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Controversial Republican congressman George Santos survived a second vote of expulsion on Wednesday. The vote this time was brought by fellow New York Republicans incensed over new criminal indictments returned against Santos last month.
A Black reporter with ABC News was booed and told to "shut up" when she asked Representative Mike Johnson about his support of Donald Trump and election denial on Tuesday. The moment was caught on video by C-Span.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Speaker of the House after a motion to vacate launched by Rep. Matt Gaetz triggered a vote.
A lawyer for Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has blasted a probe by the House Ethics Committee over her 2021 Met Gala attendance and her "Tax The Rich" dress she wore among other items. The committee questioned her lack of payment for the items received at the time. The congresswoman expressed that the situation was "regrettable" in interview documents released.
Hakeem Jeffries made his first order of business as House Minority Leader was to address the House of Representatives in a powerful speech.
The House Speaker debacle continues and Rep. Cori Bush is accusing the GOP of pushing a Black candidate who is nothing more than a "prop."
George Santos, a Long Island, N.Y. Republican who just was elected to a U.S. House of Representatives seat, admits to lying on his résumé.
Despite an eight-and-a-half-hour speech by GOP Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy railing against President Biden and the Democrats, the House of Representatives passed their final approved version of the Build Back Better Act on Friday morning. The bill will now be sent to Senate for a vote.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene attempted to engage Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a confrontational fashion, signaling a showdown that has little signs of slowing down.
Rep. Val Demings, who had the floor during a hearing at the U.S. House of Representatives, was routinely cut off by Jordan but Demings fired back with a passionate rebuke of his actions.
The freshman congresswoman from Missouri, who is Black, also had sharp words for the Republican colleagues this week on another matter.
The story of Emmett Till is one we’ve detailed at length here on Hip-Hop Wired in times past and the shocking details of the teenager’s murder still inspire waves of anger and sadness. Becoming a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement, Till’s name lives on and will continue to do so by way of a […]