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  • Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:41
  • Soraya Joseph

Cory Booker thegrio.comCory Booker thegrio.comSen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) Getty Images) Senator Cory Bookeris still putting up a good fight in terms of fundraising, as it was recently reported that his campaign raised $6.6. million in the fourth quarter of 2019. On Friday, it was revealed that the Democratic prospect had raised over six and a half million dollars in Q4, the largest sum Booker has collected during his presidential campaign to date.

  • Friday, 03 January 2020 18:55
  • Dawn Onley

Barbara LeeBarbara LeeRep. Barbara Lee (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images) Longtime California Democratic Congresswoman, Barbara Jean Lee is bringing some good news to Capitol Hill. The 73-year old brought in the new year as a freshly wed woman. Rep. Lee got married on New Year’s Eve to a Los Angeles pastor and took to social media to introduce her “newest constituent” in a tweet announcing that she is now the wife of Rev.

  • Friday, 03 January 2020 14:49
  • Dawn Onley

Michael Bloomberg_thegrioMichael Bloomberg_thegrioDemocratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) Ava DuVernay is checking presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg for his selective amnesia over his administration spending millions in opposition to compensating the Central Park Exonerated Five. When asked this week to give his thoughts about the NYPD and city’s handling of the Central Park Five case, Bloomberg told CBS Newsthat “I really have no idea.

  • Thursday, 02 January 2020 13:47
  • Associated Press

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro on Thursday ended his run for president that pushed the 2020 field on immigration and swung hard at rivals on the debate stage but never found a foothold to climb from the back of the pack. “I’m so proud of the campaign we’ve run together. We’ve shaped the conversation on so many important issues in this race, stood up for the most vulnerable people, and given a voice to those who are often forgotten,” Castro said in an online video.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 19:28
  • Megan Sims

Facebook thegrio.comFacebook thegrio.comFacebook is displayed on a laptop screen (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) At the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1, a new law went into effect that is aimed at protecting consumer information from big companies; with more and more social media users concerned about how their data is being used, this California-based law could be a model that leads to more widespread change across the country.

  • Wednesday, 01 January 2020 18:00
  • Megan Sims

Michael Bloomberg theGrio.comMichael Bloomberg theGrio.comWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media outside the West Wing of the White House after meeting with Vice President Joe Biden.

  • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 17:09
  • David Steele

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp CBS News admitted Tuesday that it made what seems to be a common media mistake: reporters and producers confusing Rep. John Lewis and the late Rep. Elijah Cummings. About an hour after airing a report on the health of Lewis, the civil rights icon and Georgia congressman, who revealed that he is battling stage IV pancreatic cancer, using a photo of Cummings, the Maryland congressman who died in October at age 68.

  • Monday, 30 December 2019 18:38
  • Melanie Eversley

Donald Trump and Barack ObamaDonald Trump and Barack Obama(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images and Yana Paskova/Getty Images) In perhaps another sign that the country is more polarized than ever, a newly released Gallup poll shows that former president Barack Obama and current president Donald Trump are nearly tied as the most admired man. The poll conducted between Dec. 2 and Dec. 15 shows that the numbers are divided along party lines.

  • Wednesday, 25 December 2019 15:36
  • Ny Magee

Michael Bloomberg_thegrioMichael Bloomberg_thegrioDemocratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says his presidential campaign has cut ties with a firm that used prisoners to make calls on the candidate’s behalf. READ MORE: Cory Booker responds to Mike Bloomberg’s ‘well-spoken’ comments, assures there is ‘no beef’ between friends

  • Tuesday, 24 December 2019 12:16
  • Dawn Onley

Ben Carson thegrio.comBen Carson thegrio.comWASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson arrives to testify before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies on Capitol Hill March 20, 2018 in Washington, DC.

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