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John Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Member Of Congress, Passes Away At 90

John Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Member Of Congress, Passes Away At 90

Former Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday. The Detroit police confirmed that Conyers...
Longest Serving Black Congressman John Conyers Jr. Passes Away at 90

Longest Serving Black Congressman John Conyers Jr. Passes Away at 90

John Conyers—the longest-serving black congressman in U.S. history—has passed away.Read more...
Former Democrat Rep. John Conyers Dies at 90

Former Democrat Rep. John Conyers Dies at 90

DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving members of Congress whose resolutely liberal stance on civil rights made him a political institution in Washington and back
Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the
A candidate who was kicked out of a lunch for heckling Trump is set to become the first Muslim Congresswoman

A candidate who was kicked out of a lunch for heckling Trump is set to become the first Muslim Congresswoman

"He doesn't love Detroit. He doesn't love no one who isn't Donald Trump," she told reporters afterward.
Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become First Muslim Woman Elected to Congress

Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become First Muslim Woman Elected to Congress

Detroit (AP) -- Rashida Tlaib's opposition to President Donald Trump began while he was still candidate Trump and before she decided to run for Congress.
Casino Mogul Wynn Quits as GOP Finance Chief After Sex Allegations

Casino Mogul Wynn Quits as GOP Finance Chief After Sex Allegations

Billionaire Steve Wynn has stepped down as Republican National Committee finance chair, the RNC’s chairwoman said, a day after reports that the casino magnate had engaged in multiple instances of
Ian Conyers, Great-Nephew of John Conyers, Announces Campaign to Take Great-Uncle’s Seat

Ian Conyers, Great-Nephew of John Conyers, Announces Campaign to Take Great-Uncle’s Seat

Ian Conyers—the 29-year-old great-nephew of former Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.)—officially launched his campaign Friday for the U.S. House of Representatives to win his great-uncle’s 13th District
The contentious history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in photos

The contentious history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in photos

Only three people have a US national holiday observed in their honor: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther…

Rep. Darrell Issa announces he won’t seek re-election amid wave of House GOP retirements

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term, becoming the latest lawmaker in a string of retirements…

U.S. Senate Offices Paid to Settle 13 Claims Since 1998

Offices of U.S. senators reached 13 employment-related discrimination or harassment settlements that totaled nearly $600,000 paid by taxpayer funds over two decades, according to data released jointly
Hmmm: House Dems choose impeachment over #MeToo in Judiciary pick

Hmmm: House Dems choose impeachment over #MeToo in Judiciary pick

Priorities. The post Hmmm: House Dems choose impeachment over #MeToo in Judiciary pick appeared first on Hot Air.
Reports emerge detailing money in Congress’ sexual harassment payouts

Reports emerge detailing money in Congress’ sexual harassment payouts

Over $340,000 was paid in settlements from 2008 to 2012. The post Reports emerge detailing money in Congress’ sexual harassment payouts appeared first on The Daily Dot.
House Dem dilemma on Conyers’ Judiciary seat: #MeToo or impeachment?

House Dem dilemma on Conyers’ Judiciary seat: #MeToo or impeachment?

Atonement? The post House Dem dilemma on Conyers’ Judiciary seat: #MeToo or impeachment? appeared first on Hot Air.

Official in charge of investigating lawmaker misconduct accused of assault

He's being accused of verbally and physically assaulting women. The post Official in charge of investigating lawmaker misconduct accused of assault appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Someone Forged a Sexual Harassment Claim Against Chuck Schumer

Someone Forged a Sexual Harassment Claim Against Chuck Schumer

The Democrat filed a police report about the fake allegation and asked authorities to investigate, slamming the accusation as "false from start to finish."
Farenthold to Retire After Harassment Claims

Farenthold to Retire After Harassment Claims

Republican Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas won’t seek re-election, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday, making him the fourth member of Congress brought down this month by allegations of
Warren Asks Trump If He’s Trying to ‘Slut-Shame’ Gillibrand

Warren Asks Trump If He’s Trying to ‘Slut-Shame’ Gillibrand

President Donald Trump set off a Twitter war of words on Tuesday with three of the Senate’s most powerful women, after his attack on Kirsten Gillibrand was answered by Elizabeth Warren, who accused
Harassment Politics Grip Washington and Spur Fear in Both Parties

Harassment Politics Grip Washington and Spur Fear in Both Parties

The country has undergone a sudden shift in attitudes toward allegations of abuse, harassment or other inappropriate behavior and no historical templates exist for how it all might play out.
Congress Should Investigate Trump for Misconduct, Three Accusers Say

Congress Should Investigate Trump for Misconduct, Three Accusers Say

Three women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct resurfaced their allegations in a news conference on Monday hosted by a documentary filmmaker, as a growing furor over inappropriate