Quietly Amongst the Republican Chaos– Candidate Obama Prepares

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One presidential campaign claims an impressive effort in Iowa this year: eight offices opened, 350,000 phone calls to potential...

NAACP Presence to be Felt at Both Major Party Conventions

NAACP officials said Aug. 27 they will be a presence at both the Republican and Democratic presidential nominating conventions to encourage candidates to address...

Advocates Blast BP for Major Disaster, Demand More Accountability

(NNPA) - The deepening crisis in the Gulf Coast, caused by what is being called the largest oil spill in the nation's history, has...

DREAM Act Stalls in Senate

The DREAM Act, a measure aimed at providing grown children of illegal immigrants a path to American citizenship, stalled in the Senate on Dec....

Md. Del. Burns Attacks Ravens’ Ayanbadejo on Gay Marriage

Maryland Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr. (D) has once again caused a nationwide stir on the subject of same-sex marriage, this time after criticizing...

May Jobless Rate Remains UnchangedExcept for Blacks

  The recently released jobs report for May 2013 signifies the “ongoing slog” in the U.S. labor market, economists say.   According to the latest Bureau of...

Cruz Controlled

WASHINGTON (AP) — A potential federal shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Senate dealt an emphatic defeat to a core of rebellious young conservatives Friday...

Rep. Maxine Waters Cancels Request for House Ethics Committee Investigation

Facing charges of House ethics violations, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., Dec. 9 abandoned her efforts to have the House ethics committee investigated. The action...

Pentagon Marks Blacks’ Service in Korean War

Thank you. The two simple yet indelible words were the backdrop of the U.S. Department of Defense's 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration,...

Judge Overturns Mich. Election Officials Decision, Allows Rep. Conyers on Ballot

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered U.S. Rep. John Conyers to be placed on the August primary ballot, overturning a decision by...

Rep. Rangel Seeks Fairness in Ethics Case

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel's constituents greeted the embattled politician with a warm handshake July 24, saying his decades...

Don’t Cram that Plate!

While the delicious food and goodies at barbeques and cookouts this Labor Day holiday may initially be pleasing to the taste buds, those “post-holiday...