Mia Love Claps Back, Latin Grammy Winner Running for Congress, and Obama Stays in the Pocket with Prince
  • Congresswoman Mia Love (R-UT) demands apology from Trump over Haiti comments.
  • Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) leads call to subpoena Trump Organization.
  • HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson announces $2 billion grant for homeless.
  • Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) meets with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for the first time.
  • Oprah talks #TimesUp on CBS Sunday Morning this week.
  • Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) intros legislation to strengthen small business loan program.
  • Bill recognizing six new Native American tribes hit the president’s desk.
  • CBC to honor Recy Taylor at SOTU.
  • Meet Google’s new Global Head of Women and Black Engagement.
  • Capitol Hill staffer is Univisión’s new Director of Government Relations.
  • Latino Victory Fund expands its team.
  • Obamas reveal plans for presidential center.
  • POTUS44 tells David Letterman about the time he danced with Prince.
  • Former Congressman Allen West joins Media Research Center.
  • Ex-Trump appointee sets his sights on a congressional seat.
  • Latin GRAMMY winner throws her hat in the ring for Congress.
  • Telemundo’s new midday news show has a veteran anchor.
  • Former NFLer-turned-Hill-staffer Derrick Dockery featured on Sunday show.
  • Fashion designer Alexander Wang gets read.
  • AFL-CIO names former staffer to lead grassroots efforts.
  • DC native heads to NYT from LAT as the Old Gray Lady’s new alternative energy reporter.
  • Meet Univisión’s new corporate social responsibility advisory board.
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Barack and Michelle Obama Unveil Official Portraits, Ted Cruz Aims to Curb Union Time, and Mazie Hirono Says Time's Up for Nominees
  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) goes after Treasury SecretaryMnuchin -- again.
  • Official portraits of Obamas to be unveiled next month.
  • Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) intros bill to curb union time at the VA.
  • Michelle Obama heads to Indianapolis for talk.
  • Congressmen Rubén Gallego (D-AZ) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) call on Trump to take nuclear option off the table in dealing with North Korea.
  • Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) presses judicial nominee on sexual misconduct.
  • Indian American investment banker makes congressional run in CT.
  • Latino veteran looks to make big change with AZ gubernatorial run.
  • Meet the journo who beat out 13,000 applicants for the NYT’s “52 Places Traveler” job.
  • Shorenstein Center Announces Spring 2018 Fellows, A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against Fox News in sexual misconduct case.
  • The net neutrality fight hits the states.
  • The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.'s Board of Directors makes money moves.
  • Conservative watchdog group wants Colin Powell’s AOL emails.
  • PR names shadow congressional delegation to push for island statehood.
  • Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) intros bill to help farmers.
  • House votes to exempt Native American-owned businesses on tribal land from National Labor Relations Act.
  • Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch are unlikely allies in police search cases. Read about it in Blogs.
  • Could the former African American Mayor of a Boston suburb be MA’s next governor? Read all about Setti Warren in Blogs.
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CHC Chair Crashes White House, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Join Judiciary Committee, and Ben Ray Luján Targets Mia Love
  • CHC Chair Congresswoman Michelle Luján Grisham (D-NM) crashes WH immigration meeting.
  • Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) join the Judiciary Committee and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) heads to Armed Services.
  • Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) to receive public service award.
  • PR Governor Ricardo Rosselló in DC to deliver a stern message: not helping PR will have consequences come midterms.
  • SF Acting Mayor wants position permanently but first, she needs support.
  • Michelle Obama’s former Chief of Staff Tina Tchen speaks about what’s next in the #MeToo movement.
  • Meet the 2018 TED Fellows.
  • CNN makes changes to their roster.
  • BET launches first ever social media awards.
  • The NYT names a new Culture Editor.
  • The third annual Native American TV Writers Lab is accepting applications.
  • MSNBC tops all other cable networks among Black viewers during primetime.
  • Judge orders administration to resume DACA renewals.
  • DCCC’s Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) sets eyes on Congresswoman Mia Love (R-UT).
  • We told you that Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) was running for Governor. Well, she's not holding back as she officially launches her bid! Read more in Blogs.
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Cory Booker Champions HBCU Financing, Obama Heads to MIT, and Tavis Smiley Charts a Comeback
  • Congressmen Pete Aguilar (D-CA) and Will Hurd (R-TX) working on bipartisan DACA legislation.
  • Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) out on medical leave.
  • Former President Barack Obama heads to MIT next month.
  • Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) presses Senate to change sexual harassment policy.
  • Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) intros legislation to help fund HBCUs.
  • Meet Viacom’s new “Chief People Officer.”
  • SAMHSA Administrator moves to Surgeon General’s office.
  • Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) staffer leaves Hill for Lambda Legal.
  • Telemundo expands news coverage with new midday program.
  • Latino writer Gustavo Arellano joins LA Times Opinion page.
  • Lesbian Pastor makes move for Congressman Rubén Kihuen’s (D-NV) seat.
  • Indian American MD legislator announces congressional run.
  • A California congressional race just got more heated.
  • CHC members join CA in challenging administration on environmental laws.
  • For the first time ever, the Cherokee Nation will observe MLK holiday.
  • Yahoo News names new Markets Reporter.
  • The Atlantic brings on conservative editor.
  • Tavis Smiley launches host of new projects.
  • Senators battle FCC’s Ajit Pai and net neutrality.
  • DeRay Mckesson joins Rock the Vote.
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Yvette Clarke to Investigate Rubén Kihuen, Obama Joins Netflix and Letterman, and Judge Mathis Mulls Congressional Run
  • Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) to be on committee investigatingCongressman Rubén Kihuen (D-NV).
  • Maya Rockeymoore Cummings ends MD gubernatorial bid while husbandCongressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) recuperates from minor operation.
  • Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) wants more women in the aviation field.
  • A night of historic firsts at the Golden Globes.
  • Judge Greg Mathis is considering a congressional run.
  • PR Governor Ricardo Rosselló launches task force investigating deaths related to Hurricane Maria.
  • Obama Foundation awards construction contract to diverse firms.
  • Former President Barack Obama to be first guest on new David Lettermanshow.
  • Thorn is looking for a Senior Manager of Government Affairs. Check it out below! 
  • Meet the new leadership in Senator Mazie Hirono’s (D-HI) offices.
  • FCC Chair Ajit Pai reportedly canceled CES appearance because of death threats.
  • Trump nominates Michelle Giuda as an Assistant Secretary of State.
  • Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) staffer leaves Capitol Hill for new job.
  • Congresswoman Mia Love (R-UT) rejects overtures from conservative PAC.
  • Congressman Carlos Curbelo’s (R-FL) gets some reelection help.
  • Indian American political wunderkind contemplating congressional run.
  • Oprah 2020?
  • Meet the new member of CNN’s Politics team.
  • Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) clashes with Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) over Cuba.
  • Black unemployment numbers are down.
  • Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke heads to court.
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Mia Love Could Move to the Senate, Alex Wagner Joins The Circus, and Michelle Obama Returns to Canada
  • Congressmen Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) pause POTUS on nukes.
  • Trump dumps controversial voter fraud commission and shifts to pushing voter ID.
  • FCC Chair Ajit Pai cancels appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show.
  • HuffPost’s BlackVoices Editor lands at Blavity as Editor-in-Chief.
  • Native Americans across the country battle at the ballot box.
  • Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to lead CBC forum on the lack of diversity in Trump judicial nominees.
  • Will Congresswoman Mia Love (R-UT) make a Senate run?
  • Meet the first Asian American to own and publish an LGBT newspaper.
  • CBS News’ Alex Wagner to join The Circus.
  • Essence Magazine is once again Black-owned.
  • EPIX EVP Jocelyn Díaz steps down.
  • Former Mike Pence advisor announces congressional run.
  • Washington City Paper taps José Andrés and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
  • GOP finds that Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) is irreplaceable.
  • HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson forced to implement Obama-era rule on housing vouchers.
  • BuzzFeed names Global Women’s Rights Reporter.
  • Michelle Obama heads back to Canada.
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