U.S. House of Representatives

Jennifer McClellan Wins Special Election, Becomes First Black Woman From Virginia In Congress

McClellan won a special election to fill the seat of Donald McEachin who died just after being elected to a 4th term.

House Republicans Disband the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

The representatives claim the move is to make the House Oversight and Accountability Committee more efficient.

GOP Support for Florida's Byron Donalds Leads House to Historic 10th Vote For Speaker

The Black Republican is acting as a "spoiler" vote from GOP members who won't support Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House.

Hakeem Jeffries On Republican Agenda: GOP Has ‘Not Learned Any Lessons From Their Historic Underperformance’

House Republicans have an avalanche of ‘revenge hearings’ in store when they take power.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Elected First Black House Democratic Leader

The electoral changes in the House of Representatives, created an opportunity to elevate the Brooklyn lawmaker into a new position.

Georgia Primary Wins Set Up Warnock, Walker For Titanic Battle Alongside Abrams and Kemp In November Elections

Georgia is a key swing state in senate and presidential races, with multiple implications for how contests this fall will come out.

New Florida Congressional Map Diminishes Black Representation in U.S. House

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the new maps which are being challenged in court for dismantling Black voting districts and handing seats to Republicans.

Congressional Challenger Marcus Flowers Outraises Embattled Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene In Congressional Bid

The first time House candidate has raised more than double the amount the incumbent has gotten in 2022

South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn Files To Run For 16th House Term

Clyburn said he wants to make South Carolina, alongside the rest of the nation, “accessible and affordable for all.”

Rep. Bobby Rush To Retire After Decades in Congress To Focus on Ministry

The longtime representative, a former Black Panther, and the only politician to defeat Barack Obama, has served for three decades.