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OCTOBER 2018

October 17th, 2018: Julián Castro Is Likely Running, Barack Obama Announces Second Chicago Summit, and Bob Menéndez Has a Beef

October 16th, 2018: Jim Clyburn Sits Tight, White House Names Fellows, and Barack Obama Heads to Vegas

October 15th, 2018: Kamala Harris Intervenes on African Deportations, Grace Meng Comes for Commerce, and Trevor Noah Adds to the Team

October 11th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Probes Facebook, Michelle Obama Announces New Initiative, and Teen Vogue Names New Leader

October 10th, 2018: Oprah Names a General Manager, Obama Official Joins Lyft, and Pramila Jayapal Announces Progressive Caucus Center

October 9th, 2018: Cory Booker Previews Possible Run, Nikki Haley Faces Possible Ethics Probe, and Ben Carson Shares Stage with Stacey Dash and Candace Owens

October 5th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Faces Trouble, Tina Tchen Makes Moves at Recording Academy, and Cory Booker Teams with Jim Clyburn

October 4th, 2018: Black Lawmakers Release Documentary, Connie Chung Details Her Sexual Assault, and Keith Ellison Floats Leaving DNC

October 3rd, 2018: Cory Booker Goes Hollywood, Times Up Names a CEO, and Blockchain Gets a Bill

October 2nd, 2018: Tim Scott Announces SCOTUS Decision, Barack Obama Announces Endorsements, and Jemele Hill Joins The Atlantic

October 1st, 2018: Maxine Waters Faces Accusation, Lyft Releases Diversity Numbers, and Latino Lawmakers Want Meeting with Smithsonian

September 2018

September 28th, 2018: Kamala Harris Focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Marco Rubio Wants Metal Detectors in Schools, and NFL Owner Protested

September 27th, 2018: Keith Ellison Asks for Ethics Probe, Michelle Obama Sits with Robin Roberts, and Nydia Velázquez Targets Sexual Harassment in Housing

September 26th, 2018: Pete Aguilar Announces Run, White House Names HBCU Advisors, and Carlos Curbelo Calls Out DOJ Over Cannabis

September 25th, 2018: Cleaver and Grijalva Lose Staff, Tamron Hall Hits the Airwaves, and Noel Francisco Hits the Spotlight

September 24th, 2018: Ben Carson Has Troubles at HUD, Harvard Honors Dave Chappelle and Colin Kaepernick, and Mazie Hirono Wants Keith Ellison Investigated

September 19th, 2018: Marco Rubio Wants Obama Official Investigated, NFL Teams Tackle Social Justice, and Kamala Harris Aims to Freeze ICE Funds

September 18th, 2018: Ajit Pai Targets California, Van Jones Makes a Hire, and NBA Team Names VP of Diversity and Inclusion

September 17th, 2018: Rubén Gallego May Run for Senate, Comedy Central Taps Campaign Alum, and Ted Cruz Readies for Debates

September 13th, 2018: Alex Acosta May Leave Cabinet, Michelle Obama Announces Book Tour, and Ted Lieu Throws Shade with New Bill

September 12th, 2018: Kamala Harris Protects Obama Policy, Uber Names New Global Policy Head, and Few People of Color on Capitol Hill Senior Staff

September 11th, 2018: Bakari Sellers and Michael Steele Join Black PAC, Luis Gutiérrez Favorited to Run Chicago, and Native Americans Call for Yellowstone Name Changes

September 10th, 2018: Marco Rubio Staff Changes, Omarosa Drops New Tape, and Tammy Duckworth Wants an Investigation

September 7th, 2018: Cory Booker Says Bring It, Joaquín Castro Demands Answers, and Andrew Gillum Names Running Mate

September 6th, 2018: Marco Rubio Almost Threw Knuckles, Ro Khanna Aims to Stop BEZOS, and the Obamas Hit the Campaign Trail

September 5th, 2018: Ayanna Pressley Pulls an Upset, Cedric Richmond Testifies, and Michelle Luján Grisham Probes Cabinet

September 4th, 2018: Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Ready for SCOTUS, Sonia Sotomayor Out with New Books, and Colin Kaepernick Makes Money Move

AUGUST 2018

August 29th, 2018: Andrew Gillum Delivers an Upset in FL, Maxine Waters Contacts FBI, and Ajit Pai is Cleared

August 28th, 2018: Black, Latino, and AAPI Lawmaker PACs Unite, Harvard Announces Political Fellows, and Facebook Names a CMO

August 27th, 2018: Kamala Harris Focuses on Maternal Mortality, Tom Pérez Makes a Big Change, and Jemele Hill Exits ESPN

August 22nd, 2018: Kamala Harris Intros Queen of Soul Bill, Bob Menéndez Questions TPS, and Uber Names New CFO

August 21st, 2018: Michelle Obama Hires WH Alum for Initiative, Standing Rock Honors Kyrie Irving, and Donna Brazile Heads to Howard University

August 20th, 2018: Ben Carson Charges Facebook with Discrimination, Grace Meng Wants Teens to Vote, and Voter Suppression in Georgia and Florida

August 15th, 2018: Black Caucus Chair Chides Tom Pérez, Jim Clyburn Floats Leadership Run, and Ajit Pai Adopts Diversity Rule

August 14th, 2018: Ben Carson Targets Obama Policy, Latinx Voter Outreach Nosedives, and Charles Barkley Gets Media Award

August 13th, 2018: Cory Booker Gets in the Zone, Omarosa Tries It, and Top Latina Leaves White House

August 8th, 2018: Kamala Harris Honors Hidden Figures, Grace Meng and Nydia Velázquez Warn About Food, and MI Republicans Choose Black Senate Nominee

August 7th, 2018: Black Lawmakers Have Plan for Dems, Tammy Duckworth Wants the Young to Stay Fly, and LeBron Heads to Showtime

August 6th, 2018: The Obamas Make a Hire, Marco Rubio Has Ideas for Paid Family Leave, and NFL PAC Messes with Texas

August 2nd, 2018: Barack Obama Endorses, Latino Voters Angry, and Black Pastors Meet President at White House

August 1st, 2018: Kamala Harris Wants LGBTQ Info in Census, Jim Acosta Harassed in FL, and Ajit Pai Names New Advisory Committee

July 2018

July 31st, 2018: Maxine Waters Goes After DeVos, Pramila Jayapal Names New Staff, and Lawmakers Press DOJ on Stand Your Ground Shooting

July 30th, 2018: Latino Lawmakers Renew Call for Smithsonian, Jim Clyburn Aims to Kill Tax Hike, and Obama Center Faces Another Delay

July 27th, 2018: John Lewis and Jimmy Gómez Question Amazon, Omarosa Penning Tell-All, and Zoe Saldana Honored by USHCC

July 26th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Spars with Mike Pompeo, Omarosa Questioned by Feds, and Kennedy Center Honors Announced

July 25th, 2018: Tim Scott Sparks Talk of a White House Run, Carlos Curbelo and Tulsi Gabbard Want Data on Weed, and April Ryan Has a Beef

July 24th, 2018: Cedric Richmond Teams with Tim Scott, Lin-Manuel Miranda Launches PR Initiative, and Susan Rice Targeted by President

July 23rd, 2018: Joaquín Castro Questions Immigrant Suicides, Barbara Lee Announces Run, and Kamala Harris Notes the Rent is Too Damn High

July 20th, 2018: Marco Rubio Intros Taskforce, Ben Carson Grants Money to Flint, and Tim Scott Blocks Judicial Pick

July 19th, 2018: Michelle Obama Teams with Janelle Monae, Joaquín Castro Probes Stolen Nuclear Materials, and Maxine Waters Warns of Armed Protests

July 18th, 2018: Kamala Harris Teams with Catherine Cortez Masto, Oprah Drops Cash on Obama, and NFL Players Drop Cash on Candidates

July 17th, 2018: Maxine Waters Strikes a Deal, Ajit Pai Eyes a Deal, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants a New Caucus

July 16th, 2018: Kamala Harris Probes ICE, Obama Lands in Kenya, and Pramila Jayapal Probes TSA

July 13th, 2018: Cory Booker Pushes SCOTUS Delay, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has a Beef, and Nydia Velázquez Targets Fugazzi Lawyers

July 12th, 2018: Linda Sánchez Tells Dem Leaders Bye, Obama Foundation Announces New Leaders, and Ajit Pai Proposes Big Changes

July 11th, 2018: Barack Obama and Eric Holder Drop New Video, Tammy Duckworth Intros Bill for Boss Ladies, and Campaigns Fall Short on Latino Outreach

July 10th, 2018: Ted Lieu Wants More on NK Missiles, Oprah Heads to South Africa, and Marco Rubio Previews Paid Family Leave

July 9th, 2018: Barack Obama Meets a King, Bob Menéndez Warns the President, and Black Women Defend Maxine Waters

July 3rd, 2018: Catherine Cortez Masto Says Do Not Call, DNC Launches Black Women Tour, and Raj Shah Takes Leave from White House

July 2nd, 2018: Cory Booker and Tim Scott Join Kamala Harris on Lynching Bill, Joaquín Castro Wants All-Access, and Debra Lee Could Head the Grammys

 

June 2018

June 29th, 2018: Maxine Waters Aims to Undo Ben Carson, Obama Gives Marching Orders, and Tina Tchen Makes Waves at the Grammys

June 28th, 2018: Obama to Hit Campaign Trail, Marco Rubio Disrupts SBA and China, and Ben Carson EnVisions Centers

June 27th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Keeps Pushing on Trump and China, Tim Scott Staffer Heads to CBS, and Ben Jealous Claims Victory

June 26th, 2018: Nydia Velázquez Probes ICE, Cory Booker Questions Overdraft Fees, and Kendrick Lamar Joins the Academy

June 25th, 2018: Joaquín Castro and Stephanie Murphy Hit Tent City, Tammy Duckworth Wants Energy for Vets, and JAY-Z Launches New Venture

June 22nd, 2018: Cory Booker Teams with Mazie Hirono and Tammy Duckworth, Ricardo Rosselló Meets with the President, and Nikki Haley Slams UN Report

June 21st, 2018: Nydia Velázquez Hears the Music, Michelle Obama Heads to Scotland, and Alex Acosta Pulls Out of Latino Conference

June 20th, 2018: Latino Lawmakers Battle in Congress, Barack Obama in Noir Thriller, and Oprah Balls Harder

June 19th, 2018: Ben Carson Hears from Bob Menéndez and Tim Scott, Ted Cruz Aims to Stop Family Separation, and Ro Khanna Teams with the Terminator

June 18th, 2018: Adriano Espaillat and Hakeem Jeffries Clash with ICE, Barbara Lee Wants Weed Biz to be More Inclusive, and Judy Chu Addresses College Hunger

June 15th, 2018: Marco Rubio Says He Was Wrong, Terri Sewell Pleads with Nikki Haley, and Bob Menéndez Probes SEC Threat

June 14th, 2018: Black Caucus Chair Blasts Senate Leadership, Eric Holder Sues Three States, and London Breed Becomes First Black Woman Mayor of San Francisco

June 13th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Goes HAM on Admin, Catherine Cortez Masto Sounds Alarm on China, and Julián Castro Joins Voto Latino

June 12th, 2018: Kamala Harris Previews Anti Lynching Bill, Ajit Pai Gets Death Threats, and CBC Women Cheer Joy-Ann Reid

June 11th, 2018: Barack Obama Takes Secret Meetings, Jimmy Gómez Fights Admin, and Ben Carson Changes Course

June 8th, 2018: Cory Booker and Mazie Hirono Team with Tim Scott, Colin Kaepernick Lawyers to Subpoena Trump, and Ajit Pai Accused of Lying

June 7th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Aims to Lower Gas Prices, Keith Ellison's Ex Wants His Seat in Congress, and Jorge Ramos Honored by CHCI

June 6th, 2018: Hispanic Caucus Chair Wins Gubernatorial Primary, Kamala Harris Intros Workplace Harassment Bill, and Carla Hayden Joins Michelle Obama

June 5th, 2018: Keith Ellison May Leave Congress, Latino Lawmakers Call Out Ben Carson, and Obama Alum Calls on Congress to Address Living While Black

June 4th, 2018: Barack Obama Heads to Kenya, Ajit Pai Names a New Commissioner, and Kamala Harris Makes an Endorsement

 

May 2018

May 31st, 2018: Tom Pérez Eyes PR Voters, Cory Booker Adds to Payroll, and Ro Khanna Has a Job for All

May 30th, 2018: Sex Workers Push Back on Marco Rubio Bill, Judy Chu Probes Commerce, and Melissa Harris-Perry Gets New Gig

May 29th, 2018: Black Lawmakers Say You Better Recognize, Ted Lieu Probes NRA Links to Russia, and BET Networks CEO Steps Down

May 24th, 2018: Marco Rubio Bucks Admin, Barack Obama Gets Green Light on OPC, and Tri-Caucus Members Call Out Ajit Pai

May 23rd, 2018: Tri-Caucus Intros Healthcare Bill, First Black Woman Governor Could be in Our Future, and Historic Wins in Texas

May 22nd, 2018: Obamas Ink Netflix Deal, Judy Chu Intros Bill to Give Immigrant Workers POWER, and Nikki Haley Has Twitter Finger Troubles

May 21st, 2018: Ben Carson Doubles Down Against Obama Policy, Bob Menéndez Calls for Multiagency Review, and Bennie Thompson Says No Sleeping in the Office

May 18th, 2018: CBC Member Cheers Police Protection Bill, Grace Meng and Jose Serrano Aim to Zip Money Bag, and Hakeem Jeffries Faces Opposition

May 17th, 2018: CHC Chair Backs Minority Farmers, Mia Love Teams with Pramila Jayapal, and Grace Meng Talks AAPI Voter Bloc

May 16th, 2018: Cory Booker Presses Facebook, Kamala Harris Teams with Pramila Jayapal, and Native American Wins in Idaho Primary

May 15th, 2018: Obama Presidential Center Faces Lawsuit, Nydia Velázquez and Yvette Clarke Probe SBA, and CBC Member Suffers a Stroke

May 14th, 2018: Black and Latino Lawmakers Respond to Amazon, Ro Khanna Aims to Give Cash to Voters, and Elaine Chao Tapped to Negotiate with California

May 11th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Probes State Department, Black Caucus Chair Pushes Upward Mobility Bill, and Common Joins Tina Tchen Task Force

May 10th, 2018: Kamala Harris Presses CIA Pick, Black Lawmakers Intro Jobs and Justice, and House Republicans Petition Vote on Immigration

May 9th, 2018: Sheila Jackson Lee Teams with Ted Lieu, Barack Obama Appointees Tapped for New Posts, and Linda Sánchez Teams with GOP on New Bill

May 8th, 2018: Hakeem Jeffries Intros New Prison Reform Bill, Michelle Obama Heads to the Big Easy, and Ajit Pai Hears from Senators

May 7th, 2018: Maxine Waters Teams with Norma Torres, Barack Obama Endorses, and Elaine Chao Faces Ethics Questions

May 3rd, 2018: Kamala Harris Teams with Stacey Abrams, a Possible Athlete and Artist Summit at the White House, and Marco Rubio Swings at China

May 2nd, 2018: Cory Booker Uplifts Underserved Sexual Assault Victims, Marco Rubio Backs Trump Critic, and Puerto Rican Voters are Up for Grabs

May 1st, 2018: Barack Obama and Sonia Sotomayor are Fellows Once Again, Catherine Cortez Masto Makes Money Move, and Black Caucus Chair Targets NCAA

 

April 2018

April 30th, 2018: Marco Rubio Wants to Intercept Violence at Schools, Black Mayors Name New President, and Ajit Pai Says No

April 26th, 2018: Ben Carson Raises the Rent, Rubén Gallego Gets New Role, and Hakeem Jeffries on Prison Reform Bill

April 25th, 2018: Black Caucus Eyes Leadership, Raja Krishnamoorthi Starts New Caucus, and Uber Releases Diversity Report

April 24th, 2018: Cory Booker Teams with Raja Krishnamoorthi, Barack Obama Gets a Highway, and IBM Names New Chief Diversity Officer

April 23rd, 2018: Barack Obama Heads to South Africa, Catherine Cortez Masto Teams with Maxine Waters, and Kamala Harris Says Keep Your PAC Money

April 19th, 2018: Kamala Harris Teams with Mazie Hirono, Hakeem Jeffries Hits a Snag on Prison Reform, and JAY-Z Wins a Peabody

April 18th, 2018: Marco Rubio New CoS Prompts Questions, Nikki Haley Claps Back, and Ava Duvernay Partners with Getty Images

April 17th, 2018: Tammy Duckworth to Bring Baby to Floor, Nikki Haley Gets Trumped, and Kendrick Lamar Wins the Pulitzer

April 16th, 2018: Obama Foundation Announces Fellows, Cedric Richmond Meets with Emir of Qatar, and Silicon Valley Welcomes Culture Shift

April 13th, 2018: Marco Rubio Hits World Stage, Kamala Harris Gets Linked, and Ben Carson Plans Trip to USVI

April 12th, 2018: Cory Booker Teams with GOP to Protect Mueller, April Ryan Receives Death Threats, and Grace Meng Presses DOJ on Foreign Nationals

April 11th, 2018: Cory Booker Hits Pharma and FB, Norma Torres Joins Rules Committee, and RLJ Names New CEO

April 10th, 2018: Judy Chu to Receive GRAMMY, Mexico President Side-Eyes U.S. Relations, and Tammy Duckworth Welcomes a Daughter

April 9th, 2018: Kamala Harris Pens Ben Carson, Joaquín Castro Intros Sanctions, and Mayor Yulín Cruz Eyes Gubernatorial Run

 

March 2018

March 29th, 2018: Alex Acosta Floated as Possible Attorney General, Susan Rice Joins Netflix, and Eric Holder Wins Again

March 28th, 2018: Obama and MBK Announce Advisory Council, Ajit Pai Names New Member to Diversity Work Group, and Bob Menéndez Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign 

March 27th, 2018: Cory Booker Contests the Fed, Obama Lands in Hawaii, and CHC Members Aim to Keep Immigrant Families Together with New Bill

March 26th, 2018: Kamala Harris Makes Endorsement, Obama Wraps Asia Tour, and Carlos Curbelo and Pramila Jayapal Team Up on Gun Control

March 23rd, 2018: Marco Rubio Intros Gun Bills, Michelle Obama Heads to US of Women, and Kamala Harris Gets HBCUs Funding

March 22nd, 2018: Obama Announces Job Corps, CHC Chair Files Restraining Order, and Ted Lieu Wants Hackers to Target State Department

March 21st, 2018: Kamala Harris Shops a Book, GOP Aims for César Chávez Birthday, and Sonia Sotomayor Honored by DVF

March 20th, 2018: CBC Wants Answers on Austin Bombings, Tammy Duckworth Intros Tiny Boots Bill, and JAY-Z Invests in Bail Reform App

March 19th, 2018: Obama Kicks Off Four Nation Tour, Cedric Richmond Launches NCAA Task Force, and Ami Bera and Markwayne Mullin Announce Healthcare Caucus

March 15th, 2018: Marco Rubio Wants to Spring Forward, Barack Obama Battleground Brackets, and Elijah Cummings in Recovery

March 14th, 2018: Bob Menéndez Weighs in on Russian Spy Attack, Ben Carson Troubles Mount, and Hank Johnson Addresses Supreme Court

March 13th, 2018: Eric Holder Takes Fight to Wisconsin, Cory Booker Intros Opioid Bill, and Astros Players Skip WH Visit

March 12th, 2018: Kamala Harris Honored by Black Press, Cory Booker Teams with Tammy Duckworth, and Jorge Ramos Interviews with José Díaz-Balart

March 9th, 2018: Barack and Michelle Obama in Talks with Netflix, Tammy Duckworth is Bringing Baby to Senate Floor, and Doris Matsui Wants Clean Cars

March 8th, 2018: Rubén Kihuen May Run Again After All, Keith Ellison Takes Over Conyers Bill, and Deval Patrick Eyes 2020

March 7th, 2018: CBC Presses Telecom on Diversity, Michelle Obama CoS Leads Recording Academy Diversity Effort, and Tammy Duckworth Wants Funding for College Parents

March 6th, 2018: Obama Heads to Japan, Marco Rubio Intros Lie and Try, and Jim Acosta Calls Out WH

March 5th, 2018: Ted Lieu Probes Stormy Daniels Payment, Oprah Talks to Van Jones, and Tulsi Gabbard Works to Hack-Proof Elections