first Black student to register at the University of Mississippi on Oct. ...


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...


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


Civil Rights Leaders Want Action on Voting Rights Amendment Act
Civil and voting rights groups urge Congress to move forward on the Voting Rights Amendment Act....


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


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


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


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


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


US senators ask $3.5 billion for Haiti recovery
US senators ask $3.5 billion for Haiti recovery...


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...


U.S. Files New Charges Against Ex-Detroit Mayor, Dad
U.S. files new charges against ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick....


Welcome Back: Big Political Challenges Greet Obama
Returning home to some messy politics, President Barack Obama must contend with a battery of challe...


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...


You Can’t Build a Museum With No Money
Democratic Representative Robert Brady (Pa.) calls on congress to fulfill its commitment to fund th...


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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