Politics Noir


Maxine Waters in her signature style: 'I cannot be intimidated'

That was Rep. Maxine Waters' response, fired back after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly mocked her hair Tuesday.

Rep. Shelia Jackson to Black press: Trump has endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) ...

House Republicans pull health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

Poll: 37% approve of Trump's job performance

Only 37% say they approve of President Donald Trump's job performance, with 56% saying they do not, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

De Blasio will not be charged after fundraising investigation

Federal and state investigations into the fundraising practices of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have concluded without criminal charges, even though the Manhattan district attorney said Thursday the actions of the Democratic mayor appeared contrary to the "intent and ...

What America would look like under the Trump budget

More agents along the border, but a hobbled PBS. A bigger military, but less chance of getting a decent lawyer if you're poor.

Trump tweets Preet goodbye

President Trump’s Twitter finger struck again last week when he asked 46 U.S. attorneys to resign, including Preet Bharara, who commanded the Southern District of New York.

Mayor and Councilman Cornegy host Bed-Stuy town hall meeting

Bedford-Stuyvesant’s P.S. 23 Carter G. Woodson Elementary School was the venue last week for a lively town hall meeting hosted by Councilman Robert Cornegy and Mayor Bill de Blasio. Cornegy was the moderator.

Trump’s triple whammy

The Trump White House must be highly agitated after reports that the House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) announced Wednesday that his panel had received no evidence of wiretapping during the last election campaign.

Health professionals leading protests against Obamacare repeal

They call themselves “non-partisan” health professionals, including doctors, nurses and social workers numbering in the thousands who first protested at 20 sites across the nation Feb. 25 outside elected officials’ offices.

Can Trump be removed without impeachment?

With the arrival of the Trump administration we have a state of governance in which no matter where you turn there is either paralysis or uncertainty.

Republican lawmakers attack education, civil rights

The effort to repeal and replace health care is generating headlines, and the attempt to investigate Trump’s Russia connections is of high importance.

Slaves were immigrants, according to Dr. Carson

Ben Carson appeared to liken slaves to immigrants who choose to come to the United States while addressing employees at the Department of Housing and Urban Development Monday.

Is Cuomo’s ‘Raise the Age’ proposal the real deal?

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been vocal about raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York State.

Elected officials react to Trump’s health care plan

Donald Trump’s potential replacement of the Affordable Care Act has caused an uproar among progressive politicians in the country—and among non-progressives.