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Amid the Chaotic Speakership Debate in the House, A Star is Born

New York Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries provided a masterclass on leadership and served up a clear reminder of what an…

Welcome to 2023! Season 3 of the Chocolate News Podcast

This is the latest episode of the Chocolate News Podcast. We bring you news that discusses issues affecting the Black…

McCarthy elected House speaker in rowdy post-midnight vote

Republican Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker on a historic post-midnight 15th ballot early Saturday, overcoming holdouts from his own…

McCarthy offers deal to end standoff in House speaker fight

The contours of a deal that could make Republican leader Kevin McCarthy the House speaker have begun to emerge after…

McCarthy rejected for House speaker with GOP in disarray

House Republicans flailed through a second day of multiple balloting Wednesday, unable to elect their leader Kevin McCarthy as House…

McCarthy fails in two votes for House speaker, not conceding

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy failed in two rounds of voting to become House speaker Tuesday, a historic defeat with no…

Hakeem Jeffries becomes first Black American to lead major political party in Congress

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have elected New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as their party leader.

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday

Time’s up for Clarence Thomas being on the Supreme Court

Clarence Thomas has been a controversial figure since day one — and it’s time for him to step down from…

Hakeem Jeffries elected to lead House Dems’ next generation

Emboldened House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the…