Black Clergy Press Trump to Tone Down Campaign Rhetoric

A closed-door meeting held Monday in New York City between a coalition of 100 African-American pastors and GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump has reportedly done little to get the mouthy real estate mogul to tone down his aggressive style of ...

House Dems, Public Interest Groups Push for Clean Spending Bill

Members of the House Democratic Caucus joined several public interest groups and progressive organizations Thursday to call on House leadership to reject divisive policy riders in the fiscal 2016 Omnibus and to bring a clean spending bill to the floor.

Clinton Increases Lead over Sanders with Black Voters

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton, who's the front-runner over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the party nomination, is favored largely among blacks in South Carolina, where the pair will appear Friday night for a forum at Winthrop University.

Election Day Brings Few Changes in Prince George's County

The majority of Prince George's County voters on Election Day decided to keep the status quo.

Polls Place Carson Ahead of Trump

The polls have continued to give presidential hopeful Ben Carson an edge over fellow Republican Donald Trump.

Joe Biden Announces He Won't Run for President

Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday afternoon that he will not run for president in 2016, ending longtime speculation and clearing the decks for Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic party front-runner.

Ivey Outpacing Congressional Challengers on Campaign Finances

Third-quarter campaign figures for Democratic primary candidates in Maryland’s 4th Congressional District race show more money being raised, with former Prince George’s County state’s attorney Glenn Ivey still leading the field with a cumulative total of $500,000.

Hillary Front-Runner for D.C. Dems in First Debate

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged the consensus leader following the first Democratic presidential debate, according to a crowd gathered for a debate watch party hosted by D.C. Council member Anita Bonds.

Hillary Clinton Fends Off Foes in First Democratic Debate

The five 2016 Democratic presidential hopefuls proved in their first debate Tuesday night that opponents can clash without the rancor displayed in two previous Republican debates.

Ben Carson Talks Gun Control, New Book at National Press Club

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson took an hour out of his campaign Friday afternoon to speak about his upbringing, gun control and cyberattacks from another country.

Carson: Threat to Gun Rights 'More Devastating' Than Gun Violence

Republican presidential hopeful and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, weighing in on last week's shooting massacre in Oregon, said that although he's operated on victims of gun violence, he's yet to see "a body with bullet holes that was more devastating ...

'Dark Money' in Politics Threatens Black Interests

The explosion of "dark money" spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the nation, making it harder for Blacks and other minorities to gain a foothold in the middle class and fully participate in ...

Rushern Baker Endorses Glenn Ivey for Congress

Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey received a major endorsement Friday morning in his bid for the 4th Congressional district: County Executive Rushern L. Baker III.

Boehner Announces He Will Step Down

House Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress at the end of October, multiple news outlets reported Friday morning.

California Senate Race Kamala Harris's to Lose, Experts Say

With California Sen. Barbara Boxer stepping down after 23 years in Congress, a number of Democrats are lining up for her spot.