Gov. Tim Kaine (D) fielded calls for the last time on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program this morning, including one with a familiar voice identified by host Mark Seagrave as "Barry from D.C."

Black lawmakers say their patience with the White House is wearing thin when it comes to addressing the minority communities hardest hit by the recession.

A majority also don't like the way the Democratic president is handling the economy and health care, the poll shows.

The most senior African-American in Congress offered some unsolicited advice Monday to President <strong>Barack Obama</strong> on how to get his signature health care bill through a balky Senate: knock their heads together.