Senate

The Senate overnight voted down a scaled-back bill to repeal Obamacare, marking another big defeat for the Republican effort to repeal the health law. The Senate voted 49-51 against the so-called “skinny repeal” bill which was only possible because three Republicans — John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski — broke from the party and voted it down. It was […]

  June 8th will go down as a major day in American history…. Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before congress about Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election that rocked everyone making Donald Trump our 45th president. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Comey was fired from his position abruptly and suspicion quickly rose […]

GOP congressional leaders are looking to repeal an initiative that was created to prevent mentally ill individuals from purchasing guns.

The Senate this morning (Thursday) took the first step toward repealing President Barack Obama‘s Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. In a 51-48 vote, which stayed along party lines, the Senate passed a measure that will ease the way for it to take action toward repealing Obamacare as early as next month. The House is expected to […]

President Barack Obama says the Democratic Party needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.

African American federal workers will feel the brunt of Donald Trump's proposed federal workforce reform.

Despite the possibility of the law being rejected nationally in court, the Ohio Right to Live is supporting another bill that involves abortion.   COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio senators voted Tuesday for a bill that could effectively outlaw abortions. The Heartbeat Bill bans the procedure once a heartbeat can be detected – usually about six […]

Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Rep. John Lewis vows to continue the fight against gun control reform.   House Democrats ended their historic sit-in after a 26-hour fight, according to CNN. Meanwhile,MSNBC reports that the Senate is scheduled to vote on two gun control bills on Thursday. https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/746039036628766720 Leaders called off the day-long protest after Rep. John Lewis, (D-Georgia), made closing remarks […]

A total coalition of 62 Senators, 14 Democrats and 48 Republicans voted “yes” for Trade Promotion Authority on Friday, which will fast-track the piece of…

Kendrick Lamar received a prestigious honor. He  was the recipient of the 35th Senate District’s Generational Icon Award. That’s a big deal for him. Kendrick donates  hundreds of thousands of dollars to support music, sports, and after-school programs. Congrats I’m glad to see something positive in the news that black people are doing?  Instead of […]

Republicans are holding up the confirmation process for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch over one key issue. The GOP is really dragging its heels on…