Politics Noir


Bombs at the debate

With the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fast approaching, the two candidates quickly weighed in on the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, each suggesting he or she was best prepared to deal with ...

President Barack Obama's statements on the explosions in New York City and New Jersey.

President Barack Obama's speaks on on the explosions in New York City and New Jersey.

Clinton's challenge: Rebuilding Obama's winning coalition

Congressional Black Caucus rejects Trump's 'birther' admission

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus fiercely criticized the way Donald Trump delivered his brief admission Friday that President Barack Obama was born in the United States, saying it was insufficient and demanding an apology for Trump's years-long push of ...

Trump: 'President Barack Obama was born in the United States'

Donald Trump finally acknowledged Friday that "President Barack Obama was born in the United States," reversing himself on the issue that propelled him into national politics.

Concern about Clinton’s physical health and Trump’s mental health

As expected, it was another exciting and unpredictable week on the presidential campaign trail between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Espaillat’s growing influence

Victories for three women in Tuesday’s primaries were headline stories, one of them close to home here in Harlem and one from the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

Some new faces mark primary week in New York

While one might be skeptical of a new day in Albany, there will be new faces.

Zeta Day on the Hill addresses how African Americans can leverage their power in government

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is in Washington D.C. for Zeta Day on the Hill (ZDOTH) 2016 at the Holiday Inn Capitol.

Detroit to Trump: Drop dead!

One of the best definitions of Donald Trump—and he’s been called everything from a sociopath to a psychopath—is that he is like a tornado, hollow in the center, but nevertheless dangerous and destructive.

Obama nominates first Muslim federal judge

President Barack Obama has nominated a Washington lawyer to the US District Court bench who would become the country's first Muslim-American federal judge if he is confirmed.

First lady Michelle Obama set to campaign for Clinton

First lady Michelle Obama is set to join the Clinton campaign's post-Labor Day push with an event in Northern Virginia on September 16, according to a campaign official.

Trump's minority outreach off to rough start

Donald Trump's highly publicized efforts to woo minority voters aren't going exactly as planned.

Trump brings message of unity to Black church in Detroit

A subdued Donald Trump on Saturday directly addressed a largely African-American audience for the first time as a presidential candidate, delivering a warmly received message of unity that focused on fixing economic hardship in the black community.

Trump continues outreach to African-American amid zero percent approval

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made his surprise trip to Mexico this week to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto, one poll suggests his approval rating among African-American has gotten worse.