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Truthdigger of the Week: Rep. Bobby Rush

Mar 30, 2012
Americans of all stripes have signaled their support for slain teenager Trayvon Martin as the call for justice in response to his Feb. 26 shooting death in Sanford, Fla., soared in recent days. We'd like to salute Rep. Bobby Rush, who made a memorable sartorial statement on Trayvon Martin's behalf in the halls of Congress, as our Truthdigger of the Week.

Burris Hangs in the Balance

Jan 7, 2009
The Coleman-Franken battle wasn't the only drama going down Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Roland Burris, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's pick for Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat, was not part of the swearing-in ceremony for new members of Congress, but he just might make it after all.

The Fox Attack on Black America

Apr 4, 2007
The Congressional Black Caucus has agreed to cosponsor two debates with Fox News, one for Democrats and the other for Republicans. But as Robert Greenwald and the folks at Fox Attacks demonstrate in this video, the network has a history of attacking black America.