Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Blog Page 410
After 42 years in Congress and at 82 years old, some said it was time for Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) to retire.  The question was: Could Rangel overcome an ethics battle, age, a redrawn district and a health scare...
After what started as a risky primary for Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), he coasted to victory. After serving six terms in the U.S. Senate, Hatch was challenged this year by Dan Liljenquist. Many felt Hatch would suffer the same...
"This effort is nothing more than a clumsy, naked political witch-hunt... instead of Congress spending its time engaged in a political circus there should be a vote on the President's jobs bill," said National Urban League President Marc Morial. Today...
Since 2000, hospitals of all types have provided more than $326 billion in uncompensated care to their patients. This was no small feat considering there were 46.2 million people in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009...
We could be in for another hot summer of health care battles - which could be good for the President
Threatening freedom of expression, the free exchange of knowledge and information, and global economy.
"It is a plan on the part of the Republicans," said House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D-CA) bluntly last week.  The former House Speaker called the contempt vote against Attorney General Eric Holder, "a shameful display of abuse of...

Michael Steele

Name: Michael Steele Title/Occupation: Former RNC Chairman Organization: Republican National Committee What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Michael Stephen Steele is an American politician who served as the first African-American chairman of the Republican National Committee from January 2009 until January...
This past weekend the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) held it’s annual conference. During the meeting, which was held in Baltimore in the waterfront district, the organization consisting of over 200 current and former black...
By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III, Ph.D The debate continues.  Professor Frederick Harris wrote in his Op Ed, Still Waiting for Our First Black President, “Obama has pursued a racially defused electoral and governing strategy, keeping issues of specific interest...