By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer An interesting political dance has occurred in Washington between Louisiana’s Republican and Democratic Congressional delegations, as they face off on
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Nearly two weeks after Gay and Lesbian Louisianians cheered the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON – President Obama has pledged that his administration will do “everything in its power” to repair the damage done by the United States Supreme Court ... SCOTUS’ Voting Rights ruling has little immediate impact on La.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The ending of parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is good news for Louisiana Democrats. It will also have little impact on African American-majority districts from ... U.S. Senate could craft new protection if High Court guts Section 5
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — If the U. S. Supreme Court strikes down or alters the Section 5 Preclearance Clause of the Voting Rights Act, Congress should be prepared ... Coalition seeks Sen. Landrieu’s support for abortion ban, clinic halt
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, the leaders of the Pro-Life movement in ... President Obama prepares to fight for judicial nominees
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When President Obama announced his nominees to fill vacancies at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, everyone watching ... Supreme Court ruling could open door to privacy violations
By Adrienne T. Washington Contributing Writer (Special from The Afro and New America Media) – Preeminent Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, said the Supreme Court’s ruling Monday legitimizing Maryland law enforcement’s use ... Judge accused of making racial comments under review
A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who’s alleged to have made racially discriminatory comments. Candidate vying to unseat Landrieu addresses N.O. gathering
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Mere hours after the Snowden revelations about the NSA/CIA emails broke on Monday, June 13, the newest U.S. Senate candidate taking on Mary Landrieu in 2014, Rob ...
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