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WASHINGTON — President Obama challenged Republicans to commit to a more ambitious, long-term plan on spending cuts, revenue increases and changes to entitlement programs, during a news conference Monday morning. The New York Times reports: Mr. Obama said he will not consider a short-term, stop-gap solution to raise the debt ceiling. “This is the United […]

WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced Thursday that the Obama administration will release a series of reforms to the nation’s current gun law. While Carney did not lay out an exact date plan, he said the reform process is expected to begin “not far in the future.” The Huffington Post Reports: The […]

WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced Thursday that the Obama administration will release a series of reforms to the nation’s current gun law. While Carney did not lay out an exact date plan, he said the reform process is expected to begin “not far in the future.” The Huffington Post Reports: The […]

Roland Martin talks with Lynn Sweet, columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times about the Rod Blagojevich verdict. Blagojevich was convicted on 17 of 20 counts of federal corruption. TJMS: Breaking Down The Rod Blagojevich Conviction; Guilty on 17 Of 20 Counts Of Federal Corruption by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud

Roland Martin talks with Lynn Sweet, columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times about the Rod Blagojevich verdict. Blagojevich was convicted on 17 of 20 counts of federal corruption. TJMS: Breaking Down The Rod Blagojevich Conviction; Guilty on 17 Of 20 Counts Of Federal Corruption by Roland S Martin on Mixcloud

Roland Martin has strong words for African-American voters in Chicago, IL.

Roland Martin appears on JKUSA with Erick Erickson, Dana Bash and host John King to discuss Sen. Jim Webb decision not to run for office in 2012 plus the Tea Party’s desire to obtain the vacant seat. WATCH:

President Barack Obama is expected to speak again at Thursday’s exclusive National Prayer Breakfast, organized by the Fellowship Foundation. Little is known about what the president will say to the crowd. Last year, he urged for political civility. It is likely that Obama will speak of his faith at the prayer breakfast. Rep. Jeff Miller […]

Roland Martin appears on AC360 with Dana Loesch, David Gergen and host Anderson Cooper to analyze the political rhetoric being used in America today and what effect is it having on civil discourse. WATCH:

Roland Martin talks with Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. about the reading of the Constitution during yesterday’s session of Congress. For the first time in history, the 112th Congresses began with the reading of the United States Constitution.

Roland Martin talks with the new Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver. Congressman Cleaver explained that the CBCs first order of business is to pull together top African-American economist from around the nation to discuss the deficit commissions recommendations as it relates to African-Americans and poor people. Congressman Cleaver also told Roland […]

When Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II is sworn in as chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday, he will be facing one of the most difficult tasks he has faced in Congress during his tenure there. He will lead a small delegation of African-American Democrats into battle, facing a very large number of white Republicans […]