Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog focused on African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor of Virginia. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Burke appeared each Monday on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. She was born and raised in New York. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke

Retroactivity: Supreme Court Rules on Crack Cocaine Sentences

SCOTUS applies some fairness to crack and powder cocaine sentencing

Trayvon Martin Case: George Zimmerman Police Interrogation Video

In releasing video, Zimmerman's defense team begins crafting its narrative

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