On Sunday, California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Laphonza Butler to fill the Senate seat left vacant after Senator Dianne Feinstein's passing last Thursday. Butler will be the third Black woman in the Senate and California's first LGBTQ person in the role.
Sen. John Fetterman has expertly handled the critique from GOP lawmakers and conservative talking heads over his style of dress.
Hill Harper wants to ditch Hollywood for Washington D.C.
Senator John Fetterman of Pennsylvania is undergoing treatment for clinical depression after voluntarily checking himself into the hospital on Thursday.
Arizona Democratic representative Ruben Gallego has officially announced a run for the Senate in 2024, directly challenging incumbent Senator Kyrsten Sinema for her seat. Sinema, currently an independent, left the Democratic Party last December amid criticisms (including Gallego's) of her centrist policies.
U.S. Attorney Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice issued a memo last Friday directing federal prosecutors to revise rules and practices in pursuing convictions in drug cases. This move addresses the racial disparities that have targeted Black and Latinx defendants for years, leading to them receiving heavier sentences for possession of crack cocaine as opposed to those who possessed nearly twenty times that amount in powdered cocaine.
Sen. Raphael Warnock, the Democrat incumbent senator in Georgia, defeated former football star Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoff.
Former president Donald Trump blasted "loser for our nation" Senator Mitch McConnell after the congressman stated that antisemitism & white supremacy had no place in the Republican Party on Tuesday. The comments came in an interview he had with Fox News later that day, in which he also again denied knowing who Fuentes was.
The former Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, claimed that "having an African American" like GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker is a "dramatic improvement" over the incumbent Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock.
Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker was blasted in a sermon by Pastor Jamal Bryant this past Sunday. In clips of the sermon which has now gone viral, Bryant criticized Walker and the GOP for backing the "lowest caricature of a stereotypical, broken Black man."
White conservatives stay telling on themselves on Twitter—and then pretending the racist sh*t they said wasn’t racist.
GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker is facing intense criticism after a report showed that he falsely claimed to have been working as a member of the Cobb County Police Department in Georgia. The former football star also falsely claimed that he was once an agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.