Members of the Congressional Black Caucus report on their meeting Wednesday with President Trump. They answered his question, “What do you have to lose?” (NBC News)
Jimmy Breslin, who died Sunday at 88, was described by the Associated Press as “the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker.”
Donna Brazile, the veteran Democratic political strategist who parted ways with CNN last year amid WikiLeaks revelations appearing to show that she provided the Hillary Clinton campaign with questions she would be asked in a televised CNN town hall, flatly denied Saturday that she had done so.
Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, must go, two of his home-state newspapers say.
“For too long, the history of Dallas’ white majority has overpowered the stories of others who helped build the city’s culture,” the Dallas Morning News editorial board declared last week, launching a project inviting readers “to help tell the story of communities often overlooked here.”
A St. Louis mayoral candidate who accused the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of being part of “the systemic racism that pervades almost every public and private institution” in the region placed a surprising second in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
The website Fox News Latino abruptly stopped posting original content in December without explanation. In a story Wednesday in the New York Times, Emily Steel provided one possible reason: Fox News Latino founder Francisco Cortés, vice president of Fox News for the website, was terminated.