federal government

R. Kelly Files Lawsuit Against United States For Seizing Commissary Money

The disgraced R&B singer is suing the government for the $28,000 he had in his canteen that was used to settle a judgment levied against him.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman Co-Sponsors $14T Reparations Bill For African Americans

The bill would offer free college education at the 107 HBCUs across the country and restore voting rights for persons currently or previously incarcerated.

Rep. Cori Bush Uses Juneteenth Holiday To Boost Reparations Legislation

“This is the moment to put it out and we needed something like this," Bush said about the bill.

Lawmakers, Activists Seek Help for Detroit's Water Bill Crisis

Federal government is urged to intervene.

The Government Shutdown Is Over

Obama and lawmakers react to the end of the shutdown.

Government Shutdown: What's Going On?

Struggle to reopen government, raise debt limit continues.

Commentary: The Shutdown's Consequences

NAACP chief Ben Jealous on impact of government shutdown.
Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown: Business Not as Usual

Shutdown hits Antwayne and Tanya Ford at work and home.