Congressional Black Caucus

By the numbers: President Trump’s first 6 months

182 Today marks President Trump ’s 182nd day in office , capping six-months since he was inaugurated. While reporters don’t catch wind of every meeting Trump holds, the daily guidance that the White House releases on the president’s schedule often shows more depth than President Obama’s schedule Read more

Book excerpt: Jason Riley's 'False Black Power'

Reprinted with permission from “False Black Power” by Jason L. Riley (Templeton Press), 2017. A few days after Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton , I walked around New York City’s Harlem neighborhood and got reactions from a couple dozen black residents. Postelection street Read more

Lawmakers consider boosting security after Virginia attack

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-Louisiana, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus , met last week with House Speaker Paul Ryan to express concern about security for members. The meeting, along with a letter to leadership, came after Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, started receiving death threats after Read more

The Note: The crucial health care vote

TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 63 THE BIG STORY: Since there’s no Plan B, Plan A may have to wait a bit. Unless Plan A gets rewritten in ways House leaders have claimed was impossible, and in ways that would mean major changes (no “tweaks,” here) to the Read more