The bill's future in the Senate proves to be another challenge as the threat of a GOP-led filibuster could again impede progress for Black communities targeted with repeated attacks against their voting rights.

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was stripped of her committee assignments on Thursday, following a contentious battle between Republicans and Democrats in Congress.

Fifty-four percent of Democrats and 43 percent of Republicans said the stimulus checks aren’t enough, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll.

Earlier Friday, Senate Republicans joined with the Democratic majority to pass a bill that will keep the government running past the Monday deadline, despite the antics of Tea Party extremist Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. The Senate voted 79-19, joined by 25 Republicans despite rather prickly opposition to Obamacare. SEE ALSO: No Surprise! Republicans Are […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday voted to freeze the wages of federal workers for a third straight year and put members of Congress on record as opposing a boost in their $174,000 annual salaries. SEE ALSO:  Rick Santorum’s Trisomy18 Baby Republican supporters said their measure, which would freeze federal worker wages through 2013, […]

WASHINGTON — Senate and House leaders said Friday they will put off further action on online piracy legislation after a storm of protest over the measure. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, said he was postponing a procedural vote set for Tuesday “in light of recent events.” Those events included a petition drive by […]

Washington — The tax bill that extends the Bush tax cuts and slashes the estate tax while extending unemployment benefits has passed the House House by a vote of 277-148 and is heading for the President to sign, according to The Huffington Post RELATED STORIES Attacks From Right Take Toll On Obama’s Tax Plan CBC […]