Crews testified in front of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the floor arguments for the The Sexual Assault Bill Of Rights.


Days before Doug Jones’ epic victory, prominent Black politicians like Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) rallied Black Alabama voters for Jones and endorsed him. Now that he’s won, what should Black Alabamians expect from Jones after pushing him across the finish line? RELATED: Will Alabama’s Black Voters Turnout For Crucial Senate Race? “We need someone who has the capacity […]

On Friday the GOP's latest attempt to repeal and replace Obama's signature legislation, proved to be unsuccessful.

This legislation could devastate Black women's access to family planning services, STD testing and life-saving breast cancer screenings.

But don't worry: Jon Girodes, who's running for New York's State Senate, just got arrested for running an alleged Craigslist rent scam.

The Senate decided this was the area where women needed to be considered equal.

Barack Obama is not here for any Senate members trying to slow his Supreme Court nomination roll.

A total coalition of 62 Senators, 14 Democrats and 48 Republicans voted “yes” for Trade Promotion Authority on Friday, which will fast-track the piece of legislation that will allow him to be able to work and negotiate better with eleven Pacific Rim nations. That means that the deal will link trade between 40 percent of […]

Republicans are holding up the confirmation process for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch over one key issue. The GOP is really dragging its heels on clearing Loretta to take her place as the next Attorney General of the United States. A Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Loretta last month, opening the process up to […]


As the 114th year of Congress assembles this Tuesday, it’ll have its biggest number of women and minorities on board in history! In 2015, 84 women will serve in the House, including Mia Love, the first Black woman Republican, and 30-year-old Elise Stefanik who is the youngest woman to be on staff. There will also be […]

This year, Janet Yellen will make history as the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank in its 100-year history. Although Obama announced his support for Yellen in  October 2013, she just secured the official vote of 56-26 from the Senate last night to be successfully nominated the current vice chairwoman of the Federal […]