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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.

Omarosa Manigault Talks HBCUs and the Black Caucus Meeting with Trump

Omarosa Manigault, Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liason, talks to journalists after even members of the...

Trump Asked Black Voters What They Had to Lose. Here’s the...

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Video: #Trumpcare Struggles Day Before Big Vote

In a rush to vote on their replacement on the Affordable Care Act on it's seven year anniversary, House Republicans are struggling to find...

Republicans Change #Trumpcare Bill to Cover Even Fewer People, Make Freedom...

Late last night March 20th, House Republicans revealed they made changes to their "health care" legislation that would likely result in health care coverage...

FBI Director Confirms Trump Was Under Investigation Since July 2016

Even as Republicans serving on the House Intelligence Committee decided to talk about leaks and what the press reporting, the Director of the FBI,...

CBC Members to Meet with Trump on March 22

CBC Members to Meet with Trump on March 22.  Members of the Congressional Black Caucus will meet with President Donald Trump next week on...

“What Do You Have to Lose?” Trump Budget Features Big Urban...

BIG CUTS TO HUD. When speaking on urban policy during the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump often asked Black voters "what have you got to lose."...

CBO Slaps Trumpcare Hard: 20 Millions Would Lose Insurance by 2020

Millions Will Lose Coverage if Trumpcare Becomes Law. Only a few hours after White House spokesman Sean Spicer spun that the trusted and bipartisan Congressional...

Trump Era: Rep. Steve King Says Out Loud What Others in...

Steve Bannon in the White House. Stephen Miller in the White House. So Why is This Surprising? Rep. Steve King (R-IA), wanted to make...

Would Paul Ryan Put Himself and His Family on #Trumpcare?

"We can't treat ourselves as a special governing class." Back in 2013 during the government shutdown, Rep. Kevin McCarthy said members of Congress should...