Congressional Caucuses

Trump Rips Marshawn Lynch, Says NFL Should Suspend Him for Season

After spending Sunday feuding with the UCLA basketball team, President Donald Trump returned to his ongoing feud with the NFL on Monday.<p>In an early …

Marshawn Lynch

Black caucus chairman, conservative leader team up for justice reform

WASHINGTON Rep. Mark Walker, a conservative Republican, wants the GOP-controlled Congress to move on long-stalled efforts to revamp the nation’s …

U.S. Congress

Democrats demand hearing after uptick in hate crimes

House Democratic leaders are calling for a hearing on hate crimes in America, attributing an uptick in such violence to President Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric.<p>“It's no secret that the rise in hate crimes has tracked with the campaign of the president,” top Democrats wrote to House Judiciary …

Politics

By rejecting GOP congressman, Hispanic Caucus rejects civility

Stick to your own kind. On Thursday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted against allowing Republican Congressman Carlos CurbeloCarlos Luis …

U.S. Congress

Latino Dems grow frustrated with Kelly amid 'Dreamers' debate: report

Many Democratic members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus appear to be growing frustrated with White House chief of staff John Kelly amid the …

Immigration

A History Lesson for GQ and its 'US Citizen of the Year' Colin Kaepernick

Posted: Nov 18, 2017 12:01 AM<p>“He knelt during the playing of our national anthem. And he did it for a clear reason, one that has been lost in the …

Conservative View

FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws.<p>The FBI said it doesn't target specific groups, and the report is …

Black Lives Matter

When Will Democrats Stop Being Losers?

Much was made of the “blue wave” some saw on November 7th. Blue ripple is more like it. Don’t expect those results to translate into a 2018 landslide …

Liberal View

Rep. Curbelo: Hispanic Caucus Blocked Me As If 'You're Only Hispanic If You're a Dem' Insider

<b>NY Gov. Cuomo Calls State Republicans' Vote For House Tax Bill 'Treasonous'</b><p><b>Caldwell: 'Republicans Should Be Concerned' About Possible 'Wave Election' in 2018</b><p>Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) reacted to being blocked from becoming a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.<p>Curbelo, the son of …

U.S. Congress

Sunset Place mall

I live near Sunset Place mall and am concerned about the revitalization of downtown South Miami. A top-notch team of real-estate professionals has …

Opinion

Washington faces time of reckoning, joins national #MeToo moment

<b>The TAKE with Rick Klein</b><p>It’s often said that the capital is disconnected from the country, that official Washington is hopelessly out of touch with …

Politics

ESSENCE On The Hill: 7 Things You Need To Know In Politics This Week

<b>African American lawmakers grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a House Judiciary Committee hearing this week about President Donald Trump’s</b> …

Women of Color

Congressional Hispanic Caucus rejects Hispanic Republican

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has decided not to allow Rep. Carlos Curbelo, a Florida Republican, to join. "The CHC isn't just an organization …

U.S. Politics

Hispanic GOP Rep. denied membership to Congressional Hispanic Caucus

<b>What happened?</b><p>The Congressional Hispanic Caucus officially denied membership Thursday to Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) after weeks of debate with several caucus members who objected to Curbelo joining their ranks.<p>Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) told Politico earlier this month …

U.S. Congress

Woman Says She Was Sexually Harassed by Congressional Black Caucus Member

A former Congressional Black Caucus fellow who accused a congressman of sexually harassing her in 2013 said Wednesday on Fox News’ “Ingraham Angle” …

Feminism

A Pox on All ’Em

I was interested to read Xan’s post on Carlos Curbelo and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. As a Republican, he has been excluded from the caucus. I …

Conservative View

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Calls On Trump And Republicans To Stop Deporting Veterans

“This Administration must do more to uphold our commitments to those who have worn the uniform regardless of their immigration status,” CHC chair Michelle Lujan Grisham told BuzzFeed News.<p>The Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Thursday called on the Trump administration and congressional Republicans …

World News

His Parents Were Cuban Exiles — But the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Still Denied Him Membership

Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) was elected to serve Florida's 26th District in 2014 and easily won re-election in 2016. The son of Cuban exiles, Curbelo …

U.S. Congress

Afternoon Links: Hispanic Republicans Need Not Apply, and the Nader Trade Meetings

<b>Trump already to the left of Obama on trade?</b> At the <i>Daily Beast</i>, Lachlan Markay has an item on how the Trump White House is welcoming the far-left …

U.S. Politics

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Decides Republican Is Not Sufficiently Hispanic

Carlos Curbelo speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Image by Gage Skidmore via Flickr …

Conservative View

Hispanics in Congress need unity on immigration. So why reject a worthy Republican?

Pardon the language, but this is the kind of crap that keeps Hispanics down in this country.<p>Citing concerns about his positions on immigration, the …

News (U.S.)

Should Hispanic caucus have snubbed Curbelo? Miami Democrat endorsed by group won't say | Naked Politics

@PatriciaMazzei<p>State Sen. <b>José Javier Rodríguez</b>, the only Miami Democrat backed so far by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus ahead of the 2018 …

U.S. Congress

Top Senate Republican seeks Menendez ethics probe after mistrial

WASHINGTON - The majority leader of the U.S. Senate on Thursday called for the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the charges against U.S. Sen. …

U.S. Congress

GOP ready to pass tax bill — without Trump’s help

House Republicans think they’ll have the votes without needing much presidential persuasion.<p>Speaker Paul Ryan and his top lieutenants are working behind the scenes on a few tax reform holdouts. But House Republicans think they’ve already got enough votes lined up — and aren’t turning to President …

U.S. Congress

Jeff Sessions’s Justice Department: From Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch to zero black senior staff members

When President Trump nominated Jeff Sessions to be the attorney general, Democratic lawmakers argued that the then-senator from Alabama becoming the nation's top prosecutor would be a step backward in advancing the relationship between the Justice Department and people of color.<p>“I think he’s a …

Politics

Hispanic caucus tells Cuban American he can't join the club — he’s too Republican

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made up strictly of Democrats, rejected Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s bid to join its ranks Thursday, …

U.S. Congress

Does Jeff Sessions have a problem with black people?

An exchange between a congresswoman and Attorney General Jeff Sesssions, which has gone viral in the 24 hours since a key Judiciary Committee …

Black Lives Matter

Franken, Menendez & Moore and a banner day for the U.S. Senate

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>On the roster: Franken, Menendez & Moore and a banner day for the U.S. Senate - I’ll Tell You What: The dog days - House passes tax package - Clinton responds to Uranium One special counsel - Dominos are falling in this crime</b> …

U.S. Politics

Oireachtas Women's Caucus to hold first working meeting today

The Oireachtas Women's Caucus is to hold its first working meeting today.<p>The cross party group will focus on women's issues and increasing female …

News (Ireland)

10 moments to remember from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a tale of two hearings, and five long hours, Tuesday on Capitol Hill.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions was alternately applauded for his work while encouraged to go further (by Republicans) and grilled (by Democrats) during a sworn question-and-answer session with the House judiciary …

Government