Politics Noir


Second woman accuses Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault

A second woman has come forward accusing Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.

Calls for Virginia governor to step down grow amid blackface controversy

It’s a story of blackface, yearbook photos, a Michael Jackson dance competition and a sexual assault allegation.

Abrams blasts Trump, McConnell for ‘Power Grab’ after State of the Union Address

Stacey Abrams may not be the governor of Georgia, but she did make history on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a “common purpose.”

Trump’s stall on the wall

If things go as they most certainly will, the nation will be stalled again with Trump’s unlikely budge on his demand to get his wall built on our southern border.

2020 presidential election: Who can beat Trump?

As the 2020 presidential election approaches liftoff, the ever-growing pool of candidates in the Democratic Party wants to put the brakes on the Trump Train.

State Senate passes Child Victim Act

The Senate Majority Conference this week passed the Child Victims Act, reforming New York State’s outdated statute of limitations for child sexual abuse.

Albany passes the DREAM Act

New York State’s legislature gave DREAMers a reason to celebrate.

WHO WILL EMERGE?: The race for public advocate—full speed ahead

When many candidates enter a political race, political insiders say the one with the most name recognition will probably win.

President Trump to sign short-term deal ending government shutdown

President Donald Trump said Friday he's reached a deal to reopen the federal government after a month-long shutdown.

Trump gets only half a loaf from Supreme Court

Last summer, the current White House occupant tweeted that the government would not allow “transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.” This decision was clearly aimed to reverse a policy advanced by the Obama administration.

CBC to Trump: ‘Stop Using Federal Workers as Political Pawns’

During a press call last week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus said that among other consequences, African Americans will be disproportionately affected by what is now known as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

Cory Booker says he's nearing 2020 decision as he swings through key southern states

Sen. Cory Booker says he is nearing a decision on whether to run for president in 2020, but the New Jersey Democrat's schedule over the past weekend left little doubt as to what the decision will ultimately be.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries calls Trump ‘grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue’

The chairman of the House Democratic Caucus called President Donald Trump “the grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue” during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to Trump: Forget Wall, Fix Nation’s Deadly Water Problems

The lead content in Newark’s drinking water now is the highest ever recorded in the past 17 years and Mayor Ras Baraka has sent a letter to President Donald Trump because of the health emergency.