Ward 8 Council Candidates Engage Youth

Not even the cries of teenagers and young adults eager to have their questions addressed could compel Ward 8 D.C. Council member LaRuby May to stay through an entire public campaign event.

Democrats Challenge GOP on Voting Rights

The right to vote is the cornerstone of democracy and the foundation upon which all other rights are built, and Democratic representatives say they aren't going stand idle and allow others to infringe on those rights.

Ward 8 Candidates Address Senior Citizens' Concerns

No one emerged as a clear-cut winner in a recent Ward 8 Council debate at the Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center in Southeast moderated by Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes.

Hillary Clinton Backed by Bowser, Norton, D.C. Political Heavyweights

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Congressional Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and most of the city council came out in support Monday for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, calling her the best choice to raise wages and break down barriers holding ...

Vincent Gray Picks Up Endorsement from Nurses' Union

Vincent Gray's political comeback received a major boost Thursday, as the nation's largest organization of registered nurses endorsed the former D.C. mayor in his bid for the city's Ward 7 Council seat.

Ted Cruz Suspends Campaign, Trumps Closes In on GOP Nomination

Sen. Ted Cruz officially suspended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after a crushing defeat in the Indiana Republican primary, putting front-runner Donald Trump one step closer to nabbing the GOP nomination.

Prince George's County Election Results: School Board, Circuit Court Judge

Here are the results and what's next for each contest.

Vincent Gray Enjoys Comfortable Lead in New Poll

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has moved on from the now-closed investigation into an alleged shadow campaign that derailed his re-election campaign in 2014.

Van Hollen Defeats Edwards in Senate Primary

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, with the support of major Black legislatures in Maryland, defeated fellow Rep. Donna Edwards in Tuesday's Democratic primary.

Va. Governor Restores Convicted Felons' Voting Rights

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe used his executive power Friday to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 convicted felons.

The Truth Behind the RNC's 'Black Exodus'

The Republican National Committee has refuted claims that a number of key African-American employees were either fired or forced to resign with officials pointing to Telly Lovelace, the GOP's newest liaison to the Black media, as proof that the party ...

Hillary Clinton: Race Still Significant in Determining Who Gets Ahead in America

It was a packed house at the National Action Network's 25th Anniversary Convention's Plenary Session for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's speech.

Ben Carson Backs Donald Trump, Criticizes GOP Outreach in the Black Community

Former Republican presidential nominee and famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson said that he trusts Donald Trump to address systemic racial disparities affecting Black people if the billionaire businessman wins the presidential election in November.

Hillary Clinton Stumps in Baltimore, Receives Cummings Endorsement

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will be on hand Sunday for a campaign rally in Baltimore, as she continues her quest to lock up the first-ever female nomination by a major party.

Edwards, Van Hollen Face Off at Candidates Forum in Baltimore Co.

Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen faced off Saturday at a Maryland Senatorial forum in Baltimore County, as the two rivals attempted to differentiate themselves on topics such as Social Security, wage increases and women's issues