The blessing of the Amalgamated Transit Union adds to the progressive congressional candidate’s momentum.
Former state Sen. Nina Turner, top Cleveland Democrat Shontel Brown and other moderates are vying to succeed Rep. Marcia Fudge.
For many civil rights leaders, the Iowan's treatment of Black USDA employee Shirley Sherrod last time he was secretary still stings.
Biden sees Fudge as a leading voice for working families and a longtime champion of affordable housing, infrastructure and other priorities, a source told the AP.
They say a "Minnesota millionaire" represents all that is wrong with nutrition assistance.
After taking control of the U.S. House, Democrats are trying to compile evidence that shows voter suppression is a much larger problem than voter fraud.
The Ohio representative said she won't seek Democratic leadership after all.
But can they actually block her?
And "blackface is a compliment," she insists.
Fudge, a congresswoman from Ohio, suggests African-Americans in Congress are getting a raw deal from Pelosi.