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McCarthy’s Downfall: Rogue Republicans Remove House Speaker in Unprecedented Vote

Before the vote, McCarthy, who faced a protracted 15-round battle in January to secure the speakership, made it clear that he would not seek assistance from Democrats. Such a move could have potentially saved his position. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) expressed the concerns of many in his caucus, citing significant trust issues with the Republican leadership, including McCarthy.

Posted inNational

Annual Legislative Conference Concludes with Power Remarks from Biden and Harris

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference concluded with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris paying tribute to the dedication of the CBC and CBCF in their pursuit of progress and equality, while also celebrating leaders and trailblazers who have dedicated themselves to advancing the cause of Black communities.

Posted inNews

Historic March on Washington Anniversary Commemorated with Calls for Continued Civil Rights Struggle

The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved the way for significant legislative milestones, including the passage of federal civil rights and voting rights laws in the 1960s. The erosion of voting rights, recent Supreme Court rulings that impact affirmative action and abortion rights, and the rise of hate and violence against marginalized communities, however, punctuate the current commemoration.

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