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Impeachment? Not so fast

Impeachment? Not so fast

Here’s a Q & A BY MICHAEL DOYLE MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU TNS WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s incendiary words and actions have placed him in potential legal jeopardy, with more lawmakers floating concepts like “obstruction of justice” and “impeachment.” Here’s a guide. What’s ‘obstruction of justice’? A Congressional Research Service report indicates there are related […]

Corrine Brown found guilty of fraud

Corrine Brown found guilty of fraud

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown was found guilty Thursday (May 11) on 18 counts in a federal corruption trial, the latest chapter in a stunning fall for a longtime Jacksonville political institution. Brown, who was defeated for re-election last year after 24 years in the […]

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to resign effective immediately. The NAACP, B-CU alumni, students as well as Daytona Beach residents have expressed outrage over the university’s decision to have U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as its […]

Graham launches campaign for governor

Graham launches campaign for governor

The former representative joins Gillum, King and Putnum in 2018 race BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham entered the 2018 governor’s race on Tuesday, joining a field of Democrats who hope to reclaim an office their party hasn’t held in nearly two decades.   “We do […]

Dems say they now know exactly why Clinton lost

Dems say they now know exactly why Clinton lost

BY ALEX ROARTY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – A group of top Democratic Party strategists have used new data about last year’s presidential election to reach a startling conclusion about why Hillary Clinton lost. Now they just need to persuade the rest of the party they’re right. Many Democrats have a shorthand explanation for Clinton’s […]

100 Days ‘What Did Do?’

100 Days ‘What Did Do?’

A Congressional Black Caucus report gives 100 actions the president has done in his first 100 days of office BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The Congressional Black Caucus has released a list of 100 actions taken by President Donald Trump during his first 100 days that the CBC says have been detrimental […]

CAN DEMOCRATS TAKE ADVANTAGE?

CAN DEMOCRATS TAKE ADVANTAGE?

A profane rant from a South Florida Republican senator gives Florida’s Democrats a chance to test their new leadership. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Calling his presence a “distraction” days after apologizing for a public tirade that included racially charged and vulgar expletives uttered in the presence of two experienced Black legislators, […]

Ayala sues Scott over removal from cases

Ayala sues Scott over removal from cases

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala is suing Gov. Rick Scott in federal and state courts over her removal from nearly two dozen death-penalty cases, including the high-profile case of accused cop-killer Markeith Loyd. Ayala filed lawsuits Tuesday in federal court and the Florida Supreme […]

Voters: Trump has weakened country’s role in the world

Voters: Trump has weakened country’s role in the world

BY ANITA KUMAR TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – He hasn’t even been in office three months but half of the nation’s voters already say President Donald Trump has weakened the United States’ role in the world, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Since he was inaugurated in January, Trump has been criticized for a series […]

UNCERTAIN AND ROCKY START

UNCERTAIN AND ROCKY START

President Trump reaches out to Black America via meetings with a wary Congressional Black Caucus and the Black Press, punctuated by his top-ranking Black aide walking away from a breakfast with Black newspaper publishers. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – In two separate meetings last week with Black members of Congress in the Black Press, […]

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