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Is Congress Obsessed With Cannabis?

Cannabis—marijuana, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD)—is poised for major legislative action during the 116th Congress. Lawmakers…

Grammy-Nominated Rapper and Businessman Nipsey Hussle Dead at 33

Nipsey Hussle’s Philanthropic Efforts Entered Into Congressional Record

Congressmember Karen Bass honored Nipsey Hussle on the House floor by submitting his philanthropic efforts into the Congressional Record.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back at GOP With New Dance Video

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at dance haters but sharing another video dancing in front of her office at the U.S. Capitol building.

Lauren Underwood is the Sworn in as Youngest Black Woman in Congress

Lauren Underwood Sworn in as Youngest Black Woman in Congress

Lauren Underwood made history on Thursday when she became the youngest Black woman to serve in the House of Representatives.

Ayanna Pressley, Massachusetts

Meet the Diverse Group of History-Making Women Entering Congress

The midterm elections this year were nothing short of historic. Across the country, women filled…

Anti-Lynching Legislation by Black Senators Advances

Today, (10/11), the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to advance the bipartisan Justice for Victims…

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Meet the 18 Black Democratic Women Running for a Seat in Congress

Some are labeling the 2018 election cycle the “Year of the Woman” thanks to historic…

Ron Dellums, Congressman, Oakland, Mayor

Former U.S. Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Dies at 82

Ron Dellums, a former mayor of Oakland, California and a former U. S. Representative from…

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Stacey Dash Drops Out of Congressional Race

It looks like Stacey Dash isn’t going to pursue politics after all. The Clueless star has dropped…

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Stacey Dash Apparently Isn’t Here ‘to Judge’ Neo-Nazis

In her first interview since announcing her decision to run for U.S. Congress, actress Stacey…