Black Mayor of Racially Diverse Iowa City Backs Buttigieg

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Quentin Hart, the Black mayor of Iowa's most racially diverse city, is backing Pete Buttigieg for president, giving the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor a...

Biden Picks up Colin Allred as 10th Black Caucus Endorser

By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday picked up his 10th endorsement from a Congressional Black Caucus member, with Texas Rep. Colin Allred's decision underscoring the former vice president's advantage...

U.S. Rep. Val Demings Named One Of House Impeachment Managers

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Val Demings knows what it takes to prosecute a case. For 27 years, Demings worked for the Orlando Police Department, culminating with her being...

Pelosi to Send Impeachment to Senate for Historic Trial

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick The Associated Press Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff but...

Congressional Black Caucus Making First Massachusetts Visit

By The Associated Press The Congressional Black Caucus is making its first visit to Massachusetts to host events focused on economic and school issues. U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, of Boston, says fellow Democratic members of the...

Brown Denounces Trump’s Attack on Iran

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D-4th District), Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and 30-year combat veteran, denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to engage Iran in a potentially major...

Trump Signs Future Act to Help HBCUs, Minority-Serving Institutions

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia One day after the House impeached him, President Donald Trump took decisive action to support and empower Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country. The President...

Obama, Clinton Delegate Guru Joins Long-Shot Steyer Campaign

By SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who helped engineer Barack Obama's and Hillary Clinton's successful delegate strategy is joining long-shot Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer's campaign. Jeff Berman, who had been the...

Booker, Klobuchar, Warren Recent Fundraising Lags Top Rivals

By SARA BURNETT and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she raised $21.2 million from October through December, with more than $1.5 million coming on the...

Majority Whip Clyburn Hails Passage of H.R. 3 Landmark Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug...

By NNPA WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn hailed House passage of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This landmark legislation gives Medicare the power to...

Former State Senator Currie Passes Away at 82

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Former Prince George’s County Senator Ulysses Currie, a former educator who became one of the most prominent members of the Maryland State Assembly before getting tangled in a 2010 ethics...

US Rep John Lewis of Georgia Battling Pancreatic Cancer

By Bill Cormier The Associated Press Congressman John Lewis of Georgia announced Dec. 29 that he has advanced pancreatic cancer, vowing he will keep serving and fight the disease with the tenacity with which he battled...

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