Marine Corps veteran Phillip Jones wins race for Newport News mayor

(13NewsNow) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Phillip Jones is now the newly elected mayor of Newport News.  With 98% of precincts counted, the Marine Corps veteran and businessman had the edge with 40% of the votes Tuesday night. “I think, on a personal note, I’m looking forward to bringing the city together in a unified manner. I look forward to talking to current council members, as … Continue reading Marine Corps veteran Phillip Jones wins race for Newport News mayor

Jeffries makes historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would step aside, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York launched a history-making bid Friday to become the first Black person to helm a major political party in Congress as leader of the House Democrats. In a letter to colleagues, Jeffries gave a nod to the “legendary figures” before him: Pelosi, the first female speaker in … Continue reading Jeffries makes historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

2022 midterm election results map: Live updates from across US

Follow along on our 2022 midterm election results map as House, Senate and gubernatorial races are decided across the country on Election Night and in the following days. More than 122 million Americans voted in the 2018 midterm elections, the most in decades, and early voting totals indicated the 2022 midterms were on track to match or exceed that total. The first polls close at … Continue reading 2022 midterm election results map: Live updates from across US

Firing Tiffany Cross shows what MSNBC thinks about its Black viewers 

“Respect” is an oxymoron. It is a noun and a verb. For one to give respect, lose respect or even pay their respect, they must first have respect. In fact, when someone in African America begins a conversation with “no disrespect…” or ends a sentence with the word “respectfully,” you can be sure they have very little respect for the person to whom they are talking. Respect is not said; it is shown. … Continue reading Firing Tiffany Cross shows what MSNBC thinks about its Black viewers