John Boehner

GOP FAMILY VALUES:
Domestic Violence Act Goes, Anti-Gay Legislation Stays

by Rod McCullom

Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and their Republican colleagues have decided to ring in the New Year… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was... ●      Happy New Year and a huge welcome… Read More

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by The Root

The country set a record for foreclosures in 2008, the year that saw President Obama's election and during… Read More

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by The Grio

A diverse group of men and women were sworn in as the 113th Congress today at noon. Over 90 newcomers will… Read More

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton

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by The Grio

For the fifth consecutive year, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been voted the… Read More

About That Fiscal Cliff...<br />
Now What?

About That Fiscal Cliff...
Now What?

by Zerlina Maxwell

At 12:01 AM on January 1, 2013, we went over the fiscal… Read More

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PAYBACK TIME

by Kevin Chappell

To say that African-Americans have been there for President Obama is an understatement. Many believe it was the tremendous turnout he received from… Read More

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio

House Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal

by #teamEBONY

The House of Representatives late Tuesday easily approved emergency bipartisan legislation sparing… Read More

Rep. Michele Bachmann gives an anti-Affordable Care Act speech.

GOP States Opting Out of Obamacare

by The Root

In some states, such as Louisiana, home to Gov. Bobby Jindal, Republicans are continuing their fight against President… Read More

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Obama Vows to Put “Full Weight” Behind Gun Control Legislation Next Year

by #teamEBONY

Even though the fiscal cliff is the top issue in Washington these days, that doesn’t mean President Obama doesn’t… Read More

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