The TAKE with MaryAlice Parks The White House yesterday could have tried to allay the fears of immigrants, civil right activists, and Democrats worried that the last-minute addition to the 2020 census -- a question on citizenship -- will significantly dampen immigrant participation. Press secretary
Just 38 days into Donald Trump's presidency — fresh off a campaign that included several fraught interactions with African American voters — Paris Dennard said he identified a way for the newly-minted administration to improve its relationship with black America. "I told him, Mr. President, you
A year after vowing to make historically black colleges and universities "a major priority", President Donald Trump named John C. Taylor Jr. — who is familiar with the challenges these schools face — the new chairman of a White House board of advisers aimed at working with those institutions.
President Donald Trump unveiled his plan to fix the nation's infrastructure Monday, outlining a strategy he says will spark "new investment" to solve the problem, but Democrats call the proposal insufficient. “Washington will no longer be a roadblock to progress. Washington will be your partner,”
The past four decades have found commanders in chief weighing in on the policy.
President Trump ’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week,
Late last night, Congress reached a bipartisan agreement on a massive $1 trillion spending bill that will fund the government through September. The bill that’s expected to pass later this week puts off a government shutdown and delivers victories for both parties. Here's what is included in the
Negotiators have reached a deal to fund the government through September, Congressional aides said, staving off the threat of a government shutdown through most of President Donald Trump 's first year in office. The bill includes funding for the military by $15 billion, with $1.5 billion of that
President Donald Trump ’s apparent warning that the University of California at Berkeley could be at risk of losing federal funds after campus police canceled a talk by a controversial news editor has raised questions about whether the U.S. government can restrict funding to a particular
NOTABLES --FIVE STORYLINES TO WATCH TONIGHT: Tonight marks a moment in the presidential campaign that is not squarely focused on the presidential hopefuls, but rather, on their running mates. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are facing off at the vice presidential debate at