The House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood in Virginia Tuesday despite women's rights advocates having protested on the Capitol grounds and in the House chamber.

California Democrat Jarred Huffman authored the bill after the tragic shooting death of nine Black worshipers at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church in June of last year.

(Indianapolis, Ind.) An Indiana legislator has introduced a bill that would give police departments the option of withholding police body and dash-cam video in Indiana.…


The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to strengthen U.S. traveling restrictions for citizens from 38 countries.


Democrats in the House of Representatives have proposed a change to seniority rules. The proposal could marginalize the political power of the Congressional Black Caucus at a…


  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

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WASHINGTON – With a vote of 255 for and 67 against, the House of Representatives moved Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress in a document dispute related to a bungled gun-tracking operation. Republicans had the votes to make Eric Holder the first sitting attorney general to be held in contempt, […]

The House returned Thursday to an abortion issue that nearly sank President Obama’s health care law last year with legislation that bars an insurance plan regulated under the new law from covering abortion if any of its customers receive federal subsidies. Providers that offer abortion coverage would have to set up identical plans without abortion coverage […]

The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon providing $26.1 billion to cash-strapped state governments, and preventing roughly 161,000 teachers and 158,000 public works employees from being laid off. The vote was 247-161.

Audio Clip Included In Post.©2009 WTLC/Radio One. Fresh from voting for Health Care Reform Saturday evening in the House of Representatives, Congressman Andre Carson talked exclusively Tuesday with Amos Brown on Afternoons with Amos about health care, the Ft. Hood tragedy and other issues. For more information on where Congressman Carson stands on issues important […]