Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty recently had to call out GOP lawmaker Hal Rogers after he disrespected her on various levels, first by putting his hands on her and then by cursing at her while throwing out an offensive phrase that many of us have heard or admittedly said to someone before.


COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is picking up his first endorsement among South Carolina’s black lawmakers as attention in the early voting contest turns toward more diverse states. Buttigieg’s campaign announced Wednesday that the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor would be receiving backing from state Rep. JA Moore, a Democrat from […]

MT. LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A razor’s edge separated Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone early Wednesday in their closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, where a surprisingly strong bid by first-time candidate Lamb severely tested Donald Trump’s sway in a GOP stronghold. Lamb claimed victory before exuberant supporters early Wednesday as the number […]

The Alabam Senate race is heated as Republican candidate Roy Moore is fighting allegations against him about dating teenage girls that threaten to ruin his campaign. Democratic candidate Doug Jones is in the lead and dedicated to the people of Alabama even more in these times. “There obviously serious changes that are coming out at […]

11/6/17- The Virginia gubernatorial race ends on November 6, 2017,  and it’s proving to be a tight race.  Democrat Ralph Northam, the current Lt. Governor talks with Roland Martin about the race. Northam’s opponent, Republican Ed Gillespie has voted for formally incarcerated people to lose their right to vote. Martin explains that this stems from a 1902 law […]

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year’s contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Murphy campaign spokesman Dan Bryan says O’Neal will formally endorse Murphy on Monday. He had no further details. O’Neal backed Christie in his 2013 re-election bid, calling […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son’s student loans and disguised a lobbyist’s bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him. […]

Numbers say 10 percent of African-Americans voted republican in the mid term election. Will the same happen in the next presidential? Listen to Jeff Johnson discuss what black…

A former Florida state representative and Republican activist has left the GOP over immigration policy. Ana Rivas Logan will officially become a Democrat Monday afternoon when she files paperwork at the Miami-Dade Elections Department. Rivas Logan, an educator who was born in Nicaragua after her parents fled Cuba, said one of the reasons she is […]