Congressional Black Caucus News
Donald Trump Taps Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on what to expect at the Justice Department if Senator Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general.
President-elect Trump Facing Criticism for Attorney General and National Security Adviser Picks
Trump's selection of Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Michael Flynn as national security adviser drawing sharp criticism.
Trump Transition Team Announces Sen. Jeff Sessions as AG Nominee
The Alabama senator has been a staunch supporter of Donald Trump and is seen as a hard right pick for the president-elect.
Donald Trump's Pick of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General Receives Divided Response
President-elect Donald Trump’s early morning pick of Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Alabama, as attorney general caused a worldwide stir. From marijuana industry leaders to members of Congress to nonprofits, reactions to the choice of Sessions have been mixed, with some praising his commitment to
Five NFL players headed to Capitol Hill: 'We have to make a difference'
Corey Jones was driving home 13 months ago after a gig with his church band when his SUV broke down on a South Florida highway at nearly 2 a.m. Roughly 90 minutes later Jones was on the phone with roadside assistance when a white cargo van pulled up in the dim light. A man wearing blue jeans,
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison Announces Bid for DNC Chair
Rep. Keith Ellison formally announced his candidacy for chair of the Democratic National Committee today, an expected move by the Minnesota congressman who, with the support of several prominent Democrats, is considered to be the front-runner for the position. Ellison, 53, a five-term
Rep. Keith Ellison To Announce 'Real Soon' If He'll Run for DNC Chair
Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, a leading member of the Democratic Party's progressive wing, said today that he’ll announce "real soon” whether he will run to head the party in the wake of its stunning 2016 election losses. Ellison said on ABC News' "This Week" that the next chair of the
Keith Ellison, Touted as Possible New Democratic Party Chair, Is Staunch Progressive
Keith Ellison, the Minnesota congressman who is being touted by top Democrats for election as the party committee's new chairman, may not be a household name to many Americans. But he is well known among activists in the Democratic Party 's progressive wing. Senators Charles Schumer, Elizabeth
President Obama's Approval Rating Hits Highest Point of 2nd Term
A new poll measuring President Barack Obama's approval rating shows just why Hillary Clinton 's campaign views him as a major asset going into the final month of the election. According to a CNN/ORC poll conducted between Sept. 28 and Oct. 2, 55 percent of Americans approve of the president's job