Congressional Black Caucus News
Omarosa Manigault Newman’s White House role fraught with tension, sources say
Before she resigned from the White House earlier this week, Omarosa Manigault Newman, the firebrand antagonist from reality television's "The Apprentice," was serving as the most senior African American staffer in the White House and was tasked, in part, with fostering positive working
Black Caucus women: Alabama's Jones should be seated now
Female members of the Congressional Black Caucus are asking Republican leaders to seat Alabama Sen.-elect Doug Jones immediately or delay votes on major legislation
Civil rights icon skipping museum opening because President Trump is expected to attend
President Trump ’s expected attendance at the opening of a civil rights museum in Jackson, Mississippi this weekend has led one of the country’s top civil rights heroes to boycott the event. Georgia Democratic Rep. John Lewis , an organizer in the 1963 March on Washington who has served 16 terms in
Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations
Democratic Rep. John Conyers has resigned from Congress after being besieged by allegations he sexually harassed women he worked for him
The Latest: Pelosi: Conyers' legacy no 'license to harass'
The top House Democrat says Michigan Rep. John Conyers has had a consequential tenure in Congress, "but no matter how great the legacy, it is no license to harass or discriminate."
Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring today, endorses son to fill seat
Currently facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment, veteran Congressman John Conyers , D-Mich., announced he is retiring today. Conyers, 88, confirmed the news on the Mildred Gaddis radio show, calling in from a hospital in Detroit recovering for a stress-related illness. “I am retiring
Detroit lawmakers, activists plan rally in support of Rep. Conyers
A group of Michigan lawmakers and activists will hold a rally in support of Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, on Monday as the veteran congressman faces multiple sexual harassment allegations. The coalition will consist of dozens of city
John Conyers hospitalized in Detroit for effects of stress
While Democrats pressure him to step down, his lawyer said he has no plans to resign.
Congress grapples with sexual harassment as it votes to require workplace training
Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to grapple with the issue of sexual assault in Congress as pressure mounts on Rep. John Conyers , D-Mich., to resign over multiple sexual harassment allegations. The House passed an amendment to its own rules to require workplace harassment
Another former staffer accuses Rep. John Conyers of sexual misconduct
Veteran Rep. John Conyers is facing a fresh round of sexual misconduct allegations, with a former staffer saying he made unwanted sexual advances toward her. The former staffer, Deanna Maher, 77, said she decided to come forward with the allegations after Conyers, D-Mich., the longest-serving