Washington Watch

Roland Martin is hosting a special event Tuesday evening live from Howard University’s campus. Watch LIVE online 8-11pm. Tune in to get various perspectives on this major primary day that will decide the republican front runner for Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Submit your questions and comments on […]

By Daniel Woolsey During the Florida primary coverage last night on MSNBC, Rev. Al Sharpton and Rick Tyler, a strategist for the Gingrich-backing super-PAC, Winning Our Future, entered into a heated exchange that covered topics from food stamps to black role models to the president singing. SEE ALSO:Is It Over Gingrich? Check out the video […]

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Conceding his earlier housing programs have fallen short, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a vast expansion of government assistance to homeowners, aiming to make lower lending rates a possibility for millions of borrowers who have not been able to get out from under burdensome mortgages. SEE ALSO: Five Ways “Soul […]

WASHINGTON  — President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign identified its top fundraisers on Tuesday, including 61 people who each raised at least half a million dollars. Altogether, the more than 440 fundraisers collected at least $75 million to help Obama win a second term. SEE ALSO: Obama Defends Drone Strikes Among them are embattled former New […]

Allen West never fails to amaze us with his over-the-top commentary on anyone or anything dealing with the Democratic Party. RELATED: Obama’s Seals Showcase Bold Strategy His recent jaw-dropper came Saturday night at the Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach, Florida. Though this is not West’s most outrageous statement to date, it is no […]

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.– President Barack Obama is courting Hispanics in politically important states, setting himself up as a champion of the crucial Latino voting bloc and as a foil to Republican candidates fighting for a share of support from the same groups. RELATED: Why Obama’s Economy Is Built To Last With Latino voters […]

Congressman Joe Walsh from Illinois, who once said that President Barack Obama was elected only because he’s Black, owes $117,437 in child support, MSNBC reports. SEE ALSO: Gingrich: Latinos, Blacks Don’t Understand Keys To Wealth Walsh was confronted by MSNBC host Martin Bashir over his child support situation, after he attacked President Obama’s budget plans […]

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings, including popular pizza, will come with less sodium and more whole grains, with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side, first lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced during a visit […]

WASHINGTON — The secret was still intact when President Barack Obama, entering the House chamber Tuesday evening to deliver his State of the Union speech, pointed at his Pentagon chief and said, “Good job tonight.” RELATED: Why Obama Should Say “I’m Rich” Unknown to a global television audience watching the annual Capitol Hill ritual, a […]

This is President Barack Obama‘s fourth State of the Union address. And, if the Republican Party has anything to say about it, it’ll be his last. RELATED: What To Expect In Obama’s State Of The Union Speech Tonight at 9pm EST, Obama is expected to focus on the economy. Obviously. But, more specifically, he is […]

By Joy-Ann Reid Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker and now front-running Republican presidential candidate, has made calling Barack Obama the “food stamp president” his calling card. But Republicans, Gingrich included, have had a strong hand in the expansion of food stamp use. SEE ALSO: Roots, Then And Now Gingrich claims (falsely, it turns out) […]

From Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Herman Cain has signed back with his former employer AM750 and 95.5 FM News/Talk WSB. SEE ALSO: Gingrich Caught In Race-Baiting Catch 22 Starting this morning, he will provide pre-taped two-minute commentaries each weekday at 8:45 a.m. during Neal Boortz’s morning show and repeated at 6:45 p.m. during Erick Erickson’s evening program. […]