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Trump exchange with black journalist sparks outrage
Many African-Americans are expressing outrage over an exchange between President Donald Trump and a veteran black journalist
Trump asks black reporter to schedule meeting with Congressional Black Caucus
President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Thursday afternoon when he asked a black reporter at a free-wheeling press conference to arrange a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus . “Do you want to set up the meeting?" Trump asked April Ryan, the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio
Congressional Black Caucus responds to President Trump's request
Trump asked a reporter to help set up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.
Democratic Pressure to Oppose Trump Roils Capitol Hill
Democratic lawmakers in Congress report intense pressure from the liberal base to oppose President Donald Trump at every turn
Black Congressman Says He Gets 'Avalanche of Mean-Spirited' Calls After Personal Numbers Leaked
An African American congressman who represents Kansas City, Missouri, said he has received an “avalanche of mean-spirited phone calls” -- including from "N-word sickos" -- since hackers allegedly leaked the cell phone numbers and other personal information of nearly all Democrats in the House of
Democrats Vow to Continue Gun Control Protests as House Adjourns
The U.S. House of Representatives finally adjourned until July 5 after sit-in protests by Democrats halted business in the chamber for more than 17 hours. Despite the decision to end the legislative session, more than a dozen Democratic members, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,
Michael Brown's Family Gets Sympathy From Congress
Members of Congress from around the country posted messages of sympathy for the family of Michael Brown after a grand jury cleared the Ferguson police officer who shot the teenager, but the elected officials included in their messages calls for peace and changes in the criminal justice system. Rep.
Secret Service Under Fire: Is the President Safe?
After controversy rocks the nation's most elite security detail, the powerhouse roundtable debates whether the Secret Service is still capable of protecting the president.
FBI, Police Investigating Molotov Cocktails Thrown at Congressman's Office
The FBI is investigating after two apparent Molotov cocktails were found at an office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver , D-Missouri, early Thursday. Police responded to Cleaver’s Kansas City district office after alarms went off at around 3 a.m. Thursday, FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said. It
Lawmakers Rip Ferguson Police Response to Protesters
Since protests erupted over the death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old African American man shot to death by a Caucasian police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, police clad in riot gear have unleashed tear gas and smoke bombs to try to control demonstrators. The law enforcement...