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Zach Carter

House Passes Bill To Aid Koch Brothers, Deregulate Wall Street | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation...

Zach Carter

How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Zach Carter

How The Congressional Black Caucus Went To War With Itself Over Wall Street | Zach Carter | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Gwen Moore does not seem like anybody's idea of a corporate stooge. The Milwaukee Democrat, a single mom who once survived on welfare, has sponsored e...

WATCH: Congresswoman: GOP Needs To 'Walk The Walk'

Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Democratic California Congresswoman Maxine Waters appeared on HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations, racial profilin...

Mitt Romney Misleads on Wall Street Reform in Presidential Debate

Rep. Maxine Waters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Rep. Maxine Waters

Unfortunately, the Republican ticket continued its incoherence on financial reform with Romney's comments last night.

Waters: Obama Dodging Discussing Black Unemployment 'Does Not Bode Well For His Re-election'

The Loop21 | Posted 11.14.2011 | Black Voices

With black unemployment at a record high rate, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has been waging a full court press to address the problem while ma...

Rebecca Carroll

Despite Sagging Poll Numbers, Many African Americans Say They're Still Proud Of President Obama | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices

Shantie Chatman was struggling before President Barack Obama was elected, and he has struggled in the three years since. Imprisoned on a concealed wea...

Take Me To The Waters

Marcia Dyson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Marcia Dyson

The argument that publicly criticizing our first black president is an act of racial disloyalty is immature. We must be grown up enough to know that politics at its best is about engaged citizenship, not tribal worship.

The Fatal Flaws In The Case Against Maxine Waters

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

There's one thing missing from the ethics charges issued against Maxine Waters: Facts. Neither the Office of Congressional Ethics nor the House Commit...

Is Obama the First Black President or the First President of Black America?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

The Congressional Black Caucus should applaud the fact that the White House is treating them no different than their peers. After all, isn't that the type of equality they have worked so hard for our country to achieve?

Moving Forward with Meaningful Health Care Reform

Rep. Maxine Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Maxine Waters

The President hit a home run last night. The time for bickering, myths, and flat out lies by those who want to block reform is over. We will move forward with health care reform and get it done this year.

Clinton's President's Day Green Roundtable

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

Green was definitely the color of the Clinton President's Day Round Table. This was a meeting unlike any other.