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Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Source:  Ashley Al / The Huffington Post The Florida Legislature illegally redrew boundaries defining congressional districts to benefit the Republican Party, a circuit court judge ruled Thursday. The League of Women Voters, along with a coalition of voters, challenged the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature after it redrew congressional district lines in 2012, suggesting boundaries were manipulated to benefit GOP […]

Palin Calls For Pres. Obama’s Impeachment

Palin Calls For Pres. Obama’s Impeachment

Source: David Jackson / USA Today Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said the spike in illegal border crossings is another reason to impeach President Obama. “Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president,” Palin wrote on the Brietbart website. “His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, […]

Pres. Obama Seeks $3.7B To Stem Tide Of Kids Crossing Border

Pres. Obama Seeks $3.7B To Stem Tide Of Kids Crossing Border

Source: Alan Gomez / USA Today As thousands of children continue streaming across the nation’s southwest border, the White House asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion to improve security along the border, provide better housing for the children while they’re in custody and to speed up their deportation proceedings. The White House also wants to increase […]

Who Is The Worst President Since WWII?

Who Is The Worst President Since WWII?

Source: Steve Chaggaris / CBS News As if President Obama doesn’t have enough to worry about running the country day-to-day, now his legacy can be added to his laundry list of concerns. Mr. Obama edges out former President George W. Bush as the worst president since World War II, American voters say, according to a new Quinnipiac […]

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 […]

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