New Congress includes more women, minorities
The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/new-congress-includes-more-women.html
After a day of criticism for the way he treated Rep. Cummings during a hearing from democrats and in which leadership at the National Black Caucus called for Rep. Issa to be removed from his Government Oversight chairmanship Issa apologized to Congressman Cummings. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/03/darrell-issa-apologizes-to-elijah.html#sthash.rkfeCViV.dpuf
Congressman Bobby Rush removed from House floor for wearing hoodie in protest
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois was removed from the House floor Wednesday after giving a speech about Trayvon Martin while wearing a hoodie.
Watch that speech here: Bobby Rush protest death of Trayvon Martin during House sesion
Listen to Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh explains why he will not attend President Obama’s adress to Congress: http://aareports.com/2011/09/gop-congressman-explains-why-he-wont.html
President Obama: How we can put Americans to work right now 08/15/11
During the first day of his mid west bus tour President Obama on spoke on ways that congress can help put Americans back to work right now. Listen to that part of his speech here: http://aareports.com/2011/08/president-obama-how-we-can-put.html
GOP 2012 budget motto: !@#$ the poor!
You can post this in the !@#$ that happens when people don’t come out and vote file. Many who will be affected by these cuts did not come out to vote in 2010. Now sadly in 2011 and headed into 2012 they will feel the consequences of that decision. There could be cuts to things like Head Start, Pell Grants, and public housing. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/04/gop-2012-budget-motto-poor.html