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Desiree Fairooz could spend up to a year in prison for laughter during the Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump’s appointed U.S. attorney general.
Automotive safety rules need changes to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer commented, “I can only hope that if (Coretta Scott King) was still with us,” she would support Sessions.
On the Senate floor, Warren attempted to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter opposing Jeff Sessions.
King wrote in a recently uncovered letter that Sessions “sought to punish older civil rights activists, advisors and colleagues of my husband, who had been key figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.”
Ryan's selfie with Capitol Hill interns goes viral, but not for the reason he was hoping.
“I’d be the only person in Congress openly defending the rights and the heritage of European Americans,” Duke said.
A form of protest coined in the Civil Rights Movement is aided by techniques of modern-day protests.
Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is “baseless.”
The caucus will prioritize the needs of Black women and girls in policy making.
Hoover is remembered for attempting to prevent civil rights rather than strive towards them.
Democrats in Congress seeking to extend civil rights protections.
If there are cuts to the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund, the quality of life of Americans living with a disability will be compromised.
Senators Cory Booker and Barbara Boxer introduced legislation to bring “transparency” and “accountability” to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Jeb Bush calls on Senate Republicans to stop stalling. President Obama has called the delay an “embarrassment.” Reports indicate a vote may come this week.
The LGBT Congressional Staff Association discusses their approach to diversity outreach even within the LGBT community itself
The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Conservation Act means copper gains for Resolution Copper, but a potential loss of access to land that is sacred to the Apache tribe.
Texas Republican Randy Weber reaches a new low with his Obama-Hitler comparison. What made him say it?
On a still predominantly-white, predominantly-male Capitol Hill, just how many women, Blacks and Latinos will help shape the future of the country?
Uniting people is important for politics, just ask Bonnie Watson Coleman, the New Jersey assemblywoman running to be the first Black woman to represent the Garden State in the House of Representatives. But it's also important for business, and her insights are very informative for diversity practitioners.
An Alabama congressman who “does not believe in racism” is accusing one party of waging a “war on whites,” as Washington tries to deal with the wave of undocumented migrant children at the border.
And his name isn’t the only thing the candidate formerly known as Scott Fistler has changed. We have the details and the controversy here.
He’s a Republican, a Tea Party media darling and one of the frontrunners for the GOP’s presidential nomination in 2016 … but he’s breaking with Republicans when it comes to voter-ID laws. Who is he and why is he stepping even further into the spotlight?
A single Senator manages to force President Obama to withdraw William Thomas’ nomination, postponing his hopes of becoming the first gay Black federal judge. Who holds this power and what were his reasons?