Politics Noir


Here's how Team Obama reacted to Trump's wiretap claim

Former White House officials are strongly refuting President Donald Trump's stunning allegation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election.

President Donald Trump signs new travel ban, exempts Iraq

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday banning immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, notably dropping Iraq from January's previous order.

Trump travel ban: Read the full executive order

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday laying out a new travel ban after widespread criticism of his previous travel ban.

Trump’s ‘promise’ land

March madness began both in basketball and on Capitol Hill where President Donald Trump delivered his first of eight speeches before the Joint Congress.

6 takeaways from Trump's address to Congress

President Donald Trump showed his aspirational side Tuesday night.

Justice Department asks court to dismiss claim of discrimination in Texas voter ID case

The Justice Department asked a federal district court Monday to dismiss its claim that a Texas Voter ID law was enacted with the intent to discriminate.

'Declaration 17' hopes to send message to Trump and America

As President Donald Trump continues his first 100 days in office, several Americans are declaring their independence from his policies and practices.

Bill Epton, a political activist and free speech advocate

A native of Harlem, Bill Epton was born Jan. 17, 1932, and if there is such a thing as a political prodigy, he may have been the prototype with his keen instinct for protest.

Trump tamps down on illegal immigrants

If for a moment you thought President Trump had softened his approach to illegal immigration, then you and millions of undocumented immigrants are in for a rude awakening. In fact, in several ways, his policy has hardened.

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent April Ryan, the Congressional Black Caucus is in talks with President Donald Trump to set up a meeting.

Trump: African-American history museum is 'fantastic'

President Donald Trump visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the first time on Tuesday morning.

VIDEO: Charlie Rangel talks Trump

Former congressman Charles Rangel recently sat down for a Q&A with Nasser Kazeminy, the chairman of National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO).

Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with Black lawmakers

President Donald Trump on Thursday asked April Ryan, an African-American reporter and longtime White House correspondent, if she would arrange for him a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.

Bill Perkins emerges victorious in special City Council election

New York State Sen. Bill Perkins is back in the New York City Council.