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Republicans Vote To Slash Amtrak’s Funding By $252 Million Day After Deadly Derailment In Philadelphia

Republicans Vote To Slash Amtrak’s Funding By $252 Million Day After Deadly Derailment In Philadelphia

Source: Jennifer Fermino and Dan Friedman / New York Daily News WASHINGTON — Even a devastating and deadly derailment didn’t soften Republican hearts Wednesday on the issue of Amtrak funding. As bodies were pulled from the site of the tragedy in Philadelphia, GOP members of the House voted to slash funding for the rail service by $252 […]

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Should African Americans Choose Politics Over Party?

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Should African Americans Choose Politics Over Party?

Ray Baker sits in the Roland Martin in this special edition of “The Roland Martin Show” live from the Republican National Committee Trailblazer Black History Month Awards. Baker talks with Demos.org’s Donovan Ramsey about the Akai Gurley police killing case. Professor of African-American Studies at Howard University, Joshua Myers about Kendrick Lamar’s new single “The Blacker the Berry.” Lamar’s controversial […]

The Obama Administration Won't Let Scott Walker Drug-Test The Jobless Anytime Soon

The Obama Administration Won't Let Scott Walker Drug-Test The Jobless Anytime Soon

Source: Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday evening formally proposed drug testing for people who want unemployment benefits, but there’s just one problem: President Barack Obama won’t allow it. Some background on a fight that’s been happening behind the scenes: Until 2012, federal law barred states from using a […]

What Are The Possibilities Of Immigration Reform Being Passed?

What Are The Possibilities Of Immigration Reform Being Passed?

Roland Martin joined the crew on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the possibility of immigration reform being passed. Martin explained there are enough Republican votes to pass immigration reform. He said, “The pressure should be on Boehner to say bring a bill up for a vote.”

Roland Martin To Elected Officials: Get To Work, We're Suffering While You Get A Check, Healthcare (VIDEO)

Roland Martin To Elected Officials: Get To Work, We're Suffering While You Get A Check, Healthcare (VIDEO)

Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the current political climate in Washington D.C. Will either party be able to get anything done now that Republicans have control of both the House and the Senate? Martin said, “we have to challenge these leaders and say enough with your games, enough with all the […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: DNC Autopsy, Who Is To Blame For The Midterm Nightmare?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: DNC Autopsy, Who Is To Blame For The Midterm Nightmare?

  Who should take the blame for the midterm massacre? Should DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz bear the brunt of the blame or is there enough to spread around between Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Harry Reid, Pres. Barack Obama and the Democratic Party? Should Democrats look toward former DNC Chair Howard Dean‘s 50 state strategy? Roland Martin, […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Can Dems Stave Off A GOP Senate Takeover On Election Day?

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Can Dems Stave Off A GOP Senate Takeover On Election Day?

Rick Klein, Political Director for ABC News, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to analyze the political landscape in the final weekend before the 2014 midterm elections and discussed how vital minority votes are for the Democratic party to hold onto the Senate. Klein said, “… if the Obama coalition of voters, young voters, African American […]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters’ New York Times op-ed, “GOP’s Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid.” The Times’ opinion piece highlights Republicans continuous use of fear when attacking President Barack Obama and Democrats. As the 2014 midterm elections near, is this all that the GOP has to sway votes […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Republican Obama Hate Fest Continues

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Republican Obama Hate Fest Continues

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel break down why President Barack Obama is not getting any love from Republicans. The GOP has been running a campaign of hate ever since Pres. Obama was elected. Is all of this animosity based on his race, politics or a little of both? Jennifer Streaks shares cheap travel and vacation tips on “NewsOne […]

Poll Finds Two-Thirds Of Republicans Back Impeaching Obama

Poll Finds Two-Thirds Of Republicans Back Impeaching Obama

Source: Josh Feldman / Mediaite A new YouGov poll finds that overall, a third of Americans support impeaching President Obama, and impeachment is supported by two-thirds of Republicans polled. YouGov posed this question: “Do you think there is or is not justification for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama at this time?” (You’ll notice the contrast […]