Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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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 the votes to pass Trumpcare.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrunI98WrR4&feature=youtu.be
Late last night March 20th, House Republicans revealed they made changes to their "health care" legislation that would likely result in health care coverage for even fewer people. In an attempt to please members of the Tea Party infused House...
Even as Republicans serving on the House Intelligence Committee decided to talk about leaks and what the press reporting, the Director of the FBI, James Comey confirmed a bombshell. During a five hour meeting on Capitol Hill, Comey and Director...
CBC Members to Meet with Trump on March 22.  Members of the Congressional Black Caucus will meet with President Donald Trump next week on Wednesday, March 22 at 3 p.m. according to a source on Capitol Hill. It will...
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." With the introduction of his new budget blueprint, the answer would be: Billions. It's already...
By: Nicolaine M. Lazarre** If you’re not paying for the product, you ARE the product. I hear that trope in many contexts. In this day and age, there is still the perception that having to go through a paywall provides some...
This article first appeared in The Washington Informer. President Trump recently met with the presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The purpose of the meeting was to discuss his Executive Order moving the HBCU Initiative from under the...
By: Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay On February 8, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996 with the intent of ushering in competition in local telephone markets and further opening the long-distance services market to new...
Over the past two weeks, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, the only African American woman to sit on the powerful House Energy & Commerce Committee, has further established herself as a willing champion for digital equity. The Representative from New York, who...
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 Budget Office was suddenly not to be trusted, the CBO score on Trumpcare landed.  And it...