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On Thursday, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress as part of his first visit to the United States. During his prepared remarks to the…

Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

After another televised slaying, the White House on Wednesday renewed the Obama administration's call for Congress to act on gun control.

On June 30th, the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire if Congress refuses to act. House Republicans are in full swing to diminish Ex-Im bank’s ability…

  Last week Congress passed the “Death In Custody Bill.” The new bill, sponsored by Congressman Bobby Scott, requires police departments to report when someone…

On Wednesday, a group of nine African American women, called the Delegation of Grieving Mothers, went before the House Judiciary committee to discuss how it felt to…

  Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan…

  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

According to Bloomberg.com, an unidentified man posing as a member of Congress made it into a secure area backstage during President Barack Obama’s appearance at the…

“NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson and the Straight Talk panel (Lauren Victoria Burke, Hughey Newsome and Yesha Callahan)  discuss Pres. Barack Obama seeking congressional support for…