Washington Bureau

A 9th Member Of Congress Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Eleanor Flynt – Another member of Congress on Thursday announced that they have tested positive for COVID-19. U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware, in a statement that said he was getting tested regularly and received the “bad news” Wednesday night. “I have minimal symptoms so far and am optimistic I will recover well after […]

Member Of Congress Victim Of A Carjacking In Philadelphia

By Eleanor Flynt – Wednesday afternoon Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon a Democrat representing Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district, was the victim of a carjacking in Philadelphia. Congresswoman Scanlon who is the vice chair of the House Administration Committee and serves on the House Judiciary Committee and House Committee on Rules, was in Philadelphia for a meeting […]

Eight Members Of Congress Now Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

By Eleanor Flynt – Seven members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past couple of days and now, another member of the U.S. House of Representatives has tested positive and he’s saying “America is in a new phase of this pandemic. No one is immune,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn who tweeted […]

Two U.S. Senators Test Positive For COVID-19 Including Senator Elizabeth Warren

By Eleanor Flynt – Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts tweeted on Sunday that she has tested positive for COVID-19. Warren, 72, said on Twitter she is vaccinated and boosted and regularly tested for COVID-19, and “while I tested negative earlier this week, today I tested positive with a breakthrough case.” Also, Sen. Cory Booker, 52, […]

Colin Powell Died Monday At Walter Reed National Medical Center

By Marcia Carter –   The family of Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of state, the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush’s administration and the first Black national security adviser under President Ronald Reagan’s administration, has died at age 84. Powell’s family in a statement on Facebook […]

State Department Confirms Killing Of Walid Al-Sahrawi

By Tammie Mitchell – The State Department announced this afternoon that troops from France killed Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahrawi.  In a statement the State Department said, “We commend France’s continued commitment to countering terrorism and protecting civilians in West Africa in coordination with our African partners.” Walid Al-Sahrawi, an ISIS leader in the Greater Sahara […]

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken Talked Friday With UK Foreign Minister

By Tammie Mitchell – On Friday, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss. During their conversation, Secretary Blinken congratulated Foreign Secretary Truss on her appointment and highlighted the importance of the United States-UK bilateral relationship in supporting democracy, the rules-based international order, and open societies worldwide. They also discussed […]

U.S. Capitol Police Arrest Bomb Threat Suspect

By Scott Denham – ATF the FBI Washington Field Office’s National Capital Response Squad are assisting U.S. Capitol Police with a bomb threat investigation. According to USCP Chief J. Thomas Manger, the suspect who has been identified as Floyd Ray Roseberry, 49, of Grover, North Carolina was taken into police custody around 2:30 p.m. after […]