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AG Letitia James/coalition challenge Trump administration attempt to ask citizenship question to 2020 Census

New York Attorney General Letitia James, leading a coalition of 18 states, 16 local governments and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, filed a merits brief in the United States Supreme Court in the case challenging the Trump administration’s attempt to ...

Council Member Robert Cornegy sets Guinness World Record

Standing 6 feet 10 inches tall, Brooklyn City Council Member Robert Cornegy is the world’s tallest male politician.

Eliminate the Electoral College and bring on reparations, Warren says

In her quest to win the Black vote, Sen. Elizabeth Warren picked the right time, the right subjects and the right place to throw her support to reparations and several other significant issues.

Congress pushes to reauthorize VAWA

Members of the House recently unveiled a plan to reintroduce the Violence Against Women Act.

AG James keeps her promise on Trump

New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings, taking action after his former lawyer told Congress he exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans.

Senator Kamala Harris and Rep. Yvette Clarke Reintroduce Legislation to Commission Statue Honoring U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) reintroduced a bill directing Congress to commission a statue of former U.S. Representative Shirley Chisholm to be displayed in the United States Capitol.

Senate Majority passes gun safety legislation

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation this week creating stronger regulations for the safe storage of firearms and the appearances of imitation weapons to prevent unintentional gun violence. Sen. Liz Krueger and Sen. Brad Hoylman sponsored the bills.

The Congressional Black Caucus: Not always in headlines, but never on the sidelines

What does the Congressional Black Caucus do? It takes Majority Whip James Clyburn to make it understandable.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters holding credit bureaus accountable and repairing a broken system

Today, at a full Committee hearing entitled, “Who’s Keeping Score? Holding Credit Bureaus Accountable and Repairing a Broken System,”

Rev. Al Sharpton meets with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris in Harlem

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris met with Rev. Al Sharpton Feb. 21 in Harlem at Sylvia’s Restaurant.

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.