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Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee easily won her Super Tuesday primary election months after losing the Houston mayor runoff race.

Sheila Jackson Lee has decided to seek reelection just days after she lost a runoff election in the race to be mayor of Houston.

U.S. Rep Sheila Jackson Lee's decisive mayor runoff loss in Houston is prompting urgent questions about the longtime incumbent Texas Congresswoman’s political future.

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Megan Thee Stallion received the 18th Congressional District's Humanitarian Award in Houston.


Black members of Congress brought the heat as the House voted to impeach a sitting president for the second time in one term.

Jackson Lee introduced Articles of Impeachment on Thursday in response to Wednesday's attack at the Capitol.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was pressured to resign two key positions over after a former intern filed a sexual assault lawsuit.

Bennie Thompson, Cedric Richmond and Sheila Jackson Lee spoke out.

Politicker One: The trip marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has traveled to those nations. Plus: Clinton talks Sandra Bland.

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Download Podcast 1000 women sign a letter asking for inclusion of women/girls in President Barack Obama‘s My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Roland Martin says the program should keep focusing on brothers. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee returned from Nigeria Monday. She joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOneNow” to share what she discovered about the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Lee […]


(HOUSTON) — Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit former Bellaire High School baseball star Robbie Tolan filed against the police officer…

Why are U.S. hurricanes given names?  Names are actually given to tropical storms but if they reach a sustained wind speed of 74 miles per hour, then they are deemed hurricanes.  These types of destructive storms are given monikers because naming them makes it much easier for meteorologists, researchers, emergency response workers, ship captains, and […]