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  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

The sense of urgency over the Black vote in the upcoming mid-term elections is mounting. Black congressional leaders are feverishly urging black voters to turn…

There’s an expectation that any federal judicial nominee President Barack Obama seeks to place on the bench would get opposition from Congressional Republicans, but lately that hasn’t…

The Senate rejected President Obama’s appointment of Debo Adegbile to a top civil rights post. For weeks, Adegbile’s nomination to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights…

You may not know Chaka Fattah but you should. Fattah has helped more than 25 million individuals through programs and initiatives he has created since…

Earlier Friday, Senate Republicans joined with the Democratic majority to pass a bill that will keep the government running past the Monday deadline, despite the…

The tax bill that extends the Bush tax cuts and slashes the estate tax while extending unemployment benefits has passed the House House by a vote of 277-148 and is heading for the President to sign, according to The Huffington Post RELATED STORIES Attacks From Right Take Toll On Obama’s Tax Plan CBC ‘Overwhelmingly Opposed’ […]

The U.S. Senate Friday approved spending $4.6 billion to settle two lawsuits: one by black farmers who alleged racial discrimination by government lenders and the other by 300,000 American Indians who said they had been cheated out of land royalties dating to 1887. Passage of the measure, by voice vote, unblocks a legislative logjam that […]

Some South Carolina voters chose to nominate Democrat Alvin Greene for senator because his name sounds like a famous singer. Find out who right here.

Senate Democrats won a milestone victory early Monday in the health-care debate, approving a procedural motion to move the reform legislation to final passage later this week, and without a single vote to spare.