Politics Noir


Articles of impeachment: Dems accuse Trump of abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

Democrats to formally announce articles of impeachment against Trump at 9 a.m.

House passes Voting Rights measure to restore portions of law gutted in 2015

More than four years after sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were taken out by the Supreme Court and following four attempts under a House led by Republicans, Rep. Terri Sewell’s (R-Ala.) bill to reinstate voting protections has ...

Sen. Kamala Harris bows out of the presidential race

“My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue,” she said in a press statement.

Blake attempts to refute Crain’s story, says opponents are running scared

Blake said that this story is a clear indication that he’s winning the race to replace retiring Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano in 2021.

Impeachment hearings in the Judiciary Committee

His opening statement in several ways mirrored those made by Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the Intelligence Committee, and the 300-page report released on Tuesday.

Kamala Harris to drop out of the 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential campaign on Tuesday.

Following Supreme Court oral argument, Harris resolution affirms 150-year-old federal civil rights Law

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) introduced a Senate resolution affirming the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, Section 1981, one of the country’s fundamental anti-discrimination laws.

NYC lawmakers ban flavored vaping products

New York City lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban flavored electronic cigarettes after a lawsuit halted a statewide ban.

Michael Bloomberg launches 2020 presidential bid

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the world’s richest men, has formally launched a Democratic bid for president.

Congressional Black Caucus Members visit U.S.-Mexico Border: "Mistreatment of Black immigrants is another ‘Stain on America’”

Chairwoman Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) led a delegation of Congressional Black Caucus members to the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday in San Ysidro, California

Sondland: Quid pro quo? ‘Yes,’ he said

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, on the fifth day of House impeachment hearings on Wednesday in the nation’s capital, confirmed that there was a quid pro quo demand by Trump to get Ukraine President Zelensky to ...

Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police tactic speaking to Brooklyn church

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday reversed his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk."

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign

Deval Patrick officially announced a late-entry 2020 presidential campaign

Trump impeachment probe begins

Much of the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, Nov. 13, was consumed by opening statements from Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee; its ranking Republican member Devin Nunes; and the two witnesses, William ...

As arguments begin, civil rights leaders urge Supreme Court to uphold one of the nation’s oldest anti-discrimination statutes

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments that pit Comcast (CMCSA), America’s biggest cable provider, against National Association of African American-Owned Media and Entertainment Studios Networks, Inc.,