A self-described "right-wing nut job" from Missouri remains in custody after issuing racist death threats against Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, a Black congressman from his home state, and Rep. Steve Cohen, a Jewish congressman from Tennessee.

Rep. Maxine Waters warns corporate America about its lack of diversity.

A day after President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, five members of the House Democrats' Faith Working Group came together to respond to the speech that one leader says failed "to offer solutions to poverty, unemployment or economic insecurity."

A Black lawmaker has received racially offensive messages. It's likely more fallout from suspected Russian-back hacking that targeted Democrats.

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According to reports,  a Molotov cocktail was thrown through the office window of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s (D-Mo.) Thursday morning. The Hill has the story: The Kansas City Police and Kansas City Bomb and Arson Squad responded to the scene and completed an initial survey. No one was in the office when the object or objects […]

To vote or not to vote, that has been the question for many Black Americans who have become disenchanted with President Barack Obama. It is not so much that he’s different from any other Democratic candidate; truth be told, on some innate level the issue arises because he looks like us and we’re much quicker […]

CBC Chairman and Missouri democrat Emanuel Cleaver said that if he was a Republican, it would be a night to party, in reference to the debt deal struck between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner. Cleaver appeared on MSNBC to speak about the deal — and while he was glad a deal was done […]

WASHINGTON D.C.-Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri recently criticized the new proposed budget by President Barack Obama for its cuts of education and social services. Politico Reports: The most resounding statement came Monday from Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, who said he is “struggling to understand how this budget helps […]