Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created, 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 and 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: Instagram: LVB325.

White Nationalist Neo-Nazi Group Registers to Lobby on Capitol Hill

The big question is: What Members of Congress will give them an audience?

Mitt Romney to Address NAACP in July

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will address the NAACP in Houston, TX in July.The convention will run from July 7 to July 12 at the...

Would Romney Repeal Immigration Policy? He Won’t Say

Back in March 2011, President Obama said he couldn't stop deportations by executive order.  A year and three months later he has done just...

Yet Another Incident of Disrespect Towards President Obama

Anyone ever see a "reporter" yell at a President of the U.S. as he was delivering remarks? "Im'ma let you finish..." he said to...

Michigan GOP Set to Pass Voter ID Law

Michigan becomes the next key state with a GOP legislature to tinker with voter ID laws

Black Lawmakers Grill Holder on Chicago Shootings

In meeting with the AG, the CBC struggles to address the uptick in Chicago violence

Rangel and Espaillat: So Happy Together?

Charlie Rangel and his primary challenger join forces for the first time in Washington, D.C.

Don’t Forget About Vote Purging In Texas and Ohio

Black Members of Congress claim that some 2.5 million voters have been removed from voter rolls in TX and OH

Florida Governor Rejects DoJ on Vote Purge

As Florida's Governor defies the Attorney General, some say that DoJ must go to court - in an election year

Jackson, Conyers Push Increase in Minimum Wage

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) teams up with Ralph Nader to push the minimum wage to $10