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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Role Men Can Play In Stopping Domestic Violence Against Women

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Role Men Can Play In Stopping Domestic Violence Against Women

Texas Tech dismisses cornerback Nigel Bethel II for punching Amber Battle during a pickup basketball game. The violent incident left Battle with a broken bone in her face that will require surgery. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” David Banks, Professor at Maryland University College and Ulester Douglas, Executive Director of Men Stopping Violence discuss the role […]

Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor Spending

Roland Martin Takes DEMS To Task For Lack Of Minority Contractor Spending

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” took Democrats to task for spending little on minority contractors. According to PowerPAC+’s 2014 Fannie Lou Hamer Report, Democrats spent more than $500 million on political consultants. Out of that $500 million, DEMS spent less than 2% on minority consulting firms.

Speaker Boehner Announces Plans To Sue President Obama

Speaker Boehner Announces Plans To Sue President Obama

Source: Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Wednesday that he’s pushing the House of Representatives to sue President Obama “in an effort to compel the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of our country.” He did not say which specific laws the suit will say […]

Sen. Rand Paul Seeks To Expand Voting Rights To Some Ex-Cons

Sen. Rand Paul Seeks To Expand Voting Rights To Some Ex-Cons

Source: Burgess Everett / Politico Rand Paul is opening a new frontier for Republicans: Voting rights. The Kentucky senator is introducing this week a bill that restores voting rights to nonviolent felons in federal elections. Paul is also pursuing drug sentencing reform in the Senate and is mulling efforts aimed at easing nonviolent criminals back into […]

Eric Cantor Stepping Down As House Majority Leader

Eric Cantor Stepping Down As House Majority Leader

Source: Jeff Zeleny and John Parkinson / ABC News After unexpectedly losing his Republican congressional primary, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will step down as majority leader, he announced at a Capitol Hill news conference this afternoon. “It is with great humility that I do so,” Cantor said, noting that he would serve in his leadership […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast 06.11.14

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast 06.11.14

Tuesday, a California judge ruled that teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional and infringe on students’ rights to an equal public education. Jeff Freitas, Russlyn Ali, Becky Pringle, Ron Busby and Lauren Victoria Burke joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the ruling and what impact it will have on students. During the premiere of Think Like a Man Too, stars walking […]

Eric Shinseki’s Future In Limbo As President Obama Waits For VA Audit

Eric Shinseki’s Future In Limbo As President Obama Waits For VA Audit

Source: Stephanie Condon / CBS News Even as more and more politicians call for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, the White House on Thursday insisted President Obama will wait to see Shinseki’s internal review of the VA before determining what steps should be taken to ensure there’s accountability at the agency. Mr. […]

Federal Judge Orders Rep. John Conyers Back On Aug. 5 Ballot

Federal Judge Orders Rep. John Conyers Back On Aug. 5 Ballot

Source: Christine Ferretti and Darren A. Nichols / The Detroit News A Detroit federal judge ordered Friday that U.S. Rep. John Conyers be restored to the Aug. 5 primary ballot. Judge Matthew Leitman did not rule on whether Michigan’s voter registration requirement law was constitutional but ordered the Detroit Democrat on the ballot “because time is […]

Congressman John Conyers Loses Appeal To Get On 2014 Ballot

Congressman John Conyers Loses Appeal To Get On 2014 Ballot

Source: Christine Ferretti and Darren A. Nichols / The Detroit News   U.S. Rep. John Conyers will remain off the Aug. 5 ballot after Secretary of State Ruth Johnson decided Friday that the Detroit Democrat still lacks enough valid signatures to participate in the primary election. Johnson found that Conyers had 455 valid signatures — almost […]

Mitt Romney: N.H. Police Official Should Resign For ‘vile’ Obama Remark

Mitt Romney: N.H. Police Official Should Resign For ‘vile’ Obama Remark

Source: Catalina Camia / USA Today Mitt Romney is calling on a New Hampshire police commissioner  to apologize and resign for using a racial epithet in reference to President Obama. “The vile epithet used and confirmed by the commissioner has no place in our community: He should apologize and resign,” Romney said in a statement first reported by The Boston […]

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