resignation

Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II resigned abruptly during a meeting specifically held because an external auditor had been appointed to assess the university's finances.

An appointed official in the Department of Homeland Security abruptly vacated his position Thursday following several racist and demeaning comments about African Americans.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said he will not resign. State lawmakers and residents are urging him to step down or get professional help.

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government shutdown, the New York Times reports. The announcement comes just a day after Boehner emotionally presented Pope Francis before Congress to deliver an address that focused on equality for all. […]

Upon news Thursday that Attorney General Eric Holder would step down from his post, participants at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s ongoing annual conference paused to reflect on his legacy on civil rights and racial justice. “I think he deserves a great deal of acknowledgement for being in the forefront of efforts to reform the […]