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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Confirms Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

As a tireless advocate for healthcare reform, the 74-year-old congresswoman now faces her own health battle, “I am currently undergoing treatment to battle this disease that impacts tens of thousands of Americans every year.”

Sheila Jackson Lee Files For Reelection To Congress After Houston Mayoral Race Loss

‘It’s time for change,’ says Jackson Lee’s Democratic primary challenger.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Loses Houston Mayoral Race, Now Faced With Decision on Her Political Future

The clock is ticking on the deadline to file for reelection to Congress.

Report: Sheila Jackson Lee Outspent By John Whitmire In Houston Mayoral Runoff

The congresswoman faces a fundraising and polling gap with the runoff election just days away.

Sheila Jackson Lee Trails John Whitmire In Houston Mayoral Race As Early Voting Begins

A new survey suggests that the congresswoman is behind among most demographics.

Houston Mayoral Candidates Campaign To Broaden Support As Runoff Approaches

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee must reach out to independents and Republicans, as well as have high Black voter turnout to win, analyst says.

Mayor Races: Cherelle Parker Makes History In Philadelphia, Sheila Jackson Lee Headed For Runoff

Parker becomes Philly’s first female mayor, but Jackson Lee must fight one more election round.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Blasts Mayoral Race Opponent Over Leaked Audio Of Her Berating Staffer

‘This is a low-handed political tactic,’ the Texas congresswoman says.

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Likely To Compete In Runoff For Houston Mayor, Poll Shows

The new data suggests it’s a two-candidate race.

Shiela Jackson Lee, John Whitmire Lead Houston Mayoral Election Polling

The 14-term congresswoman would become the first Black woman to hold the office if elected.

This Week In Good Black News: Colin Kaepernick's New Book Highlights Black History, Don Lemon Slays First Gig Since Leaving CNN And Venus Williams Conquers The Tennis Court...Again

Plus, Missouri Rep. Cori Bush demands reparations.