Booker picks up Warren endorsement in Kentucky Senate race

Booker “is a lifelong Kentuckian who has seen how Mitch McConnell and Washington, D.C. have failed working families,” Warren said in a tweet. “I’m proud to endorse him and join his fight to root out corruption, dismantle systemic racism, and make big, structural change.”

Police reform legislation falters in Washington ahead of Wednesday test vote

The Senate on Wednesday is expected to take a procedural vote to advance the police reform package. Democrats have panned the legislation as falling short and a non-starter, while Republicans accused Democrats of blocking discussion on necessary legislation in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Cory Booker wins U.S. Senate election in N.J.

Booker, 44, will become the first black senator from New Jersey and heads to Washington with an unusual political resume. He was raised in suburban Harington Park as the son of two of the first black IBM executives, and graduated from Stanford and law school at Yale with a stint in between as a Rhodes […]

Cruz Blames Booker And Waters For Political Divide

The interview came the same day potentially explosive devices were mailed to the Obamas, Clintons, John Brennan at CNN, George Soros and Eric Holder. (RELATED: ‘Potential Explosive Devices’ Sent To Clintons, Obama; CNN’s New York Bureau Evacuated)

Black leaders welcome renewed focus on race – stumbles and all

Such issues have long played a big role in Democratic politics. But the sense among many black voters that President Donald Trump has been particularly dismissive of their concerns, coming directly after the tenure of the first black president, has put racial matters at the forefront of the political discussion, even as Democrats are more […]

NBA Board of Governors plan Thursday vote on NBA’s return format

Under the format, 22 NBA teams will travel to Orlando in hopes of making a playoff run. There will be 13 Western Conference teams and nine Eastern Conference teams. According to Wojnarowski, the NBA plans to invite the New Orleans Pelicans, Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs and Washington Wizards in […]

Graham on NCAA compensation rules: We’ve got to do something

Sports Illustrated reported the Power Five conference’s working NIL proposal would prohibit athletes from making NIL deals until after their first semester of college and allow schools to prohibit certain agreements between athletes and third parties.

Oscar nominations 2013: Lincoln campaign pays off

Oscar host Seth Macfarlane and Amazing Spider-Man actor Emma Stone announced the nominations in a ceremony that began at 5.30am local time at the Dolby theatre in Los Angeles. Macfarlane, who might have been hoping for a clutch of nominations for his successful directing debut Ted, had to be content with a best original song […]

With release of UIL guidelines, athletics picture begins to come together

While Rankin admitted that his concern about the athletes’ readiness for the season grows with each week that activities such as strength and conditioning camp do not happen, he also expressed confidence that any schedule would be adjusted in a way that would provide ample ramp-up time for the athletes.

Report: Beto O’Rourke, Obama meet amid 2020 presidential run speculation

Many Democratic operatives and donors are encouraging O’Rourke to launch a presidential campaign and challenge President Trump in 2020. If he does, the Texas lawmaker is expected to enter a crowded field of Democratic contenders hoping to energize the liberal opposition to the Trump administration and retake the White House.