Congress

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) is being honored by the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum next month in Chicago. She will receive this year’s Gentle Warrior Award. Other honorees include actor-producer-director Robert Townsend, and Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford. The NAPRPP Museum was designated a national park site by President Obama on February 19, […]

Congressman John Conyers has been hospitalized for a stress-related illness. Family spokesperson Sam Riddle confirmed Thursday morning that the 88-year-old Conyers is seeking treatment at a local hospital. Riddle declined to detail exactly what Conyers is suffering from, but he told TV reporters it was stress-related. “Monica Conyers, Mrs. Conyers, is by his side and […]

Several Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Those members are trying to ease his exit without trampling on his legacy during his 50-plus years in the House. Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, is the longest currently serving member of the House of […]

Two former staffers to a member of Congress have been charged in connection to the distribution of nude images and videos taken from her cellphone, federal prosecutors and the U.S. Capitol Police announced Thursday in Washington. According to the Washington Post, Juan R. McCullum, 35, was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of […]

The streak of celebrities running for office continues with talks of Kid Rock taking up a Senate seat.

GOP congressional leaders are looking to repeal an initiative that was created to prevent mentally ill individuals from purchasing guns.

African American federal workers will feel the brunt of Donald Trump's proposed federal workforce reform.

Donald Trump's transition team is calling on Congress to fund the creation of a wall along the Mexican border as soon as April.

Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Carl Conyers Jr., the son of Michigan Rep. John Conyers, was found safe in Houston, Texas, Friday morning after going missing on Tuesday.

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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