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CLEVELAND — When Donald Trump is inaugurated Friday, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge won’t be there to see it. “As I told @JoyAnnReid, I will not be attending #Inauguration,” Fudge tweeted. “I will be at home in Cleveland. #IStandWithJohnLewis.” https://twitter.com/RepMarciaFudge/status/820672335564931074 Fudge, who posted the tweet Sunday, represents Ohio’s 11th Congressional District. Her tweet references Georgia Congressman John […]

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During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.

If there’s one thing Congress loves, it’s naming post offices. Even during their least productive year, they still managed to name at least 40 post offices and other public buildings. Yet several Republican congressmen broke with that beloved tradition when they refused to vote to name a North Carolina branch after the trailblazing author Maya Angelou […]

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Russell Simmons discusses Minister Louis Farrakhan's remarks about redistributing the pain to enact social justice in America.

Conservatives were hoping to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, which will continue to receive funding despite protests.   Just seven hours before federal agencies ran…

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On Thursday, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress as part of his first visit to the United States. During his prepared remarks to the…

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government shutdown,…

Speaker John Boehner has informed members of Congress that he will resign as Speaker and leave his seat at the end of October, NBC News…

During a historic address to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis, the son of immigrants, issued a clarion call for America’s elected officials to…

  In a surprise move, the Rev. Jamal Bryant announced on Sept. 22 that he was dropping out of the race for Maryland Congressman Elijah…

  Happening today, Baltimore pastor Jamal Bryant is expected to formally announce he is running for Congress. At 10 a.m , pastor Jamal Bryant is…