Rep. Cedric Richmond is CBC's Newest Chair

The changing of the guard in Washington, D.C., continues as Rep. Cedric Richmond prepares to lead the Congressional Black Caucus as chairman for the 115th Congress.

Rep. Waters Re-Elected Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) was re-elected unanimously Friday by the Democratic Caucus to serve as Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services for her third term.

Trump Continues Campaign Theatrics at Ohio Rally

After promising to be "a president for all Americans" and calling for unity, President-elect Donald Trump returned to his usual theatrics at a rally in Ohio on Thursday night.

Rep. Cedric Richmond Elected as CBC Chair

Rep. Cedric Richmond was elected Wednesday to a two-year term as chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 115th Congress.

Push Intensifies for Electoral College to Dump Trump

As President-elect Donald Trump continues actions that many say is dividing America on racial, religious and even ethnic fronts, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is on pace to win the popular vote by more than 2 million votes — emboldening ...

Trump: I'm Leaving My Business Operations

President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he was in the process of crafting legal documents to completely leave the Trump Organization to focus on running the country when he takes the oath of office on Jan. 20.

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Demands Recount in Three Key States

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein now has raised enough money to formally request a recount in three key swing states.

Trump Wins, But a Record Number of African-Americans Will Now Serve in Congress

Reality star billionaire Donald Trump won the presidency in shocking fashion, but African-American candidates also made history on Nov. 8.

Good News for Blacks in Elections Despite Clinton Loss

Despite Hillary Clinton's loss in the Nov. 8 presidential election, blacks still have a lot to celebrate in terms of a cadre of newly-elected officials.

Obama Chides Electorate, Offers Trump Advice

President Barack Obama, speaking Monday in his first news conference since the Nov. 8 election, told those marching in protest and others upset over the nation's choice for president something he has been saying throughout his eight-year term.

The Three Elections that Shaped Obama's Legacy

The 2016 presidential election was a massive backlash against President Obama's legacy itself. One can only assume that Donald Trump will focus on dismantling Obama's policy achievements.

Omarosa Reminds Trump Detractors of His 'Long Memory'

Donald Trump's head of African-American outreach has proudly proclaimed that Republicans who voted against the president-elect already have a place on his enemies list.

Trump Wins the Presidency

The contentious and often ugly primaries and debates were viewed by many as nothing more than a bad dream, one that Americans would awake from only to find that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would simply go away. That bad ...

Brown, Van Hollen Roll to Victory in Md.

Chris Van Hollen and Anthony Brown easily won their respective bids for Senate and the House Tuesday against their opponents in the Democrat-rich state of Maryland.

Black Women Make History in 2016 Election

The Congressional Black Caucus added a much-needed seat to their chamber Tuesday with the victory of California's Kamala Harris, who became the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate.