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Hakeem Jeffries: Trump's Impeachment 'Certainly Not Appropriate Right Now'
The New York congressman said he would not "over-investigate" and "over-politicize" Trump's relationship with Russia.
Mulvaney Says Trump Is Prepared For Another Shutdown
By Deb Riechmann, AP
The White House chief of staff said Trump doesn't want another shutdown, but he would do it if necessary.
Seth Wenig/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Top House Democrat Likens Trump To KKK Grand Wizard In MLK Day Slugfest
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and other Democrats connected Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights struggle to the fight against Trump today.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Trump Holding America 'Hostage' For His Wall With $5 Billion 'Ransom Note'
“What Donald Trump and the Republicans want to do is waste $5 billion in taxpayer money on an ineffective, medieval border wall that is a 5th-century solution to a 21st-century problem."
Despite A Big Setback, Progressives Increase Their Leadership Clout In New Congress
California Rep. Barbara Lee lost, but the Congressional Progressive Caucus still made big gains.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Hakeem Jeffries Wins Contested House Democratic Caucus Chair Race
The congressman from New York beat fellow Congressional Black Caucus member Barbara Lee of California.
Rick Wilking / Reuters
Diamond And Silk Appear To Lie Under Oath About Trump Payments
The conservative social media duo said they weren't paid by the president's campaign... but campaign filings indicate otherwise.
Congressman Honors Female Hip-Hop Artists On House Floor For Women's History Month
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) saluted Lauryn Hill, Lil' Kim and others.
Congressman Raps 'Juicy' On The House Floor In Honor Of Notorious B.I.G.
"We know he went from negative to positive and emerged as one of the world’s most important hip hop stars."
Democrats Pounce As Republicans Split Over Confederate Flag
But Democrats see no room for discussion. "What is it that we have to study?" she asked. "Hatred in its manifestation of
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New Bill Would Ban Police Chokeholds Under Federal Law
The United States Dept. of Justice is investigating Garner’s death to determine whether Pantaleo violated Garner’s civil
Black Lawmakers To Focus On Criminal Justice Reform In New Congress
"There are significant movements taking place all across the country. Although they may be new to some of us, they are not
New York Democrats Outraged By Decision Not To Indict In Eric Garner Case
"The decision by a grand jury not to indict in the death of Eric Garner is a miscarriage of justice, it's an outrage, it's
Black Lawmakers Bring Ferguson Protest Symbol To House Floor
The St. Louis Rams recently joined in by raising their hands during pre-game introductions at Sunday's home game. This show
Hakeem Jeffries Re-Elected To Congress In New York
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) was re-elected to Congress in New York's 8th congressional district on Tuesday. Jeffries, who
As Hate Crimes Increase, Officials Condemn 'Vile' Anti-Islam Ads In New York Subway
"The New York City subways are truly an extraordinary place, where Orthodox Jews, devout Muslims, hipsters, atheists, communists
Democrats Call For Lawyers For Unaccompanied Minors Crossing The Border
Many of these undocumented immigrants might be eligible for relief that allows them to stay in the U.S., such as special
NYPD Still Making Thousands Of Marijuana Arrests
A New York congressman is putting pressure on the New York Police Department to curb the number of low-level marijuana arrests in the city.
NYPD Still Making Thousands Of Marijuana Arrests, And One Lawmaker Has Had Enough
"The new administration promised change, but instead we got more of the same," Jeffries said, referring to Mayor Bill de
The Black Congressional Budget No One Ever Talks About
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) federal budget proposal, crowded with unrealistic cuts on critical social
Kyam Livingston's Family Sues NYPD After Death In Holding Cell
The family of Kyam Livingston, a 37-year-old mother of two who died in police custody this past July, is suing New York City
Politicians And Their Famous Roommates: From Movie Stars To, Well, Other Politicans
Bill Clinton and Strobe Talbott The former president lived with the former deputy secretary of state and journalist when
Hakeem Jeffries: Ray Kelly Would Be 'Poor Choice' To Lead Department Of Homeland Security
According to police department data, 87 percent of individuals stopped and searched in 2011 and 2012 were black or Latino
Congressmen Help Launch Drug War Exit Strategy Guide
Drug Policy Alliance, Director of National Affairs
On Thursday, the Drug Policy Alliance will release An Exit Strategy for the Failed War on Drugs. This comprehensive report contains 75 broad and incremental recommendations for legislative reforms.
House Task Force Could Rethink Drug Laws
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