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Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

A CNN microphone happened to pick up a woman saying that she wanted to throw her shoe at the head of Pope Francis. The woman was overheard before the Pope entered the House chamber. No one is safe from a hot mic. Luckily, the unidentified woman did not follow through with her desire.     […]

After another televised slaying, the White House on Wednesday renewed the Obama administration's call for Congress to act on gun control.

On June 30th, the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire if Congress refuses to act. House Republicans are in full swing to diminish Ex-Im bank’s ability…

A major move to broaden birth control options for women in the military is taking shape in both houses of Congress as they move forward…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing that Islamic State forces are “going to lose,” President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists…

Dear Black People: This is a critical time in our history. Vote Tuesday or be prepared to face serious consequences. Many polls show that Democrats…

President Barack Obama needs your help. This year’s midterm elections, taking place nationwide on November 4, are crucial to the President’s legislative agenda in his last…

The sense of urgency over the Black vote in the upcoming mid-term elections is mounting. Black congressional leaders are feverishly urging black voters to turn…

According to Bloomberg.com, an unidentified man posing as a member of Congress made it into a secure area backstage during President Barack Obama’s appearance at the…

Congressional Black Caucus chair Marcia Fudge is unabashedly holding Rep. Paul Ryan’s feet to the fire. It’s a welcomed move by a formidable leader on Capitol…

Rep. Elijah Cummings, always a gracious legislator, declined to say whether he felt disrespected after Republican Rep. Darrell Issa rudely turned off Cummings’ microphone during…