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White House: Don’t Discount GOP Calls To Impeach Obama

White House: Don’t Discount GOP Calls To Impeach Obama

Source: Jake Miller / CBS News Democrats shouldn’t be so quick to discount Republican calls to impeach President Obama, a top aide to the president said Friday, warning that House Republicans may be more eager to act on the threat of impeachment than people realize. “I think a lot of people in this town laugh that […]

Koch Brothers’ New Racial Gambit: What’s Really Behind A Quiet Battle With AFSCME

Koch Brothers’ New Racial Gambit: What’s Really Behind A Quiet Battle With AFSCME

Source: Joan Walsh / Salon.com UNCF’s decision to accept Koch funding was controversial even before AFSCME severed ties with the organization and some African-Americans have raised questions similar to Lee Saunders. On NewsOneNow, Roland Martin hosted a discussion on the Kochs’ donation last month that turned into a polite but sharp debate between Lomax and progressive economist […]

Columnist Who Used N-Word Defends Spelling Out Word When Referring To POTUS

Columnist Who Used N-Word Defends Spelling Out Word When Referring To POTUS

Today On the Tom Joyner Morning Show: Roland Martin talks to Jim Collier, the author of the column in the West View News. Collier has received tons of heat for spelling out the n-word in the headline in an article about President Obama. “The point was very simple. I’m trying to make it clear. There are many people who […]

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 […]

Speaker Of The House Sues President Obama Over Hurt Feelings

Speaker Of The House Sues President Obama Over Hurt Feelings

Roland Martin talks to CNN, legal analyst Sunny Hostin about Speaker of the House,  Joe Boehner’s decision to sue President Obama about over-reaching on executive orders. “It’s very obvious that this is a stretch. Ive never seen a case where the House decides to sue the President. People that have been hurt or inured typically sue […]

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 […]

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.

GOP Bets On Black In Mississippi And Wins

GOP Bets On Black In Mississippi And Wins

by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief of RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of NewsOne Now The Republican primary in Mississippi was won by the candidate with black support because African-American voters were smart enough to intervene. They should do every time. Conventional wisdom says black voters are the most reliable Democratic voting blocs in American politics. […]

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