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Members of the U.S. House of Representatives re-introduced legislation that would ensure the federal government implements measures to protect Black women and girls from racial inequities in healthcare, housing, education, and employment, among other areas. In a bipartisan move, U.S. Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill.., Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Jennifer McClellan, D-Va., Brian […]

U.S. Rep. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, will not run for reelection this year. Green announced his plans on Wednesday to step away from Congress when his term ends in less than a year, though the congressman suggested in a statement that he wouldn’t leave the political realm altogether. Green said it is “time for me to […]

Members of Congress have written a letter to the Biden-Harris administration requesting President Joe Biden grant Mauritanians Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to “ethnic cleansing” in the Northwestern African country. U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fl., told theGrio that more than half of the Mauritanian population is “vulnerable to enslavement-like conditions.” The U.S. Capitol building is shown […]

Washington — Hackers backed by the Chinese government are targeting U.S. water treatment plants and electrical grids, strategically positioning themselves within critical infrastructure systems to “wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities,” FBI Director Christopher Wray is expected to tell  Congress Wednesday.  “There has been far too little public focus on […]

The delays in NASA’s Artemis moon program are making some members of Congress nervous. Last week, NASA announced that it’s now targeting September 2025 for its Artemis 2 mission, which will send four astronauts around

One of the U.S. Capitol police officers who defended the federal building and Congress members inside it during the Jan. 6 insurrection is running for office. Harry Dunn announced his candidacy nearly three years to the day when he had to face violent rioters who stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in a deadly […]

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Republican and Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill have reached a $1.66tn agreement on the level of US federal spending for 2024, in a breakthrough that moves Congress one step closer to avoiding a costly government […]

Eddie Bernice Johnson, who blazed a trail as a Black woman in health care and government, first as a nurse in Dallas, then as the first Black state senator from the city since Reconstruction and then in 15 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on Sunday. She was 89. Her death was confirmed […]

A Capitol Police officer who bravely protected congressional members during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack is now running for Congress in Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District.  Harry Dunn left the police in December after 15 years of service. He gained worldwide recognition for his emotional testimony in front of a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 […]


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