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Marcia Fudge

The Writing Was on the Wall, We Had to Pass TAA

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge | Posted 06.25.2016 | Politics
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Let me be clear: I oppose "fast-track" legislation! Congress is empowered by the U.S. Constitution to review trade deals. I do not support ceding our authority to anyone.

Your Rights Do Not Depend on Your Zip Code (Unless You Are a Woman)

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Rep. Judy Chu

Unable to deprive women the right to abortion outright through the courts, the anti-choice movement has adopted a different strategy.

Marcia Fudge Wins Re-Election In 2014 Ohio Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) defeated her Republican opponent, Mark Zetzer, in Tuesday's midterm election race. Fudge will continue to represent Ohio...

Arthur Delaney

Police Say Someone Threw A Molotov Cocktail At A Missouri Democrat's Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Police in Kansas City, Missouri say someone threw a Molotov cocktail at Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's (D-Mo.) office there early Thursday morni...

Here's How Politicians Have Reacted To The Protests In Ferguson

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

Politicians around the country have reacted as national attention has focused on the clashes between police and those protesting the shooting of unarm...

Amanda Terkel

Military Revises 'Racially Biased' Hairstyle Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday that the military will allow female service members to have a wider range of hairstyles ...

Amanda Terkel

Pentagon To Review Controversial Military Hairstyle Policies For Black Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday that the Pentagon would be reviewing each service's policies on women's hairstyles, afte...

Friday Talking Points -- A 'Regular Disorder' Rant

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After pointing out one story which was strangely ignored in the pile-on in the media this week, it seems the profits for the company contracted to build the Obamacare site are way up. How nice for them, eh? Sigh.

Arthur Delaney

House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion in...

Could Avaaz Help Us Stop the U.S. Bombing of Syria?

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home
Robert Naiman

We are within reach of doing something unprecedented: stopping a U.S. war before it starts by means of a Congressional vote. We have public opinion our side including a majority of Democrats, a majority of Republicans, and a majority of Independents.

Christina Wilkie

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Asks Members Not To Discuss Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration lobbies Congress this week to authorize military strikes on Syria, the chairwoman of the Congressional Black...

CBC Chair On Zimmerman Verdict: 'They Put A Young Black Boy On Trial'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Congressional Black Caucus chair Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) issued harsh words over the verdict in the George Zimmerman case, arguing that a "young bl...

Michael McAuliff

Voting Rights Decision Primes Backlash Against GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several Republican-led states have already rushed to capitalize on the Supreme Court's recent rejection of a key part of the Voting Righ...

Zach Carter

Democrats Join GOP To Deregulate Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a slate of bills Wednesday intended to roll back recent financial reforms and deregulate deriva...

When Help Might Not Be Just a Phone Call Away

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 07.10.2013 | Crime
Norma Cook Everist

All of us contribute to this unequal system of values. When a pretty, blond young woman from a prominent, wealthy family goes missing, we follow the media stories of the search for months. Neighborhoods that do not have such influence are invisible. So, how do we see?

Ryan J. Reilly

'Charming' Jesse Jackson Jr. Deserves Break, Says Politician

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) wrote a letter last month asking a federal judge to go easy on former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. when he's senten...

Jennifer Bendery

'Missing In Action': Congress Ignores America's Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Republicans on Capitol Hill are expressing outrage over canceled White House tours, something more deserving of outrage i...

Black Caucus Chair To Obama: No More Ms. Nice Guy

www.miamiherald.com | Posted 03.23.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Marcia Fudge didn’t sugarcoat her feelings about the fact that President Barack Obama has not yet chosen any African-Americans to...