It may be early in the 2016 presidential election, but new polls show Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has lost her edge in Iowa

Hillary Clinton slumps as Vice President Joe Biden, who is mulling a presidential bid of his own, rises in the polls. Rep. Chaka Fattah builds a legal defense fund

A jovial Vice President Joe Biden glad-handed with admirers during an appearance Monday at a Labor Day parade in Pittsburgh.

Jamycheal Mitchell, who had a history of mental illness, was found dead in a Portsmouth, Virginia jail cell on August 19.

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders reached out to Black voters last weekend in Republican-heavy Charleston, South Carolina in the hopes of drawing those voters “that provide the Democratic support in the early primary state,” reports Reuters. The presidential candidate, leaning on his experience in civil rights, appealed to voters and vowed to end […]

The Democratic presidential candidate disavows an aide's apology to Black Lives Matter. Plus: Some Black leaders rap Obama's new ozone rules, saying they will hurt urban communities.


  Hoteps pop up in the most unlikely places. During Wednesday’s episode of the “Nightly Show,” Larry Wilmore chided Black Lives Matter protesters for interrupting a Bernie Sanders’ rally in Seattle and mocked the mantra spoken across the nation to raise awareness about Black women killed by state violence. RELATED: Black Lives Matter Activists Shut […]

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday assailed another group: Black Lives Matter.


Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) again came face to face with Black Lives Matter protesters at a rally in Seattle on Saturday, forcing the presidential candidate to leave the state, The Hill reports. SEE ALSO: #NetrootsNation: Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down Campaign Speeches Marissa Johnson and Mara Willaford, co-founders of Black Lives Matter – Seattle, […]

#PolitickerOne checks the status of Vice President Joe Biden's Black Card as buzz about a potential presidential bid picks up steam.


Following the unveiling of legislation that may defund Planned Parenthood, democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Wednesday the move is “an attack women’s health.” According to the Huffington Post, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) fast-tracked the legislation Tuesday; the same day Republicans announced the measure. “The attempt by Senate Republicans to […]

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Sunday reaffirmed his commitment to the “Black Lives Matter” movement a week after shouting down protesters who disrupted his comments at a Netroots Nation gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, reports CNN. The pronouncement by the Vermont senator comes as the #BlackLivesMatter movement has forced a national discussion about police violence […]