OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eleven-term Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole won a five-way Republican primary outright on Tuesday and avoided an August runoff. Cole faced a well-funded political newcomer in businessman Paul Bondar, who loaned more than $5 million of his own money to his campaign. The infusion of cash allowed Bondar to blanket television […]

The Texas man who was indicted last year and accused of threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., in a series of phone calls has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison, federal officials announced Monday. Brian Michael Gaherty, 61, from Houston, was sentenced Monday and fined $10,000 for his crimes,

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace has won the Republican nomination after a tumultuous second term in South Carolina that saw her go from a critic to an ally of former President Donald Trump and make headlines for plenty of things off the House floor. Mace defeated challengers Catherine Templeton and Bill Young […]

By McKenzie Jackson, California Black Media The California Civil Rights Department (CRD) won a $10,000 fair housing settlement last November against a property management company, CIM Group LP, a global real estate company headquartered in Los Angeles, and property owner, RACR Sora, LLC, for implementing a blanket ban on renting to tenants with criminal histories […]

U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds (R., Fla.) has come under fire for comments he made about the Jim Crow era of racial segregation during an event in Philadelphia on Tuesday. The comments, first reported by The Inquirer on Tuesday night, came during a “Congress, Cognac, and Cigars” event featuring Donalds and U.S. Rep. Wesley Hunt . […]

CNN By Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) — Florida Rep. Byron Donalds, a Republican who is seen as a potential running mate for Donald Trump, is defending himself amid Democratic criticism of comments he’d made Tuesday suggesting that Black families were “together” during the Jim Crow era of racial segregation. Donalds’ comments, which come as Trump’s campaign seeks […]

The U.S. Rep said as she undergoes treatments, she will be occasionally absent from Congress, but her office will continue to deliver “vital constituent services.” HOUSTON — U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who represents the 18th Congressional district of Texas, announced Sunday night that she’s been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  In a statement, Jackson Lee […]

Brandon Herrera, a gun-rights YouTube creator who calls himself “The AK Guy”, speaks during a campaign stop, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in San Antonio. Herrera is facing prominent Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales in a runoff election. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas narrowly won his primary […]

Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas and his wife were indicted on conspiracy and bribery charges and taken into custody Friday in connection with a U.S. Department of Justice probe into ties between American business leaders and the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan.From 2014 to 2021, Cuellar and his wife accepted nearly $600,000 in […]

(CBM) – On April 8, U.S. Congressmember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-CA-37) moderated a roundtable focused on Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) strategies to improve Black student performance in classrooms. Kamlager-Dove, who represents a district that covers parts of Los Angeles County, hopes that ideas shared at the event can be incorporated into models that can […]

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