Posts Tagged: congress

Simone Biles

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman To Testify Before Senate On Nassar Case

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and other Olympic gymnasts will be testifying before a Senate committee on the FBI’s failures in the Larry Nassar investigation.  The Judiciary Committee will be reviewing “fundamental” errors in the FBI’s investigation, which took more than a year to file charges – during which time Nassar molested dozens of victims.  The… Read more »

Mya Rockymoore Cummings

Elijah Cummings Widow Will Run for His Seat

Now this is definitely news worthy.  Almost a month after Congressman Elijah Cummings passed, his widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings has announced that she will run for his House seat. She has resigned as chairwoman with the Maryland Democratic Party to do so.    She said that her late husband wanted her to run for his … Read more »

Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At 68

One of the strongest voices in Congress for two decades has been silenced, Representative Elijah Cummings has died. Cummings won his seat in Congress in 1996 and though the years became Chairman of the Black Caucus and Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee as well as one of the fiercest opponents of President… Read more »

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Viola Davis to Star as Shirley Chisholm

Viola Davis to star as Shirley Chisholm.  Congratulations to Viola Davis on securing the role of playing politician Shirley Chisholm in a new film. According to Amazon Studios, Davis will star in and produce the film about Chisholm who is the first black woman elected to Congress and the first woman to seek the Democratic… Read more »